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    • ISBN:9781444004588
    • Publication date:04 Jul 2013
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The Two-faced God

Book 4

By Caroline Lawrence
Illustrated by Helen Forte

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More adventure and hilarity in ancient Roman times in this the fourth book of the series, as Threptus the former beggar boy helps his mentor the soothsayer 'read the omens' for a wealthy patron.

Floridius the Soothsayer has been asked to read the omens for a wealthy man whose villa appears to be haunted. The pay is good but it means studying a sheep's liver and poor Floridius faints at the sight of blood! Can Threptus solve the mystery and save his friend from embarrassment?

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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  • Publication date: 04 Jul 2013
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  • Imprint: Orion Children's Books
Orion Children's Books

Return to Rome

Caroline Lawrence
Authors:
Caroline Lawrence

The fourth and final book in the new historical adventure series from million copy selling Caroline Lawrence, set in Roman Britain during the reign of the evil Emperor Domitian.AD 96. Bouda, an orphaned British girl with a troubled past, has been helping Juba and his siblings since they first arrived in Britannia. For almost two years they have been in hiding from the Emperor Domitian's agents. But now information has come to light that could bring down the tyrant. When Juba and his sister decide to return to Rome with the man who has this evidence, Bouda goes with them. But is it ever right to kill a tyrant?From the bestselling author of THE ROMAN MYSTERIES, perfect for children studying at Key Stage 2.

Hodder Children's Books

Toto the Ninja Cat and the Great Snake Escape

Dermot O’Leary, Nick East
Contributors:
Dermot O’Leary, Nick East

Meet Toto: she's no ordinary cat, and she can't wait to have an adventure with you! Join Toto for a funny animal escapade written by one of the UK's best-loved broadcasters. For fans of The Aristocats, The Secret Life of Pets, 101 Dalmatians and Atticus Claw Breaks the Law. Purrfect for reading aloud or for children to curl up with and read alone, the story features brilliant black and white illustrations throughout. With gentle themes of friendship, inclusivity and winning in the face of adversity, this is a hilarious must-read for all animal-loving kids! Toto the cat and her brother Silver live footloose and fancy-free in a townhouse in London. Toto is almost totally blind, and learned to trust her senses from a ninja cat-master who taught her back in Italy where they were born. By day, Toto and Silver seem to be ordinary cats, but by night, they love to have adventures! One evening, news reaches Toto that a king cobra has escaped from London Zoo! Together with help from a very posh cat and two hungry tigers, Toto and Silver must investigate. Can they find the giant snake, before it's too late? Dermot says: 'The idea for Toto first came to me when my wife and I rescued two stray cats from an olive grove in Italy. One of them, Toto, has been blind from birth, but we quickly realised she had ninja-like reactions. Like a lot of cat owners (or cat servants), we like to imagine our pets having secret lives when we're out or asleep. So before I knew it I was writing about Toto and her brother Silver's nocturnal adventures around London. I really hope that children who pick it up enjoy reading the adventures of our little Italian underdog (cat).'

Orion Children's Books

Death in the Arena

Caroline Lawrence
Authors:
Caroline Lawrence

Third in a new historical adventure series from million copy selling Caroline Lawrence, set in Roman Britain during the reign of the evil Emperor Domitian.Eleven-year-old Ursula is happily learning to be a Druid in the woods of Britannia. But then she is asked to go on a quest to find a boy who was abducted as a baby. Will her mystical training equip her for life on the road - with a troupe of Roman pantomime dancers and beast hunters? Her task: to adapt to life in the arena Her quest: to find the boy everyone is seekingHer destiny: to protect children and animalsFrom the bestselling author of THE ROMAN MYSTERIES, perfect for children studying at Key Stage 2.

Orchard Books

Quarg the Stone Dragon

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
Orchard Books

Korvax the Sea Dragon

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Battle Beasts and fight Evil with Tom and Elenna in the bestselling adventure series for boys and girls aged 7 and up!In the frozen waters of Drakonia lurks Korvax the Sea Dragon. Tom and Elenna have to face this fearsome Beast if they are to prevent the Evil Wizard Jezrin from reaching the Well of Power...and becoming unstoppable!There are FOUR thrilling adventures to collect in this series - don't miss out! Quarg the Stone Dragon; Korvax the Sea Dragon; Vetrix the Poison Dragon and Strytor the Skeleton Dragon

