Ancient Rome in 30 Seconds

Written by Simon Holland

Illustrated by Adam Hil

Part of the Kids 30 Second Series

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This striking, energetic series of which this is one of the titles, takes a rapid-fire ‘look and learn’ approach to subjects suitable for children aged 8 and over and each title makes the learning experience really fun. With fascinating topics ranging from Dinosaurs to Art, from Myths to Science, each of these books presents a key subject in a fresh and fascinating format. The subjects in each title are explained in 30-second sound-bites, supported by 3-second flash summaries. And if all that isn’t stimulating enough, the 3-minute mini-missions included will further challenge lively young minds. With colourful, original explanatory artwork on every page and text from a range of expert authors, these books are loaded with fun information and fast-track facts.

Ancient Rome in 30 Seconds Synopsis

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.

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ISBN: 9781782403982
Publication date: 28/09/2016
Publisher: Ivy Kids an imprint of The Ivy Press
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781782403982
Publication date: 28th September 2016
Author: Simon Holland
Illustrator: Adam Hil
Publisher: Ivy Kids an imprint of The Ivy Press
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 96 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: History
Other Categories: 30 Seconds

About Simon Holland

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.

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