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Our books about Roman for kids will make your history lessons even more exciting. They cover Roman history in an accessible and informative way and will be an essential study aid for KS1 and KS2 history lessons.

  • Black Friday

    Starters Collection - 8 Books

    Nick Pierce

    Product Code: STTE
    Collection 7 years +
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    Each book in this colourful collection is filled with simple text and striking illustrations that help introduce history and the natural world to young readers. They cover curriculum topics and reveal what people and animals have done over the various historical periods.

    From exotic animals in the rainforest to knights preparing for battle, these books are sure to inspire a passion for learning as children are enthralled by the informative yet fun layout of each spread. They have 'Can you find...?' sections which will encourage children to absorb the information on the pages while learning about the important concepts.

    Throughout the books there are introductory paragraphs with additional text and highlighted images around the border to encourage readers to spot specific objects within the main image. There is also a timeline, glossary and index for key terms so children can consolidate what they have learnt.

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    Spectacular Visual Guides Collection - 10 Books

    Product Code: SPVG
    Collection 9 years +
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    This 10-book collection provides accounts of how some of the world's most important inventions were built and how they work - some of which to this very day.

    Full of eye-catching illustrations and detailed and informative text, the books cover the likes of Egyptian pyramids, viking towns and Greek temples.

    Perfect for children fascinated in history, these books will become handy study aids and are sure to keep children absorbed for hours on end.
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    History Year by Year

    DK

    Product Code: YBYH
    Hardback 9 years +
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    Enjoy a journey through time - all the way from mammoths and mummies to flying and Facebook!

    Stretching from the prehistoric era through to the present day, this DK hardback offers a visual timeline of the history of the world. It's packed with photographs and original artefacts that give a snapshot of each era and highlights the major events that changed the world.

    As well as the tidbits of what was happening around the world, this book also provides concise and accessible overviews of major events including the rise of the Roman Empire and the fall of Communism. There is also a section called 'Child of the Time', which reveals how children in history lived and honed their skills e.g. the training plans of a Spartan warrior.

    Children will be able to put historic events across the world into context by reading through the timeline and learn about eras including Ancient Greece, Rome, the Industrial Revolution, the American Civil War, the World Wars and the moon landing in 1969.
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    History Essentials Collection - 5 Books

    Product Code: HSTE
    Collection 8 years +
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    Know a young history buff? These books will encourage them to take a step back in time...

    Each book offers a combination of facts, photographs of fascinating artefacts and reconstructions of key events and daily life.

    Backed by the latest research and evidence, these fast-paced, dramatic reads will bring history to life for Key Stage 2 students.
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    Histronauts Collection - 3 Books

    Product Code: HSTR
    Collection 7 years +
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    Travel back in time with The Histronauts and bring history to life by reading the stories and facts in this fun three-book collection!

    With lovable characters and a graphic novel-style narrative, each book is perfect for creating loyal history fans from reluctant readers, and there are plenty of activities to keep them engaged throughout the series.

    Children will explore the Egyptian, Roman and Viking eras as they uncover the secrets of the past and learn facts in an interactive and exciting way.
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    Spot the Mistake: Lands of Long Ago

    Mike Jolley

    Product Code: STMI
    Hardback 7 years +
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    This history book teaches children all about ancient civilisations while helping them develop their observational skills at the same time.

    It's bursting with scenes that have mistakes to spot e.g. a Mayan warrior is wearing a watch and a Viking using a compass. The answers are easily highlighted on the next page, so children can learn and use this knowledge in their history lessons. All of these errors provide perfect discussion points, too.

    Featuring 10 different ancient civilisations, the Where's Wally?-style approach makes this book perfect for budding history detectives. The eras covered are Ancient Egypt, Viking times, Ancient Rome, the Mughal Empire, Ancient Greece, Medieval Europe, the Empire of the Mayans, Ancient China, the Stone Age and the time of the pirates.
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  • Romans on the Rampage

    Jeremy Strong

    Product Code: ALZMZ
    Paperback 7 years +
    Romans on the Rampage is a laugh-out-loud story written by the king of comedy, Jeremy Strong.

