History News (Paperback)

The Roman News

By Andrew Langley, Various (Illustrator)

Candlewick, 9780763641993, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 10, 2009

List Price: 7.99*
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Description

"These entertaining, deftly organized books will make terrific light-hearted additions to curriculum units on ancient civilizations." — Publishers Weekly

Stop the presses! What if ancient civilizations had daily newspapers? And they were amusing and compellingly informative? They might just look like this innovative series of historical nonfiction, presented in a unique, kid-friendly format. 

Life in ancient Rome is presented in the form of a daily newspaper written at the time. As accessible as your morning paper, The Roman News will give young readers the unforgettable sense of actually being a citizen of an ancient nation.

Back matter includes a time line, an index, and a list of important emperors.


About the Author

Andrew Langley, the author of many nonfiction books for children and adults, believes that "children's nonfiction should be exciting as well as informative, allowing for some free rein to the imagination."