Primary School Roman Books

  • Parallel History - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164304
    PRLL 9 years +
    9 years +
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    This series of books gives children an insight into the events that were happening all around the world during different eras in history.

    All the way from the ancient world to the modern day, via Medieval times and the 19th century, these beautifully illustrated books are packed with facts and will inspire children to embark on a chronological journey.

    Perfect for dipping in and out of, the timelines in these books look at the major developments in civilisations all across the world that happened at the same time.
  • STMI 7 years +
    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.
  • DTRE 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Head all the way back to Ancient Rome with this accessible guide to one of the most important historical eras.

    Focusing on the Roman Empire, gladiators, the Roman Army and the engineering and architectural feats that occurred during this time, this book provides a fascinating timeline of a tumultuous period. Many of the facts are presented as comic strips, making them extra accessible.

    Illustrated by a graphic designer and throughly researched, this is an essential introduction to Rome.
  • AOLSU 7 years +
    7 years +
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    A comprehensive history of the Romans in Britain, from Julius Caesar's first invasions and Boudicca's rebellion to the founding of Roman London and the building of Hadrian's Wall. Full of detailed illustrations, dramatic artwork, reconstructions, photographs of Roman mosaics, statues and other artefacts.
  • AQVMV 9 years +
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    Discover the strangest facts, read incredible information and marvel at the amazing 3D artwork that bring alive the people, places, lives, beliefs, treasures, and battles of the awe-inspiring worlds of ancient Egypt, Greece, and Rome. Internet links on every page guide you to fascinating information about these ancient civilizations.
  • AGSQD 7 years +
    7 years +
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    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.
  • AQWBR 9 years +
    9 years +
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    This book explores what life was really like for everyday people in Ancient Rome. Using primary sources and information from archeological discoveries, it uncovers some fascinating insights and explodes some myths. Supported by timelines, maps and references to important events and people, children will really feel they are on a time-travelling journey when reading this book.
  • AMQCF 7 years +
    7 years +
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    From a smelly watering hole deep in the heart of the Serengeti to the ferocious clamour of the Colosseum, join Julius Zebra and his motley menagerie of friends as they gear up to be ...GLADIATORS! Only if they win the love of the Roman crowds will they win back their freedom. But do Julius and his pals have what it takes to succeed in a world where only the meanest and toughest survive?
  • APWRA 9 years +
    9 years +
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    From building techniques and making textiles to creating accurate calendars and understanding the human body. Six books that show how each civilisation gradually developed their knowledge and applied it, making advances that would dramatically and permanently change how people lived. Ancient Rome is famous for its achievements in building amazing aqueducts, bridges and arenas. But did you know that the Romans didn't invent all the techniques they used. Some ideas were improvements on technologies that already existed, such as those of the Ancient Greeks. But the Romans were masters of applying technology from around the world, and some of their technology is still relevant today, from the roads you travel on to the home you live in, to the coins in your pocket. This book looks at some of the most important Roman technologies and explores why they occurred at that time. For readers aged 9+.
  • AMOYI 7 years +
    7 years +
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    A fully illustrated, comprehensive guide to the Roman World - its history, government, army, religion and everyday life. The comprehensive factfinder includes a timeline, 'who's who?' and details of recent archaeological finds. QR codes on each page take readers straight to mobile websites that bring the pages to life with interactive content.
  • APMZH 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Gladiators were brutal fighters who risked their lives in one of the deadliest sports of all time. They performed to huge crowds in stadiums across the Roman Empire. Find out how these savage spectacles first began, who took part in them and how men were trained to become fighting machines.
  • ANMOQ 8 years +
    8 years +
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    Gladiators, many of them slaves, entertained Roman audiences by fighting with tridents and swords in huge stadiums. Their fights often were to the death. Will you: Fight at the side of Spartacus during a violent gladiator rebellion? Leave your home and family to train at a gladiator school in Pompeii? Try to earn your freedom as a champion gladiator at the Roman Amphitheater?
  • ANHXN 7 years +
    7 years +
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    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.
  • APYPK 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Roman Life is a series that will explore the establishment of the Roman Empire and the notable people of the age, such as Augustus, Virgil and Homer. The text will chronicle the features and characteristics of the Roman age and explore the lives of the different social classes, as well as men, women and children. Readers will learn what it was like to live as a Roman, be able to compare how their present lives have been influenced by the past and learn how much has changed since Roman times. This title explores Roman homes, and the difference between the living situations of rich and poor members of Roman society. It looks at the different types of furniture that Romans had in their homes, how they decorated rooms, what their gardens were like, and also how some Romans had homes abroad.
  • AMBMF
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    Travel back in time with brothers Arthur and Finn as they try to convince a powerful gladiator to escape the confinement of the amphitheatre. Fascinating historical facts combine with action packed fiction to create a dramatic and gripping adventure. This fast paced and exciting narrative will leave the reader wanting more and more. Will the boys manage to persuade the gladiator to break free, escape the clutches of powerful and evil Roman Lords and avoid being caught by the unforgiving Roman soldiers?
  • AKZEL 6 years +
    6 years +
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    Did the Romans eat crisps? Who was the first queen to use a toilet? Have a city's streets ever been paved with gold? This book takes a fun look at history by asking and answering a series of quirky yet thought-provoking questions such as these!
  • AQVMY 8 years +
    8 years +
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    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.
  • BGPCB 7 years +
    7 years +
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    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.
  • APNNV 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, this book chronicles the life and times of Julius Caesar.

