Gladiator

Nick Pierce

£6.99

The gladiators were among the most celebrated and famous figures in the Roman empire, entertaining huge audiences by fighting wild animals - and each other - to the death. In this fascinating guide, children can follow the fate of a Celtic warrior captured in Gaul and sent to compete as a gladiator in Rome. The detailed, fold-out illustrations and accessible text will teach them about the brutal and dangerous lives that gladiators led.

About the Author

Since graduating from the University of Oxford with a degree in English, Nick Pierce has worked in television production and publishing. He is also a writer, specialising in history and information titles for children.

About the Illustrator

Mark Bergin was born in Hastings, England, in 1961. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and specialises in historical reconstructions, aviation and maritime subjects. He lives in Bexhill-on-Sea with his wife and children.

Product information

Type: Paperback
Pages: 40
Size: 282mm x 219mm