Could the world be a place where everyone knows your name? In the children's book "My Very Own World Adventure," absolutely.
The illustrated book makes a good present for future travelers. It starts with a magic carpet ride to countries whose first letters spell out a child's first and last names. In each country, the pages show a child with a special gift from their homeland.
For the name "Isabella," for example, the book starts with a harp-player from Ireland, a rose from Saudi Arabia, a musical instrument from Albania, a chocolate bunny from Belgium ... you get the idea. The illustrations also give kids a sense of place through the items being offered. Laos shows a child holding a plumeria, the country's national flower, with elephants and a temple in the background.
The carpet ride ends with a stamped passport and map of the countries visited. It also includes a guide to all of the nations illustrated for the book (the child from the U.S. holds a Native American dream catcher as its gift.) and the artists who created them.