Ancient Rome in 30 Seconds by Simon Holland
  

Ancient Rome in 30 Seconds

Written by Simon Holland
Illustrated by Adam Hil
Part of the Kids 30 Second Series

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Synopsis

Ancient Rome in 30 Seconds by Simon Holland

With fast facts, mini missions and engaging artwork, Ancient Rome in 30 Seconds is an introduction to one of the world' s greatest ancient civilizations. Children will discover how ordinary Romans lived, what it was like to be a legionary and how the mighty Roman empire rose - and fell. Other topics cover Rome at war, religion and superstition, and great Roman inventions, from concrete to central heating. Each topic is presented in a concise 30-second summary, supported by a 3-second flash soundbite and full-colour artwork. Fun, active elements for kids to make and do support the topics, encouraging them to test, explore and discover more.

About the Author

Simon Holland has been writing and editing non-fiction books of all colours, shapes, subjects and sizes, for children and adults, for more than seventeen years. His background is in medieval literature and history, but he has become passionate about the communication of science, nature and technology-related subjects. As a writer, Simon has a penchant for anything fantastic, philosophical, puzzling, paranormal and peculiar.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages

Author

Simon Holland
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Publisher

Ivy Kids an imprint of The Ivy Press

Publication date

28th September 2016

ISBN

9781782403982

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