Stories Aloud
Publication date: 09 Jan 2020
ISBN: 9781788007061
Size: 218 x 290 mm
Length: 64 pages

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

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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 super-talented Marisa Morea.

Written by award-winning author Chae Strathie and developed in consultation with experts from the British Museum, this fascinating book reveals what life was really like for kids in ancient Rome, from washing clothes in wee to snacking on dormice . . . and even fighting in gladiatorial combat! Packed with facts and fantastic illustrations, this funny and accessible introduction to ancient Rome is a must-read for kids with a passion for horrible history.

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“This highly illustrated book gives kids a real sense of what life was like in Ancient Rome… Entertaining, accessible and full of information, this merits X out of X!”

– Andrea Reece, LoveReading4Kids Staff Pick of the Week

“This is a great addition to any bookshelf and in particular for those studying Ancient Rome, this book makes a great starting point.”

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