History's Mysteries: Freaky Phenomena: Curious Clues, Cold Cases, and Puzzles From the Past

History's Mysteries: Freaky Phenomena: Curious Clues, Cold Cases, and Puzzles From the Past
Age Range
8+
Release Date
September 25, 2018
ISBN
978-1426331640
Curious kids itching for real-life Indiana Jones-like intrigue will get swept away with the next book in this spine-tingling series about solving puzzles of the past--from whole civilizations that have vanished to mystifying monuments and urban legends.

Fans of Night at the Museum and the Indiana Jones saga will be fascinated by these real-life mysteries: Is there any truth to the legend of Bigfoot? Why have planes and ships suddenly disappeared in the Bermuda Triangle? Is there really a lost city of gold in the jungle of Central America? The next book in this exciting new series will cover even more of history's most fascinating head-scratching conundrums, including the curse of the Hope Diamond, King Tut's tomb, black holes, the puzzling disappearance of ancient civilizations, cryptic creatures of myth and legend, long-lost treasure, and so much more. Kids can dig into these mysteries, uncover clues, and ponder leading scientific theories to help decipher what really happened. Chock-full of cool photos, fun facts, and spooky fun, this book is sure to keep curious kids engaged as they try to piece together these puzzles of the past!

Editor review

1 review
Intriguing Educational Book About Some Mysteries from History
Overall rating
 
5.0
Writing Style
 
5.0
Illustrations/Photos (if applicable)
 
5.0
Learning Value
 
5.0
HISTORY'S MYSTERIES: FREAKY PHENOMENA teaches about the theories, clues and details behind occurrences that seem out of this world. The author talks about all sorts of things like Big Foot, The Ninth Planet, and The Curse of the Hope Diamond. The book is divided into seven chapters: Creepy Creatures, Vanishing Acts, Unexplained Occurrences, Strange Sites, Unusual Objects, Curious Curses, and Unnatural Nature.

The photos are intriguing and get the gears in your brain moving. I really liked the layout and how it feels that each mystery is presented as a "case" and we're getting a glimpse at the file that'll point us towards the truth. The author even added new evidence where it was applicable too.


Final Verdict: This is a very interesting and unique read that sticks with you even after you've finished. It makes you question what else is out there. This is perfect for fans of history, mystery, myths, and facts.
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