Thursday, September 26, 2013

Review: If You Were Me and Lived In... Norway by:Carole P. Roman

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About the Book:
Join Carole P. Roman on a trip to the Northern Hemisphere and learn about Norway- The Land Of the Midnight Sun. In this exciting series, children are able to read about the many things we share in this great, big world of ours. If You Were Me and Lived in...Norway describes many things that make that country unique and fun. Readers will be able to learn about the capital, common names, a beloved holiday, as well as favorite food and other fun facts. This book is an excellent introduction for those beginners who want to learn about the many thrilling places and great people who share our planet.

About the Author:
Carole P. Roman is delighted to add Norway to her global series-"If You Were Me and Lived in...- A Child's Introduction to Cultures Around the World". Parents, teachers, and children have embraced the series which has covered, Mexico, France, South Korea, as well as Turkey. She has several more in production. Roman is the author of the highly successful and award winning series "Captain No Beard". She lives on Long Island with her husband and very near her children and grandchildren.

My Review:
We are no stranger to the author Carole Roman and her books on fascinating places around the world so I was really excited about her latest children's book on the exciting country of Norway. Learning more about Norway was a sheer delight to me because I have always wanted to visit there even as a young child. 
 Norway is known as "the land of the midnight sun". It is known by this term because for parts of the year the sun shines all day and night. How strange would it be to go to bed and it was still daylight outside? I'm not sure I would enjoy that very much. But I'm sure the people that live there are very much use to it by now.
 It would be incredibly awesome to vacation in a snow hotel where the entire building is made out of snow and ice. Something I would love to see is the northern lights. I'm sure or at least in my mind is is a natural, God-given display that is even better than fireworks.  The author goes on to describe the food there which makes me want to visit so much more.
**Disclosure** This book was sent to me free of charge for my honest review from the publisher.