Pompeii...buried Alive!

Paperback | October 12, 1987

byEdith Kunhardt Davis

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Illus. in full color. "The drama of natural disasters provides prime material to entice young independent readers. In this volume, the account of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius describes village life 2,000 years ago, the eruption itself and its aftermath, and the excitement when the buried town is rediscovered centuries later. A lively and factual glimpse of a devastating moment in history, in an accessible, attractive package."--Publishers Weekly.  

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Bursting with real-life drama, here's a moment-by-moment account--the only one for beginning readers--of the famous eruption of Mount Vesuvius. A Step Into Reading Book. Full-color illustrations

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Illus. in full color. "The drama of natural disasters provides prime material to entice young independent readers. In this volume, the account of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius describes village life 2,000 years ago, the eruption itself and its aftermath, and the excitement when the buried town is rediscovered centuries later. A lively...

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Illus. in full color. "The drama of natural disasters provides prime material to entice young independent readers. In this volume, the account of the eruption of Mount Vesuvius describes village life 2,000 years ago, the eruption itself and its aftermath, and the excitement when the buried town is rediscovered centuries later. A lively...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:48 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.13 inPublished:October 12, 1987Publisher:Random House Children's Books

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0394888669

ISBN - 13:9780394888668

Appropriate for ages: 6 - 8

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Bursting with real-life drama, here's a moment-by-moment account--the only one for beginning readers--of the famous eruption of Mount Vesuvius. A Step Into Reading Book. Full-color illustrations