When Charlie and his dog, Bandit, fall down a sinkhole in their back garden, they’re transported across time to Ancient Rome! Join Charlie as he searches for Bandit and a way home, making new friends and taking part in a chariot race along the way. Also included is Charlie’s notebook, packed with facts about his stay in Ancient Rome.
Long-listed for the Surrey Libraries Children's Book Award 2012. It's one of 10 titles which will be shortened to 5, with award being announced in July 2012.
"Vibrant, bright and eye-catching." Cloverhill book reviews
"The humour of the writing stands out, and is helped by the comic book form, which allows for witty asides and good ‘punch line’ panels. Emma Dodd’s bright and dynamic drawing style brings out both the humour and the hurtling pace of the story." Armadillo magazine