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Secrets in Stone

All About Maya Hieroglyphs

by Laurie Coulter, illustrated by Sarah Jane English

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Secrets in Stone takes you through how the great cities of the Maya were rediscovered and how after a century the secrets of the Maya hieroglyphs were deciphered, revealing the lost culture of the Maya. Page by page, this ancient civilization comes alive with many colourful illustrations and intriguing photographs that introduce us to its cities, kings, rituals and costumes. Includes a GlyphMaster for creating your very own mystery messages.

About the Authors

Laurie Coulter

Laurie Coulter is a children's book author who specializes in historical nonfiction. She lives with her husband in Toronto. You can learn more about her at www.lauriecoulter.net.
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Sarah Jane English

Laurie Coulter is a children's book author who specializes in historical nonfiction. She lives with her husband in Toronto. You can learn more about her at www.lauriecoulter.net.
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Contributor Notes

Laurie Coulter is the co-author, with Hugh Brewster, of 8821/2 Amazing Answers to Your Questions about the Titanic. She is also the author of Secrets in Stone: All about Maya Hieroglyphs. She lives in Canada.

Awards
  • Short-listed, Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award
  • Commended, Canadian Children's Book Centre, Our Choice
  • Short-listed, Ontario Library Association, Silver Birch Award
Editorial Review

“Not just for history buffs, this fascinating book, with its centuries-old code-cracking mystery, will appeal to many readers. Highly Recommended.? (CM Magazine)

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