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The Book of Labyrinths and Mazes, Hardback Book

The Book of Labyrinths and Mazes Hardback

Illustrated by Finn Dean

Hardback

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This brilliant book on mazes and labyrinths in history and the modern world encourages young readers to really think about why these puzzles are so appealing.

Filled with photographs, drawings, artwork, illustrations, and puzzles, it takes a thematic approach to these enigmatic works.

Why are we sometimes afraid to get lost--and why does the idea excite us?

How do mazes and labyrinths figure in history and mythology?

What can nature tell us about humankind's obsession with lines, spirals, and patterns?

Along the way children will learn about the labyrinth designed by Daedalus for King Minos in the ancient city of Crete; the mystery of the Hemet Maze Stone in southern California; and the magnificent labyrinth at the Cathedral of Chartres.

They are encouraged to trace their fingers along a labyrinth to experience its soothing effect, to solve maze-related number puzzles, and to create their own mazes and labyrinths.

Packed with fun facts and engaging ideas, this book will help children understand why mazes and labyrinths are so popular, while inspiring them to identify and create these fascinating puzzles in their own world.

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