Roman Fort by Mick Manning
  

Roman Fort

Written by Mick Manning
Illustrated by Mick Manning, Brita Granstrom
Part of the Fly on the Wall Series

RRP £7.99

Synopsis

Roman Fort by Mick Manning

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!

Reviews

Provides a lively picture of life in a fort on the northern frontier of Roman Britain

Ideal for more reluctant as well as confident readers

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! Provides a lively picture of life in a fort on the northern frontier of Roman Britain

About the Author

Mick Manning

Mick Manning and Brita Granström specialize in lyrical non- fiction picture books. They have written and illustrated over 60 books and have won many awards, including the Smarties Silver Award, the English Association Award and The Royal Society Young People’s Book Award. Their previous books, published internationally and in many languages, include the award-winning Fly on the Wall series, Tail-End Charlie, What Mr Darwin Saw, Charles Dickens: An Extraordinary Life, Nature Adventures, Wild Adventures, The Beatles and William Shakespeare. Mick and Brita live in the Scottish Borders. Read a Q&A with Mick and Brita here.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
40 pages

Author

Mick Manning
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Author's Website

www.mickandbrita.com/

Publisher

Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd

Publication date

8th January 2015

ISBN

9781847806253


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