Roman Quests: The Archers of Isca

Caroline Lawrence

6-9 years
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06 October 2016
9781510100268
240 pages
Synopsis

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 soldier
His quest: To rescue his sister
His destiny: To find his place in Roman Britain

From 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.

Promising to be just as thrilling and richly detailed as her Roman Mysteries.

THE BOOKSELLER

This exciting adventure really captures the attention as well as being packed with authentic historical detail

Sarah Brew, PARENTS IN TOUCH on ESCAPE FROM ROME

There is an excellent history lesson nestling among all the adventures the children encounter

Ann Giles, THE BOOK WITCH on ESCAPE FROM ROME