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  • The Slave-girl from Jerusalemby Caroline Lawrence

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 8.99

    This exciting adventure gives fascinating insight into the workings of the Roman legal system in a page-turning court room drama. As always, Caroline Lawrence springs new surprises for all the characters and provides motives, means and opportunity for one determined felon. And, as ever, it's up to the four young detectives to crack the case . . . more...

  • The Roman Mysteries: The Charioteer of Delphiby Caroline Lawrence

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 8.99

    September AD 80. Flavia and her friends go to Rome to celebrate the Festival of Jupiter at Senator Cornix's town house. When a famous racehorse goes missing, Nubia sets out to recover it. The four friends find themselves caught up in a plot against one of the rival factions, the Greens. Who is trying to sabotage the charioteers? Could it be an inside... more...

  • The Dolphins of Laurentumby Caroline Lawrence

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 8.99

    It's October AD 79. The arrival of a ragged man at the Geminus household sets in motion a series of events which take Flavia and her three friends to an opulent villa by the sea at Laurentum, a few miles south of Ostia. Just off the coast is a sunken wreck full of treasure which could be the answer to all their problems. But someone else is after... more...

  • The Man from Pomegranate Streetby Caroline Lawrence

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 8.99

    September AD 81. Flavia and her friends learn of the mysterious and sudden death of the Emperor Titus. Was his death natural? Or was it murder? As the four detectives investigate this mystery, they little dream how much their lives - as well as the future of Italy - will be changed as a result. more...

  • The Twelve Tasks of Flavia Geminaby Caroline Lawrence

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 8.99

    Mystery and adventure for four young detectives in Ancient Roman times . . . Flavia is suspicious of the new woman in her father's life, Cartilia Poplica. She's certain that Cartilia has an ulterior motive, but to find out the truth Flavia must perform twelve tasks - like the Greek hero Hercules. So begins a thrilling journey, but what will Flavia... more...

  • The Roman Mysteries: From Ostia to Alexandria with Flavia Geminaby Caroline Lawrence

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 5.99

    From Morocco to Libya, from Ostia to Surrentum - Caroline Lawrence has travelled widely to give the Roman Mysteries unrivalled authenticity among historical novels. Her research trips have yielded a dazzling array of insights that allow Caroline to vividly re-imagine the ancient world and to bring her characters and stories to life. This book gathers... more...

  • The Roman Mysteries: Trimalchio's Feast and other mini-mysteriesby Caroline Lawrence

    Hachette Children's Group 2010; US$ 8.99

    Between writing her bestselling novels, Caroline Lawrence has penned several short stories, covering incidents alluded to in the novels, but not dramatised at length. This book brings together mini-mysteries to provide even more coverage of events in the lives of our four detectives during the dangerous, exciting reign of Emperor Titus. Each of these... more...

  • Spy for the Queen of Scotsby Theresa Breslin

    RHCP 2012; US$ 9.86

    As lady-in-waiting to Mary, Queen of Scots, the beautiful Ginette - known as Jenny - is the young queen's closest childhood friend. Growing up in the elegant but ruthless French court, surrounded by enemies and traitors - not least the jealous, manipulative Catherine de Medici, and Mary's own scheming half-brother, James - Jenny has always been fiercely... more...

  • Every-Day Dress-Upby Selina Alko

    Random House Children's Books 2011; US$ 16.99

    It's no secret that little girls love playing dress up, but the little girl in this book ditches her princess duds in favor of costumes inspired by great women in history. Now dressing up is an adventure When, every day of the week, I am a daring new dame! From Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to chef extraordinaire Julia Child to queen of... more...

  • Willy Waggledagger: Chew Bee or Not Chew Beeby Martin Chatterton; Gregory Rogers

    Hardie Grant Books 2011; US$ 7.99

    Could this be the true story behind Shakespeare’s Hamlet? Full of humour and fun that will attract reluctant readers, the Willy Waggledagger series is an excellent recommendation for kids who loved Andy Griffiths. more...