What Do We Know about the Nazca Lines? (What Do We Know About?)

by Ben Hubbard (Author) Dede Putra (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 4th − 5th Grade
How did the mysterious images high in the Nazca Desert in Peru come to be? Find out the truth about these ancient figures in the soil that can only be fully seen from high above the Nazca plain.

Presenting What Do We Know About?, an exciting extension of the #1 New York Times Best-Selling Who Was? series!

The Nazca Lines in Peru have mystified people around the world for centuries. The famous figures, sometimes called geoglyphs, include a hummingbird, a spider, a fish, a monkey, a dog, a cat, human-like figures, geometric designs, and more. These amazing images were believed to have been created between 500 B.C.E. and 500 C.E., and no one is quite sure how or why they were created. Some historians believe that they are anicent irrigation systems, but other researchers believe in a more paranormal origin story. Were the Nazca Lines created by ancient cultures thousands of years ago, or could they have been alien landing sites? Find out the truth about the Nazca Lines in this book for young readers.
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Ben Hubbard
Ben Hubbard is an accomplished nonfiction author for children and adults with over 130 titles to his name. He has written about many subjects, from space, the samurai, and sharks to poison, pets, and the Plantagenets. His books have been translated into over a dozen languages and can be found in libraries around the world.

Indonesian born Dede Putra is a digital artist living in Auckland, New Zealand. He is a "bit of a foodie" and a "big audio/visual guy."
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
May 07, 2024
What Do We Know About?
BISAC categories
JNF051180 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Earth Sciences - Geography
JNF025060 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | Central & South America
JNF008000 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Paranormal & Supernatural
Library of Congress categories

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