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The Romans: Gods, Emperors, and Dormice

The Romans: Gods, Emperors, and Dormice

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by Marcia Williams

“Filled with humor and a bit of attitude . . . will engage even the most reluctant young readers.” — School Library Journal

Meet Dormeo: gladiator, dormouse, berry-nibbler, and guide to ancient Rome. He’s about to lead a tour — from the temperamental gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus to the birth of the Roman Republic and the death of Julius Caesar. On the way are glimpses of life as a Roman citizen, from families to festivals, gladiators to guards, as well as a look at some of Rome’s best-known emperors (good and not so good). Packed with fascinating information, this graphic storybook is a young reader’s ideal introduction to the rise and fall of the Roman Empire.

Recommended by the publisher for ages 8-12 years.  Recommended by Nest for Ancient Rome studies in Grade 6.

Softcover, 40 pages.

Candlewick Press.


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