Arts and crafts of the Aztecs and Maya
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Published by Smart Apple Media in North Mankato, Minn .
Written in English


  • Handicraft -- Mexico -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Aztecs -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mayas -- Social life and customs -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Handicraft.,
  • Aztecs.,
  • Mayas.,
  • Indians of Mexico.,
  • Mexico -- History -- To 1519 -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Mexico -- Antiquities.

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Learn about a variety of Aztec and Mayan arts and crafts including step-by-step instructions for you to try and make yourself.

Edition Notes

Other titlesAztecs and Maya
StatementTing Morris ; illustrated Emma Young.
GenreJuvenile literature.
SeriesArts and crafts of the ancient world
ContributionsYoung, E. ill.
LC ClassificationsTT28.M6 M67 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17904235M
ISBN 101583409157
ISBN 109781583409152
LC Control Number2006002645

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