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By Dan Jolley

ISBN-10: 0761339973

ISBN-13: 9780761339977

ISBN-10: 0822574950

ISBN-13: 9780822574958

Can younger boys outsmart and outwit the lords of dying? The Hero Twins, Hunahpu and Xbalanque, have been blessed through the Mayan gods with specified powers. yet their outstanding ability at enjoying Pok-ta-Pok, the Mayan ball online game, angers the lords of Xibalba, rulers of the land of the lifeless. whilst the lords problem them to a Pok-ta-Pok video game in Xibalba, the twins be aware of they need to use all in their powers and crafty to defeat the lords' many demanding situations. Will they live to tell the tale the land of the useless?

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Aztec, Inca, and Maya. New York: DK Publishing, 2005. Learn more about the ancient Maya—as well as the Aztec and Inca—in this photo- and fact-filled volume from the Eyewitness Books series. Day, Nancy. Your Travel Guide to Ancient Mayan Civilization. Minneapolis: Twenty-First Century Books, 2001. Day prepares readers for a trip back to ancient Mayan civilization, including which places to visit, how to get around, what to wear, and how to fit in with the locals. com/ This educational website features kid-friendly information about the Mayan people and Mayan civilization, including details about the Mayan ball game often called pok-ta-pok or pok-a-tok.

Aztec, Inca, and Maya. New York: DK Publishing, 2005. Learn more about the ancient Maya—as well as the Aztec and Inca—in this photo- and fact-filled volume from the Eyewitness Books series. Day, Nancy. Your Travel Guide to Ancient Mayan Civilization. Minneapolis: Twenty-First Century Books, 2001. Day prepares readers for a trip back to ancient Mayan civilization, including which places to visit, how to get around, what to wear, and how to fit in with the locals. com/ This educational website features kid-friendly information about the Mayan people and Mayan civilization, including details about the Mayan ball game often called pok-ta-pok or pok-a-tok.

Creating the hero twins: against the lords of death Author Dan Jolley consulted several translations of the Popol Vuh to create this book. To create authentic costuming and setting, artist David Witt reviewed numerous books exploring Mayan history, art, and architecture. Finally, Mesoamerican folklore expert John Bierhorst reviewed the story and the artwork to ensure its authenticity and respect for the Mayan tradition. 47 index bat house, 36–38 jaguar house, 30–32 cold house, 27, 28 pok-ta-pok, 11, 43 Popol Vuh, 6, 45 dark house, 18–20 Quiché Maya, 6 fire house, 33, 34 razor house, 23–25 Hero Twins (Hunahpu and Xbalanque): discovery of Pok-ta-pok, 10, 11, 12; greeting lords of Xibalba, 17; journey to Xibalba, 15, 16; mischievousness of, 8 Xibalba, 13 about the author and the artist dan jolley began his writing career in the early nineties.

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