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Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles, by Carole P. Roman | Series Giveaway

The Children’s Book Review | February 12, 2015

Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles, by Carole P. Roman | Series Giveaway
Enter to win a full autographed set of the Captain No Beard series, by award-winning author Carole P. Roman; including the newest title Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles; plus a Kidoozie Pirate Den Playhouse!

One (1) winner receives the grand prize:

  • An autographed set of Carole P. Roman’s Captain No Beard series (includes all 8 books), plus the Kidoozie Pirate Den Playhouse.

Ten (10) winners receive:

  • A copy of Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles autographed by Carole P. Roman.

Age Range: 3-7

Giveaway begins February 12, 2015, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends March 11, 2015, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

About the Captain No Beard Series
CaptainNoBeardCaptain No Beard: An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life

Captain No Beard and his pirate ship The Flying Dragon set sail for a voyage of the imagination with his fearless crew of four: First Mate Hallie, Mongo the Monkey, Linus the loudmouthed lion, and Fribbit the floppy frog. Normally a young boy named Alexander, his cousin Hallie, and three stuffed animals, once they board his bed their world is transformed into a magical vessel, sailing the seven seas on dangerous and exciting adventures! Captain No Beard – An Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life named to Kirkus Reviews’ BEST OF 2012 for Children’s Indie Books, and garnered the star of remarkable merit! “Roman charms with an imaginative,whimsical picture book that will entertain even the oldest pirates.” Kirkus Review

Pepper-Parrots-Problem-with-PatiencePepper Parrot’s Problem with Patience

The crew of the Flying Dragon are sailing again. This time, new crewmember, Pepper Parrot is having a hard time keeping up with the drills. Captain No Beard and his mates join together to help Pepper achieve her goals with patience and tolerance.

StuckInTheDoldrumsStuck in the Doldrums: A Lesson in Sharing

When the wind stops blowing, Captain No Beard and his crew, including First Mate Hallie, Linus the Lion, Fribbet the Frog, Mongo the Monkey and Polly the Parrot, are stuck on a desert island. Maroon with nothing to do, they begin to play and enjoy themselves. However, Captain No Beard has other ideas, bossing his crew around and making playtime cheerless for everyone. Soon, Captain No Beard decides he has had enough and storms off. When his ship is attacked by a giant squid, he realizes he needs his crew more than ever. Captain No Beard and his crew show young readers that’s it’s important to cooperate and share your belongings. The crew teaches us that if you want to have friends, then you must be a friend too.

strangers on the high seas coverStrangers on the High Seas

Captain No Beard and the crew of the Flying Dragon welcome a new crew member, when Cabin Girl Cayla joins the ship. Responsible for his little sister, Captain No Beard is not very happy because he finds his newest charge a distraction. When faced with danger, the captain must find a way to escape. While learning valuable lessons about strangers, the crew realized not to judge somebody because they are young or small. Strength comes in all sizes!

The Treasure of Snake Island: A Captain No Beard StoryThe Treasure of Snake Island

After a fierce battle with a storm, the crew goes in search of treasure. Alexander, that is, Captain No Beard uses a map to locate it on the ominous sounding Snake Island. Bravely they dig until they find the best treasure ever!

The Crew Goes Coconuts!: A Captain No Beard Story Volume 6 By Carole P. RomanThe Crew Goes Coconuts

There is a storm brewing on the Flying Dragon, and it’s not about the weather. When the crew finds themselves parched and not enough juice to go around, blame falls on Matie the goat, Hallie’s friend. Divided, they square off, ready for a fight and Captain No Beard must teach his crew that not only is bullying wrong, they must learn to value and respect each and every member of the crew. Watch the crew of the Flying Dragon learn an important lesson about being a true friend.

Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis By Carole P. RomanCaptain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis

Captain No Beard and his crew of loyal pirates heave anchor for another adventure, this time in the icy waters of the Arctic. Captain No Beard’s steering a course due north, sailing by the light of the North Star. Everyone on the crew wonders what the captain’s up to, especially as he gets embarrassed when they ask. When the captain finally admits his plan, the crew discovers he plans to steal the aurora borealis, the beautiful northern lights that brighten the arctic sky. They’re all shocked. They may be pirates, but even they know stealing is bad. Besides, how can anyone steal the lights from the sky? A charming, engaging tale about doing what’s right, Captain No Beard and the Aurora Borealis is the latest installment in Carole P. Roman’s award-winning pirate series. The first book, Captain No Beard—an Imaginary Tale of a Pirate’s Life, received the Kirkus Reviews Best of 2012 award and the Star of Remarkable Achievement. The series presents real-life problems in an imaginary setting and encourages discussion with both parents and educators.

Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles by Carole P RomanFribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles

Fribbet’s gone missing! The crew searches for the excitable frog and finally find him troubled and crying in the stern. Fribbet is very upset, and it’s up to Captain No Beard and the crew to find out what’s wrong. Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles is another great voyage into problem solving and friendship, as well as an adventurous trip into the imagination. Join the Captain No Beard and his friends as they learn the value of sharing our troubles with others and that help is always there when we need it.

Read The Children’s Book Review full review of Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles.

About the Author
Carole P. Roman

Carole P. Roman

Award winning author Carole P. Roman has added Fribbet the Frog and the Tadpoles based on changes in her own family. The happy grandmother is delighted with her growing brood. She lives on Long Island with her husband and very near her children and grandchildren- the inspiration for her books.

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