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The Ancient Romans: Their Lives and Their World, by Paul Roberts.
Written for readers ages twelve and up, this lavishly illustrated book provides an engaging introduction to the daily lives of Ancient Romans.

Greece! Rome! Monsters!, by John Harris and Illustrated by Calef Brown.
An energetic romp through Ancient Greek and Roman mythology written for young readers.

Life, Myth, and Art in Ancient Greece, by Emma J. Stafford.
An illustrated, general guidebook to the world of the ancient Greeks - for readers of all ages.

Life, Myth, and Art in Ancient Rome, by Tony Allan.
An illustrated, general guidebook to the world of the Ancient Romans - for readers of all ages.

My Travels With Clara, by Mary Tavener Holmes.
An unforgettable children's book about the real-life adventure of Clara, an Indian rhinoceros who toured extensively throughout eighteenth century Europe with her Dutch owner.

Nielsen's Fairy Tale Illustrations in Full Color, by Kay Nielsen.
Danish-American artist Kay Nielsen is famed for his versions of stories by the Brothers Grimm and Hans Christian Andersen as well as the Nordic fables recounted in East o' the Sun and West o' the Moon. This enchanting compilation draws upon Nielsen's images from these and other beloved books.

A Pocket Dictionary of Roman Emperors, by Paul Roberts.
A collection 27 brief, biographical sketches of a cross-section of Rome's Emperors. Written for children ages twelve and up.

Randolph Caldecott's Picture Books, by Randolph Caldecott.
A one volume collection containing reproductions of nine of Caldecott's best loved children's picture books.

A Sneetch is a Sneetch and other Philosophical Discoveries, by Thomas E. Wartenberg.
Discover the philosophical insights inherent in children's literature, and learn how to discuss philosophical issues with children, in this humorous introduction to the study of philosophy and children's literature.

Write Your Own Egyptian Hieroglyphs, by Angela McDonald.
Lavishly illustrated, this is a marvelously informative and fun to read book that will introduce novice Egyptologists to the fundamentals of reading and writing Egyptian hieroglyphs.

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