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Primary School Roman Books

  • Parallel History - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445164304
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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.
  • Britain in the Past Collection - 6 Books - Collection - 9781445161563
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    Covering the periods of history that children will be be learning about at Key Stage 2 level, these are lively and accessible guides that explain what life was like in the British Isles during some of the defining areas.

    Including the Anglo-Saxons, the Bronze Age, the Iron Age, the Roman era, the Stone Age and the time of the Vikings, these books focus on everyday life and look at what life was like for both rich and poor people. The books are packed with facts, illustrations and photographs of artefacts and enactors.

    The books also contain maps and lists to further aid learning.
    Format: paperback
  • DK Findout! Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9780241331255
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    From the experts at DK, these 10 books offer incredible facts about everything from dinosaurs to outer space.

    Brightly presented with plenty of images and photographs, these are perfect for dipping in and out of and the bite-sized facts are sure to delight your children. Other topics covered include the Stone Age (a key curriculum title), science, the solar system and animals.

    As well as the facts that will help children learn about the subjects and assist them in their school work, there are also fun ones that they will love to recall and tell to everyone they meet.
    Format: paperback
  • STMI
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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
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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.
  • I Wonder Why Collection - 20 Books - Collection - 9780753440056
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    This bumper collection of fact-filled books will intrigue and entertain children who prefer non-fiction.

    Covering topics children often wonder about like why penguins can't fly; why leaves change colour; and why stars twinkle, the books have a conversational format that presents the facts in a natural, amusing and imaginative way.

    Suitable for children aged 5 and over, these are beautifully designed books.
  • A Street Through Time - Hardback - 9781409376446 - Steve Noon
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    Take a 12,000-year walk through history with Steve Noon's award-winning A Street Through Time.

    Beautiful and absorbing illustrations bring fourteen key periods in history to life in this wonderfully informative book. Children aged 7 and over will be fascinated as they watch the street change as buildings go up and come down; and they will also have the chance to learn about how people lived in years gone by.

    They can even search and locate the objects that have survived throughout the ages! A Street Through Time shows people at work, war and play and is sure to be returned to again and again as children (and adults!) spot new details every time.
  • Quest Adventures Collection - 12 Books - Collection - 9781784936860
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    Children can be heroes and create their own history, maths and science adventures with these 12 interactive books. All they have to do is solve the clues and answer the questions to complete the quests.

    Suitable for children aged 7 and over, these will make learning fun and assist children with their studies at school. They'll also help develop problem-solving and decision-making skills.

    If children get a question wrong, they'll find clues that guide them along to the correct answer.
  • 100 Facts Collection - 10 Books - Collection - 9781786170644 - Miles Kelly
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    A fascinating collection full of facts for any child who wants to learn more about the world we live in.

    Each book in this 10-book collection contains 100 numbered facts about its theme and is bursting with superb artwork and photos. They also feature simple projects, quizzes and cartoons to provide a fun aspect to the learning.

    Among the exciting subjects children will be able to pore over are the weather, the solar system, the human body and our greatest inventions.
  • AOLSU
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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
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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.
  • AOWXJ
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    Welcome to the museum! Here you will find a collection of objects from ancient civilisations. Objects of beauty, objects of functionality, objects of war, objects of life, and objects of death and burial. As you wander from room to room, explore the magnificence of what civilisations have left behind over thousands of years of human history.
  • AGSQD
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 +
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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.