New series from DK designed to help kids learn how to read and learn to love reading. Clash of the Gladiators is a 'Reading Alone' reader, perfect for children who are proficient readers, developing the habit of reading widely for both pleasure and information. DK Reads proves that good reads build great readers. Join Seth and Abrinet on the first adventure of the international time travelling SLIP team. Travel back with them to ancient Rome when gladiators entertained the crowds. Caught up in the intrigue, the drama and the adventure, will they save the famous gladiators Byron and Negash from death? Clash of the Gladiators is part of the new DK Reads series, a three-level reading scheme that helps children become confident readers, featuring engaging and illustrated topics. DK Reads is created in consultation with literacy experts and adheres to levelled reading scheme guidelines so the grammar, vocabulary, and content are spot on for each stage.