Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu

byTed LewinIllustratorTed Lewin

October 11, 2012|
Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu by Ted Lewin
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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.
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...
Title:Lost City: The Discovery of Machu Picchu
Product dimensions:48 pages, 11 X 9.31 X 0.14 in
Shipping dimensions:48 pages, 11 X 9.31 X 0.14 in
Published:October 11, 2012
Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780142425800

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