Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu by Ted Lewin

Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu

byTed LewinIllustratorTed Lewin

Paperback | October 11, 2012

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Caldecott Honor-winner Ted Lewin takes readers on a thrilling journey to the wilds of Peru in this story of Hiram Bingham, who, in 1911, carved a treacherous path through snake-filled jungles and across perilous mountains in search of Vilcapampa, the lost city of the Incas. Guided the last steps by a young Quechua boy, however, he discovered not the rumored lost city, but the ruins of Machu Picchu, a city totally unknown to the outside world, and one of the wonders of the world.

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Ted Lewin grew up in an old frame house in Buffalo, New York, with two brothers, one sister, two parents, a lion, an iguana, a chimpanzee, and an assortment of more conventional pets. The lion was given to his older brother, Don, while he was traveling as a professional wrestler, and he shipped it home. The family kept Sheba in the b...
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Title:Lost City: The Discovery of Machu PicchuFormat:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 11 × 9.27 × 0.18 inPublished:October 11, 2012Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:014242580X

ISBN - 13:9780142425800

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