    Perilus is a Roman boy who is crazy about chariot racing. He loves to practise in his own homemade chariot and dreams of riding in the Circus Maximum himself one day.

    But when Perilus' hero, the brilliant charioteer Scorcha, goes missing on the day of the big race, Perilus finds his wish coming true sooner than he'd imagined!
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  • Rotten Romans

    Terry Deary

    Product Code: ALZTG
    Paperback 7 years +
    A new series of Horrible Histories sticker activity books, crammed with quick quizzes, foul facts and putrid pictures, the Horrible Histories Sticker Activity Book: Rotten Romans covers all things horrible in ruthless Rome. With over 250 savage stickers, explore the Roman's extraordinary empire. Get boggled by their baths, terrified by their torture and cured by their dastardly doctors. Be careful to keep on the right side of the grumpy gladiators though, otherwise you could end up on a spear!
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  • What the Romans Did for Us

    Alison Hawes

    Product Code: APXLO
    Paperback 7 years +
    The White Wolves brand is known for providing engaging books that children want to pick up, at a range of different reading levels. The new non-fiction strand reflects the range of non-fiction texts that children will come across in the real world, from guidebooks to cookbooks. They provide a fresh, high-interest look at core geography, history and science topics, and are ideal for classroom and topic libraries, and for teaching non-fiction literacy skills in a curriculum context.
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  • Roman Diary

    Richard Platt

    Product Code: AJQRD
    Paperback 7 years +
    This book helps you explore the city at the heart of the ancient Roman Empire with Iliona, a Greek girl captured by pirates and sold into slavery. The year is AD 102 and Iliona, an educated Greek girl, has been orphaned and sold as a slave in Rome. Apart from her beloved diary, she hasn't a friend in the world...But the family she works for are not unkind, and as Iliona begins to make friends and look around her, she discovers that the teeming city at the heart of the empire is a fascinating place. Through her eyes, watch the Roman army return in triumph from war against the Dacians, visit Nero's baths, witness gladiators fighting in the famous amphitheatre, attend the senate and a sumptuous banquet, escape a house fire, discover how Roman women dress their hair...and celebrate with her on the day that she is granted her freedom for her bravery! There is a fact section at the back on aspects of Roman history, including society, sports, the army, religion and technology. It contains a timeline, glossary and index.
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  • Make This Roman Fort

    Iain Ashman

    Product Code: APOGJ
    Paperback 8 years +
    Printed on stiff card, this book contains templates to cut out and construct a superb model of a Roman fort crammed with authentic detail. The base of the model measures 61 x 46cm.
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  • Rome & Romans

    Heather Amery

    Product Code: APNEO
    Paperback 7 years +
    Take a trip back in time to the age of the Romans in this volume, designed both for children studying history for the first time and those investigating a particular interest. Detailed illustrations and an imaginary helmet should help them to recreate the past and imagine life as a Roman.
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  • Romans

    Anthony Marks

    Product Code: AGSQD
    Paperback 7 years +
    Covering the key figures, battles and events of the Roman era, this is an informative and accessible guide.

    It provides a look at the day-to-day life of the Roman citizens and looks at their pastimes and art. It's colourfully illustrated and has detailed artwork, diagrams and maps.
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  • The Roman Empire and its Impact on Britain

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: AQVMY
    Paperback 8 years +
    The Roman Empire and its Impact on Britain is a fascinating account of British history from a period that begins with the invasion of the Romans on Britain in 55BC to AD410, when they finally left. The book describes how Roman settlers have influenced everyday life, from their introduction of the hypocaust system for keeping houses and baths warm through to their building of roads. It also features important figures in this period of history, including Boudicca - a key figure of rebellion from Roman rule. Find out more about her as well as Hadrian's Wall, the Vindolanda Tablets and how the Roman language has survive in the current English language in this amazing history of early British life.
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  • Make This Roman Villa

    Iain Ashman

    Product Code: APOGK
    Paperback 8 years +
    Part of Cut-out Models series, this book features pieces to cut and glue to create a historical scene. Suitable for kids, it includes full assembly details and instructions.
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  • The Usborne History of Britain

