For centuries Rome was the centre of one of the biggest empires the world has ever seen. But what was life like for ancient Romans? Find out in this remarkable guide to the Roman world...and learn why so many of the emperors were crazy! The fun design attracts readers while a mixture of information and quirky facts keep children aged 9-11 reading.
Tim Cooke is a graduate of Oxford University. He has worked in children's publishing for over 20 years, and has written or contributed to dozens of books on a wide range of subjects. Among his publications as writer or editor are numerous sets about military history, particularly the American Revolution, the Civil War, World Wars I and II, and the Vietnam War. He has also written extensively about general history, both ancient and modern.