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Saturday, February 11, 2017

If You Were Me and Lived On Mars Blog Tour (interview & giveaway)


The If You Were Me and Lived On...Mars Blog Tour is stopping by today with an interview and giveaway! This tour is hosted by The Childrens Book Review and sponsored by author Carole P. Roman...


If You Were Me and Lived On...Mars
By Carole P. Roman
Illustrated by Mateya Arkova
Join Carole P. Roman when she blasts off to colonize the planet Mars, in the newest book of her informative series. Learn about how life would be living on the Red Planet. Travel to Olympus Mons, the largest volcano in the solar system. Look into the sky and watch Phobos and Deimos, Mars’ two moons. Discover what you would wear, and how the seasons change. See Mars through the eyes of an adventurous youngster like you and understand what life is like in a trip of a lifetime. Don’t forget to look at the other books in the series so that you can be an armchair traveler.

Ages 4-8 | CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform | 2017 | 978-1540869722
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Q1. What three words best describe your book If You Were Me and Lived on…Mars?
Interesting, surprising, fun.

Q2. Grab a copy of If You Were Me and Lived on…Mars and answer the following:
-Favorite line(s)? If you were me and lived on Mars, you would be living there many years in the future, perhaps in the year 2054.

-Favorite illustration? The illustration of the kids playing basketball on the planet is my favorite. The net is floating.

-Favorite fact you learned about Mars while writing the book? Oh, there are so many. I loved learning about Mars’ moons Phobos and Deimos, whose names mean fear and panic. I enjoyed learning about its longer orbit, the season as well as the sudden dust storms that would torment people living there. The channels were interesting too. Could they be carved by an ancient civilization or are they part of nature?

Q3. Other than Mars, what planet would you love to visit (if you could) and why?
Saturn. I love a nice ring.

Q4. Fill in the blanks:
I’m really awesome at being a grandmother.
I’m really embarrassed to admit I can’t tell my right from left, ever.
The last great children’s book I read was the Harry Potter series

Q5. If you were to create and bake a cupcake inspired by If You Were Me and Lived on…Mars, what would it look and taste like, and what would you call it?
Red velvet with orange flavored icing and a red hot on the top swirl.


Carole P. Roman is the award-winning author of the Captain No Beard series. Both Captain No Beard: An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life and Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis have received the Kirkus Star of Exceptional Merit. The first book in the series was named to Kirkus Reviews Best 2012. Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis has been named to Kirkus Reviews Best of 2015. Each book in the series has won numerous awards including the NABE Pinnacle Award, IAN Award, Moonbeam Award 2014, National Indie Excellence Award Finalist, Shelf Media Outstanding Series Award, ForeWord Review Five Star and Finalist in the Book of the Year, and Reader’s Views Children’s Book of the Year 2013. Roman is also the author of the award-winning non-fiction culture series, If You Were Me and Lived in… that explores customs and cultures around the world. She has co-authored a self help book, Navigating Indieworld: A Beginners Guide to Self-Publishing and Marketing. She lives on Long Island with her husband and near her children and grandchildren.




Enter To Win An Autographed Copy Of If You Were Me And Lived On … Mars, By Award-Winning Author Carole P. Roman, And A Stomp Rocket: Ultra LED To Light Up The Night Sky.
One (1) grand prize winner receives:
  • A copy of If You Were Me and Lived On … Mars, autographed by Carole P. Roman
  • A Stomp Rocket: Ultra LED set
  • A bonus autographed picture book selected from one of the 35+ books written by Carole P. Roman
Four (4) winners receive:
  • A copy of If You Were Me and Lived On … Mars, autographed by Carole P. Roman
  • A bonus autographed picture book selected from one of the 35+ books written by Carole P. Roman
Age Range: 4-8
Giveaway begins February 7, 2017, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends March 7, 2017, at 11:59 P.M. PST.
Giveaway open to US and Canadian addresses only.
Prizes and samples provided by Carole P. Roman and The Children’s Book Review.

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2 comments:

kay Slowey-Sly said...

Younger kids love to read about the planets, especially Mars. Your book sounds interesting and informative. Looking forward to learning more about the Red Planet.

Jennifer Q. said...

My son is always saying he wants to go to Mars. He loves reading about planets with me.