With fast facts, mini missions and engaging artwork, Ancient Rome in 30 Seconds is an introduction to one of the world' s greatest ancient civilizations. Children will discover how ordinary Romans lived, what it was like to be a legionary and how the mighty Roman empire rose - and fell. Other topics cover Rome at war, religion and superstition, and great Roman inventions, from concrete to central heating. Each topic is presented in a concise 30-second summary, supported by a 3-second flash soundbite and full-colour artwork. Fun, active elements for kids to make and do support the topics, encouraging them to test, explore and discover more.