You Wouldn't Want to Be a Roman Gladiator!: Gory Things You'd Rather Not Know
Scholastic Library Publishing, Sep 1, 2012 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
Do you think being a Roman galdiator seems glamorous? Does exploring the wild frontier as an American pioneer sound exciting? Think again! As you'll discover in this lively series, history definitely has a dark side. These revised titles include helpful new features—along with the same hilarious illustrations, captions, and sidebars that have made this series a hit with kids everywhere!
As an ancient Egyptian, your body is being prepared for the afterlife. But it's fairly disgusting business, and you can't be sure that you will always be treated with respect.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SusanSherwood - LibraryThing
Summary: This book brings humor to learning history. It tells about the dark side of the ancient times. Explaining to the reader about being a slave, becoming a gladiator, and finally if you make it ... Read full review
Review: You Wouldn't Want to Be a Roman Gladiator! (You Wouldn't Want to...)User Review - Lynn - Goodreads
A 'Mad Magazine' approach to a topic that could be gruesome indeed -- Roman Gladiators. From where gladiators came from, to how they were trained and the different types of gladiators, this is a very ... Read full review