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Paris Hop! cover of picture book about Grandma Goldie & Aimee's quest to see city sparkle from tower

PARIS HOP!

Price: $11.95 (Paperback)

40 pages
Age Range: 4 - 8 years
Size: 8.5 x 8.5 inches
ISBN-13: 978-0-9913646-9-5  
BISAC Category: Juvenile Fiction/Family/Multigenerational


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On a visit to Paris, France, for just one day, Grandma Goldie is eager to show her granddaughter, Aimee, how the city sparkles in the sun from the top of the Eiffel Tower. But the other joys of "Paree" create delightful detours along the way. Will this peppy pair make it to the tower before sunset? Find out in this charmingly illustrated rhyming tale about the City of Light . . . and happy surprises.


An illustrated French-English glossary is included.

Reviews & Awards

KART Kids

Grandma Goldie and granddaughter Aimee see city sparkle from Eiffel Tower in Paris Hop picture book

"For young linguists, Paris Hop! makes language come alive in a fresh and entertaining fashion, with a visual flair . . ." 

Readers' Favorite

Grandma Goldie and granddaughter Aimee racing from Louvre to Eiffel Tower in picture book Paris Hop

"The vibrant colors and adorable images will keep children engaged and wanting to read the book over and over again." —Cheryl Schopen

A Is for Aging

Grandma Goldie and Aimee are walking at sunset towards Eiffel Tower in Paris Hop picture book

"The lively rhyming text by author Margie Blumberg matches the energy of this intergenerational duo and draws us along at a rapid pace."

The Children's Book Review

Picture of Notre Dame in Paris Hop picture book

"Paris Hop! is a lovely book that is certain to charm parents, grandparents, and children alike – C'est magnifique!!" —Trevor Laurence Jockims

Midwest Book Review

Grandma Goldie and Aimee try on dresses in Paris Hop picture book

"Paris Hop pairs fun drawings (by Renée Andriani) with a story of Paris (will Grandma and her granddaughter make it to the top of the Eiffel Tower in time to see Paris sparkle in the sun?), which mixes French words with a lively rhyme to invite young readers to tour Paris . . ." —Diane Donovan

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Grandma Goldie and Aimee smell warm croissants outside the bakery in Paris Hop picture book

"The rhyming of this book is beautifully done with catchy sentences that your child will love. ‘Today’s the day we see “Paree” from the tippity-top of the tower…’ The illustrations are simple and yet effective, and capture Paris perfectly for the imagination of a child." 

Picture of Eiffel Tower from Paris Hop picture book
Readers' Favorite Illustration Award medal for Paris Hop picture book

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Danny is eating a plate of spaghetti in Rome Romp picture book
Rome Romp cover, Grandma Goldie and grandson Danny are chasing runaway puppy in front of Colloseum

ROME ROMP!

Price: $11.95 (Paperback)

40 pages
Age Range: 4 - 8 years
Size: 8.5 x 8.5 inches
ISBN-13: 978-0-9913646-7-1
BISAC Category: Juvenile Fiction/Family/Multigenerational


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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!

Reviews

The Children's Book Review

Grandma Goldie and Danny in restaurant in Rome Romp, eating spaghetti

"[T]he rhyming pace keeps the story moving forward by providing palpable energy to this exciting, international tale of art, culture, language, food, fun, family — and dog-chasing. Bellissimo!" —Trevor Laurence Jockims

Readers' Favorite

Granda Goldie tucks in Danny and puppy in Rome Romp picture book

"Rome Romp! is a sweet and charming tale.... The story is engaging and fun, and takes the reader around some of the wonderful tourist sights of Rome." —Hilary Hawkes

Readers' Favorite

Grandma Goldie and Danny sense their long-lost puppy is near in scene from Rome Romp picture book

"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

Grandma Goldie asks flower-monger if he's seen runaway puppy in Rome Romp picture book
Grandma Goldie and Danny search for runaway puppy in Sistene Chapel in Rome Romp picture book
Hotel doorman shows Grandma Goldie, Danny, and puppy a scooter for touring city in Rome Romp