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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... show more



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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Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it 2 weeks ago
Delightful story of Captain No Beard and his crew which include his cousin and three animals. They come upon a mermaid and treasure. Fun! Wonderful! Great illustrations! I plan on reading the rest of the series and giving them as a Christmas gift.
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Fallen Over Book Reviews rated it 11 months ago
We received this book to give an honest review. You know I never really knew much of anything about Poland so this was a nice book about the different things that is within Poland. Like all the other books in this series we get to learn what people eat there, festivities if there are in, what you w...
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Fallen Over Book Reviews rated it 1 year ago
We received this book to give an honest review. K enjoyed the book but not as much as I thought he would. I think because it was a bit longer for him that he was starting to lose interest. In this book we get to see how it was to live in the Middle Ages and it didn't seem to be too fun. We got to...
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Fallen Over Book Reviews rated it 1 year ago
We received this book to give an honest review. K really enjoyed this book and learning how the American West was before. I love how much information these books give you on the past and in a fun way. K didn't like the meals that were given on the way to the new homestead. He thought it sounded gr...
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Fallen Over Book Reviews rated it 1 year ago
We received this book to give an honest review. I think K was really impressed with this book as he was very interested in the pictures and what the people were eating. He found it very cool that no one drank water because he doesn't like to drink water. Which I had to explain that sometimes there...
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