We Are the Romans

Meet the People Behind the History

David Long, illustrated by Allen Fatimaharan
AUD $16.99
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Featuring 19 different characters from Roman times, as well as an introduction to the Roman world, a map of the empire and a timeline of key events, this book provides a new angle on a classic subject, bringing the ancient world to life.

Illustrated by World Book Day 2022 Illustrator Allen Fatimaharan!

Step back in time to Ancient Rome and meet some of the many people who lived, worked, and played during that time. From a young slave boy to a fierce gladiator, a musician to a wealthy lady, and a mosaic artist to the emperor himself - each one will share with you the story of their own daily life. Together, they are the Romans.

Featuring 19 different characters from Roman times, as well as an introduction to the Roman world, a map of the empire and a timeline of key events, this book provides a new angle on a classic subject, bringing the ancient world to life.

Author bio:

David Long is a highly acclaimed, internationally published author of non-fiction for both children and adults, whose engaging, imaginative and well-informed books reflect an unquenchable thirst for those events and personalities that illuminate the past. His bookSurvivors (Faber & Faber) won the Blue Peter Book Award 2017.Allen Fatimaharan is the official 2022 World Book Day illustrator. Allen is also a FAB prize finalist whose debut picture book,My Hair (Faber, 2019), was longlisted for the Klaus Flugge Prize 2020 and shortlisted for the BookTrust Storytime Prize 2020. He has also illustratedThe Rapping Princess (Faber, 2021) and the middle-grade novelLlama Out Loud! (Egmont, 2020). He lives near Oxford, UK.

Category: Children's
ISBN: 9781783127108
Table Of Contents: Introduction - I am the Emperor - I am a Patrician - I am a Slave Boy - I am a Freed Slave - I am a Teacher - I am a Musician - I am a Mosaic Maker - I am a Builder - I am a Legionary - I am a Merchant - I am an Army Officer - I am a Physician - I am a Governor - I am a Scribe - I am a Baker - I am a Banker - I am a Wealthy Lady - I am a Gladiator - I am a Priestess - Would you Like to be a Roman? - Map of the Roman Empire - Roman timeline - Famous Romans - Roman Gods and Goddesses - The Roman Army - Learn some Latin - Roman Numerals.
Publisher: Welbeck
Imprint: Welbeck Children's
Pub Date: August 2022
Page Extent: 48
Format: Paperback
Subject: People & places (Children's / Teenage)