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Escape from Vesuvius

By | Copyright Year:2004 | ISBN-13: 9780170108157

Marcus is a wealthy young boy living in Pompeii in 79 AD. He writes in his journal of strange things that are happening, such as earth tremors and ash falling from the sky. Then Mount Vesuvius erupts, and he and his family are to run for their lives. His journal continues the story of their escape and the aftermath of the eruption.


Julie Mitchell has authored and compiled several English texts, and has many years' experience teaching secondary English in Victoria. She has also written curriculum resources in the field of Values Education with Curriculum Corporation. She is now involved in teaching preservice teachers at the University of Melbourne.