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Live Like A Roman


Live Like A Roman

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SKU: 9781787081260 Categories: , , Product ID: 709800


Title: Live Like A Roman
Publication date: 01/08/2023
Price: $33.00
Publishing status: Active

Live Like a Roman is a fascinating and informative journey back in time to find out what it was really like to live in Ancient Rome and the sprawling Roman Empire. Get ready to discover what it waslike to live in this epic era of mad, bad emperors, wealthy senators, fearsome gladiators, loyal citizens, struggling lower classes and enslaved workers. With its highly structured and complicated society, life was a lavish and pampered affair for some and a harsh, beleaguered existence for others. Find out how this powerful civilisation invaded and conquered a massive area, including more than 50 million people at its peak! Amazing Roman inventions we still use today are explored along with information on everyday jobs, city life, houses, food, transport, entertainment, religion and medicine. An in-depth map shows the spread of the Roman Empire at its peak, including sites of specific interest, the main provinces and settlements, with their Latin names, and some of the goods that were sent to Rome from all over the Empire. Dotted through the book are craft activities and recipes to have a go at. Find out first-hand what it’s like to play a Roman game for children, use an abacus to help with your schoolwork ortaste the unusual flavours of Roman snacks. A fictional enslaved child pops upthroughout the book describing the sights, sounds, smells and emotions he experiences as he goes about his daily life. . In the LiveLike a… series designed to tie-in with curriculum topics . Timeline of the main eras including Early Rome, The Republic and Imperial Rome . Fictional anecdotes in the voice of an enslaved Roman boy to draw in readers and help them imagine and compare what life was like then and now . Fun crafts and recipes, bringing the subject to life and learning through practical tasks, such as making an abacus or cooking up some authentic Roman food . Targeted educational questions and talking points for children to apply what they have learned to their own lives. . Perfect to read at home, or a resource for teachers to use in the classroom . Highly detailed and immersive colour illustrations with plenty of clear labels and annotations . Illustrated glossary of terms used in the book to help children understand the unfamiliar new words AGES: 5 to 11 AUTHOR: Claire Saunders has been writing and editing for more than 20 years. Specialising in children’s non-fiction, she has authored or co-authored many titles including The Power Book, The Birthday Almanac, A World of Gratitude and various activity books, including The Great British Staycation Activity Book, Super Soccer Activity Book and the Only in America Activity Book. A graduate of Cambridge University, she has previously worked for Ivy Press and Rough Guides and still loves travelling the world, learning about the history of other cultures. She lives with her family in Lewes, southern England. Ruth Hickson has worked in the print design industry since graduating from Manchester Metropolitan University with an MA in printed textiles in 1996, first in New York and then London for a variety of differentstudios. She now works from her studio in the beautiful Stroud valley designing for a variety of markets including kids, food illustration, maps, home decor and stationery. She also designs and produces a small range of prints and gifts for sale on Etsy. 250 illustrations

ISBN: 9781787081260
Dimension: 249mm X 204mm

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Dimensions 249 × 204 mm