A Ladybird Book: The Romans

A Ladybird Book: The Romans

Summary

Discover the extraordinary rise and fall of the Roman civilisation in this accessible introduction to Roman history.

The Roman civilisation began in 753 BC. As it grew over the course of 1,000 years, it formed an empire that forever left its mark on history. From the roads we travel on to the languages we speak, we still owe many parts of our everyday lives to the Romans.

The Romans is a simple, accessible introduction to the history and legacies of this remarkable civilisation. This book is packed full of amazing facts to transport children back in time, where they'll explore the founding of Rome and the dramatic rise and fall of the Roman Empire, as well as what daily Roman life looked like, from its thrilling sports and entertainment, to its infamous baths and banquets.

You can build your own encyclopedia with A Ladybird Book.

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The Ancient Egyptians
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Baby Animals
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Electricity
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Trains
Human Body
The Solar System

About the authors

Ladybird

We make growing up the best story ever! Here at Ladybird, we publish playful books for little hands. From touch-and-feel books to bedtime stories and non-fiction, we help 0-7s to learn, play and grow - sparking plenty of smiles along the way. The home of Ten Minutes to Bed, Baby Touch, Peppa Pig and Hey Duggee, we know just how to capture curious little imaginations and guide them from one story to the next.
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Beatrice Cerocchi (Illustrator)

Beatrice Cerocchi was born in Rome in 1989 where she lives and works. She started to get interested in illustration when she went to her first Bologna children's book fair in 2004. During high school she attended two illustration courses at Ars in Fabula, in Macerata, Italy. She kept studying and after a master's degree in Architecture at Roma Tre University she went to Milan to take a postgraduate course at MiMaster, where she obtained a master's in editorial illustration. Her works have been featured in several magazines and picture books. She was selected at Bologna, Shanghai and Beijing Children's Book Fair. In 2021 she took part in the exhibition "Italian Excellence - The New Generation of Italian Children's Illustrators" organized by Bologna Children's Book Fair.
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