Roman Fort by Mick Manning, Brita Granstrom


Roman Fort by Mick Manning, Brita Granstrom

Be a fly on the wall in the time of the Romans. Patrol with a windswept centurion, eavesdrop on Roman nobles - Candidus and Flavinus - in the smelly toilets and dine at a tasty banquet. These pages are packed full of up-to-date information about the world of the Romans from the latest archaeological discoveries. With drawings, notes, squashed insects and messy fingerprints, this book shows you history as it really happened!


Provides a lively picture of life in a fort on the northern frontier of Roman Britain The book has an informal feel, far removed from traditional textbooks... It's perfectly compiled for its target audience - history has never been such fun!

Ideal for more reluctant as well as confident readers

About the Author

Mick Manning, Brita Granstrom

Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom have been writing and illustrating children's books together for over fifteen years. Specialising in fun, lively non-fiction picture books, they have perfected their unique approach, sharing the illustrations between them and mixing up words and pictures in all sorts of inventive and delightful ways. They have won numerous awards and their books are published internationally in over 15 languages.

Mick and Brita live in the Scottish Borders and have 4 sons.

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40 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

8th January 2015



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