Escape from Pompeii
The eruption of Mount Vesuvius in AD 79 meant death for most of the Roman citizens living in Pompeii. But some people must have survived, and Christina Balit has used this as the starting-point for her story. It tells of Tranio, an actor's son, and his friend Livia, the baker's daughter, who witness the destruction of their beloved city.
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ESCAPE FROM POMPEIIUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
A sketchily told, if more elaborately illustrated, tale of Pompeii's destruction as witnessed by two young natives. When the city's formerly bright, bustling streets begin to fill with ash and choking ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - kirkonly - LibraryThing
Escape from Pompeii is about what it says. Tranio is a boy who lives in Pompeii and loves it. He plays with the other children and watches his dad perform plays. One day while watching his father in a ... Read full review