The Quest for Z

The Quest for Z

The True Story of Explorer Percy Fawcett and A Lost City in the Amazon

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British explorer Percy Fawcett believed that hidden deep within the Amazon rainforest was an ancient city, lost for the ages. Most people didn't even believe this city existed. But if Fawcett could find it, he would be rich and famous forever. This is the true story of one man's thrilling, dangerous journey into the jungle, and what he found on his quest for the lost city of Z.Praise for Greg Pizzoli's Tricky Vic -
Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, ©2017.
ISBN: 9780670016532
Characteristics: 44 pages :,colour illustrations, colour map, portrait ;,25 cm.

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Sep 15, 2017

I read and really enjoyed David Grann's, Lost City of Z, written for an older audience. So I was happy to come across this picture book account written for a younger group. My 8 y.o. and I read this over the course of three nights. We took time out to look up some "lost cities" of the Amazon and search some of the species Fawcett encountered on his explorations there. The book focuses generally on Fawcett's explorations and less so on his own almost fanatic personality. Great read for anyone!

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