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We Are the Romans Meet the People Behind the History

Written by David Long

Illustrated by Allen Fatimaharan

We Are the Romans Meet the People Behind the History Synopsis

Step back in time to Ancient Rome and meet some of the many people who lived, worked, and played during that time. From a young slave boy to a fierce gladiator, a washerwoman to a wealthy lady, and a mosaic artist to the emperor himself - each one will share with you the story of their own daily life. Together, they are the Romans. Featuring 19 different characters from Roman times, as well as an introduction to the Roman world, a map of the empire and a timeline of key events, this book provides a new angle on a classic subject, bringing the ancient world to life.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783125999
Publication date: 4th February 2021
Author: David Long
Illustrator: Allen Fatimaharan
Publisher: Welbeck Children's Books an imprint of Welbeck Publishing Group
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 64 pages

About David Long

David Long is a highly acclaimed, internationally published author of non-fiction for both children and adults, whose engaging, imaginative and well-informed books reflect an unquenchable thirst for those events and personalities that illuminate the past. His book Survivors (Faber & Faber) won the Blue Peter Book Award 2017. Allen Fatimaharan is a FAB prize finalist, whose debut picture book, My Hair (Faber, 2019), is longlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize 2020 and shortlisted for the BookTrust Storytime Prize 2020. Allen is currently working on his second picture book as well as illustrating middle-grade novel Llama Out Loud! (Egmont, 2020).

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