Tina and the Colosseum of Rome

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ADVENTURE BIOGRAPHICAL DRAMA HISTORICAL FICTION POLITICAL WAR CHILDREN'S YOUNG ADULT FANTASY CRIME ADVENTURE

17th Century or Earlier

Gillian Green

Logline

Musical Tina finds herself travelling back in time to 17C Rome, where she helps a 16-years-old boy called Antonio Stradivar, someone who stirs something in her heart.

Genre

Adventure, Biographical, Drama, Historical Fiction, Political, War,Children's,Young Adult,Fantasy,Crime,Adventure

Target Audiences

Age: 7-12

Target Gender: Female Leaning

Setting

Rome

Based on a True Story

No

Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Publisher: Lulu.com

Year Published: 2009

Starting Description

Tina is unhappy until she must go on a school trip to Rome, where magical things begin to happen which change her whole life.

Ending Description

Back in her own time again, Tina and her family visit Rome where a tearful Tina sees, etched into the bark of an ancient (but familiar) tree, the words A sara amore C per sempre di piu. A will love C for ever more. How lovely, Clementina, says her mother, using Tina’s full name. I wonder who C was?

Group Specific

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Hard Copy Available

Yes

ISBN

978130485802-3

Mature Audience Themes

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Plot - Other Elements

Meaningful Message, Philosophical Questions,Happy Ending

Plot - Premise

Quest,Internal Journey/Rebirth

Main Character Details

Name: Clementina (Tina)

Age: 12

Gender: Other

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Desperate, Adventurous, Aspiring, Charming, Confident,Charming,Engaging,Selfless

Additional Character Details

Name: Verdigris

Age: NK

Gender: Other

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Complex, Confident, Aspiring, Beautiful,Leader,Secretive,Heroic,Empathetic,Complex

Additional Character Details

Name: Miss Pinchtuck

Age: 90

Gender: Female

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Blunt, Decisive, Educated,Manipulative,Secretive,Villainous,Greedy,Crazy

Additional Character Details

Name: NK

Age: 90

Gender: Male

Role: mentor

Key Traits: Complex, Faithful, Honorable, Leader, Secretive, Strong Moral Code, Unapologetic, Clumsy, Desperate,Educated,Leader,Secretive

Logline

Musical Tina finds herself travelling back in time to 17C Rome, where she helps a 16-years-old boy called Antonio Stradivar, someone who stirs something in her heart.

Short Summary

Tina is unhappy until she must go on a school trip to Rome, where magical things begin to happen which change her whole life.


Back in her own time again, Tina and her family visit Rome where a tearful Tina sees, etched into the bark of an ancient (but familiar) tree, the words A sara amore C per sempre di piu. A will love C for ever more. How lovely, Clementina, says her mother, using Tina’s full name. I wonder who C was?

Development Pitch

About The Author

Gillian has a BA Hons (Open) and writes novels for 9-15 age group, and also under the nom de plume Olga Swan for adults. Blog: olgaswan.blogspot.com Writing as Olga Swan, published by crookedcatbooks.com Stop press. An Englishwoman in America. #1 in US new releases. mybook.to/anenglishwoman The Mazurek Express. WWII thriller. mybook.to/themazurekexpress. Paradis to Perdition. authl.it/9v7. Pensioners in Paradis. authl.it/86j. 4 times international best seller, 600,000 pages read Lamplight. authl.it/4q0 Vichyssoise. authl.it/52l 3rd Degree Murder, edition 2. authl.it/b36 See Olga’s Amazon page: https://www.amazon.co.uk/-/e/B013IBD4PU Writing as Gillian Green, check out this series for ages 9 - 15: Ruby and the Ancient Temple of Petra, Tina and the Colosseum of Rome, and Saffron and the Taj Mahal. Simply go to Amazon or Lulu.com, Gillian Green

Core Theme

Quest,Internal Journey/Rebirth

Characters

Main Character

Name: Clementina (Tina)

Age: 12

Gender: Other

Role: Emotional

Key Traits: Desperate, Adventurous, Aspiring, Charming, Confident,Charming,Engaging,Selfless

Character 1

Name: Verdigris

Age: NK

Gender: Other

Role: Mentor

Key Traits: Complex, Confident, Aspiring, Beautiful,Leader,Secretive,Heroic,Empathetic,Complex

Character 2

Name: Miss Pinchtuck

Age: 90

Gender: Female

Role: antagonist

Key Traits: Aggressive, Blunt, Decisive, Educated,Manipulative,Secretive,Villainous,Greedy,Crazy

Character 3

Name: NK

Age: 90

Gender: Male

Role: mentor

Key Traits: Complex, Faithful, Honorable, Leader, Secretive, Strong Moral Code, Unapologetic, Clumsy, Desperate,Educated,Leader,Secretive

Supplemental Materials

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