Orchard Books

Strytor the Skeleton Dragon

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Battle Beasts and fight Evil with Tom and Elenna in the bestselling adventure series for boys and girls aged 7 and up!The Well of Power is guarded by the dragon Strytor. To prevent Evil Wizard Jezrin from drinking at the well and becoming invincible, Tom and Elenna must battle this deadly foe. But how can they stop an unkillable Beast?There are FOUR thrilling adventures to collect in this series - don't miss out! Quarg the Stone Dragon; Korvax the Sea Dragon; Vetrix the Poison Dragon and Strytor the Skeleton Dragon

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Kyrax the Metal Warrior

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Tom and Elenna face the ultimate Beast Quest battle in this bestselling adventure series for girls and boys!Avantia is under attack from the kingdom of Henkrall. Tom must battle Kyrax the Metal Warrior, whose lightning powers put Avantia in deadly danger. Can Tom close Kyrax's portal between the kingdoms before Avantia is destroyed?Don't miss this new bumper special edition of the bestselling series!

Orion Children's Books

The Archers of Isca

Caroline Lawrence
Authors:
Caroline Lawrence

The second thrilling adventure in a new historical series from million-copy-selling Caroline Lawrence, set in Roman Britain during the reign of the evil Emperor Domitian.Britannia AD 94. On the run from the Emperor Domitian, fifteen-year-old Fronto has joined the Roman army in order to find the security and structure he craves. But when his younger sister Ursula is captured by a terrifying Druid called Snakebeard, he must make an impossible decision. Can he leave the army, when desertion is punishable by death?His desire: To become a good soldierHis quest: To rescue his sister His destiny: To find his place in Roman BritainFrom the bestselling author of THE ROMAN MYSTERIES, perfect for children studying at Key Stage 2. Historical locations featured in this book are a British Iron Age Village, Bath Spa and the fortress at Caerleon.

Orchard Books

Karixa the Diamond Warrior

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Tom and Elenna have tackled many Beast Quests before, but now there is a challenger for his title of Master of the Beasts! Join them as they fight a new set of Beasts and battle to save the kingdom...There are FOUR thrilling adventures to collect in this series - don't miss out!

Orchard Books

Linka the Sky Conqueror

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Koba, Ghoul of the Shadows

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Raffkor the Stampeding Brute

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Having successfully walked the Warrior's Road, Tom has reclaimed his rightful place as Master of the Beasts. But there's no time to rest, for now Tom must tackle four Beasts controlled by his lifelong foe, Kensa... Don't miss the other titles in Series 14: The Cursed Dragon:- Vislak the Slithering Serpent- Tikron the Jungle Master- Falra the Snow Phoenix

Orchard Books

Falra the Snow Phoenix

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Tom's deadliest Quest yet reaches a terrifying conclusion as he enters the Pit of Fire to battle Falra! Can our hero defeat the Beast and find the final potion ingredient needed to break Kensa's curse? Don't miss the other titles in Series 14 - The Cursed Dragon:- Raffkor the Stampeding Brute- Vislak the Slithering Serpent- Tikron the Jungle Master

Orion Children's Books

Escape from Rome

Caroline Lawrence
Authors:
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Orchard Books

Gryph the Feathered Fiend

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Emperor Jeng and the Evil Witch Kensa have gone in search of the Broken Star - four crystals that can control the weather! But when the Good Beast guarding the first crystal mistakes them for thieves, Elenna and Tom have to fight for their lives! Can they stand up to Gryph the Arctic Falcon?There are four thrilling adventures to collect in this brand new series of Beast Quest by Adam Blade - don't miss out!

Orchard Books

Plexor the Raging Reptile

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade
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Quagos the Armoured Beetle

Adam Blade
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Unlock your exclusive Battle Shield in the Beast Quest game - this book contains a secret code.Only one of the Crown Jewels is still missing, but wicked Velmal has saved the most frightening Beast for last... Tom must battle to retrieve the precious sceptre from the giant stag beetle Quagos, but will he be able to defeat his enemy?Don't miss the other books in Series 15: Velmal's Revenge- Wardok the Sky Terror- Xerik the Bone Cruncher- Plexor the Raging Reptile

Orchard Books

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Orion Children's Books

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Orchard Books

Okawa the River Beast

Adam Blade
Authors:
Adam Blade

Evil never rests in Avantia, and a deadly new enemy lies in wait for our heroes. Okawa the River Beast lurks in his muddy lair, ready to trap unsuspecting travellers. Can Tom and Elenna escape the Beast's clutches, or will they meet a watery end?The latest action-packed bumper special edition in this hugely popular adventure series.