Paolo, Emperor Of Rome
  • Paolo, Emperor Of Rome
  • Paolo, Emperor Of Rome
  • Paolo, Emperor Of Rome
  • Paolo, Emperor Of Rome
  • Paolo, Emperor Of Rome
  • Paolo, Emperor Of Rome
  • Paolo, Emperor Of Rome
  • Paolo, Emperor Of Rome
  • Paolo, Emperor Of Rome
ISBN: 1419741098
EAN13: 9781419741098
Language: English
Release Date: Mar 31, 2020
Pages: 48
Dimensions: 1" H x 10.5" L x 8.5" W
Weight: 1.737243 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview

A daring dog takes a whirlwind tour of Rome in search of freedom in new picture book from beloved storyteller Mac Barnett and masterful illustrator Claire Keane

Paolo the dachshund is trapped. Though he lives in Rome, a city filled with history and adventure, he is confined to a hair salon. Paolo dreams of the sweet life--la dolce vita--in the Eternal City. And then, one day, he escapes Paolo throws himself into the city, finding adventure at every turn. Join our hero as he discovers the wonders of Rome: the ruins, the food, the art, the opera, and--of course--the cats. Readers will cheer the daring of this bighearted dog, whose story shows that even the smallest among us can achieve great things.

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5
   Absolutely Magical! Bravo Paolo!
We are captured by this beautifully illustrated and written story of a very brave dog who lives his life boldly and unapologetically. May we be all so audacious!
 
5
   Has lots of interesting vocabulary type words gif young listeners!
The pictures are cute and show many of the landmarks we are studying. The story was engaging and my son enjoyed it. One thing I loved about it was that it is full of wonderfully chosen words! Kids who are read tend to have larger vocabularies, and this book is full of beautiful words that paint interesting pictures. Since then, words such as chaos, boundless, embraced, breach, barbarism, flinch, adored, Curs, unanimous, unprecedented, scrounged, heroism, commotion, valor, tumult, boundless. There are several phrases so well written :
 
5
   My son's favorite book and Dad loves it too!
This book is absolutely delightful and filled with the splendors of Rome and wonderful messages. My son loved it so much that after borrowing it several times from the library, he asked Santa to bring him a copy for his own bookshelf.
 
5
   Wonderful book which takes place in Rome
A book by a spunky Dachsund takes place in Rome and features many landmarks : the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum, the Vatican... my 3 & 5 year old grandchildren love Paolo!
 
5
   One of my top 5 favorite picture books of all time
We can appreciate it over and over again and read always something new about language and illustrations. Please, more modern picture books like this!
 
5
   Cute pup and cute story
We borrowed this book from the library and had to buy it after reading it first. Our daughter is only a few months old, but is sure to be a favorite!
 
5
   So fun
This is a great book to share and enjoy in your environment with any children. My mom loved reading it to her great-grandchildren.
 
5
   Love!
My son says his favorite thing is that he believes that Paolo is trying to live his best life and not settle for nos. He looks for opportunity and doesn 't let things get in his way. This book is a winner at our home.
 
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