"It is of necessity an introductory treatment, but what a lovely introduction it is, and it will whet readers' appetites for more in-depth examinations such as James Deem's Bodies from the Ash (October 2005). (note on frescoes) (Picture book/nonfiction. 6-10)"
Frescoes illustrate this lovely reconstruction of life—and death—in the ancient city of Pompeii.
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