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Description - Avoid Being a Slave in Pompeii! by John Malam

It is AD 79 and you are a trusted slave, looking after your master's young son in a quiet and pleasant Roman seaside town. But there's something unusual about the mountain that looms over that town, and your life is about to change forever! The humorous cartoon-style illustrations and the narrative approach encourage readers to get emotionally involved with the characters, aiding their understanding of what life would have been like being a slave in Pompeii. Informative captions, a complete glossary and an index make this title an ideal introduction to the conventions of non-fiction texts for young readers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781905638550
ISBN-10: 1905638558
Format: Paperback
(240mm x 212mm x 3mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Book House
Publisher: Salariya Book Company Ltd
Publish Date: 3-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - John Malam

David Antram was born in Brighton, England, in 1958. He studied at Eastbourne College of Art and then worked in advertising for 15 years before becoming a full-time illustrator. He has since illustrated well over 100 titles, mainly for children and young adults, including around 60 in the bestselling 'You Wouldn't Want to Be' series.

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