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Gladiators

Young Reading Series 3 History
Gladiators

  • A history of the often brutal world of the gladiators written in an engaging narrative style and containing full colour illustrations throughout.
  • Includes details of the different types of gladiators, their costumes and weaponry, famous gladiators and the arenas in which they fought.
  • Part of Young Reading Level 3, created for children ready to tackle longer stories and more diverse subjects.
  • Developed in conjunction with reading experts from Roehampton University.
  • Internet-links to recommended websites to find out more about this fascinating world.

Information

Key Stage: KS2 E/H; Age 7+

Lexile Measure: 960L

Book Band: 15 - Magenta

CEFR Level: C1

Hardback with ribbon marker:
Price: £5.99
ISBN: 9780746068304
64 pages
198 x 130mm

Minna Lacey

Minna Lacey has been writing books for Usborne since 2004, about all kinds of topics - from machines and nature to Christopher Columbus and the Olympics. Born in London, Minna worked as a journalist in Bogota, Colombia, and New York before returning to London to write. She loves reading, drawing, photography, ping pong and Salsa dancing, and has two children called Finn and Poppy.

Minna Lacey

Extras

  • Usborne Quicklinks
    See the Internet links for this book.
  • Usborne Reading Programme
    Find out more about the Usborne Reading Programme, download a chart of the seven levels and watch an interview with reading consultant Alison Kelly.