This fact-filled book is the ultimate guide to Ancient Rome, from gladiators to amphitheaters. Entertaining and educating young readers through a combination of close-up images, quirky trivia facts, quiz questions, and fascinating tidbits, it’s the perfect book for any kid who can’t get enough of this remarkable civilization.
How many miles did Roman soldiers walk in a day? Which pungent food did they eat to stay healthy? What is a strigil and what did the Romans use it for? Find out the answers to these questions and more in DKfindout! Ancient Rome, which features photographs of Roman artefacts and relics, as well as maps and illustrations depicting the structure of their society, from slaves to emperors. This book explores every facet of Ancient Rome’s iconic culture, including its many gods and goddesses, its Roman numeral counting system, and its most well-known architectural features, like domes, columns, and arches. From temples to togas, DKfindout! Ancient Rome details this civilization’s lasting impact in a unique and fun way.
Vetted by educational consultants, the DKfindout! series drives kids ages 6–9 to become experts on more than 30 of their favorite STEM- and history-related subjects, whether Vikings, volcanoes, or robots. This series covers the subjects that kids really want to learn about—ones that have a direct impact on the world around them, like climate change, space exploration, and rapidly evolving technology—making learning fun through amazing images, stimulating quizzes, and cutting-edge information. The DKfindout! series is one that kids will want to turn to again and again.
Recommended by the publisher for ages 6-9 years old. Recommended by Nest owners for ages 9 years and up. This is a rich book with a lot of details and content.
Softcover, 64 pages.
"A really inspirational read with good mixture of photos, text, and broad overview of the subject." (Parent with child age 6 Toppsta)
"Both my 5 and 8 year old liked the variety of pages... full of really interesting facts & photos, and would make an excellent addition to any classroom or home library. Highly recommend." (Parent with children ages 8 and 5 Toppsta)
"This book is full of interesting facts that certainly captured my sons interest... Very good book which will be read over again." (Parent with child age 8 Toppsta)
"An amazing book... There is so much to learn from this book and we really loved reading it." (Parent with child age 7 Toppsta)
"This book is for anyone who likes reading about science and facts." (Child age 10 Toppsta)
"My son really likes this book. Each page is bold and full of information, perfect for any budding engineer who loves inventions." (Parent with child age 7 Toppsta)
"A really informative engineering book that is a great read to use with my daughter's school work it came in really handy." (Parent with child age 9 Toppsta)