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The Twelve Tasks of Flavia Gemina

Written by Caroline Lawrence

Part of the The Roman Mysteries Series

Key Stage 2 Historical Fiction

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Flavia is suspicious of her father's new love and starts to investigate. Meanwhile, mysteries abound amid the chaotic festival of Saturnalia in the sixth Roman Mysteries adventure.

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The Twelve Tasks of Flavia Gemina Synopsis

Mystery and adventure for four young detectives in Ancient Roman times... Flavia is suspicious of the new woman in her father's life, Cartilia Poplica. She's certain that Cartilia has an ulterior motive, but to find out the truth Flavia must perform twelve tasks - like the Greek hero Hercules. So begins a thrilling journey, but what will Flavia learn at the end of her quest?

The Twelve Tasks of Flavia Gemina Press Reviews

'The unravelling of the mystery is thrilling and is underpinned by a huge bank of information on the ancient world. An exciting and informative read.' - Teaching & Learning Magazine

Book Information

ISBN: 9781842550250
Publication date: 12th June 2003
Author: Caroline Lawrence
Publisher: Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 224 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 2
Topics: Historical Fiction

About Caroline Lawrence

Caroline Lawrence was our Guest Editor in September 2102 - Click here to see her selections. Caroline Lawrence was born in London. Her American parents returned to the United States shortly afterwards and she grew up in Bakersfield, California with her younger brother and sister. Her father taught English and drama in a local high school and her mother was an artist. When she was twelve, Caroline's family moved to Stanford University in northern California so that her father could study Linguistics. Caroline inherited her father's love of words and her mother's love of art. She subsequently studied Classics at Berkeley, ...

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