In this humorous look at history, a captured barbarian Gaul learns that he must fight hard and show no fear to become a successful Roman gladiator.
This delightful series brings something unusual to the study of history: humor. "You Wouldn't Want to..." revels in the darker side of life in ancient times. The reader is on center stage as he or she gets a tour through life as a slave, warrior, explorer — even a mummy! Hilarious illustrations, captions, and sidebars leave no doubt that you simply wouldn't want to be there.
Perfect resource for reluctant readers with: • humor and history tied to curriculum • entertaining sidebars to pique reader's curiosity • comprehensive glossary to support content • index to make navigating subject matter easier