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Knopf Books for Young Readers
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The famous eruption of Mount Vesuvius that snuffed out life in Pompeii and buried the town has long been a fascinating moment in H...istory for children. This Book presents that dramatic story with Mary Pope Osborne?s brief text and with stunning frescoes created by Bonnie Christensen using the same colors style and technique as the Ancient frescoes unearthed at Pompeii. In addition to the destruction of Pompeii and the rediscovery of the ruins nearly 1700 years later the book shows what daily life was like in this prosperous Roman town in the year 79 A.D Read More

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