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About the author:
Casey worked in the film and television industry in Canada and moved to the Yucatan when her daughter was born, to raise her in a culture she finds stimulating and historical.
Over the years they have learned many fascinating facts about this special culture, and Casey and Landis wrote their first book, THE SECRET AT CHiCHEN iTZA as their first book to a Nancy-Drew style historical fiction series mainly aimed at girls in the young adult category.
Casey Grace spends her time painting Gauguin-style murals and paintings in the Mayan Riviera and singing in a jazz band.
The SECRET AT CHiCHEN iTZA
¡¡¡ SOON TO BE A PILOT FOR TELEVISION SERIES!!! "The SECRET AT CHiCHEN iTZA" will be Landis and Maya's first television experience!
The Equinox is coming and one of the legendary cursed Iguana Sisters will make her annual journey down from high atop Chichen Itza's Grand Pyramid, 'La gran pirámide', to look for the lost Princess Itza Emerald ~ and the Mayan village at Chichen Itza will feel the wrath of their curse continue if she can't find it...
Landing at the Chichen Itza airstrip in the steamy Mayan jungle, temperatures start rising when the small plane Casey Grace and her daughter Landis are in narrowly misses a huge green iguana that has mysteriously appeared in the middle of the runway.
A local 'ejidatario' has taken possession of Chichen Itza's Royal Jaguar Sanctuary; his dastardly plan is to destroy the sanctuary where he thinks the lost Princess Itza Emerald is hidden.
Landis and her friend Maya have to think and act quickly to find out if the legend is true and the Princess Itza Emerald really exists.
The jaguar keeper at the Sanctuary entrusts the
teens with a copy of an ancient legend 'codex' recently unearthed at Chichen Itza which they read to help them solve the mystery...
...Or will they solve it in time?
The Secret of Chichen Itza includes entertaining flashbacks to a Mayan time 1000 years ago --- taken from real-life accounts from the book; 'The Mayas, the Sources of their History', Casey and Landis make learning about the Mayans interesting and entertaining.. great for schools and school projects, too...
- Publication Date:
- Feb 27 2013
- 1482375745 / 9781482375749
- Page Count:
- Binding Type:
- US Trade Paper
- Trim Size:
- 5.06" x 7.81"
- Black and White
- Related Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction / Interactive Adventures