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The Phantom of the Opera Carmen By Regina Goncalves
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You and Caius Zip will uncover a mystery in Paris, 1885. The characters will be on the stage of the Opera of Paris, and in rehearsals, watching and participating in the staging of Bizet’s... More > opera, Carmen. Behind the scenes, a phantom lurks. But is he from the opera? Murders take place that you and Caius, together with the young H.G. Wells and Sherlock Holmes, must solve by using deduction. The entire cast of the opera will concentrate on performing the whole four acts of Carmen, and will do whatever is in their power to lift those curtains, facing the fear and uncertainty of the final outcome. In the meantime, impressionist art will show the extent to which it is interrelated with science. How? Read about the meeting at Monet’s house with the painters Van Gogh, Degas, Renoir, Cezanne, Lautrec, Rodin, Berth Morisot, and the participation of Sherlock, Wells and Caius who, like the great painters, will add their own brushstrokes to the discussion on creative forms of time travel.< Less
Einstein, Picasso, Agatha and Chaplin By Regina Goncalves
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Caius Zip, the young time traveller, arrives at Paris in 1905. The turn of the 20th century is a period that sizzles with ideas and realizations, and the universe is about to be contemplated as it... More > never was before. In this work of fiction, Einstein was resting in Paris before his innovating Theory of Relativity enlightened him. At that same time, Picasso was just starting on his idea of breaking with conventional perspective. Both characters seek the same concept: space-time relation. The encounter between art and science is finally possible by means of a limitless imagination. Caius penetrates the birth of the Theory of Relativity and cubism, and also manages to solve a murder mystery with the help of his two young friends, Agatha Christie, with her investigative mind, and Charlie Chaplin, who provides a touch of magic to this surprising work of fiction.< Less
Napoleon Bonaparte in Russia By Regina Goncalves
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Caius Zip takes part in the invasion of the French army in the city of Moscow, commanded by the legendary Napoleon. He also meets the Russian marshal, Kutuzov, the man with the mission to block the... More > huge Napoleonic army. The participation of Caius will be important in this historical moment, as he solves enigmas and learns with the Russian marshal how some mathematical calculations can be crucial in taking strategic decisions in this battle of empires. After the story, in a very original manner, Napoleon tells us his memories of that time. A great lesson of strategy and of a notable human virtue: patience!< Less
Ramses II and the Battle of Kadesh By Regina Goncalves
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Caius Zip, the young time traveller, will learn the wisdom of Ancient Egypt with the great Pharaoh Ramses II. The main architect of the Pharaoh, plus the Greek scholar who visited Egypt for... More > studying geometry, and the pharaoh’s main wife, the beautiful Nefertari, will teach Caius the principles of geometry. After an impressive narration on the effort of the Egyptians in the building of their great monuments, Caius will participate in this effort, with the calculations of area and volume of the pyramids. In the famous battle of Kadesh, an important loca-tion in present day Syria, between the two largest eastern powers of that period, the time traveller will help the great pharaoh to win the battle against the Hittite army. How? Aiding in the construction of traps, where he will use his newly acquired knowledge of geometry. More than acquiring knowledge, this book is also about a young person acquiring maturity, ‘growing’, in the true essence of the word.< Less
Napoleon Bonaparte in Russia By Regina Goncalves
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Caius Zip takes part in the invasion of the French army in the city of Moscow, commanded by the legendary Napoleon. He also meets the Russian marshal, Kutuzov, the man with the mission to block the... More > huge Napoleonic army. The participation of Caius will be important in this historical moment, as he solves enigmas and learns with the Russian marshal how some mathematical calculations can be crucial in taking strategic decisions in this battle of empires. After the story, in a very original manner, Napoleon tells us his memories of that time. A great lesson of strategy and of a notable human virtue: patience!< Less
Einstein, Picasso, Agatha and Chaplin By Regina Goncalves
