Mystery of the Roman Ransom

by Henry Winterfeld, Kurt Cyrus, Fritz Biermann, Edith McCormick

Seven toga'd sleuths uncover wit and mystery in Ancient Rome

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780152162689
  • ISBN-10: 0152162682
  • Pages: 240
  • Publication Date: 11/01/2002
  • Carton Quantity: 24
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  • About the Book

    [intro] In these two delightful history-mysteries, seven boys in Ancient Rome solve strange crimes . . . thanks to some help from their cranky teacher, a little bit of logic, and a lot of amusing misadventure.

    It seems the boys can get nothing right: Their teacher's fiftieth birthday is long past (they should have done their math homework); the servant they bought as a present for his birthday isn't just your run-of-the-mill Gaul slave but a courier running for his life; and, to top it all off, the message he's carrying requests the assassination of a Roman senator--the father of one of the boys.

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    "For those of you who enjoyed the delightful and witty Detectives in Togas: those seven irrepressible young detectives are back again. . . . Glorious fun abounds on each page, making this a most welcome sequel indeed."--Publishers Weekly

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