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June 15, 2014

THE CREW GOES COCONUTS! by Carole P. Roman

Captain No Beard and his pirate ship, The Flying Dragon are setting sail for another voyage of the imagination in:
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THE CREW GOES COCONUTS!
A Captain No Beard Story
Volume Six
by
Carole P. Roman

 The Crew Goes Coconuts!: A Captain No Beard Story Volume 6
 SUMMARY
 There is a storm brewing on the Flying Dragon, and it's not about the weather. When the crew finds themselves parched and not enough juice to go around, blame falls on Matie the goat, Hallie's friend. Divided, they square off, ready for a fight and Captain No Beard must teach his crew that not only is bullying wrong, they must learn to value and respect each and every member of the crew. Watch the crew of the Flying Dragon learn an important lesson about being a true friend.
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Paperback, 48 pages
Published May 15th 2014 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN
1492162698 (ISBN13: 9781492162698)
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 AUTHOR
Carole P. RomanAward- winning author meets childhood bullying head-on with engaging yarn that educates, entertains

Carole P. Roman speaks to kids about bullying and peer pressure through an amiable crew of shipmates in "The Crew Goes Coconuts!"

Award winning author Carole P. Roman is a former teacher turned businesswoman. She has successfully run a family business with her husband that employs close to five hundred people. Her most favorite job is being grandmother to her many grandchildren. Roman has two wonderful sons and hit the jackpot in the daughter-in-law department. She currently lives on Long Island with her husband.

Her first book, Captain No Beard - An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate's Life has been named to Kirkus Reviews' Best of 2012 as well garnered the star of remarkable merit. It was named in the Pinnacle Award for Best in Children's Fiction 2012. Captain No Beard has developed in a series of 6 more books. She is the author of the best selling book, I Want To Do Yoga Too. Currently, she is working on her educational series that explores different cultures from a child's point of view. If You Were Me and Lived in...Mexico, received the Pinnacle Award for Best in Children's non-fiction 2012. If You Were Me and Lived in...Kenya received 5 Stars from the ForeWord Clarion Review. She just completed Russia with the help of her five year old grandson and loved every minute of it.
 
BOOK AWARDS:
Captain No Beard An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life
Star of Remarkable Merit
Kirkus Reviews Best of 2012
NABE Pinnacle Award 2013
ERIK Award 2013
NABE Pinnacle Award 2013
Best in Children’s nonFiction
If You Were Me and Lived in...Mexico
Pepper Parrot’s Problem with Patience
5 Stars ForeWord Review Clarion Review
If You Were Me and Lived in...Kenya
5 Stars ForeWord Review Clarion Review
Rebecca’s Reads Readers Choice Awards 2013
Childrens Books
2nd Place Strangers on the High Seas
Creative Non Fiction
If You Were Me and Lived in...Norway
General Non Fiction
If You Were Me and Lived in...France
Readers Views Literary Award 2013
Children Toddlers -5
1st Place Strangers on the High Seas
Honorable Mention
If You Were Me and Lived in...South Korea
Readers Views Kids Award for Best Children’s Book of the Year
Strangers on the High Seas

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 REVIEW
Carole P. Roman has a new character which she introduces to the reader. A goat,whose name is Matie, who is aboard the flying ship which is all in the imagination.  There is trouble on the ship since half the crew is mistreating the goat. Captain No Beard explains to the crew that hurting one another is not way to act.  He shows them how they each have their own special things about them.  Everyone is special in their own way. These days bullying is being recognized more and more.  Bullying is a very hurtful thing.  It can be a very dangerous thing.  I believe more and more people are working at ways to communicate this.  People trying to solve the problem, that bullying isn't the answer, it's just an addition to a problem.  Bullying is a hard subject to take on and I believe Ms. Roman did a marvelous job of creating a children's book to help young ones understand about bullying. The book is about how every person has good things about them and they have some things that are not so good. That doesn't make us a bad person.  It just means we all have differences.  That's what makes us an individual. Every person has something that they can help someone else with or contribute to make the world a better place.

The illustrations in the book are charming and they help to convey the message.  This is a great book to be read by anyone.  It doesn't have to be a child.  We all have a bit of child like qualities in us.  Don't miss out on these book from Carole P. Roman.  They are wonderful books with charming illustrations and a lesson to be learned in each one.  So get these book for your favorite child or children and keep them on their bookshelf for reading and re-reading.  They are wonderful. A couple other nice features is that the cover can be wiped off from those sticky little fingers and the size of the words is big enough for little readers.

I was given a complimentary copy of THE CREW GOES COCONUTS! from the author, Carole P. Roman for my view of the book.  No other compensation took place.

I would give this book 5 STARS.

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1 comment:

Carole P. Roman said...

Thanks for the great review!!!