Escape From Pompeii by Mr Cole
Here are some things to think about in the story so far:
How do you know this is a story set in Roman times? What clues are there?
Do you think the people of Pompeii know that Mount Vesuvius is a volcano?
What clues did the author include to tell us that Mount Vesuvius would soon erupt?
Were people frightened?
How did the author describe the eruption? What words or phrases did she use?