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Roman Quests: Escape from Rome

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5th May 2016

Price: £7.99

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Selected: ebook / ISBN-13: 9781510100220

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The first in a brand new historical adventure series from million-copy-selling Caroline Lawrence, set in Roman Britain during the reign of the evil Emperor Domitian.

The year is AD 94. When the evil Emperor Domitian sends soldiers to seize his family’s home in the middle of the night, twelve-year-old Juba must escape with his brother and sisters, and journey to distant Britannia on the edge of the known world.

His task: To avoid capture and death.
His quest: To find a safe haven in Britain.
His destiny: To save the children.


Brand new exciting Roman series from the bestselling author of THE ROMAN MYSTERIES, perfect for children studying at Key Stage 2. Historical locations featured in book 1 are Rome, Ostia, Londinium and Fishbourne.

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Reviews

Juliette, POP CLASSICS
This is a fast-paced, exciting and dramatic story...
ENGLISH 4-11
A brilliant page-turner which will undoubtedly keep KS2 children on the edge of their seats. If only all historical fiction was as carefully researched as this.
THE BOOKSELLER
Promising to be just as thrilling and richly detailed as her Roman Mysteries.
Sarah Brew, PARENTS IN TOUCH
This exciting adventure really captures the attention as well as being packed with authentic historical detail
Linda Lawlor, THE BOOKBAG
Full of thrills and excitement from the very first sentence.
Ann Giles, The Book Witch
There is an excellent history lesson nestling among all the adventures the children encounter
SCHOOL LIBRARIAN on ROMAN MYSTERIES
An interesting and exciting read that is extremely well researched. It is packed with accurate detail of everyday Roman life. The story is so well paced and involving that you don't realise just how much information you are absorbing.
Debbie, PRIMARY TIMES - HAMPSHIRE
This is a very atmospheric, exciting story full of historical detail and surprises.