Books by Mateya Arkova

OH SUSANNAH by Carole P. Roman
CHILDREN'S
Released: April 3, 2017

"An engaging tale for beginning readers about contending with the stress of everyday life from a child's perspective."
A young girl deals with the pressures of school and family. Read full book review >
IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED ON...MARS by Carole P. Roman
Released: Jan. 9, 2017

"A book that will expand readers' horizons with its scientific foray into the solar system."
Roman and Arkova's (Can a Princess Be a Firefighter?, 2017, etc.) picture book imagines what life might be like for the first colonists on Mars.Read full book review >
IF YOU WERE ME AND LIVED IN...THE ANCIENT MALI EMPIRE by Carole P. Roman
Released: Dec. 13, 2016

"An informative addition to the prolific author's well-crafted series of illustrated books that make history relatable to a tween audience."
Part of a series for older elementary and young middle school students, this detailed work presents life in ancient Mali through the eyes of a young girl. Read full book review >
ONE TO TEN by Carole P. Roman
Released: Oct. 30, 2016

"An engaging work that offers its young target audience a healthy tool for responding to emotionally challenging predicaments."
When a squirrel cries over her lost hoard of acorns, she eventually lessens her disappointment by adjusting her attitude in this picture book. Read full book review >
Can A Princess Be A Firefighter? by Carole P. Roman
Released: March 25, 2016

"A sweet celebration of girlhood that embraces both the traditional and the progressive."
A parent offers a world of ideas for daughters when they grow up in this illustrated ode to girls. Read full book review >
Rocket-Bye by Carole P. Roman
Released: March 13, 2016

"A read-aloud lullaby with dreamy pictures, perfect for sending budding astronauts to slumber."
Veteran author Roman (Being a Captain Is Hard Work, 2016, etc.) sends readers on a rhyming voyage through the Milky Way, accompanied by Arkova's whimsical illustrations.Read full book review >