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Where Is Machu Picchu? (Where Is?) (Paperback)

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By Megan Stine, Who Hq, John O'Brien (Illustrator)
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What's left of Machu Picchu stands as the most significant link to the marvelous Inca civilization of Peru. Now readers can explore these ruins in this compelling Where Is? title.
Built in the fifteenth century and tucked away in the mountains of Peru, Machu Picchu was abandoned after the Spaniards conquered the Incan empire in the sixteenth century. It remained hidden until 1911 when Hiram Bingham uncovered the marvelous complex and shared his discovery with the world. Today, hundreds of thousands of people visit the site to climb the 3,000 stone steps, explore the towering monuments, and see the numerous species that call these famous ruins home.

About the Author

Megan Stine has written several books for young readers, including Where Is the White House?, Who Was Marie Curie?, Who Was Ulysses S. Grant?, Who Is Michelle Obama?, and Who Was Sally Ride? She lives in Clinton, Connecticut.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780515159615
ISBN-10: 0515159611
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: January 23rd, 2018
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Where Is?