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Detectives in Togas
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Book cover (2003)

Author Henry Winterfeld
Original title Caius ist ein Dummkopf
Translator Richard and Clara Winston
Illustrator Charlotte Kleinert
Country United States
Language English
Genre Children's literature
Publisher Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Published 1956
Media type Print
OCLC 48846777
Followed by Mystery of the Roman Ransom

Detectives in Togas is a children's book written by Henry Winterfeld, and translated from the German by Richard and Clara Winston. It was published in 1956, and reissued in 1984, 1990, and 2003. Detectives in Togas was marketed for children ages 9–12.


Set in ancient Rome, the story follows a group of schoolboys who try to solve several crimes: the attack on their teacher and the desecration of a temple wall.

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