Category Archives: J&P Voelkel

ART BY SAMMY!

We’re always thrilled when readers send us pictures or projects inspired by the Jaguar Stones books, but we don’t usually get to watch the art being created. That all changed last weekend when we met a Jaguar Stones fan called … Continue reading

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AND THE WINNER IS…

A record number of club members put their names into the Indiana Jones hat for our first club giveaway of the year. Up for grabs was a souvenir red canvas bag containing an embossed leather notebook and an embroidered patch … Continue reading

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THE QUEEN THEY CALLED GREAT SNAKE LORD…

One of the challenges of studying the Maya is trying to keep up with all the new discoveries.  It takes forever for archaeologists to publish their academic findings, so we catch up with them every year at the Maya at … Continue reading

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DRAWING ON THE WALL

The last time I drew pictures on the wall with a sharpie, I got myself into a heap of trouble. This time around it couldn’t have been more different. We were honored to join some of the best loved children’s … Continue reading

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MAYA DISCOVERY SHOWS JAGUAR STONE AND LORD OF DEATH

Every year since we began writing the Jaguar Stones books we’ve attended Maya@Playa – a conference in where the leading Maya archaeologists present their latest findings. It’s a great way for us to keep up to date and make sure … Continue reading

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THE SKELETON MUSEUM

Imagine a huge brick house filled with hundreds of animal skeletons – everything from kittens to whales. Most of them not in glass cases, but massed in ranks in front of you like an advancing army. That’s the sight that … Continue reading

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PERCY JACKSON AND THE LORDS OF DEATH

Hands up who loves Percy Jackson, half-mortal son of the Greek god Poseidon? Readers often say that the Jaguar Stones series is like a Maya version of the Percy Jackson books. But, unlike Percy, our hero Max Murphy has no … Continue reading

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