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The captive Celt

The captive Celt

Deary, Terry; Flook, Helen

The books in this series contain funny stories based on historical events. Set in Rome in AD51, this is the story of Deri, a Celt who faces execution for criticizing Rome. Deri's cellmate is a British chief, and he believes there is a way to save both their skins

Paperback, Book. English. Historical fiction. Children's stories.
Published London: A. & C. Black, 2008
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Statement of responsibility: illustrated by Helen Flook
ISBN: 0713689609, 9780713689600
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Note: Author, Terry Deary.
Physical Description: 61 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.
Series: Terry Deary's Roman tales
Subject: Slaves Rome Juvenile fiction.; Rome History Claudius, 41-54 Juvenile fiction.; Caractacus, fl. 48-51 Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.1
Interest Level: LY
Points: 0.5
Quiz Number: 214724

Author note

Terry Deary began his writing career with fiction for A&C Black. Heis now author of over 140 fiction and non-fiction books, which havebeen published in 32 languages. His historical fiction for olderchildren Tudor Terrorhas been praised as "a marvellous blend of factand fiction" (School Librarian). His non-fiction has been consistentlyin the best-seller lists since 1994. His Horrible Historiescelebratedtheir 10th anniversary in 2003, having sold 10 million copies worldwideand been adapted as television animations, theatre tours and museumexhibitions. Terry Deary was voted "Outstanding children's non-fictionauthor of the 20th Century" by Books for Keepsmagazine