The Story Museum, The story is so well paced and involving that you don't realise just how much information you are absorbing (. Publisher Orion Publishing, London. The story starts with a small mystery where Captain Geminus' ring was stolen. Flavia teams up with Jonathan, a Jewish boy from next door, whose father is a doctor. She took part in the British Museum's POMPEII LIVE event, giving talks that were streamed to schools all over the UK, and she is the winner of the 2009 CLASSICS ASSOCIATION PRIZE for 'a significant contribution to the public understanding of Classics'. The Thieves of Ostia is an amazing story with interesting characters and a mind blowing story line. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 4 August 2011. Author Caroline Lawrence First published 2001 What a treat it was! ((the Thieves of Ostia, the Secrets of Vesuvius, the Pirates of Pompeii, the Dolphins of Laurentum and the Assassins of Rome) (he … It's AD 79. Flavia Gemina is a young girl who lives in Ostia with her father, a sea captain who is away from home for weeks at a time, allowing her and her young friends to get into danger and solve mysteries. The Roman Mysteries is a series of historical novels for children by Caroline Lawrence. Recommend for year 4 Cornerstones Curriculum, my form liked it, but not for children who are easily frightened or prone to nightmares. THE THIEVES OF OSTIA: A Roman Mystery Caroline Lawrence, Author. BRAND NEW, The Thieves of Ostia, Caroline Lawrence, The first in Caroline Lawrence's internationally bestselling Roman Mysteries series, re-issued with a fantastic new cover look. Rosemary Sutcliffe's 1954 children's book, The Eagle of the Ninth, and its sequels used Roman Britain as a setting for one of the classics of children's historical fiction. When the dogs on Flavia’s street start dying, she is determined to find out who is killing them—and why. Get Directions, Author Caroline Lawrence In addition to the 17 novels in the ROMAN MYSTERIES sequence, Caroline Lawrence has written five spin-off titles, all of which have contributed to total UK sales in excess of 1 million copies. And everyone loves mystery solving! Approved third parties also use these tools in connection with our display of ads. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our Cookie Policy. There is a very helpful glossary to introduce latin words, mythologiacal characters, poets etc. Be prepared for lots of questions too. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Thieves of Ostia: Book 1 by Caroline Lawrence (Paperback, 2002) at the best online prices at eBay! The Thieves of Ostia. The Thieves of Ostia is the first book in the Roman Mysteries series. The Thieves of Ostia by Lawrence, Caroline at AbeBooks.co.uk - ISBN 10: 1842550209 - ISBN 13: 9781842550205 - Orion Children's Books - 2002 - Softcover ( 2001) (The first book in the Roman Mysteries series) A novel by Caroline Lawrence. A mystery story set in ancient Rome, full of historical detail, drama and suspense. The Thieves of Ostia Press Reviews 'This was a very exciting and intriguing book - I couldn't put it down!' Together they work out who severed the heads of the watchdogs that guard people's homes, and why he did it. Try again. The first in Caroline Lawrence's internationally bestselling Roman Mysteries series, re-issued with a fantastic new cover look. The daughter of a ship's captain living in Ostia, the port of Rome, in AD79, she acquires a gang of three friends who help her. Flavia Gemina, a Roman sea captain's daughter, is about to embark on a thrilling adventure. The heroine, the courageous Flavia, is a curious girl with more than a touch of the detective's skill. Buy from. Together the friends start solving mysteries. Unsubscribe at any time. Flavia Gemina, a Roman sea captain's daughter, is about to embark on a thrilling adventure. Mystery and adventure for four young detectives in Ancient Roman times . * The List * If you like detective stories, you'll love the first in this exciting mystery series * The Week Junior * Their investigations take them into unexpected and sometimes dangerous situations but Flavia Gemina is unstoppable … While investigating the disappearance of her father's signet ring, Flavia Gemina makes some new friends - Jonathan the Jewish boy, Nubia the African slave girl and Lupus the mute beggar boy. Sorry, there was a problem saving your cookie preferences. Perhaps not for the squeamish? Directed by: Luke Matheny, Ryan Shiraki, Sasie Sealy and Paul Hoen The Roman Mysteries Caroline Lawrence series collection 1-5 Books set. Flavia Gemina is a natural at solving mysteries. Her picture of daily life in Ancient Rome is wonderfully vivid. Please try again. They all have a copy of the map of Rome and seem really keen to see where the action takes place. E-mail after purchase. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. The Roman Mysteries: The Thieves of Ostia by Caroline Lawrence, 9781842550205, available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Caroline Lawrence is a terrific storyteller and a delightfully readable and accessible writer with characters that children will relate to. EMBED. Excellent, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 6 June 2011. The children's adventures run at a fast and gripping pace, and the books are much enjoyed by my Year 4 and Year 5 Latin Club children (older children like them too), with their mixture of niceness and nastiness, adventure, bravery and overcoming the baddies (eventually), all set in a plausible physical and social environment. - Megan Whiteman (aged 11) The tale is adventurous, but full of danger. The place is Ostia, the port of Rome. Flavia Gemina, daughter of Captain Geminus, teams up with her friends Jonathan, a Jewish boy; Nubia, an African slave; and Lupus, a mute beggar, to find out who is killing the dogs in her street. Sign up for our monthly newsletter for updates about events, news and offers. OX1 1BP 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. **Description from Amazon: The first in Caroline Lawrence's internationally bestselling Roman Mysteries series, re-issued with a fantastic new cover look. Yes, it is for children, but describes the area and the lifestyle so well. 29 November 2019 television in two series that were broadcast in 2007 and and 2008 recommend for year Cornerstones... Flavia’S street start dying, she makes friends with Jonathan, a Roman sea captain daughter... 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