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Welcome to the Book’em Danno Book Hop
This event is dedicated to book lovers everywhere. Whether it’s hardback, paperback, eBooks or gift cards to buy a book each blog participating is offering you some kind of reading adventure! After you enter my giveaway make sure to hop on down the list to see what each blogger has to offer. For this giveaway, I have 2 different Prize Packs that each contain over $120 dollars in kids books!
A special thanks to the publishers: Random House Kids, My Little Geek, Kids Can Press, Disney-Hyperion, Clavis Books and Nat Geo Kids for taking part in this event and for publishing such awesome books!
Prize Pack 1: RV $123
From Random House Kids:
Bluebird by Bob Staake (RV $18) – Bob Staake explores the universal themes of loneliness, bullying, and the importance of friendship. In this emotional picture book, readers will be captivated as they follow the journey of a bluebird as he develops a friendship with a young boy and ultimately risks his life to save the boy from harm. Both simple and evocative, this timeless and profound story will resonate with readers young and old. Read my Review on: BlueBird by Bob Staake
The Beginner’s Guide to Running Away from Home by Jennifer Huget (RV $18) – What kid hasn’t wanted to make their parents feel sorry for treating him badly?
And how better to accomplish this than to run away? Here’s a guide showing how, from what to pack (gum–then you won’t have to brush your teeth) to how to survive (don’t think about your cozy bed). Ultimately, though, readers will see that there really is no place like home. Read my full Review: The Beginner’s Guide to Running Away from Home by Jennifer Huget
From My Little Geek:
My Little Geek – ABC Board Book (RV $20) – Every kid has the typical ABC book… A is for Apple… B is for Banana. But just imagine the joy of hearing your two year old chatting away about quantum mechanics or his time machine. You can read, My Little Geek review here.
From Kids Can Press:
Scaredy Squirrel Goes Camping (RV $17) – Scaredy Squirrel is not too comfortable with the idea of camping … unless it’s on his couch! There will be no mosquitoes, skunks or zippers to worry about when he watches a show about the joys of camping on his brand-new TV. But first Scaredy must find an electrical outlet, and that means going into the woods! Will the nutty worrywart’s plans prepare him for the great outdoors, or will his adventure end up as a scary story told around the campfire? Read my full Scaredy Squirrel Goes Camping review here.
In The Tree House (RV $17) – When two brothers decide to build a tree house, the first summer in it was the best ever. But when one of the brothers becomes “too old” to hang out with his baby brother something happens that summer to bring them back together. Take a look at my In the Tree House Review.
And The Winner Is…Amazing Animal Athletes (RV $17) – This book is “set” at the World Animal Games where animals compete in sporting events like the long jump and sprinting. The author provides stats on the four animals that are “competing” in an event. Find out who wins in at the high jump, sprinting, weight lifting, swimming, long jump, aerobatics, and marathon races! See my And The Winner Is…Amazing Animal Athletes Review.
Jasper John Dooley Left Behind (RV $16) – Jasper John Dooley’s beloved Nan is leaving on a cruise for a whole week! He feels so pththth. All he can think about is Nan missing out on their Wednesday card game, and whether it’s raining where she is, too, and if she will ever come back. But each day something happens, from a stapling mishap to a hamster escape, and Jasper realizes that waiting for someone to return from an adventure takes forever unless you’re having an adventure, too.
Prize Pack 2: RV $124
Mo Willems Books: A Big Guy Took My Ball! (RV $9) – Piggie and Gerald are friends and when Piggie is upset that a big guy takes her ball, Gerald steps into help out. Read my A Big Guy Took My Ball Review.
It’s A Bus Load of Pigeon Books! (RV $25) – This set contains 3 of the beloved Pigeon books: Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!, The Pigeon Finds a Hot Dog!, and Don’t Let the Pigeon Stay Up Late! Take a look at my Bus Load of Pigeon Books Review.
