Voyage to the Pharos

Voyage to the Pharos

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Overview

Voyage to the Pharos by Sarah Gauch, Roger Roth

Dino has a dream. As a boy growing up on the small island of Rhodes in the Mediterranean, he has heard about a lighthouse far away across the sea in Alexandria, Egypt. But it isn't just any lighthouse. It is the Pharos, one of the tallest buildings in all the world - with statues of gods and great kings, and at the very top a giant, roaring bonfire that guides ships from miles away. More than anything, Dino wants to be on one of those ships. But getting on a ship and surviving on one are two very different things.

Based on one of the most amazing wonders of the ancient world, Voyage to the Pharos brings together stunning illustrations with a tale of timeless and thrilling adventure.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780670062546
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/03/2009
Pages: 40
Product dimensions: 10.70(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: AD840L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

received her journalism degree from Medill at Northwestern University. Nearly twenty years ago she traveled to the Middle East for an internship and decided to stay, learn Arabic, and ultimately marry and raise a family. She lives in Cairo, Egypt. Roger Roth received a degree in fine art from Pratt Institute. His award-winning illustrations have appeared in The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times, as well as many children's books. He and his family live outside Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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