For every fan who’s dreamed of cracking a bullwhip, rescuing lost treasures, and evading giant runaway boulders, The Indiana Jones Handbook features essential information for would-be adventurers of all ages. Complete with helpful diagrams, step-by-step instructions, and full-color photography, this thrilling guide shows readers:
• How to identify booby traps • How to fend off a gang of swordsmen • How to ride an elephant • How to decipher hieroglyphs and lost languages • How to escape the wrath of God
. . . and dozens of other crucial skills for any archaeologist-in-training.
Denise Kiernan has written for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Village Voice, Reader's Digest, Saveur, Discover, Ms., New York Daily News, and many other publications. She was head writer of ABC's "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" during its Emmy award-winning first season. She has authored a number of books for both adults and children and is the recipient of an EdPress award.
“Tongue planted firmly in cheek, TheIndy Handbook is the most entertaining of the tie-in titles. Purposely silly and a complete blast.”—School Library Journal