This remarkable children"s book takes readers on an undersea adventure as they follow Franck Goddio and his daring team of underwater archaeologists searching for artefacts from lost cities. Spellbinding photographs show how, like the pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, finds from the seabed provide a new picture of what life was like in Egypt during the age of Cleopatra. Goddio and his team invite young readers to accompany them in their exciting work, and to experience the difficulties, successes and surprises of a present-day adventure. Children will enjoy hours of entertaining and informative reading as they learn exactly what it"s like to discover history at the bottom of the sea.
Franck Goddio, one of the world’s leading underwater archaeologists, has spent decades detecting and recovering ancient shipwrecks and searching for the remains of sunken cities. He is the author of many books, has been the subject of numerous TV documentaries and has created worldwide exhibitions based on his research.
Marianne Meyer Bianchi has spent the last 25 years working as a teacher specializing in Egyptology.