Monday, October 3, 2016

If You Were Me and Lived in Ancient Greece by Carole P. Roman

- April

This is one of the books in the Civilizations Throughout Time series.  We're treated to facts about everything from where clothing would be bought to Greek Gods.

I really enjoyed the illustrations.  They're more abstract and light and airy, but still colorful.  It seemed to fit nicely with the book.  Each illustration fit nicely with the page it was put next to.

There are about 25 pages of reading material.  Each of these pages is smaller type and a couple of paragraphs.  The target audience here is  probably around third grade.

When attempting to read this to younger children, I found that though they loved the illustrations, there were just too many facts to hold their attention, fascinating though they were.  An older audience would definitely get more enjoyment out of it.

I think most children that are of reading age and have any interest in history or other cultures would love this book.

No comments:

Post a Comment

Giveaway Notice

All winners of giveaways will be notified as soon as their name has been drawn. Each winner will have two weeks to respond in order to receive their prize. Prizes cannot be delivered without an email/physical address. Any prizes that are not claimed within a two week period will be forfeited.


All books (unless otherwise specified) belong to me already, have been borrowed, or are sent to me by the author, publisher or review company for review. I do not receive any monetary rewards for reviewing books. The opinions expressed in my reviews belong solely to me.