The third title in the Spin the Globe: The Incredible Adventures of Frederick von Wigglebottom fact-based and educational book series. This adventure takes Frederick to Peru, the Land of the Incas. Frederick grabs his trusty journal and explores Cusco, ancient Incan ruins and magnificent Andes Mountains with his new friends, Ernesto and Umiña, as he learns about the history, people, sites, foods, festivals and animals of this South American country, the Andes and the Incan Empire.
¡Hola! ¿Cómo estás? My name is Ernesto and I was born in Lima, Peru but now live in Cusco. My parents are conservation scientists that study the endangered Andean mountain cat. I help Frederick learn about the time of the conquistadors and the many unique animals of the Andes.
Napaykullayki! That means hello in Quechua, the language of the Inca. My name is Umiña, which means emerald in Quechua. My family comes from Cusco, high in the Andes Mountains. My nickname is chasqui, the name given to the fast Incan runners who carried messages l