The Thieves of Ostia
Written by Caroline Lawrence
Part of the The Roman Mysteries Series
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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.
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The Thieves of Ostia by Caroline Lawrence
Someone is killing Ostia's dogs and Flavia is determined to find out who and why in the first of The Roman Mysteries.
'This was a very exciting and intriguing book - I couldn't put it down!' - Megan Whiteman (aged 11)
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Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
1st April 2002
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