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Brilliant time-travelling adventures. Toby becomes a Doctor Who style time-traveller he is catapulted back to Ancient Egypt, into Seti’s life, and finds himself keeping sneaky secrets
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.
The first time it happens, Toby is catapulted back to Ancient Egypt, into Seti’s life, and finds himself keeping sneaky secrets:
One moment I was doomed to be a farmer, keeping crazy chickens, the next I had a chance to learn mummy making! I just hope my father doesn’t find out . . .
|Publication date:||5th March 2007|
|Suitable for:||5+ readers, 7+ readers|
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.More About Valerie Wilding