With a little imagination, Zachary travels throughout the world in search of treasures. To Zachary's mother, a treasure is a bargain found at auctions; garage sales; flea markets; even on the side of the road in a trash pile. Will Zachary's lucky, Russian stone help them locate what they are looking for? Join the treasure hunt and find out.
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One person’s trash is another’s treasure. With a little imagination and a lot of heart, young Zachary sets out on a journey through the world in search of treasures in Zachary Goes Treasure Hunting. Perfect for parents and early readers alike, the simple words and colorful pictures hold children’s attention and demonstrate to readers how to transform an everyday occasion into a grand adventure. Set in a big city and its surrounding countryside, Zachary’s adventures will take readers through forests, rivers, hills, oceans and suburbia searching for treasure in each unique location: To Zachary’s mother, a treasure is a bargain found at auctions, garage sales, flea markets or even on the side of the road in a trash pile. Zachary turns every experience into a fascinating adventure. In his imagination, he visits faraway places such as the World’s Fair in Switzerland (really a county fair with his grandparents), sails the Amazon River (actually a ride in a river taxi), rides a stagecoach across the badlands of the Old West (a ride in his parent’s SUV across the Hill Country), and even ventures into the Alaskan wilderness (a wagon ride pulled by his grandfather’s tractor). With the help of a lucky stone given to him by a mysterious young woman, Zachary embarks on histreasure hunting escapades throughout his entire summer vacation. Will Zachary’s lucky, shiny Russian stone help him and his family locate the treasures they seek? Join the hunt, read Zachary Goes Treasure Hunting, and discover the treasure yourself.This children’s book is intended for ages 4 to 8. It involves frequent family activities and expands a child’s imagination. The description of the treasure hunting locations keep you guessing.
School was out and summer break was in. It was time to have fun.
Zachary planned to go near and far in his search of prized possessions. He was prepared to explore the jungle of the big city, sail the river that runs thru it, climb the hills surrounding it, and venture into the dark forest of the countryside.
“Nothing better get in my way,” Zachary shouted. “I am going treasure hunting.”