Diary of Dorkius Maximus by Tim Collins
  

Synopsis

Diary of Dorkius Maximus by Tim Collins

Dorkius Maximus is a young boy growing up in ancient Rome. This hilarious diary recounts his exploits as, desperate to become a great Roman hero, Dorkius enlists the help of his father's friend, Stoutus, to teach him the noble art of fighting. But heroism doesn't come naturally to Dorkius. Plus, his dad doesn't listen to him, his friends pick on him, and his mum is more interested in her sacred chickens. Dorkius knows there's a mighty warrior inside him, just waiting to get out ...isn't there? Humorously illustrated by Andrew Pinder, this book will delight any child who would like to get a taste of life as an ancient geek.

Reviews

Get ready to laugh out loud! National Geographic Kids With great comic illustrations and a helpful Roman words glossary, this is a great addition to the Wimpy Kid genre tBk magazine This book has it all, history, humour, adventure and excitement, gore and gruesomeness... a delight for avid readers and a book that honestly stands out for excellence The Bookbag A great read, with the amusing illustrations helping to keep the interest alive. A fascinating insight into growing up in Ancient Rome too Parents in Touch

About the Author

Tim Collins is originally from Manchester, but now lives in London. He is the author of over thirty books including Wimpy Vampire, Cosmic Colin and Dorkius Maximus. His books have been translated into over twenty languages and he has won the Lincolnshire Young People's Book Award and Manchester Fiction City.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
192 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Tim Collins
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Publisher

Buster Books an imprint of Michael O'Mara Books Ltd

Publication date

7th February 2013

ISBN

9781780550275


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