Monday, August 29, 2016

Review: If You Were Me and Lived In...Brazil by Carole P. Roman, Kelsea Weirenga (Illustrations)

31079386Title: If You Were Me and Lived In...Brazil
Author: Carole P. Roman
Illustrator: Kelsea Weirenga
Publisher: Cardinal Street Inc.
Pages: 32
Genre: Children ages 5 on up
Review: paperback provided by author
Buy Links: Amazon, Amazon.uk



Join Carole P. Roman when she visits the stunning and diverse land of Brazil in the newest book of her informative series. Learn about the varied customs and cultures. Travel to South America to discover what you would eat and do for fun. See the land through the eyes of a youngster like you and understand what life is like in this exciting place. Don't forget to look at the other books in the series so that you can be an armchair world traveler.


We received this book to give an honest review.

In this book we are learning how it is if you lived in Brazil. I have always been interested in the cultural of Brazil it just seem so exotic. We get to learn what you can eat, the fun things to do in Brazil to even games you might play growing up. 
The book is a good read though the only thing that I didn't like was how the pictures just seemed dull. I know that sounds silly but when I think of Brazil I think bright colors that stand out to you. 
K really enjoyed the food that was mentioned and wanted to try the grilled cheese on a stick which doesn't sound very good but hey to each their own. 
I really liked how we got to learn that the capital of Brazil is not Rio de Janeior I always thought it was so that was neat. 
Overall if you enjoy learning about new places then you and your children should totally read this. 




Carole P. Roman
Named to Kirkus Reviews' Best of 2012 for her first book, award winning author Carole P. Roman started writing as a dare from one of her sons. Using an imaginary game she played with her grandson as a base, Captain No Beard was born."Captain No Beard- An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate's Life" has not only been named to Kirkus Best of 2012, it received the Star of Exceptional Merit, and won the Pinnacle Award for 2012. "Pepper Parrot's Problem with Patience" Book 2 in the series, received 5 Stars from The ForeWord Review The Clarion Review. Strangers on the High Seas has won second place in the Rebecca's Reads Choice Awards 2013. It has followed with six more books to the series. This year, Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis was named to Kirkus Best 2015. The entire cultural non-fiction series If You Were Me and Lived in... was named Best Series by Shelf Unbound. She has begun work on two new series that will be released in early 2016.
Motivated by her love of yoga, Roman has written a book that not only teaches four poses, but shows how easy and accessible yoga can be.
Her new non fiction series, "If You Were Me and Lived in..." combines her teaching past with her love of exploration and interest in the world around us. The debut book in the series, "If You Were Me and Lived in...Mexico" has won the Pinnacle Award for Best in Children's Non Fiction 2012. France, South Korea, and Norway. Rebecca's Reads has given If You Were Me and Lived in...Norway an honorable mention in the 2013 Choice Awards. If You Were Me and lived in ...France won second place. ForeWord Review has nominated If You Were Me and Lived in...France for best in children's non fiction literature 2013. They will be followed with Kenya, Turkey, India, and Australia. She plans to do Portugal, Greece, and Argentina next year.
Writing for children has opened up a whole second act for her. While she is still working in her family business, this has enabled her to share her sense of humor as well as love for history and culture with the audience she adores. Roman lives on Long Island with her husband and near her children.


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