Friday, October 23, 2015

You Rule!: A Practical Guide to Creating Your Own Kingdom (Lonely Planet Kids) by Lonely Planet Kids

Mother Daughter Book Reviews is pleased to be coordinating a Blog Tour for the new titles recently released by Lonely Planet Kids (an imprint from Lonely Planet, the world’s leading travel publisher), from October 15 to 31, 2015.

Lonely Planet Kids aims to enhance learning, interaction and appreciation for the planet’s rich diversity of people, places and cultures. Immersive, engaging and educational, the new Lonely Planet Kids books continue to explore the world and inspire awhole new generation of travelers as only Lonely Planet can. Lonely Planet Blog Tour Button

About You Rule!: Create Your Own Country

You Rule Title: You Rule!: Create Your Own Country | Authors: Scott Forbes & Emma Laura Jones | Publication Date: September, 2015 | Publisher: Lonely Planet Kids | Pages: 96 | Recommended Ages: 8+ Description: Think you can run a nation? You Rule!: Create Your Own Country by Scott Forbes and Emma Laura Jones shows ambitious young leaders (ages 8+) how to create a new nation completely from scratch. Decide on laws, establish borders, design a flag, gain citizen support and more. Be king, queen, chief, emperor, president or dictator – you decide, because right here, right now, you rule!

My Review:

I was sent a free copy of You Rule!: A Practical Guide to Creating Your Own Kingdom (Lonely Planet Kids) by Lonely Planet Kids for free in exchange only for my honest and unbiased review of You Rule!: A Practical Guide to Creating Your Own Kingdom (Lonely Planet Kids) by Lonely Planet Kids.

I was amazed by this book it was the absolute perfect blend of history with child interest factors. The book teaches children history, but it is sneaky about it. The reader is learning history as he or she reads, but the reader is not really aware that they are learning history because it is not a dry textbook, but instead filled with interesting facts.

The book takes the view point of teaching the reader how to rule their own kingdom whether their kingdom is their bedroom, house, or their own country. It then relates history to the decision that the reader would need to make about his or her kingdom. It draws its histories from many cultures not just America or Europe, but from the entire world.

This book is truly the perfect book to give to a child to get him or her interested in history. The book is perfect for getting a child to develop an interest in history because lets face it the book is interesting and fun not dry and boring like most history books.

About Lonely Planet Kids

LP Kids Logo From the world’s leading travel media company comes Lonely Planet Kids, a children’s imprint that brings the world to life for young explorers everywhere. We’re kickstarting the travel bug and showingkids just how amazing our planet can be. We will inspire and delight curious kids, showing them the rich diversity of people, places and cultures that surrounds us. We promise to share our enthusiasm and love of the world, our sense of humour and continual fascination for what it is that makes the world we live in the diverse and magnificent place it is. It’s going to be a big adventure! Come explore.

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Lonely Planet Kids Blog Tour Schedule

October 15 Mother Daughter Book Reviews (Launch & Giveaway) Cherry Mischievous (Spotlight: Adventures Around the Globe) Rockin' Book Reviews (Review: How to be an International Spy) October 16 Domestic Chanteuse (Spotlight: The Travel Book) Reading Authors (Review: You Rule!) October 17 Adalinc to Life (Review: Adventures Around the Globe) Geo Librarian (Review: The Travel Book) October 18 2ReadBook (Review: How to be an International Spy) Tea Time and Books (Spotlight: You Rule!) October 19 The Blended Blog (Review: The Travel Book) Icefairy's Treasure Chest (Review: Adventures Around the Globe) October 20 Bookworm for Kids (Review: You Rule!) Mami Tales (Review: How to be an International Spy) October 21 Here's the Story (Review: The Travel Book) Alwaysjoart (Review: You Rule!) October 22 Tina the Bookworm (Review: How to be an International Spy) Sunshine Girl Blog (Spotlight: Adventures Around the Globe) October 23 Fuonlyknew (Review: Adventures Around the Globe) Books for Books (Review: You Rule!) October 24 Jemima Pett (Review: The Travel Book) October 25 Published Bestsellers (Spotlight: How to be an International Spy) October 26 K&A's Children's Book Reviews (Review: Adventures Around the Globe) Christy's Cozy Corners (Review: The Travel Book) October 27 My Soul Called Life (Review: How to be an International Spy) I Read What You Write (Review: You Rule!) October 28 Blooming Brilliant (Review: Adventures Around the Globe) Writer With Wanderlust (Review: The Travel Book) October 29 View From the Birdhouse (Spotlight: The Travel Book) Kevin Gerard, Author of Diego's Dragon (Review: You Rule!) October 30 P is for Preschooler (Review: Adventures Around the Globe) The Logonauts (Review: The Travel Book) October 31 Oh My Bookness (Review: How to be an International Spy)

Blog Tour Giveaway

Prize: One winner will receive a $25 Amazon gift card or $25 PayPal cash prize, winner's choice Giveaway ends: November 8, 11:59 pm, 2015 Open to: Internationally How to enter: Please enter using the Rafflecopter widget below. Terms and Conditions: NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED BY LAW. A winner will be randomly drawn through the Rafflecopter widget and will be contacted by email within 48 hours after the giveaway ends. The winner will then have 72 hours to respond. If the winner does not respond within 72 hours, a new draw will take place for a new winner. Odds of winning will vary depending on the number of eligible entries received. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook. This giveaway is sponsored by Lonely Planet Kids and is hosted and managed by Renee from Mother Daughter Book Reviews. If you have any additional questions – feel free to send and email to Renee(at)MotherDaughterBookReviews(dot)com. a Rafflecopter giveaway MDBR Book Promotion Services

You Rule! Quiz

1. Do you like to boss people around?
a.Shut up and bring me my crown!
b.Just my little brother/sister.
c.No. Everyone else is scarier than me.
2. Are you confident in your own abilities?
 b.Sort of.
c.Ooh, I don’t know.

3. Do you like sharing?
a.No way!
b.Happy to.
c.Here, have it all.

4. Are you a team player?
a.As long as I’m in charge.
 b.Yes, let’s do it!
c.Look, I’ll just put my feet up while you lot get on with it.

5. Are you happy to take responsibility?
a.I said: I’m in charge.
b.Only when I have to.
c.No! Whatever happened, it’s not my fault!

How did you score?
a = 5 points, b = 3 points, c = 1 point19–25 points: You’re not going to let go, are you? Stick with autocracy for as long as you can.11–18 points: You need a little help from your friends. Start with a monarchy or oligarchy.5–10 points: Get everyone involved. Opt for full democracy – right now

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