From Clavis Publishing:
THE BIRTHDAY SURPRISE (RV $16) – One day while walking through the forest Nina notices that everybody is busy with something and acting suspiciously. She is disappointed to find that Sparrow, the Mouse Family, Crow, Miss Weasel, Grandpa Badger and even the robbers have no time to stop and chat. When she arrives back home, however, she gets a delightful surprise: all her friends were busy because they were throwing Nina a birthday party.
OOPS (RV $16) – A hair-raising, thrilling sled ride down a snowy hill tests Piggy’s mettle in this amusing picture book. His parents don’t want him to slide by himself, but he can’t resist. Soon he whizzes past alligators in fetching Nordic sweaters and dodges a legion of penguins in silly hats toting a long pair of skis, narrowly avoiding one mishap after another. Over, under, around, or through, Piggy must make split-second decisions to safely reach Mom and Dad at the bottom of the hill.
VICKS THE POLAR BEAR CUB (RV $16) – Children love learning about baby animals, and this charming narrative tells the heartwarming, true-life story of Vicks, a polar bear cub at the Rotterdam Zoo. From his first soft growl as a baby to his first dive as a tough polar bear, it chronicles young Vicks’ adventures in the year following his birth. In the pages of this book, kids can join Vicks as he takes his first steps, learns to catch fish, improves his swimming skills, and grows big enough to climb rocks that once scared him. With amazing photographs and informative text, it celebrates this special animal’s amazing transformation from tiny, white ball of fluff to fully grown polar bear.
BIG AND SMALL (RV $13) – In this tale of opposites, funny animal characters perform various actions that reveal their differences, but they all get together in the end for a party.
From Nat Geo Kids:
National Geographic Kids COOL ANIMALS STICKER ACTIVITY BOOK (RV $7): Over 1000 easy-to-remove stickers is just one reason why kids will love these books that are chocked full of the fiercest, most powerful animals that kids can’t get enough of. Every page also includes games, spelling and pattern games, counting and wild animal facts about tigers, lizards, lions and sharks, polar bears bugs and many more fantastic creatures.
National Geographic Kids CUTEST ANIMALS STICKER ACTIVITY BOOK (RV $7): Brimming with the cutest, fluffiest, most squeezable animals and featuring page upon page of stickers, lively text, animal facts and games this activity book will not only have kids saying “awww” but also “wow,” “cool,” and “awesome,” too! Trademark National Geographic photography and art capture koalas, pandas, rabbits, kittens and puppies at their cuddliest — making this activity book a necessity for any summer survival kit!
National Geographic Little Kids FIRST BIG BOOK OF WHY (RV $15): Using an interactive question-and-answer format and content grounded in a child’s immediate world, the Big Book of Why delivers lively information, hands-on games, simple recipes, crafts, and more. What makes a car go? How does mushy dough become a crispy cookie? What does the doctor see in my throat? The Big Book of Why invites children to ask big questions, think big thoughts, and get answers that are accurate, engaging, level-appropriate, and based on sound educational findings. Highly photographic and playful, this big book is an adventure in exploration and will make long car rides seem like a quick trip around the corner!
Kids Book Prize Pack Giveaway:CLOSED
WINNERS TERESA T & JEANNA
UPDATE 8/7: the names of the winners were deleted from the Giveaway Tools form with no way of getting back, so they will not be listed on the form.
2 Winner’s will each receive one Kids Book Prize Pack. Each prize pack includes 8 books with a retail value of $123 each! See form for Entry Details. Open to U.S. You must be 18 years old to enter to win. Ends 7.26.13
Disclaimer: An email address is required to enter. The winner will be chosen randomly through Giveaway Tools and contacted via email. A reply to the winning email is required within 48 hours before a new winner is chosen. One person entering per household please. U.S. only. This giveaway ends at 11:59 PM EST on July 26, 2013. The Review Wire is not responsible for the shipment of this prize. The Book’em Danno Event Bloggers are not responsible for sponsors that do not fulfill their prizes. I was provided with product for this review. All views and opinions with regard to Kids Book Giveaway and Products or the company are my own and were not influenced by the company. Companies and bloggers, if you would like to participate in group giveaway events like this one, sign up to be emailed about future events hosted by The Review Wire.