Henry's House: Romans by Philip Ardagh
  

Henry's House: Romans

Written by Philip Ardagh
Illustrated by Mike Gordon
Part of the Henry's House Series

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Meet Henry, an ordinary boy in an extraordinary house that’s jam-packed full of unexpected things. There's a gladiator in the basement and an arena in the garden. Step inside Henry's House and join Henry, his dog Mothball and a quirky cast of characters as they and the reader finds out everything there is to know about the ancient Romans. Fact-packed, fun-packed, get packed ... and head for Henry's House!

To view all the titles in this brilliant series collaboration between Philip Ardagh and Mike Gordon click here or here to see more of Philip Ardagh's books, including the Grubtown Tales.

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Henry's House: Romans by Philip Ardagh

Meet Henry, an ordinary boy in an extraordinary house...There's a gladiator in the basement and an arena in the garden. Step inside Henry's House and join Henry, his dog Mothball and a quirky cast of characters as they find out everything there is to know about the ancient Romans. Fact-packed, fun-packed, get packed ...and head for Henry's House!

About the Author

Philip Ardagh

Philip Ardagh was our Guest Editor in May 2010. Click here to see the books that inspired him.

Philip Ardagh, whose very first Grubtown Tale won him the Roald Dahl Funny Prize, is author of numerous books including the award-winning Eddie Dickens adventures, which have been translated into over 30 languages.

He wrote BBC Radio’s first truly interactive radio drama, collaborated with Sir Paul McCartney on his first children’s book and is a ‘regularly irregular’ reviewer of children’s books for the Guardian. Married with a son, he divides his time between Tunbridge Wells and Grubtown, where he cultivates his impressive beard.

And if your children love Grubtown then do get them to go to www.visitgrubtown.com

Drawing on the weird and wonderful characters and settings from the Grubtown books, visitgrubtown.com features six distinct Grubtown locations – including the Daily Herald newspaper office, the Duckhouse/Museum and Smoky’s cinema. The site incorporates fun audio and video - what more could you ask for!

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
64 pages

Author

Philip Ardagh
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Author's Website

www.philipardagh.co.uk/

Publisher

Scholastic

Publication date

2nd August 2010

ISBN

9781407114842

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