In ancient Rome, gladiators entertained audiences by battling each other ? sometimes to the death. Talk about awesome action! Action Files: Gladiators introduces children to the colorful history of these brave warriors. The book brings history to life, explaining and illustrating the different types of gladiators, their armor and weapons, and much more. The 3-D lenticular cover, detailed fact book, information cards, reusable stickers, giant pull-out poster, and activities combine to make this an educational and entertaining read. An online component lets readers expand the fun onto the Internet.