These biographical picture books are designed to give young children a friendly introduction to history. This is the story of Big J - Julius Caesar. Wherever you look, he's there: coins, statues, he's a real celebrity, and he's getting a bit too big for his sandals. He is losing all his all his friends fast, especially Brutus. This story is about the Roman general, with an abundance of historical detail in the illustrations, and plenty of amusement to be had with the speech bubbles. A "did you know?" list at the back offers interesting facts about the character and notes are included for parents or teachers.
Stewart Ross is a popular children's author. He has written many books on historical subjects, both fiction and non-fiction. He lives in Canterbury with his wife and four school-age children, and each morning he travels ten yards to work in a large hut in the garden.