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Paninis of Pompeii Cover

We are thrilled to officially reveal the incredible cover for The Paninis of Pompeii by Andy Stanton, illustrated by Sholto Walker.

The Paninis of Pompeii is the long-awaited new series from the comic genius behind Mr Gum and Natboff!, multi-award-winning author Andy Stanton.

Overflowing with Andy’s trademark wordplay and surreal escapades, this is definitely not the Pompeii you learnt about in history class.

The Paninis of Pompeii publishes on 27 June 2019, is available to pre-order now.

Paninis of Pompeii Cover

About The Paninis of Pompeii

Welcome to the last days of Pompeii as you’ve NEVER imagined them before!

Join fart-trader Caecilius, his wife, Vesuvius, and their ten-year-old son, Filius, in a bizarre world of accidental gladiators, pizza-emitting volcanoes and the legendary Ma-wol-n-f. You’ll meet the household servant, Slavius; thrill at the misadventures of Barkus Wooferinicum and generally have an uproariously hilarious time of it all.

Full of ludicrous characters – if you thought Mr Gum was weird, then get a load of the Ancient Pompeiians.

The Paninis of Pompeii is the first in a hilarious new series that will have 7+ readers howling with laughter.

About the Author

Andy Stanton studied English at Oxford but they kicked him out.

Before becoming a children’s writer, he was a film script reader, a market researcher, an NHS lackey and many other things.

He is best known for the hilarious, bestselling and award-winning Mr Gum series and has also written picture books, including Danny McGee Drinks the Sea.

Andy lives in North London and likes cartoons, books and music (even jazz).

His newest series, Paninis of Pompeii, will publish 27 June 2019.