On February 21, 1978, in the heart of Mexico City, ditch diggers uncovered a large stone with ancient carvings. Their work stopped and archaeologists were called in. What treasures would the long-buried Temple of the Aztecs reveal?
Shelley has written six books in the I Was There series, including On Board the Titanic, winner of the 1997 Information Book Award and the 1997 Silver Birch Award, The Buried City of Pompeii, winner of the 1998 Information Book Award, and Discovering the Iceman, winner of the 1997 Mr. Christie Book Award. Shelley lives in Kingston, Ontario. Greg Ruhl's vibrant illustrations appear in a number of books for children, including Westward with Columbus. In the I Was There series, he has also illustrated The Buried City of Pompeii, The Lost Temple of the Aztecs, First on the Moon, and Secrets of the Mummies. Greg lives in Toronto, Ontario.
“Tanaka tells the tragic, brutal tale with authority and immediacy.? (The Globe and Mail) “Greg Ruhl's paintings are filled with light and colour and drama.? (Quill & Quire)
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