On a visit to Rome for just one day, Grandma Goldie is eager to show her grandson, Danny, all the sights. But when Danny’s puppy, Cappuccino, dashes off across the piazza with some chirpy birds, their plans change in a hurry! Will this peppy pair find their playful pup before the sun sets on their dizzy day? Find out in this charmingly illustrated rhyming tale about the Eternal City . . . and happy surprises. An illustrated Italian-English glossary is included!
BOOK DETAILS Pages: 44 • Age Range: 4-8 years • Publication Date: 6/15/2016 Size: 8.5 x 8.5 inches • ISBN: 978-0991364671
“[A] sweet and charming tale. . . . ” —HILARY HAWKES, READERS’ FAVORITE “I would definitely buy a copy of this book for my new niece so she can start to build a love for travel and adventure early in life!" —KATELYN HENSEL, READERS' FAVORITE
“This book’s action-packed travel adventure will liven up story time, but it’s also a grand selection for young readers. ‘Rome Romp!’ is highly recommended.” —JACK MAGNUS, READERS’ FAVORITE
Meet the Author: MARGIE BLUMBERG
Author and publisher Margie Blumberg resides in Bethesda, Maryland, where she enjoys baking, biking, backgammon, books, and movies! Her favorite books are Battle Cry, Gentleman's Agreement, Marjorie Morningstar, Cast a Giant Shadow, Charlotte's Web, No Roses for Harry, Make Way for Ducklings, and Put Me in the Zoo.
Meet the Illustrator: RENÉE ANDRIANI
Renée Andriani is the illustrator of six picture books for MB Publishing: Paris Hop!, Rome Romp!, A Gefilte Fishy Tale, No Naptime for Janie! A Hanukkah Tale, Bunny Romero’s White House Adventure: The Whole Megillah!, and A Home for Hope! Renée grew up in Connecticut and studied Illustration at the Rhode Island School of Design. Working in an array of media, including pen and ink, pencil, dye, watercolor, and digital, she has illustrated numerous other children's books, including This School Year Will Be the Best! by Kay Winters, Don't Know Much About the Fifty States by Kenneth C. Davis, and the Baby on the Way series by William and Martha Sears and Christie Watts Kelly. Her work also appears in magazines and on Hallmark's Shoebox greeting cards. An avid hiker and cookie baker, she draws inspiration from doodling in her sketchbook, being outdoors, and hanging out with funny people. Visit her website.