Follow Delta the wolfdog around Pompeii in 79 AD while the shadow of the great volcano Mount Vesuvius looms. This breathtaking historical adventure, drawing on the legend of the Hero dog of Pompeii, comes from the bestselling, award-winning author of The Umbrella Mouse, Anna Fargher. Illustrated throughout in black and white by David Dean.
It’s the year 79 AD, and the earth around Pompeii is quaking . . .
Young wolfdog Delta finds herself on the run and escaping her family’s villa after bearing witness to a horrible crime. With the help of her eagle friend, Bellona, Delta navigates the tricky terrain full of threatening creatures and thieves outside the ancient city’s walls.
But the earth is warning of a much larger threat, and determined to warn her family, Delta must race against time and find them before it’s too late . . .
Journey with Delta through an inspiring journey around the ancient city of Pomepii and the famous eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.
Press and Reviews
“Brims with courage, friendship and adventure.”
“A beautifully imagined wartime adventure with the bravest of heroines.”
“An ambitious and wonderfully well-achieved first novel.”