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Caius Zip, the young time traveller, arrives at Paris in 1905. The turn of the 20th century is a period that sizzles with ideas and realizations, and the universe is about to be contemplated as it... More > never was before. In this work of fiction, Einstein was resting in Paris before his innovating Theory of Relativity enlightened him. At that same time, Picasso was just starting on his idea of breaking with conventional perspective. Both characters seek the same concept: space-time relation. The encounter between art and science is finally possible by means of a limitless imagination. Caius penetrates the birth of the Theory of Relativity and cubism, and also manages to solve a murder mystery with the help of his two young friends, Agatha Christie, with her investigative mind, and Charlie Chaplin, who provides a touch of magic to this surprising work of fiction.< Less
Ramses II and the Battle of Kadesh By Regina Goncalves
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Caius Zip, the young time traveller, will learn the wisdom of Ancient Egypt with the great Pharaoh Ramses II. The main architect of the Pharaoh, plus the Greek scholar who visited Egypt for... More > studying geometry, and the pharaoh’s main wife, the beautiful Nefertari, will teach Caius the principles of geometry. After an impressive narration on the effort of the Egyptians in the building of their great monuments, Caius will participate in this effort, with the calculations of area and volume of the pyramids. In the famous battle of Kadesh, an important loca-tion in present day Syria, between the two largest eastern powers of that period, the time traveller will help the great pharaoh to win the battle against the Hittite army. How? Aiding in the construction of traps, where he will use his newly acquired knowledge of geometry. More than acquiring knowledge, this book is also about a young person acquiring maturity, ‘growing’, in the true essence of the word.< Less
HANNIBAL AND ARCHIMEDES By Regina Goncalves
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Caius Zip, the time traveller, arises on the coast of Carthage during the sinking of a Carthaginian quinquereme boat, in the second Punic War. In Cannae, he will fight as a sling thrower, lose... More > friends and see the hell scenario of 80 thousand men killed in a few hours, learning about the monstrosity of war. Later, Hannibal sends the boy to Syracuse, to be an apprentice of Archimedes.In Syracuse, Caius will help Archimedes in his great inventions, he will know the Greek Theatre and witness the death of his dear friend, perhaps the greatest genius that humanity has ever produced. Then, Caius goes to Alexandria and knows a group of Chinese scholars who escaped from oppression of the emperor of China. A fascinating journey to the great civilizations of antiquity: Greek, Carthaginian, Roman, Celtic, Egyptian and Chinese. In a unique and exciting approach, this book can be used in the educational field to stimulate in young people the taste for Mathematics, Physics and History of Civilizations< Less
The Phantom of the Opera Carmen By Regina Goncalves
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You and Caius Zip will uncover a mystery in Paris, 1885. The characters will be on the stage of the Opera of Paris, and in rehearsals, watching and participating in the staging of Bizet’s... More > opera, Carmen. Behind the scenes, a phantom lurks. But is he from the opera? Murders take place that you and Caius, together with the young H.G. Wells and Sherlock Holmes, must solve by using deduction. The entire cast of the opera will concentrate on performing the whole four acts of Carmen, and will do whatever is in their power to lift those curtains, facing the fear and uncertainty of the final outcome. In the meantime, impressionist art will show the extent to which it is interrelated with science. How? Read about the meeting at Monet’s house with the painters Van Gogh, Degas, Renoir, Cezanne, Lautrec, Rodin, Berth Morisot, and the participation of Sherlock, Wells and Caius who, like the great painters, will add their own brushstrokes to the discussion on creative forms of time travel.< Less
Alexander and Aristotle By Regina Goncalves
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The young time traveller, Caius Zip, visits India with the Macedonian army commanded by the legendary Alexander, the Great, in 326 B.C. Caius appears at the exact moment of a battle between Alexander... More > and the Indian king, Poros. Caius will get to know the striking personality of Alexander, the invincible leader, who has great human virtues, but also some important flaws. The travelling boy will also discover the philosophy of great Greek thinkers, like Tales, Anaximander, Pythagoras, Democritus, Heraclitus, Socrates, Plato and, above all, Aristotle. Caius learns the principles of Greek philosophy and perceives how our manner of thinking is highly influenced by the Greek thinkers who lived 2500 years ago. Caius Zip experiences this magical period of encounters between civilizations that profoundly marked the history of the world.< Less

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