To join the emperor's parade you must race through the city of Rome, overcoming many challenges on your way. Evade a thief, train to be a gladiator and clean up in the Roman Baths on your quest around the ancient city of Rome. Readers must use their problem-solving skills and historical knowledge to navigate through four thrilling adventures. History Quest follows the popular Maths Quest series. Questions are carefully chosen to address all aspects of life in the past. Finding the answers enables readers to advance through the story, learning more about history with every step they take. Clues are dotted along the way, and wrong turns will direct readers towards the right answer! A glossary explains historical terms and provides added reference material. Author Information: Timothy Knapman studied history at Oxford University and has written plays, opera libretti and children's books. His books include the successful Mungo series and have been translated into 12 languages and are read on the BBC's CBeebies Bedtime Stories.