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Toby Tucker: Sludging Through The Sewers

Written by Valerie Wilding

Part of the Toby Tucker S. Series

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Brilliant time-travelling adventures. Toby hurtles back to Ancient Rome, into Titus’s life, and finds himself sludging through a sewer in search of riches.

Toby Tucker, an orphan who has been fostered by the kind Don and Evie. His sole possession is a chest filled with torn paper, and a strange message: Piece your family tree together and you'll find out who you are and when you come from. 'When, not where?' thinks Toby. 'That can't be right.' Yet when he manages to put together a name, the most incredible magic happens. Toby finds he’s able to use his magic to go back in time and live the life of his ancestors’ and what a fab time he has. 

Readers of Horrid Henry and the Horrible Histories will love it and in addition we think that even the most reluctant of readers, particularly boys will really relate to Toby and his historical exploits.

The titles in the series so far and in order are Keeping Sneaky Secrets, Dodging the Donkey Doo, Sludging Through the Sewers, Mucking about with Monkeys, Picking People’s Pockets and Hogging all the Pig Swill.


Toby Tucker: Sludging Through The Sewers Synopsis

Titus, the slave, wants to find treasure in the sewers of Rome. If he finds enough, he'll be able to buy his freedom. When his master's son, the whining Marcus, finds out about his plans, he forces Titus to take him along too. And then they get caught in the current and drift out to sea... Will Titus get Marcus back safely?

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ISBN: 9781405218382
Publication date: 05/03/2007
Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781405218382
Publication date: 5th March 2007
Author: Valerie Wilding
Publisher: Egmont Childrens Books
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 160 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers

About Valerie Wilding

Valerie Wilding was a teacher for twenty years and now manages a school library. She has had over twenty books published, including a Green Banana: Diggers and Dumpers. She lives in Alton, Hampshire.    

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