Author(s): Caroline Lawrence
Young Adult | No Category
In AD 79, following the destruction of Pompeii, among the thousands of people huddled in refugee camps along the bay of Naples are Flavia Gemina and her friends. Their discovery that children are being kidnapped from the camps leads them to solve the mystery of the pirates of Pompeii.
Third title in this unique fiction series Ancient Rome a hot favourite among children Authentic detail Great storytelling Appealing theme of four friends Rights sold in 17 territories Inspiration for the prime time BBC TV series Over 900,000 copies of the series sold in the UK alone
Caroline Lawrence is American. She won a scholarship to Cambridge to read Classical Archaeology, then did a degree in Hebrew and Jewish studies at University College London. She now lives in London with her English husband and teaches Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Art and French to children.