Key to the Treasure Author:Peggy Parish What could be more fun than a treasure hunt? A treasure hunt with hundred-year-old clues! And when the treasure is a collection of genuine Indian relics, three spirited younsters are off on an adventure-filled summer on Grandpa's farm. — Ever since Grandpa's grandfather had hidden away the precious objects, each generation of Roberts children h... more »as tried without success to find them. Now Liza, Bill, and Jed wish they could solve the mystery and surprise Grandpa. When a lucky break leads them to the first clue, the fun begins. The only trouble is, the clues are all in code--and three different codes at that!
With headwork, teamwork, and after a few bonus escapades, the children succeed in cracking the codes and eventually retrieving the long-lost treasure--in which there's something special for each of them. It all adds up to delightful, easy-to-read fun and adventure for young readers. To construct this ingenious treasure hunt, author Peggy Parish unearthed authentic codes and puzzles from "Great-great-grandfather's" day: readers can work them right along with Liza, Bill, and Jed and race them to the treasure.« less