The Roman news

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Candlewick Press, Aug 1, 1996 - History - 32 pages
3 Reviews
Read all about it -- history is news! At home or at school, these innovative titles make history come alive! Presenting information in the accessible and engaging format of a daily newspaper, each of these eight books includes stories about key historical events, fascinating features, informative interviews, and even advertisements -- everything you would expect from a modern newspaper -- and more!

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User Review  - empress8411 - LibraryThing

A clever way to present historical information to children, this is a good book to read to young kids. It's exciting enough to hold their attention, but highly education and a good starting place for talks about history. Read full review

Review: The Roman News (History News)

User Review  - Alicia Willis - Goodreads

This is sort of cute! It's a Roman "newspaper", giving a 21st century individual an idea of all that would have made the news if the Romans had had a newspaper. From the Circus Maximus games to the conquest of Britain, the news is in there! Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Andrew Langley is the author of Amelia Earhart, Hans Christian Andersen (both OUP, 1998) and several history books for children. He lives in England.
June Everett was appointed Artist of the Record at the Globe Theatre in London by Sam Wanamaker. Her paintings have been exhibited at London's Royal Festival Hall and across England and Germany.

Philip de Souza teaches in the School of Classics at University College Dublin. His many books include "The Greek and Persian Wars 499-387 BC" and "Piracy in the Graeco-Roman World.