The Poisoned Honey Cake
By Caroline Lawrence
Illustrated by Helen Forte
Threptus angers the gods, by eating a cake meant as an offering, in the second of The Roman Mystery Scrolls - a major new extension of the bestselling The Roman Mysteries brand.
Floridius, freelance soothsayer, is afraid that he has lost his talent for seeing the future. Threptus wants to find some titbits of information that his mentor can use to convince people he still has the gift, but will a poisoned honey cake lead to disaster along the way?
Join Threptus and Floridius on their hilarious and action-packed adventures among Rome's superstitious underclass, and don't miss this ruder, funnier and still historically accurate companion to The Roman Mysteries.
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05 Jul 2012
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Orion Children's Books
These books are great fun ... it's a breath of fresh air, a short and sweet little story to cheer you up on a dull day. — POP CLASSICS
Lawrence can always be relied on to deliver a cracking good yarn and this second adventure ... is no exception ... More please! — PIROTTA BLOG
his entertaining historical adventure is ideal for engaging reluctant boys, and provides a great stepping stone on to lengthier works. — BOOKTRUST
What a magnificent book! Caroline Lawrence has delivered again! — GUARDIAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS