Time-Travelling Cat and the Roman Eagle

Time-Travelling Cat and the Roman Eagle

by Julia Jarman
     
 

Topher Hope is on the move again. When his devoted cat, Ka, leaves a mysterious clue on his computer, a Roman word—CA;;LLevA—he follows her to a Romano-British settlement in AD 79. Ka is happy among the cat-adoring conquerors and their central heating! Topher, now a British boy apprenticed to a Roman mosaic maker, has mixed loyalties. When the eagle,

Overview

Topher Hope is on the move again. When his devoted cat, Ka, leaves a mysterious clue on his computer, a Roman word—CA;;LLevA—he follows her to a Romano-British settlement in AD 79. Ka is happy among the cat-adoring conquerors and their central heating! Topher, now a British boy apprenticed to a Roman mosaic maker, has mixed loyalties. When the eagle, symbol of Roman power, disappears from the forum, the fragile peace is threatened and Topher begins a desperate search. Can he find it and save his Roman friend, Marcus, from the Druid's murderous sickle? In this adventure, Topher needs all the amazing powers of the time-traveling cat.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher

"Incredible."  —The Sun

"Very readable . . . might do much to spark a new interest in early history."  —Kids Out

"Recreates life in Romano-Britain with vividness and ease . . . an enjoyable story."  —Books for Keeps

"A bright, lively read."  —Ann Turnbull, author, Forged in the Fire

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781842706176
Publisher:
Andersen Press, Limited
Publication date:
10/01/2008
Series:
Time-Travelling Cat Series, #3
Edition description:
New
Pages:
156
Sales rank:
750,308
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Julia Jarman is the author of more than 80 children's books, including Big Red Tub, Ghost Writer, Kangaroo's Cancan Cafe, and Peace Weavers. She received the Carnegie Medal in Literature for Ghost Writer and Peace Weavers.

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