Oh Susannah: Things That Go Bump Tour #OhSusannahBooks #Giveaway

If you are a regular Mommy Ramblings’ reader, you know we have been fans of Carole P. Roman’s books since her very first children’s book came off the presses. That is why I am thrilled to be part of this blog tour for her new book, Oh Susannah: Things That Go Bump

This is such a great book! As a mother who is a passionate reader, fostering that excitement and love of reading in my children, is very important to me. Finding books that captivate their interest is crucial to me. This book does exactly that!

Susannah Maya Logan is not having a good day. I think all kids can relate to that. She does not want to go to her best friend, Lola’s sleepover. Sounds strange doesn’t it? What kid does not want to go to her best friend’s sleepover? Well, the reason is,  Susannah thinks Lola’s house is big and spooky, not to mention, a ghost is said to live there! Beyond that Susannah’s big brother, Kai, loves to tease her with scary stories. What big brothers don’t? Scaring little sisters seems to come with the big brother job description. I should know, I have 3 older brothers.

As Susannah goes through the day, she sees people dealing with things that scare them. Her sight-impaired friend, Macy, is terrified of unicorns. Imagine that, I guess she doesn’t know how people are going crazy over unicorn everything. Another boy at a party is frightened by clowns. Who could blame him? With all the scary clowns around in the news and movies, I don’t think he is alone in that fear.  Susannah’s teacher is afraid of getting a cold. I can relate to that, I hate when people come to work or school sick.

All of this helps Susannah to see that everyone is afraid of something. Everyone except Lola. Susannah wishes she could be more like her best friend who is not afraid of anything. At least she thinks Lola is not afraid of anything.

Susannah learns that people all have different ideas of what is scary and what is not, they are the only ones that can determine the difference.

I really enjoyed reading this book with my kids, because my youngest son has some fears that can make him miss out on things. This story provided a springboard to discuss exactly that. It opened a dialogue, I think many parents will find useful. Best of all, it was natural to discuss my son’s feelings as they related to Susannah’s fears. This book is for kids 7-10 years old, but can be read aloud to younger children too! The book is illustrated by  Mateya Arkov

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Enter to win an autographed copy of Oh Susannah: It’s in the Bag, Oh Susannah: Things That Go Bump, and Oh Susannah: Color with Me, by award-winning author Carole P. Roman—plus a set of 48 colored pencils!

One (1) grand prize winner receives:

Value: $52+

Four (4) winners receive:

  • A copy of Oh Susannah: It’s in the Bag, autographed by Carole P. Roman
  • A copy of Oh Susannah: Things That Go Bump, autographed by Carole P. Roman
  • A copy of Oh Susannah: Color with Me, autographed by Carole P. Roman

Value: $27+

Oh Susannah: Things That Go Bump Giveaway Rules:

Giveaway begins September 20, 2017, at 12:01 A.M. MT and ends October 20, 2017, at 11:59 P.M. MT. Giveaway open to residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia who are 13 and older. Prizes provided by Carole P. Roman

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I am writing this post in partnership with The Children’s Book Review and Carole P. Roman and received a copy of this book to facilitate my review. As always my views and words are 100% my own.



Filed under Blog Tour, Books, Giveaway, Review

13 Responses to Oh Susannah: Things That Go Bump Tour #OhSusannahBooks #Giveaway

  1. Janet Woodling

    Books are like a telescope to new things and places we may never go.

  2. Carol Luciano

    I love Carole Roman’s books. This is perfect for one of my grandkids. He has fears that do keep him from doing things. Thank you for the post and awesome giveaway chance.
    Carol Luciano

  3. Leela

    I’d love to win it for my kids because they love art.

  4. I’d love to win this for my nephew. He is really into books and I like reading to him.

  5. Daniel M

    wanna win for my niece

  6. Abigail Gibson

    I would like to win this prize package for my grandmother.

  7. Kathy Pease

    I would like to win this for my granddaughter 🙂 I am afraid of heights.

  8. I wanna win this for my daughter. I’m afraid of mice

  9. Tara Smith

    My boys love books, I think my oldest would enjoy reading it & I’d like to read it to the younger two

  10. Kayla Klontz

    I would like to win this for my daughter, she would love it, she’s afraid of the dark, but we’re working on it.

  11. Beth Carpenter

    My lil’ guys woud really enjoy this!

  12. Laura Emerson

    I would like to win for my daughter. Right now she is afraid of things that might be hiding under her bed. We are getting closer now though of convincing her that nothing is under it.

  13. Anita Jude

    would love to win for the kids…..afraid of the dark

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