A boy's grandfather dies and leaves him a sailor's chest full of treasures from voyages all over the world - and the dream of finding Atlantis. Only when the boy has searched high and low through the house does he realize that Atlantis lives for ever in the hopes and dreams carried in the heart.
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When a seafaring grandfather returns home for the last time, his ten-year-old grandson searches for the great treasure hidden in the sailor's old wooden chest. But Grandfather's legacy is much more than gold coins--it is the promise that the imagination holds the mightiest treasure of all.From the Back Cover:
"Each page is an incentive to linger...kids will immediately see that a first reading is only the beginning of the fun"--Booklist, starred review.
"A fantasy of exploration" New York Times Book Review. Now in paperback!
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Book Description Red Fox, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: Good +. edges rubbed, corners curling. interior clean. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 902138