Dark Labyrinths

Dark Labyrinths

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Baker & Taylor
Discusses eleven underground labyrinths and what they were used for, including the caverns and passageways of the Wieliczka Salt Mine, the Labyrinth of Courage under Buda Castle, and Moscow's alleged secret subway.

Bearport Pub Co Inc
What dark secrets are concealed within the twisted corridors of an ancient labyrinth? Young readers will explore the mysterious tomb of Shi Huang, the first emperor of China. This underground crypt was constructed by over 700,000 workers about 2,400 years ago. An army of 8,000 life-size clay soldiers, each different from the others, was buried near the tomb to guard the emperor after death. To conceal the tomb's location, the architects who designed it were killed, and deadly booby traps were set up to catch anyone who disturbed it. The tomb remained hidden for hundreds of years! From secret caves to subterranean cities, the 11 spooky places featured in this book reveal the history of sinister happenings within their winding tunnels. Chilling tales and vivid, full-color photos will keep readers eagerly turning the pages for more.

& Taylor

Readers will get a lesson in history in this series of titles that looks at what happened in various historical places and how these happenings are tied to tales of ghosts, poltergeists, and other unexplainable phenomena.

Publisher: New York : Bearport Pub., c2010
ISBN: 9781936087563
Branch Call Number: 725.98 G623d 2010 CHILD
Characteristics: 32 p. : ill. ; 26 cm


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