For 16 years, Mikaya has published nonfiction books with a strong focus on narratives. People need narratives - whether it's about building bridges, discovering continents, or learning how the earth was formed, a well written narrative is essential to turn facts into knowledge. Mikaya Press offers this narrative to help draw readers into the wonders of the world around them.
It's the compelling narrative that keeps the pages turning and organizes information and the stunning illustrations that bring these Wonders of the World to life.
The story of the Maya though its largest city, Tikal. While Europe was in the dark ages, the Maya were producing works of art and sophisticated architecture and engineering, which can all be seen in Tikal.
Statue of Liberty
Tells the story of two Frenchman, a politician and a sculptor, and decades long effort to honor United States democracy with a monumental statue. The step by step process in creating Liberty as well as the fundraising effort is chronicled in the book.
The Roman Colosseum
Chronicals the rise of the west's first great imperial civilization whose martial prowess and engineering genius culiminated in the Colosseum. The book explores Roman slavery, gladitorial games and shows the details of the world's first great arena.
Explores the rise of Greek civilization and the development of democracy, a development that led directly to the building of the Parthenon. The archtiecture, art and engineering of the great temple are explored as well.