Lost City

Lost City

The Discovery of Machu Picchu

Ted Lewin - Author

Ted Lewin - Illustrator

Hardcover | $17.99 | add to cart | view cart
ISBN 9780399233029 | 48 pages | 02 Jun 2003 | Philomel | 9.64 x 11.37in | 7 - 12 years
Additional Formats:
  • Parents' Choice Award 2003
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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 traveled to Peru and walked some of the same jungle and mountain paths as his characters to research this story and create the powerful paintings of this remarkable ancient city.

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