Part of Nosy Crow's list of publishing in collaboration with the British Museum and developed in consultation with one of the world's leading experts on Ancient Rome. This has witty, carefully researched text, packed with historical facts, by award-winning author Chae Strathie, brought to life with rich, humorous illustrations by super-talented Marisa Morea.
Written by award-winning author Chae Strathie and developed in consultation with experts from the British Museum, this fascinating book reveals what life was really like for kids in ancient Rome, from washing clothes in wee to snacking on dormice . . . and even fighting in gladiatorial combat! Packed with facts and fantastic illustrations, this funny and accessible introduction to ancient Rome is a must-read for kids with a passion for horrible history.
This is Book 3 in the So You Think You've Got It Bad? Series. See all So You Think You've Got It Bad? books here.
Chae Strathie (Author)
Chae Strathie is an award-winning children's author and journalist who grew up in a tiny village surrounded by a forest in Scotland, which probably explains a lot. His first attempt at professional writing was creating a Star Wars comic at the age of seven. He sold two copies and made a total of four pence. A regular at major book fe
Josephine is a writer of children's short stories, novelty picture books, and gift books for adults. When she's not writing, she works as a picture book editor, mentoring new writers at The Golden Egg Academy in England. Josephine lives in London with her husband and two young sons.
Marisa is an illustrator based in Madrid, Spain. She graduated with an MA i