Gladiators by Toby Forward


Gladiators by Toby Forward

A magnificent pop-up model of the Colosseum brings to life a day at the Roman games and the lives of the gladiators. This amazing novelty book will provide any budding young historian with the perfect introduction to the Roman games. Containing a pop-up model of the Colosseum, a map of Ancient Rome, an annotated plan of the Colosseum, gladiator trading cards and Tabula - the Roman board game - it's packed with information and activities. A beautifully written and illustrated book accompanies the interactive pieces, telling the story of a day at the games as seen through the eyes of two boys - one a Roman citizen and one a slave.

About the Author

Toby Forward trained as a priest, but worked full time as a writer for many years. He lives in Liverpool and is now working for the 2008 European Capital of Culture Year. He is married with two daughters.

Ruth Brown is established as a highly successful illustrator and author. She lives in West London with her illustrator husband, Ken Brown, and they have two grown up sons.

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40 pages
Interest Age: 7+


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Publication date

5th October 2009



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