Zero to Hero: Gladiator
By Tim Collins (Author), Isobel Lundie (Illustrator)
Gladiator follows a child who is tricked into becoming a gladiator in ancient Rome. "Get Real" fact boxes feature throughout, providing historical context and further information, as well as a timeline, historical biographies, and a glossary in the end matter.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR(S)
Tim Collins' fiction for children has been translated into 40 languages and won awards such as the Manchester Fiction Prize and Kalbacher Klapperschlange. The Long-Lost Secret Diary of the World's Worst Samurai was short-listed for the Spark Book Awards in 2021.
Isobel Lundie is an illustrator and designer. She graduated from Kingston University with first-class honors in illustration and animation. Since graduating, Isobel has specialized in children's publishing and has made books for The Salariya Book Company, Usborne, Random House, DK, and The Good Book Company.