Saturday, November 24, 2007

Book Review : Do Not Open

DO NOT OPEN : An Encyclopedia of the World’s Best-Kept Secrets
By John Farndon

Book Details : Hardcover | 9.25 x 6.25in | 192 pages | 8 - 12 years |
Price : $24.99
Publisher : DK CHILDREN
Language- English

Book Description
In the groundbreaking tradition of DK's New York Times bestseller Pick Me Up, this book uses the same irreverent style to explore all the things THEY don't want you know about. From the Mona Lisa's hidden past to the history of Area 51, Do Not Open explores lost worlds, unravels secret codes, and lets readers step through the looking glass to see if they can handle the truth!

A slightly heavy outside shell that resembles a chrome vault contains the hardback book and this is the first thing that will appeal to any young person! And inside the tome are secrets galore to appeal to a wide range of readers. From the architecture of Air Force One to the mystery of the pyramids, Houdini to ghost stories, Mona Lisa to Atlantis, this book has something for everyone.

It’s called an encyclopedia and that’s about the only thing that might be off-putting to active young kids. However, one look at the index page with its long list of the spine-chilling, spooky, classified, freaky facts and other sub-divisions ..... Read the rest of the review at A Bookworm Reads.

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