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Children will be amazed by the explosive world of volcanoes in this book, perfect for children who are proficient readers.
Volcanologist Rosa Carelli and her son Carlo are caught up in the dramatic events unfolding as Mount Vesuvius re-awakens. Readers will follow their story while learning about volcanoes of the world, from Krakatoa to Yellowstone. The book also goes back in time to when people in Ancient Rome tried to escape from Pompeii as Vesuvius erupted.
In the Shadow of the Volcano is a 'Reading Alone' reader, developing the habit of reading widely for both pleasure and information. DK Reads is a three-level reading scheme that helps children become confident readers, featuring engaging and illustrated topics. DK Reads is created in consultation with literacy experts and adheres to levelled reading scheme guidelines so the grammar, vocabulary, and content are spot on for each stage.
DK Reads proves that good reads build great readers.