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...well-researched, extremely readable....valuable even for the childless. -- John F. Makowski, Associate Professor of Classical Studies, Loyola University of Chicago, Department of Classical Studies

A delightful guide [with] insider information [and] ingenious diversions for kids. -- Brian M. Lavelle, Professor, Department of Classical Studies, Loyola University of Chicago

J.M. Pasquesi has crafted a lovely and comprehensive book. -- Dr. Riccardo Strano, Director, Italian Government Tourist Board of North America

Veni, vidi, vici could be the subtitle of this thorough, well-designed and fun family guide to Rome. -- Kyle McCarthy, FamilyTravelForum.com --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Award-Winning Finalist of the National Best Books 2007 Awards --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Product Details

  • Series: Rome With Kids
  • Paperback: 243 pages
  • Publisher: Solo Roma, Inc; 1 edition (October 1, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0977309304
  • ISBN-13: 978-0977309306
  • Product Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.5 x 8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 12 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #725,355 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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20 of 20 people found the following review helpful By K. Dolan on August 29, 2008
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We recently travelled to Rome with our four children, aged 10 and under. An ambitious (crazy?) challenge to begin with, we were worried about battling crowds and wasting time at sites that would tire or bore the kids. This book was an invaluable source of helpful hints for avoiding lines, narrowing down overwhelming tourist traps to just the parts that the kids would find interesting, and suggesting quick places for family friendly snacking, resting, or pit-stopping based on where we decided to go each day. It was easy to reference, and even our well-seasoned travelling companion was impressed by the "back door" tips it had to offer for navigating popular sites. There were days that my husband and I had to admit that the book was our family's lifesaver!
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25 of 27 people found the following review helpful By Agatha Comberton on July 6, 2007
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"Rome With Kids" is just as important for your trip to Rome as obtaining your passport. This book is written for PEOPLE going to visit Rome. Children are people, too. This book will enhance the visit with the author's expert advice and insight on history, culture, food, shopping,and above all where to buy the best ice cream.
"Rome with Kids" has everything you need to discover the delights of Rome at your own pace and the pace of the children.
I have lived in Italy , on and off, for over 30 years. As I read this excellent book I found new and interesting things to see and to do.
I give it 10 stars.
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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful By C. L. White on April 16, 2008
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My daughter (11) and I loved planning our trip to Rome with this book! It ended up being the only book we carried with us as we toured the Eternal City. The information was great with wonderful tidbits to keep the interest level high. There are terrific pictures throughout although without a frame of reference for size, we were always surprised to find out something was MUCH bigger than we thought it was going to be! That was always good for a laugh.
Since we were staying nearby, the recomended gelato stand between the Pantheon and Piazza Navona became our regular nightcap and it is the best in the city! Great tip! We even sent another family there.
We homeschool so this was our field trip and this book was invaluable for our needs. Our copy has been our notebook and is full of written notes, highlighting, post-it notes, and drawings. Thank goodness the printing is such great quality. We wouldn't part with it for anything!
Ciao!
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Claudia Ladomirak on August 31, 2007
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I was amazed at this book! If you are planning a trip to Rome this book is for you! I think it is great for Kids of all ages, that includes Moms Dads and Grandparents, I loved the format. Rome can be a little daunting at times, And this book can help in keeping everyone happy intertained and well fed! Just a great book!
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on July 8, 2012
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This is a great guide for finding things to do in Rome that kids like. We would not have gone to San Clemente or to the Pincio gardens, my daughter's favorite parts of our trip, if we had not had the guide. It is small and fits well in a purse. It is, however, not comprehensive enough for adults. We spent 8 days in Rome and needed the more comprehensive maps, shopping and restaurant and attraction guides of the "Eyewitness Travel Rome" to cover all we wanted to do.
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Rome With Kids is a guide to making the most of one's visit to Rome, the great seat of Western civilization, written especially for parents with children in tow. Color photographs and maps enhance the step-by-step itineraries, recommendations for kid-friendly activities, advice on viewing the finest museum collections before the kids burn out, tips on where to shop or rent bikes, and much more. Written by mother and former Rome resident J.M. Pasquesi, Rome with Kids is enthusiastically recommended to parents for its attention to detail and ease of use.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By DSeverance on April 5, 2013
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I went to Rome on vacation with my wife and 1 year old. We had a great time and this book helped a lot in giving us times and places to focus on for the most fun for our kids. Now, word of caution, our kid was WAY jetlagged and so she slept during most the day. The wife and I used that time to visit museums and other "boring" things. (by the way, the Vatican is not very stroller friendly and deadlifting a stroller with a baby inside up and down the narrow stairs of the Vatican museum was no fun).

When the baby woke up later in the day, this book was a great and we learned that Piazza Navona had a great merry-go-round, which my daughter loved to go on and was a great place to go out around. We also learned that Piazza Populo was a great family hang out spot - our daughter ran around having the time of her life and climbing on everything with all the Italian kids. It was great!

Just so you know, I recommend this book and hope you have a great time in Rome with the family.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful By M. Rose Costello on July 15, 2007
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This is truly an amazing book. Very unique, not only informational but enjoyable at the same time. I have followed the author's advice throughout Rome and had a fantastic trip. I wouldn't go to Rome without this book.
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