    Spanning the life of the great leader from his teens to his brutal assassination, and featuring events such as Caesar's capture by pirates as a young man, his military successes across Europe, encounters with Cleopatra and becoming dictator of Rome, this is a must-read for any child with an interest in history.
  • AKHXB 9 years +
    9 years +
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    What was it like to live in Ancient Rome? Why not let Julius Caesar tell you about it? You'll read about his rise to power as well as what living in Ancient Rome was like. A postscript explains what happened to Caesar and why he should've been a bit more worried about the Ides of March!
  • ARJAE
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    Why did Roman towns have bathhouses? Why was Rome at great risk from fires? What happened to the town of Pompeii in AD 79? Geography Matters in Ancient Rome looks at how the Roman Empire changed through time and gives fascinating insights into many different aspects of Roman life through its geography. Read about how the Romans invented new farming methods such as a harvesting machine called a vallus, how some women in the Roman Empire had more freedom than in other civilizations, even running their husbands' businesses for them when they were away, and how the Empire was strengthened by the fact that the different climates, soils and terrain produced a huge range of goods and resources.
  • ARIXM
    • £13.99
    This book explores what life was really like for everyday people in Ancient Rome. Using primary sources and information from archeological discoveries, it uncovers some fascinating insights and explodes some myths. Supported by timelines, maps and references to important events and people, children will really feel they are on a time-travelling journey when reading this book.
  • AAUEJ 9 years +
    9 years +
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    Step inside a luxurious Roman Villa and discover for yourself what it was like to live and work in this rural estate. From the tools and techniques used to maintain the sprawling gardens and vineyards to the story of a slave's life, A Roman Villa provides detailed information about all aspects of daily life in this ancient household. Take a closer look at history with Spectacular Visual Guides, a series that scratches way past the surface of history, examining the legacies of long lost civilisations. Each title provides the reader with a detailed glimpse of people and places during pivotal periods in time. Astounding architectural acheivements are explained and explored with full-colour cutaway illustrations. Pinpoint enlargements focus on the day to day lives of the people, looking at how they ate, dressed, entertained themselves and sometimes fought. Illustrations of artifacts and paintings from the era help to support the main text by providing proof which explains how we know what we know. Informative captions, maps, a complete glossary and an index make these titles ideal educational texts. Each one features a sturdy flexi-bound cover with gold foiling.
  • APYPL 7 years +
    Nicola Barber
    7 years +
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    Roman Life is a series that will explore the establishment of the Roman Empire and the notable people of the age, such as Augustus, Virgil and Homer. The text will chronicle the features and characteristics of the Roman age and explore the lives of the different social classes, as well as men, women and children. Readers will learn what it was like to live as a Roman, be able to compare how their present lives have been influenced by the past and learn how much has changed since Roman times. This title looks at the different types of jobs that both poor and rich Romans had. It explains what a consul, senator or legionary did, and what the duties of the emperor were. It also shows what being a gladiator, priest or priestess, farmer or chariot racer involved.