With her If You Were Me series, Carol P. Roman has provided children with a trip around the world, and the next stop is
Greece. The series
introduces unique cultures around the world by answering the questions that children
The tour of
begins with a sense of place and history. Next you are introduced to the common
given names of Greece
and what young children call their parents and grandparents. Also explained are local foods, toys and
games, holidays, and what you would visit if you were a tourist.
The story is accompanied by interesting and colorful illustrations. There is also a pronunciation guide at the back of the book. As an example, Koukla (kouk-la)-doll. This is another in a series of great reference books for children.