Nero by Noonie Minogue
  

Nero

Written by Noonie Minogue
Illustrated by

RRP £4.99

Synopsis

Nero by Noonie Minogue

Nero wanted to be a singer. But his mother wanted him to be emperor of the most powerful empire in the world. Through lies, scheming and murder she achieved her goal with terrible consequences At first he did his very best to be a good ruler, working hard to make his people happy and prosperous. But, surrounded by wicked advisers, Neros love of peace soon became a terrifying lust for bloodshed. This is the story of the mad and murderous emperor who burnt Christians for fun, laughed as soldiers were ripped apart by wild animals, and lived in unbelievable luxury while his people languished in miserable poverty

About the Author

Noonie is a book reviewer and writes regularly for the TLS and the Tablet. This is her first book. She is a member of the Primadonnas Party Band, in which she plays the cello and Spanish guitar. She lives in London with her children.

More books by this author

Other Formats

Book Info

Format

Paperback
160 pages

Author

Noonie Minogue
More books by Noonie Minogue

Publisher

Short Books Ltd

Publication date

17th March 2005

ISBN

9781904977117


It gives me a chance to read types of books that I would not normally try, and it motivates me to read every night to finish it!

Alice Horncastle, age 14

I love Lovereading4kids because I get an opportunity to put my opinion forward and to try new books

Elosie Clarkson – age 11

I think Lovereading4kids is an amazing company because of the friendly staff and the fabulous chance to read great books before publication.

Adam Graham

A great way to introduce kids to great books, authors & genres. Parents can find age-appropriate books to share with their children.

Judi Davies – Aberdare Girls Sch

It has introduced my children to books we hadn’t come across before. Real children’s reviews gives a great insight into what others think to

Lorraine Woods

It is THE website to use for narrowing down your search for any book. Definitely knocks the socks off any other book review website.

Nickey and Tomasz Hawryszczuk

Writing reviews help the children with their literacy skills and we always read the books together which gives us good quality family time!

Cat Bisland (on behalf of the Bi

It’s really exciting to read and review new books, thrilling to see my reviews online and I love finding the final published copies on sale.

Sam Harper – age 10
Lovereading

Lovereading 4 schools