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Ancient Rome (DK Eyewitness Books) Hardcover – June 30, 2008


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  • Age Range: 8 - 12 years
  • Grade Level: 3 - 7
  • Series: DK Eyewitness Books
  • Hardcover: 72 pages
  • Publisher: DK CHILDREN; Har/Cdr/Ps edition (June 30, 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780756637668
  • ISBN-13: 978-0756637668
  • ASIN: 075663766X
  • Product Dimensions: 11.3 x 8.7 x 0.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #26,822 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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16 of 16 people found the following review helpful By Jarik25 on June 10, 2009
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DK's Ancient Rome book is definitely captivating. It's worth the read even if you don't love history. I didn't until I really began to relearn history. I never had a true full history class; so I'm digging up random books on it. DK has a variety of bite sized 'text' on hundreds of topics. You'll love the illustrations, interesting artifacts of Ancient Rome, really see what people wore, did, ate, and acted. It is condesed well written, and worth the buy for your adult shelf or child's shelf. Decent read.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By EmilyA on January 19, 2010
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We used this book as a supplement to our homeschool history class. I basically bought it for the photos and it was just what we needed to give the kids a good visual of ancient Rome. I am sure we will refer to it again and again over the next several years. A good one to have on your shelf!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Margaret M. on July 3, 2014
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Are there any "bad" DK books?? This one is great...lots of good pictures with information for the whole family. This is one of the books we purchased for our children and grandchildren in preparation for a family trip to Rome and southern Italy. Hopefully, as they read it, they'll start to get a feel for this wonderful city and will begin to develop a list of "must sees" as we spend a few days there. Even if you're not planning to visit, it's a great book to browse through and wish you were there.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By CJ on October 18, 2012
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My 8-yr old grandson really enjoys these books. Well written and accurate information for young minds. He has also read Ancient China, Ancient Greece, World War II, and Ocean. I recommend these books to anyone interested in learning.
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3 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Leo's Mom on May 31, 2012
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Full of great information and pictures, just like the other books in this series. My son loved it; helped prepare for our visit to Rome.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By KB on July 19, 2009
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This book is a huge hit in my 6th grade classroom. The graphics grab the students' attention, and the kids actually read the paragraphs to learn about the culture. It's a useful starting point for research reports, but it contains only very high-level information.
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2 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Patricia J. Gomm on August 24, 2008
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This book was perfect as a picture/word complement to a more in depth book on the Roman Empire.
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We gave our child the first book at age-5 (now 8). Remember buy the most current revision that has the CD library attached at the right upper hand corner of the book.
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