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Roman Fort

Written by Mick Manning

Illustrated by Mick Manning, Brita Granstrom

Part of the Fly on the Wall Series

Roman Fort Synopsis

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!

Roman Fort Press Reviews

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 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

Book Information

ISBN: 9781847806253
Publication date: 8th January 2015
Author: Mick Manning
Illustrator: Mick Manning, Brita Granstrom
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Childrens Books an imprint of Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 40 pages

About Mick Manning

MICK MANNING and BRITA GRANSTROEM have developed a unique approach to picture information books over the last 21 years. Sharing the illustration between them and mixing words and pictures in inventive ways, they have won many awards, including the Smarties Silver Award, and are five-times winners of the English Association Award. Mick fell in love with wildlife on primary school nature walks many years ago, and has an MA in Natural History Illustration from the Royal College of Art. Brita grew up on a farm, and has an MFA from Konstfack in Stockholm. They spend a lot of their time having ...

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