Blood and Sand by Dan Scott
  

Blood and Sand

Written by Dan Scott
Part of the Gladiator School Series

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The Lovereading4Kids comment

Pacy and fun, this series is a great way to tap into the history, and give your children a real sense of what life was like, in Ancient Rome. Blood and Sand is the third title in the Gladiator School series.

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The first book in the series, Blood Oath, was reviewed by our Lovereading panel...here's a taster of what they thought...Action, mystery and everything else inside this book will make you read on. I want the next book!!!..and...The gladiators fights were really exciting and sometimes I wasn't sure if they would live or die!! Read all the reviews here.

Synopsis

Blood and Sand by Dan Scott

Lucius is back in Rome, reunited with his old friend Isidora. Together they look after the wild beasts that will hunt, fight - and die - in the arena. Emperor Titus has decreed a hundred days of games to celebrate the opening of his new amphitheatre. Lucius's brother, the famous gladiator Quintus Felix, will once again face death or glory in the games. Meanwhile, Lucius's father is still on the run. How can Lucius convince the emperor that his father is innocent?

Reviews

“The gladiators fights were really exciting and sometimes I wasn’t sure if they would live or die. If you like adventures with a touch of mystery you will love this book.” Sam Harper, age 9, LoveReading4kids reader review of Book 1: Blood Oath

“There are fights in dusty arenas, traitors, disappearances, family loyalty, criminals and gladiatorial games. All very exciting and a great adventurous read for kids that like a bit of action and a bit of history in their novels. My son said these books were really exciting.” Becky Goddard-Hill, Book Reviews for Mums review of Book 2: Blood & Fire

About the Author

Dan Scott was born in Surrey, England. Growing up, he became interested in ancient Rome and combined with his hobby of reading historical fiction, he had plenty of inspiration for the adventure stories he first began to write as a child. Eventually, his characters and stories developed into the action-packed Gladiator School series. When he’s not writing, Dan enjoys rock climbing, visiting museums and collecting vintage guitars.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
272 pages

Author

Dan Scott
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Publisher

Scribo an imprint of Salariya Book Company Ltd

Publication date

1st February 2014

ISBN

9781909645165

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