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Gold and Silver, Silver and Gold: Tales of Hidden Treasure

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Pirates and Spanish galleons, clues to undiscovered hoards, and more—here is a collection of rich lore and legends, facts and myths, that will appeal to the treasure-seeker in everyone.

"I doubt that today's kids will be able to resist Alvin Schwartz's new collection of stories . . . It's just as exciting as his earlier gatherings of tales." —The Washington Post Book World
Paperback, 144 pages
Published October 13th 2009 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) (first published December 1st 1988)
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Nov 02, 2010 Marsha rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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As the title states, this book is full of tales of hidden treasure: some are true, and some are legends. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it for several reasons. First, the stories are short and concise--you could read one while waiting on hold for five minutes. Second, they were very interesting and diverse. Third, Schwartz gave out tidbits of information and fun facts that I thought were great, such as an unsolved cipher that could lead to millions of dollars of treasure that is still hidden (peop ...more
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Alvin Schwartz was the author of more than fifty books dedicated to and dealing with topics such as folklore and word play, many of which were intended for young readers. He is often confused with another Alvin Schwartz, who wrote Superman and Batman daily comics strips and a novel titled The Blowtop.
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