Who were the Maya? Where did they live? Why did they build tall stone temples? Beginner readers can discover the answers to these questions and lots of other fascinating facts about the Maya in this engaging information book. Covers religious beliefs, the customs of their kings and nobles, and their passion for cacao. Features simple text, detailed illustrations and stunning photographs, plus internet links to specially selected websites. Hardback, 32 pages. For ages 8 and up.