This fun, fact-filled book for kids ages 6–9 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.
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