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Saturday, July 6, 2013

The Adventures of Bella & Harry. Let’s Visit Rome!

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Disclosure: I received this product for the purpose of a review. All opinions are 100%my own. I was not compensated for this review. Your opinion may vary from mine.
About the Author
Lisa Manzione is the author of The adventures of Bella & Harry. Lisa is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. At an early age, Lisa was exposed to traveling as one of her parents has worked for a major airline. Later in life, Lisa’s children grew up and her love of animals continued to grow the idea for the Bella and Harry series was born. The series was developed with the hope of inspiring young readers to embrace the world and encourage its exploration. Done through the comedic and informative adventures of Bella and Harry, while traveling through various countries, Lisa hopes to stimulate children's imaginations and foster a thirst for understanding the world in which they live.
Bella and Harry are sibling Chihuahua’s that travel around Rome with their family to learn about the different customs, history and landmarks. At the start of the book, Harry practices on being a gladiator, which Bella informs Harry that gladiators have not been around for thousand of years. Bella continues on to tell Harry that gladiators can only be found posing for pictures outside the Roman Colosseum. Knowing this information intrigued Harry to know more about the colosseum. Bella and Harry decided to go visit Rome and many other landmarks! Harry and Bella is the 8th book of the series. You can find other Harry and Bella books such as Let’s visit Paris, Let’s visit Venice, Let’s visit London, and more on their website here, and other online bookstores as well.
My 7yr old daughter loves to read and has always loved it when I read to her. I am very blessed that all my children have taken on the love of books like I have. When I was given the chance to review this book, I was excited! You can never have too many books to read. My 7yr old daughter enjoyed this book. I felt it was a little beyond my 5yr olds interest. My 5yr old was intrigued at first because of the colorful pictures and lost interest as I was reading to him. As I was reading to my daughter, she decided she wanted to read it to me instead! What we both enjoyed from the book was that not only was it a nice storyline but we both learned about the different customs and landmarks in Rome. You are never too young or old to learn.
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