History Keepers

History Keepers : Circus Maximus, The

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This is the second instalment of the internationally acclaimed series which follows the adventures of Jake Djones and the extraordinary secret service that protects the true course of history...It's their deadliest mission yet: track down Agata Zeldt, the most evil woman in history, as she plots to topple the empire of ancient Rome and throw the world into turmoil. Jake and his friends are forced to travel further back into history than ever before to save the day. Well, all of the days actually. In this exciting sequel, the History Keepers embark upon another rollercoaster adventure, taking them from the snowy wilds of Sweden to the streets of Rome at the height of its glory. Their search leads them to Circus Maximus, the colossal stadium at the heart of the ancient world. It will be the race of their lives...show more

Product details

  • 9+
  • Paperback | 480 pages
  • 144 x 202 x 31mm | 340g
  • Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • Corgi Childrens
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 055256429X
  • 9780552564298
  • 98,891

Review quote

"History can be fun too! Damian Dibben's books have got kids' imaginations going - and cultivated their interest in the past to boot." Sun "Move over Harry Potter, it is time for Jake Djones to take the limelight. Almost too exciting for bedtime reading" Telegraph "Today's answer to Harry Potter crossed with The Hunger Games" Tatler "We are predicting extremely big things for this new adventure series" Mail on Sunday "An action-packed and entertaining story, which young readers will find hard to put down." Booktrustshow more

About Damian Dibben

Damian Dibben, described by the Observer as 'one of the hottest properties in children's fiction today,' is the creator of international publishing phenomenon, The History Keepers. The books are published in over 40 countries and translated into 26 languages. The books follow the adventures of Jake Djones who finds that his parents are missing - lost in time. Jake sets out to find them and joins the secret society known as The History Keepers. His life will never be the same again.show more

Back cover copy

It's their deadliest mission yet: track down Agata Zeldt, the most evil woman in history. Jake and his friends must journey to AD 27, to the heart of the Roman empire. But only the bravest agents can travel so far into the past. Will they make it in time? Or will the course of history be changed for ever? The answer lies in the Circus Maximus . . . THE PAST IS IN DANGER – ONLY JAKE DJONES CAN SAVE IT!show more

Review Text

"Today's answer to Harry Potter crossed with The Hunger Games"show more

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488 ratings
3.98 out of 5 stars
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3 22% (106)
2 5% (24)
1 2% (9)
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