Spartacus by Russell Punter
  

Synopsis

Spartacus by Russell Punter

Accused of deserting the Roman army, Spartacus finds himself sold into slavery. When he is forced to join gladiator school, only one thing is on his mind - escape. The remarkable, true story of a slave who gained fame as a gladiator and led a revolt against Roman slave owners. Specially written for children growing in reading confidence. Part of the Usborne Reading Programme developed with reading experts at the University of Roehampton.

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About the Author

Russell Punter

Russell’s earliest ambition was to become an artist, well third earliest actually, after dating Marie Osmond and becoming the first 9 year old to play the part of Doctor Who.

He joined Usborne Publishing as a designer in 1987 but since discovering his literary side in 2003, he has written over twenty books for the company.

He loves writing for children and his biggest fan is his niece, although he’s not letting the fact that she’s not yet old enough to read bother him.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
64 pages

Author

Russell Punter
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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st March 2013

ISBN

9781409535935


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