Gold and Silver, Silver and Gold: Tales of Hidden Treasure

Gold and Silver, Silver and Gold: Tales of Hidden Treasure


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Pirates and Spanish galleons, clues to undiscovered hoards, and more—here is a collection of rich lore and legends, facts and myths, that will appeal to the treasure-seeker in everyone.

"I doubt that today's kids will be able to resist Alvin Schwartz's new collection of stories . . . It's just as exciting as his earlier gatherings of tales." —The Washington Post Book World

"An excellent work on a high-interest subject, this will be a natural for book talks." —Starred, Booklist

An NCSS-CBC Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780374425821
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Publication date: 10/13/2009
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 10 - 14 Years

About the Author

ALVIN SCHWARTZ (1927–1992) was a scholar of folklore who wrote many books for young readers, including The Cat's Elbow, illustrated by Margot Zemach.

DAVID CHRISTIANA is an associate professor at the University of Arizona School of Art and has illustrated numerous children's books. He lives in Tucson, Arizona.

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