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Amazing Children’s Non-Fiction Books About Ancient Rome

Today, we are diving into the fascinating world of ancient Rome with these amazing children’s non-fiction books about ancient Rome. Get ready to transport your young ones back in time to the era of gladiators, emperors, and magnificent architecture! From books detailing the legendary rise and fall of the Roman Empire to captivating stories about daily life in Rome, we’ve handpicked the best recommendations to ignite a passion for history in your little adventurers. So, grab a snack, cosy up with your little scholars, and get ready to embark on an exciting journey through the ancient streets of Rome!

British Museum: So You Think You’ve Got It Bad? A Kid’s Life in Ancient Rome

Written by Chae Strathie Illustrated by Marisa Morea
5-7
Part of Nosy Crow's list of publishing in collaboration with the British Museum and developed in consultation with one of the world's leading experts on Ancient Rome. This has witty, carefully researched text, packed with historical facts, by award-winning author Chae Strathie, brought to life with rich, humorous illustrations by…
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British Museum 101 Stickers! Ancient Rome

Illustrated by Sophie Beer
2-5
Take a tour of ancient Rome in this vibrant sticker activity book from the British Museum! Fill the Pantheon with statues and the Colosseum with roaring tigers before adding horses to a Roman chariot race! Then visit an archaeological dig to uncover amazing artefacts, before curating your very own museum…
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British Museum: Find Tom in Time, Ancient Rome

Illustrated by Fatti Burke
5-7
A brilliantly fun search-and-find puzzle book for children from 6+, developed in consultation with the British Museum! Tom's not only lost in time, he's lost his cat, too! Can you find Tom and his naughty cat, Digby, across the pages? Packed with detailed artwork, fascinating ancient Roman facts and over…
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British Museum: Roman Soldiers

Written by Tegen Evans Illustrated by Tom Froese
5-7
Discover the secrets of the Roman Army in this fascinating gift book from the British Museum. What was a Roman legion? How exactly did soldiers train for battle? And why did they have to 'march like a tortoise'? Find out the answers to these questions and many more in this…
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British Museum: The Plot Against the Emperor (An Ancient Roman Puzzle Mystery)

Written by Andy Seed Illustrated by James Weston Lewis
7-9
Learn how to read Latin in this gripping puzzle mystery story, written by Blue Peter Award-winning author Andy Seed! When ancient Roman friends Flavia and Julius uncover a plot to overthrow the emperor, they must stop the criminals before it's too late. But there are a lot of puzzles to…
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British Museum: A History of the World in 25 Cities

Written by Tracey Turner & Andrew Donkin Illustrated by Libby VanderPloeg
9-12
A stunningly illustrated book of extraordinary city maps, telling the story of human civilisation throughout history. A gorgeous, large-format gift hardback with a stunning neon cover, A History of the World in 25 Cities features 25 beautifully illustrated city maps from all over the world, from ancient history to the…
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