The Pirates of Pompeii

November 21, 2002|
The Pirates of Pompeii by Caroline Lawrence
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It is AD 79 and Mount Vesuvius has erupted, destroying Pompeii. Among the thousands of people huddled in refugee camps along the bay of Naples are Flavia Gemina and her friends, Jonathan the Jewish boy, Nubia the African slave-girl, and Lupus the mute beggar boy. When the friends discover that children are being kidnapped from the camps, they start to investigate and soon solve the mystery of the pirates of Pompeii.

A terrifically exciting and dramatic story packed with superb historical detail.

Caroline Lawrence is American. She lives with her husband by the river in London and is active as a speaker in schools and at book festivals. She took part in the British Museum's POMPEII LIVE event, giving talks that were streamed to schools all over the UK, and she is the winner of the 2009 CLASSICS ASSOCIATION PRIZE for 'a significa...
Title:The Pirates of Pompeii
Format:Mass Market Paperback
Product dimensions:208 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:208 pages, 7.75 X 5 X 0.5 in
Published:November 21, 2002
Publisher:Hachette Children's
Appropriate for ages:6 - 8
ISBN - 13:9781842550229

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