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You'll love this because...
Your child can finally discover the stomach-turning truth about the Rotten Romans.
Your child’s name appears on the cover
Write a special message on the title page
Hand-drawn illustrations on every page
Meet Rotten Roman Leaders, Cut-Throat Celts, Battling Britons and more!
Add a luxury gift box for a thoughtful finishing touch
Ready for a history lesson with a terrifying, gruesome twist? Strap yourself in, because this time we’re heading back 2000 years to uncover the Horrible truth about the Roman Empire. This Rotten Romans book includes loads of fiendish facts about the best (or worst, depending how you look at it!) Roman leaders, namely Julius Caesar, Nero and Claudius. Attention is also given to their enemies, the Cut-Throat Celts and the Battling Britons, and there are even some disgusting secrets about the Romans’ way of life, like the fact that rich people had a designated room which they called “the Vomitorium”!
Best of all, you can personalise this Horrible Histories book with your child’s name on the cover and a message to them inside, making this funny and educational present just that extra bit special.
How to Personalise
Personalise your book with your child’s name, which will be printed on the cover and the title page. Then add a special message of up to 80 characters and two lines, which will also feature on the title page. There is also the option to present your book in a luxury gift box.
When entering your personalisation, please note that accents, emojis and other symbols can’t be used as our system doesn’t support these. Make sure to double check your spelling!
Number of pages: 137
🌲 Our books are made from responsibly sourced paper from FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certified paper manufacturers. 🌎
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Rated 5 out of 5
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"Joyce Kitching"5 May 2020
As my grandaughter loves horrible histories she is really enjoying the book
I thought there would be a delay getting my book to Australia due to the pandemic. But there wasn’t! From the moment I purchased my item the process was prompt and seamless
- Krystal O’Donnell
John Gibbs15 Jan 2021
Our grand-daughter was delighted!
Delivered ahead of schedule which was excellent. The book is well produced, colourful and entertaining and our grand-daughter loved seeing her name repeatedly included in the story.
Taylor14 Jan 2021
FRAUDULENT!!!! DO NOT ORDER FROM THIS COMPANY. They don’t give you a tracking number. “My orders” and “track your order” pages are always “down”. I paid expedited shipping (10 days), said they “accidentally” shipped ground (15 days), it’s been 2 months and haven’t received it. Don’t believe all the fake positive reviews.
Sue Sutton14 Jan 2021
A lovely book for our Grandson
A lovely book for our Grandson, very pleased. Would use again. Good delivery.
COOPER14 Jan 2021
Have ordered 2 books so far
Have ordered 2 books so far, they were both magical and excellent quality my granddaughters loved them 👏👏👏
Satisfied customer 14 Jan 2021
Very happy customer
Bought this book as a special birthday gift , great quality and value for money
Barbara Mckimm13 Jan 2021
Easy to order from a good selection of…
Easy to order from a good selection of products. The gifts were delivered before the due date and so were in time for the children's birthday so I was very happy about this.
Rebecca Jackson13 Jan 2021
Father in law is very very happy with…
Father in law is very very happy with this present. The quality is amazing, the leather binder is lovely and overall the quality of this book is 5*. All the writing inside is readable and nothing is blurry. Very happy, well worth the money!
Stephen 13 Jan 2021
Fantastic gift fast delivery so quick…
Fantastic gift fast delivery so quick and easy to order.
Liezel Janse van Rensburg13 Jan 2021
I nevef received my order that I placed…
I nevef received my order that I placed on 27 October 2020. It has now been over 2 months and still nothing. I paid for this is South African Rands which is NOT cheap and the gift failed to arrive before my boyfriends birthday on 27 November 2020. Extremely disappointed.
In the Book Team13 Jan 2021
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Andrea McParlin11 Jan 2021
50th Birthday Surprise
I ordered a special birthday ptesent for my Husband's 50th. I wanted something different for his birthday, and I knew that a newspaper history book of Liverpool FC would be a perfect choice.
I ordered this book on the 5th January, and I received my order within 3 days. I wss really impressed with the service, and the quality of the book i would definitely recommend to family and friends.