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December 30, 2015

IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN ITALY by Carole P. Roman



IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN ITALY
A Child's Introduction to Culture Around the World
by
Carole P. Roman
Illustrated by:
Kelsea Wierenga

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OVERVIEW OF BOOK
(from Amazon)

Join Carole P. Roman as she visits the Republic of Italy. Learn what it is like to live in Rome, see the famous architecture, celebrate a favorite holiday and discover popular names for both boys and girls. Be fascinated with it's diverse and rich history and colorful traditions. On the way, you might learn a word or two in Italian!

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  • Paperback: 30 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (November 24, 2015)
  • Language: English  
  •  ISBN-10: 1519241410    
  • ISBN-13: 978-1519241412                               

AUTHOR
Carole P. RomanCarole P. Roman’s is the award winning author of the nonfiction If You Were Me and Lived in… series of children’s books. The first title in the collection, If You Were Me and Lived in…Mexico, won the Pinnacle Award for Best in Children’s Nonfiction in 2012. If You Were Me and Lived in…Russia and If You Were Me and Lived in...France were finalists in the Indie Fab Foreword Review Book of the Year. Norway and South Korea have also been named as Book of the Year with Rebecca's Reads and Children's Reader's View Book of the Year. Roman has also found success with her Captain No Beard children’s books. Her debut, Captain No Beard: An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life, was named a Kirkus Best of 2012, received a Star of Exceptional Merit, and won the Pinnacle Award in 2012. Roman lives on Long Island with her husband and very near her children. 

 

REVIEW
Italy Clip ArtOnce again the very talented Carole P. Roman has given us another country to  learn about. She  has written about many countries and the way they live along with her CAPTAIN NO BEARD books. Her books are colorfully illustrated by Kelsea Wierenga.
 In this wonderful book about Italy, there is a globe to show where Italy is and there is also a large shape  of what Italy looks like.  Ms. Roman takes the reader to the Capital of Italy which is Rome.  Here we see amazing architecture which goes back in history. Ms. Roman introduces the reader to the history of the Coliseum and Olympic Stadium. She shows foods that are liked in Italy along with games and sports they play.  The reader also gets a look at the holidays and different traditions.  This is a wonderful little book to add to the collection.  It teaches little ones and us older ones about the different countries.  The book is the right size for little ones to hold on to and the pictures are colorful to hold their attention. Not only are they learning books but they're fun also. It allows children to see how other children from different countries live.  A nice addition to the book is at the end there is a guide to the pronunciation to some of the words that are in the book. Don't forget to add this to your collection of the different countries that Ms. Roman writes about.  Your child will learn and have fun at the same time.
 She also included a postcard of different flags from around the world.
 
I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author, Carole P. Roman  for my unbiased review.

I would  give  this  book 5 SOLID STARS.

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