The Long-Lost Secret Diary of the World’s Worst GladiatorHistorical
Marcus is a 15-year-old boy living in Pompeii in 79 AD. During a trip to Rome with his merchant dad, he finds himself tricked into becoming a gladiator and forced to fight deadly warriors in the arena. Will Marcus manage to escape his imprisonment? And will he learn to fight and distinguish himself as a gladiator… or will he just run away screaming?
This series of hilarious fictional diaries puts readers inside the heads of hapless figures from history. ‘Get Real’ fact boxes feature throughout, as well as a timeline, historical biographies and a glossary in the end papers, providing historical context and further information.
This book by Tim Collins is most suitable for ages 8+. You can also try another book in the series, The Long-Lost Secret Diary of the World’s Worst Astronaut.
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