Atlantis:The Search for the Lost City

by Mary-Jane Knight, illustrated by Philip Chidlow

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Readers get caught up in the adventure when a state-of-the-art 19th century submarine sets out on a quest to find the legendary lost city of Atlantis. When danger strikes, a young stowaway comes to their rescue. Readers must follow each clue as the story unfolds, and decode a series of puzzles using the enclosed code wheel. Along the way, they will uncover the history of marine technology & navigation, ancient map-making, and the many fascinating theories behind the mythology of Atlantis.

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Praise for Atlantis:The Search for the Lost City

Holly Newton's Book News
is a collaboration that is ingenious as the reader must solve clues along the way as a 19th century submarine sets out to discover the lost city of Atlantis deep in the ocean.
 
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[Codequest] offer[s] a significant information about hieroglyphs. . . The attractive format features eye-catching glossy illustrations and is full of everything from notes to translate to information about cat worship. . . . Those with an interest in ancient Egypt will be intrigued . . . This is also a great choice for classrooms studying the period, as groups could solve the puzzles together.

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About the Author

by Mary-Jane Knight, illustrated by Philip Chidlow

 Sean Callery is a writer and primary-school teacher. He has written a number of information books for publishers such as HarperCollins and Which?, as well as musicals and educational articles.

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Atlantis:The Search for the Lost City
by Mary-Jane Knight, illustrated by Philip Chidlow

Paper Over Board

Paper Over Board
Kingfisher
September 2012
Paper Over Board
ISBN: 9780753466803
ISBN10: 0753466805
Picture Book Nonfiction
8 3/4 x 9 3/4 inches, 48 pages, full color photos and artwork
Age Range: 8 to 12
Grade Range: 3 to 7
$16.99
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