Roman Life in Britain Band 12/Copper by Ciaran Murtagh

Roman Life in Britain Band 12/Copper

Written by Ciaran Murtagh
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Part of the Collins Big Cat Series


Roman Life in Britain Band 12/Copper by Ciaran Murtagh

When the Roman Emperor Claudius invaded in 43 AD, life for people in Britain changed - a lot! This book will show you how people in Roman Britain lived, travelled, ate, dressed and even washed themselves. You'll also find out why the Romans came to Britain in the first place - and why they had to leave in the end. * Copper/Band 12 books provide more complex plots and longer chapters that develop reading stamina. * Text type - An information book. * The book is organised into short chapters to help children practise the skills of locating and identifying important information. * The glossary and index on pages 30 and 31 can be used to develop children's information retrieval skills further. * Curriculum links - History

About the Author

Ciaran Murtagh

Ciaran Murtagh is a writer and actor. His new book Genie in a Trap is out now.

He also writes TV shows and has recently been involved with scripting Shaun the Sheep, Dennis and Gnasher, The Slammer, The Legend of Dick and Dom, Scoop, Hotel Trubble, Casper's Scare School, The 4 o'clock Club and Diddy Movies.

He is an unapologetic fan of the music of a-ha and still sucks his thumb.
It is unclear which of these two facts is more embarrassing to his friends and family. Find out more at

Author photo © Steve Ullathorne

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 7 to 8 years


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Publication date

2nd May 2016



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