Ancient Rome in 30 Seconds 30 Fascinating Topics for Time Travellers, Explainedin Half a Minutes by Simon Holland


Ancient Rome in 30 Seconds 30 Fascinating Topics for Time Travellers, Explainedin Half a Minutes by Simon Holland

With fast facts, mini missions and engaging artwork, Ancient Rome in 30 Seconds is an introduction to one of the world' s greatest ancient civilizations. Children will discover how ordinary Romans lived, what it was like to be a legionary and how the mighty Roman empire rose - and fell. Other topics cover Rome at war, religion and superstition, and great Roman inventions, from concrete to central heating. Each topic is presented in a concise 30-second summary, supported by a 3-second flash soundbite and full-colour artwork. Fun, active elements for kids to make and do support the topics, encouraging them to test, explore and discover more.

About the Author

Simon Holland has been writing and editing non-fiction books of all colours, shapes, subjects and sizes, for children and adults, for more than seventeen years. His background is in medieval literature and history, but he has become passionate about the communication of science, nature and technology-related subjects. As a writer, Simon has a penchant for anything fantastic, philosophical, puzzling, paranormal and peculiar. David Wyatt grew up in West Sussex, reading a lot, drawing a lot and messing about in rivers a lot. Nothing much has changed, except he does them on Dartmoor now. He has illustrated books by Tolkein, Terry Pratchett, Diana Wynne Jones, Geraldine McCaughrean and many more. Kev Walker is a comics artist and illustrator based in Leeds. He is known for his work on 2000 AD, Warhammer and Marvel comics.

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Mixed media product
Contains Paperback and CD-ROM
96 pages


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Publication date

6th October 2016



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