    Ruth Brocklehurst

    Product Code: AAHHW
    Hardback 7 years +
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    This is a truly luxury book and a must-have for every family bookshelf, with cloth binding, a beautiful jacket and ribbon marker. It offers a comprehensive compendium of the history of Britain, encompassing everything from prehistoric times to the turn of the new millennium. This truly luxurious title is a must for every family bookshelf. It features internet links to additional resources, including video clips, games and interactive features.
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  • Life in Roman Britain

    Anita Ganeri

    Product Code: ANHXN
    Paperback 7 years +
    Life in Roman Britain explains what life was like for young people during the centuries when Britain was part of the Roman Empire. It looks at everything from family life to feasts.
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  • Ancient Romans

    Jillian Powell

    Product Code: AQCLI
    Paperback 7 years +
    Each book in this delightful, child-friendly series focuses on a different period in history, from Ancient Rome right up to World War 2. Children will love learning about each era, and then following the simple instructions to make useful or interesting objects from that time. Age-appropriate and accessible, the books are jam-packed with great ideas and perfect for use at home or in the classroom. In Craft Box: Ancient Romans, you can learn how to make a shield, a Janus mask, a dolphin mosaic, a Roman coin box, a bulla, a triumphal arch photo frame, a fresco, a Draco standard, a laurel wreath, a seal, a clay lamp and a sun dial! Fun facts on every spread give background information about Ancient Rome and its people, from the lives of emperors, to ordinary Romans and slaves. A Further Information spread suggests age-appropriate websites and books, so children can go away and learn more about the Romans. A glossary explains any tricky words, and will help to further increase children's knowledge and understanding of the era.
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  • Cut-out Roman Amphitheatre

    Iain Ashman

    Product Code: APNYI
    Paperback 8 years +
    This is a brand new edition of the "Cut-out Roman Ampitheatre". Each page contains pieces which children can cut-out and glue to create the amphitheatre itself, as well as the inhabitants of the amphitheatre including gladiators and senators. Crammed with intricate details and with flaps which open to reveal the amphitheatre's secrets, this book is guaranteed to keep kids entertained even after it has been built. It includes full assembly details and instructions.
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  • Roman Soldier's Handbook

    Lesley Sims

    Product Code: APHFS
    Hardback 7 years +
    A perfect survival guide for novice soldiers about how to stay alive in the Roman Army, revealing all the gruesome truths of life in the Roman army including what soldiers ate, what they wore and how they lived. Witty illustrations complement the text, creating a friendly and accessible introduction to Roman history.
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  • Ladybird Histories: Romans

    Ladybird

    Product Code: AKHFM
    Paperback 5 years +
    This history book from Ladybird is the ideal homework help book for primary school children who are learning about the ancient Romans at school. Packed with everything a child needs to know about Roman life and times, it is perfect for all school project work, with a timeline, glossary and index included for easy reference. Fully illustrated and full of fascinating bite-size facts, Ladybird Histories: Romans features information about what people wore, what jobs they did, how they lived, children's lives, and key emperors such as Julius Caesar, Augustus, Constantine and Claudius. There is also interesting information about Roman roads, baths and even Pompeii.
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  • The Ladybird Book of British History

    Tim Wood

    Product Code: ABQVR
    Paperback 7 years +
    "The Ladybird Book of British History" is the ideal first reference book for primary school children. It is packed with information about topics children will learn at school, including the Romans, the Tudors, and Victorian Britain. Full of fascinating facts and detailed drawings, this handy book will form an invaluable part of any child's first reference library. It includes a weblink to a downloadable timeline of British history.
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  • Julius Caesar

    Claire Throp

    Product Code: BMFEF
    Paperback 7 years +
    This book looks over the life of Julius Caeasar, the man who led the Roman invasion of Britain in 55 B.C.

    It looks at his lasting legacy and also gives children a glimpse into what life was like in Britain under Roman rule.
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  • Gross Facts About the Roman Empire

    Mira Vonne

    Product Code: BGPCB
    Paperback 7 years +
    From garbage-filled streets and spoiled food to bloody gladiator fights and deadly punishments, daily life in Rome was really rotten. Get ready to explore the nasty side of life in ancient Rome.
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