The Roman Mysteries: The Thieves of Ostia: Book 1 - The Roman Mysteries (Paperback)Caroline Lawrence (author)
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The first in Caroline Lawrence's internationally bestselling Roman Mysteries series, re-issued with a fantastic new cover look.
Flavia Gemina is a natural at solving mysteries. The daughter of a ship's captain living in Ostia, the port of Rome, in AD79, she and her three friends, Jonathan, a Jewish boy (and secretly a Christian); Nubia, an African slave girl; and Lupus, a mute beggar boy, must work together to discover who is beheading the watchdogs that guard people's homes, and why.
A talented storyteller, Caroline Lawrence has created a delightfully readable and accessible series that children will want to read time and time again.
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 198 g
Dimensions: 197 x 130 x 16 mm
immensely readable * TIMES EDUCATIONAL SUPPLEMENT *
Instantly accessible adventure ... trans-century appeal * THE GUARDIAN *
The Thieves of Ostia sets up this wonderful series in fun and exciting way ... I enjoyed learning surprising details of Roman life in the company of four memorable characters. And everyone loves mystery solving! * The List *
If you like detective stories, you'll love the first in this exciting mystery series * The Week Junior *
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