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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.

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Topics : Primary School Roman Books

  • 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.
  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Roman Army

    Ruth Brocklehurst

    Product Code: APOCD
    Hardback 7 years +
    This title contains three new editions in the popular "Discovery" series. Visually exciting and highly informative, each book presents its subject in a fun and accessible way. Internet links offer a fascinating selection of recommended web sites - with sound, animation and video clips and much more, which provide additional information for projects and homework.
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  • Scribes from Alexandria

    Caroline Lawrence

    Product Code: ACMLI
    Paperback 9 years +
    The fifteenth title in teh bestselling Roman Mysteries series, re-issued with a brand new cover look. A desperate quest begins in the Romano-Egyptian port of Alexandria: site of the great lighthouse, the Library and the tomb of Alexander the Great. Codes, riddles, anagrams and hieroglyphics lead the search parties down the river Nile to pyramids and sphinxes, temples and tombs, crocodiles and hippos. But what lies at the end of the journey: treasure or death? A talented storyteller, Caroline Lawrence has created a delightfully readable and accessible series that children will want to read time and time again.
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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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  • Gladiators

    Minna Lacey

    Product Code: APMZH
    Paperback 7 years +
    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.
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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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  • Daily Life in Ancient Rome

    Don Nardo

    Product Code: ARIXM
    Hardback
    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.
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  • Daily Life in Ancient Rome

    Don Nardo

    Product Code: AQWBR
    Paperback 9 years +
    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.
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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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  • Life as a Gladiator

    Michael Burgan

    Product Code: ANMOQ
    Paperback 8 years +
    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?
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  • Warrior Heroes: The Gladiator's Victory

    Benjamin Hulme-Cross

    Product Code: AMBMF
    Paperback
    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?
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  • The Man from Pomegranate Street

    Caroline Lawrence

    Product Code: ACMLK
    Paperback 9 years +
    The seventeenth title in the bestselling Roman Mysteries series, re-issued with a brand new cover look. September AD 81. Flavia and her friends are intrigued by the sudden death of the Emperor Titus. Was his death natural? Or was it murder? As the four detectives investigate this mystery, they little dream how much their lives - and the future of Italia - will be changed as a result. A talented storyteller, Caroline Lawrence has created a delightfully readable and accessible series that children will want to read time and time again.
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  • Slave Girl from Jerusalem

    Caroline Lawrence

    Product Code: ACMLF
    Paperback 9 years +
    The thirteenth title in the bestselling Roman Mysteries series, re-issued with a brand new cover look. This page-turning courtroom drama provides terrific insight into the workings of the Roman legal system. Caroline Lawrence spings new surprises for all the characters and provides motives, means and opportunities for one determined felon. As ever, it's up to the four young detectives to crack the case. And, for one of the popular characters, a tragic end awaits ...A talented storyteller, Caroline Lawrence has created a delightfully readable and accessible series that children will want to read time and time again.
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  • The Fugitive from Corinth

    Caroline Lawrence

    Product Code: ACMLD
    Paperback 9 years +
    The tenth in Caroline Lawrence's internationally bestselling Roman Mysteries series, re-issued with a fantastic new cover look. May AD 80. Flavia and her three friends, Jonathan, Nubia and Lupus are in Cenchrea, the eastern harbour of Corinth and the hometown of Aristo, their tutor. After a commotion, the friends find a blood-soaked Aristo crouched over Flavia's father, who has been stabbed. The young detectives set off for Delphi in pursuit of Aristo ...A talented storyteller, Caroline Lawrence has created a delightfully readable and accessible series that children will want to read time and time again.
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  • Hard Nuts of History: Ancient Rome

    Tracey Turner

    Product Code: AJGKT
    Paperback
    Ancient Rome was packed full of daring, clever and ruthless men and women. But who was the toughest nut of all? Bursting full of entertaining and witty fact-filled text in bite sized chunks and jam-packed with hilarious full-colour illustrations throughout. Includes Hardometers and a Hard Nut rating for some of Rome's toughest nuts.
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  • The Enemies of Jupiter

    Caroline Lawrence

    Product Code: ACMLB
    Paperback 9 years +
    The seventh in Caroline Lawrence's internationally bestselling Roman Mysteries series, re-issued with a fantastic new cover look. February, 80 AD. An imperial messenger summons Jonathan's father to Rome, where the fever which started in Ostia is now threatening to become a plague. Jonathan and his three friends go, too, and need to use all their skills to solve a dangerous mystery for the Emperor Titus. A talented storyteller, Caroline Lawrence has created a delightfully readable and accessible series that children will want to read time and time again.
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