The Romans: Gods, Emperors, and Dormice
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.