Work by Paul Harrison, Nicola Barber
  

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Written by Paul Harrison, Nicola Barber
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Part of the Roman Life Series

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Work by Paul Harrison, Nicola Barber

Roman Life is a series that will explore the establishment of the Roman Empire and the notable people of the age, such as Augustus, Virgil and Homer. The text will chronicle the features and characteristics of the Roman age and explore the lives of the different social classes, as well as men, women and children. Readers will learn what it was like to live as a Roman, be able to compare how their present lives have been influenced by the past and learn how much has changed since Roman times.

About the Author

Nicola Barber is an experienced author and editor of children's non-fiction books. Paul was born in Newcastle-upon-Tyne and grew up in County Durham. This left him with an accent that people find trustworthy, surveys have confirmed. It also left him with an allegiance to Newcastle United football club. Newcastle won their last major trophy months before he was born. In bleak moments, he wonders if this is his fault. After a degree in Southampton he worked in a variety of different jobs with mixed success. He's been a labourer for a roofer (rubbish), a labourer for a builder (he was keen, but rubbish), a waiter (really rubbish) and a barman (merely adequate). He's sold double glazing (rubbish), toys (not bad), and garden furniture (all right at that). Somehow he never got sacked-it must have been that trustworthy accent. Since then he's been a children's books editor (not bad at that, actually) and now he writes them for what may loosely be described as a living. Paul lives with his wife and two children in West Sussex.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Paul Harrison, Nicola Barber
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

10th September 2009

ISBN

9780750257183


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