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Published by Harcourt Inc. in San Diego .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Rome

Subjects:

  • Mystery and detective stories.,
  • Rome -- Fiction.

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In an effort to save a boy wrongly accused, a group of young friends living in ancient Rome search for the culprit who scrawled graffiti on the temple wall.

Edition Notes

StatementHenry Winterfeld ; illustrated by Charlotte Kleinert ; translated by Richard and Clara Winston.
GenreFiction.
ContributionsKleinert, Charlotte, ill., Winston, Richard, tr., Winston, Clara, tr.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.W766 De 2002
The Physical Object
Pagination249 p. :
Number of Pages249
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3560477M
ISBN 100152162925, 0152162801
LC Control Number2002024347

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Detectives in Togas Henry Winterfeld Illustrator: Charlotte Kleinert Published: Country: United States ISBN: Pages: Description Yes! Rufus wrote CAIUS IS A DUMBBELL on his tablet at school. But no, he did not break into the classroom, did not tie up his teacher, and certainly did not paint his opinion of Caius on the on the Temple of Minerva (even if it is Rufus's own Author: Henry Winterfeld.   Detectives in Togas is a great book! This book starts out with a big practical joke. Detectives in Togas is about a boy named Rufus who finds out a deep dark secret. He is thrown in jail where he is starved and beaten. It's up to Rufus' friends to crack the case and get Rufus out of jail. The boys' teacher, Xantippus, is by: 1. Editions for Detectives in Togas: (Paperback published in ), (Mass Market Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in Cited by: 1.   In fact, Detectives in Togas is a whodunit which involves seven boys who live in Rome: Caius, Mucius, Rufus, Antonius, Publius, Julius, and Flavius. .

They were not detectives. I could not keep track of which boy was which. It was a struggle to keep trudging through. Too much book for not enough story. Read full review. LibraryThing Review User Review - deltadawn - LibraryThing. This is a great book about Roman culture and intrigue. The plot was complex for my young children (5 and 8) and yet /5(14). Get this from a library! Detectives in togas. [Henry Winterfeld] -- In an effort to save a boy wrongly accused, a group of young friends living in ancient Rome search for . Get this from a library! Detectives in togas. [Henry Winterfeld; Charlotte Kleinert; Richard Winston; Clara Winston] -- In an effort to save a boy wrongly accused, a group of young friends living in ancient Rome search for the culprit who scrawled graffiti on the temple wall. Start studying Detectives in Togas Questions. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.