Official Review: Rommie's journey by Marie Al

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Official Review: Rommie's journey by Marie Al

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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Rommie's journey" by Marie Al.]
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4 out of 4 stars
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Rommie’s Journey by Marie Al is children’s picture book about a little caterpillar named Jerome, or Rommie for short. Rommie dreams of exploring the world, so he sets out on a journey by catching a ride on a floating leaf. When he gets hungry, he eats his leaf and finds himself falling to the ground. After a long journey, he hurts one of his legs. When he starts to wrap it in a leaf cast, he can’t stop and has soon wrapped his entire body up and fallen asleep. Will Rommie emerge with just a healed leg or will he find more changes in his little body when he wakes?

Rommie is an adorable little caterpillar who immediately captures the reader’s heart. Turner’s illustrations of Rommie in his tiny cargo pants made me want him to succeed on his journey from the first page. I often feel that the pictures in a children’s book can be its defining factor, and the illustrations in this book are definitely a big positive factor.

I also appreciated how the author added new characters to the story and included educational components. I won’t give details to avoid spoiling the plot, but the author adds a human perspective later in the story and explains some of the biological processes that go on in caterpillars’ lives. This explanation is at an appropriate level for the children this book is aimed at.

Overall, I would rate this book 4 out of 4 stars. Between the great illustrations, fun story, and educational elements, I couldn’t find anything to complain about in this book.

I would recommend this book to parents of kids ages four to nine. The rhyming lines would be fun for a parent to read out loud to their children, and the parent could also explain any complex vocabulary or biology they encounter while reading.

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This looks like such a cute children's book. Rommie looks like such an adorable character and it's clear the author has put a lot of effort into this story. Thank you for reviewing this book.

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I already like the illustration in the book cover. Such a cute story! I would love to read the book. Thanks for your review!

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Post by Gracious Ngy88 »

Captivating book cover and illustration suitable for children .My kids need to read this. Thanks for great review.

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I have already been impressed by the cover of this book. My niece loves such colourful books. I will grab this for her. Nice review.

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This sounds like an imaginative spin on The Very Hungry Caterpillar. I would love to read this book. Great review!

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The author adds a human perspective later in the story and explains some of the biological processes that go on in caterpillars’ lives. This explanation is at an appropriate level for the children this book is aimed at. Captivating book cover and illustration suitable for children .My siblings need to read this.

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Oh, how cute! That’s a really creative premise, and I can already imagine the scene inside of my head. Sounds like a perfect book for young ones and those young of heart! Terrific review.

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Post by Kirsi_78 »

Awww this is such a cute little book. We have another story of a caterpillar in our kids' bookshelf, which they loved. I bet they would love this one, too!

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The cover is so adorable; I'm sure kids would love it. The story of the caterpillar seems enjoyable to read. Great review!
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Illustrations are the major part of great children books as they readily deliver its message to its readers, kids. This book can also serve to teach children about biology of development should they want to understand the human body growth phases. Likening their bodies to an animal such as a caterpillar, I believe parents can better enlighten kids on how their body changes while they grow into adults.

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Sounds like quite a fun. Children will definitely have great time reading this book. Thanks for the review.

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