Kids Take Trips Around the World with Carole P Roman

 “It’s awe-inspiring when a book offers young readers a sense of purpose and encourages them that they too can determine their own destinies with hard work and perseverance.”– The Children’s Book Review

Carole P. Roman is the award-winning author of over fifty children’s books. Whether it’s pirates, princesses, or discovering the world around us, her books have enchanted educators, parents, and her diverse audience of children. She hosts two blog radio programs and is one of the founders of a new magazine, Indie Author’s Monthly. She’s been interviewed twice by Forbes Magazine.

Carole has co-authored a self-help book, Navigating Indieworld: A Beginners Guide to Self-Publishing and Marketing. Oh Susannah is her first Early Reader Chapter book series. She lives on Long Island near her children and grandchildren.

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“The whimsical, pastel art work adds to the light, girlish mom-daughter bonding feels. This would make a great bedtime story read-aloud.”  Rainy Days Mom Days

“Excellent addition to your history study, to help your student really get a grasp for what it would be like if they actually lived there during this time period.  Great spring boards for additional study as well.” – A Year of Jubilee Reviews

“Starting kids off with a healthy perspective of other cultures and people is what helps create peace. This book provides that perspective.” – Bruce Arrington for Readers’ Favorite (5-Star Review)

“It’s a very breezy book, with just a fact or two per page, which will be easy for many kids to absorb. The engaging tone keeps the educational aspects from feeling dry or boring. The book series has a simple but effective premise: it teaches kids the basics of another culture in a way that connects it to their own personal lives…Roman has written another winner…” – Kirkus Review

“Roman draws the reader in from the first page with illustrations that are cheerful and clever.”– Kirkus Review

“She foregoes the often-used technique of rhyming text in favor of a more natural, conversational tone that effectively captures the spirit of a child’s imagination and daily play.”– Foreword Review

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Post #17 of the holiday blogroll for participants in Indie Authors Monthly.

From 1999 to 2017: My 2nd book was a long time coming

A couple weeks ago, I launched my debut children’s book, “What’s at the End of Your Nose?” starring Sidney Snail.

This week, I launched “Dr. Guinea Pig George,” my second children’s book.

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Dr. Guinea Pig George, live on Amazon!

I wrote the Sidney Snail story almost two years ago. The writing part of it was comprised of those rare inspirational moments that took me through the first draft in the space of a couple hours. The doing-everything-else-with-it part, ah, that took more work, time, dedication, and gumption—not all of which I had at any one time.

A lot of life got in the way, too. It was only when I’d set a goal for myself to publish in the first quarter of 2017, one way or another, that being an author finally fit.

But the second book I published was actually written first. George and his peculiar adventure happened in 1999. At least, that’s the year on the manuscript I dug up.

I was always going to do something with my writing. Looking back, I never stopped the actual writing part, be it fully-realized stories such as George, or fragments scribbled on receipts, envelopes, and napkins.

It’s only recently that I’ve actually used official, bound journals and notebooks, with lined paper even, to record all the thunderbolt ideas, titles, first lines, and paragraphs.

I’m not saying that these recent materials I use to write are what have catapulted me into the author realm, but I can’t deny that a more organized process has helped!

So here I’d been carrying George around with me, from house to house and job to job, through personal epoch here and challenge there. I always intended to publish him—somehow.

Yet it took an entirely different creature, that delightful Sidney Snail, to bring George out of solitude and into the world. Sidney owes his legacy to George, too; I’d never forgotten George, and writing about animals just feels natural to me. When Sidney came along, George came with him.

One doubles as a coloring book; the other has full-color illustrations. Both of them will always mean so much to me for making my dream a reality.

 

With thanks to the lovely Qdmerit@Fiverr.com for editing and Kelly Cline for illustrating.