Romans by John Townsend


Romans by John Townsend

Time to take a sideways look at the bizarre and outrageous from throughout history - and it's all TRUE! Which mad idea poisoned thousands of Romans? Which bad emperor was top of the crazy tree? What dangerous sport was most likely to get you killed? Find out the answers to these questions inside, along with lots of facts, quizzes, and other bonkers stuff as you take a bumpy journey into the darkest crannies of Roman history with Mad, Bad and Just Plain Dangerous!

About the Author

John Townsend

After years of teaching in secondary schools, John Townsend realised that boys were crying out for cool, quick reads – so he decided to write them! He has now written over 100 books! He is in huge demand as a guest speaker – whether at schools, writers’ groups or libraries. His other books for Barrington Stoke include Deadline and Firebomb. He lives in Suckley, Worcester.

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96 pages


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Publication date

13th June 2013



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