Are you a children’s book or teen literature blogger, an author, a publisher, or a publicist looking to share copies of a fabulous book? Mother Daughter Book Reviews and Youth Literature Reviews are joining forces to provide you with the opportunity to take part in the Children’s Book Week Giveaway Hop 2014, featuring links to giveaways for fabulous children/teen’s books, gift cards, cash, or other prizes. What better way to celebrate Children’s Book Week?
I am very excited to participate in the Children’s Book Week Kid Lit Giveaway Hop. Children’s Book Week is a great opportunity to celebrate children’s literature and to encourage children to develop a lifelong love for books. So join in the fun and enter to win some really great books! AJ’s Children’s Books is giving away one middle grade novel AND one picture book of your choice.
Middle grade choices:
Gooney Bird and All Her Charms
“It’s March!” Mrs. Pidgeon said as she wrote the day’s date on the chalkboard. “In like a lion, out like a lamb!”
The morning bell has rung at Watertower Elementary School, and it’s time for Mrs. Pidgeon’s class to turn to page 52 in their science books to learn about one of the most spectacular scientific subjects of all—the human body! As usual, Gooney Bird has a special plan to make learning more fun. But what on earth is in that scary-looking box that her uncle, Dr. Oglethorpe, has brought to the second grade? And what does it have to do with the charms on Gooney’s jingling silver bracelet? It looks as if another special story is in the works!
Poached by Stuart Gibbs
Teddy Fitzroy’s back for another zoo mystery—this time it’s a koala caper—in this action-packed follow-up to Belly Up, which Kirkus Reviews called “great fun.”
School troublemaker Vance Jessup thinks Teddy Fitzroy’s home at FunJungle, a state-of-the-art zoo and theme park, is the perfect place for a cruel prank. Vance bullies Teddy into his scheme, but the plan goes terribly awry.
Teddy sneaks into the koala exhibit to hide out until the chaos dies down. But when the koala goes missing, Teddy is the only person caught on camera entering and exiting the exhibit.
Teddy didn’t commit the crime—but if he can’t find the real culprit, he’ll be sent to juvie as a convicted koala-napper.
The Dragon in the Library by Kate Klimo
Dragon keepers Jesse and Daisy need help!
Emmy, their rapidly growing dragon, has become a real grouch, saying she’s missing “something,” and the cousins don’t have a clue what that something is. Jesse and Daisy go online to ask Professor Andersson, their favorite dragon expert, for help and end up seeing him being kidnapped!
The kidnapper is none other than Sadie Huffington, the girlfriend of their enemy, St. George the Dragon Slayer. She has hatched a wicked scheme to use the professor to both find St. George and capture Emmy. Now the dragon keepers and their dragon must storm Sadie’s castle and rescue the professor from the witch and her pack of vicious dog-men!
In this third fantasy book in the Dragon Keepers series, Kate Klimo introduces readers to a magical library filled with shelf elves and reveals the secrets of the gigantic red book that Jesse and Daisy discovered in The Dragon in the Sock Drawer. She keeps the action and adventure flying while bringing both heart and imagination to this tale of two kids and a dragon, growing up together.
The Dragon Keepers series is perfect for kids who crave books about dragons and magic but are caught betwixt and between—too old for Magic Tree House and not yet ready for Eragon and the Inheritance cycle.
Picture book choices:
Then the Twins Came by Sharon Rose Anderson
THEN THE TWINS CAME is based on the heartwarming true story of a dog’s unwillingness to share her human Mom with the new twins born to the family. Ruby shares her canine perspective on the interruption in her family dynamics. Will Ruby learn to share? To find out, read this book by Sharon Rose Anderson and illustrated by Natalie Beus.
The Christmas Tin by Sheila Eismann and Ali F. Putz
The Christmas Tin is a most delightful read for the young at heart anytime during the year! This endearing book is based upon a true story featuring the older of the two authors when she was a young girl and conveys the timeless message that “love truly is the best gift of all.” Children will especially enjoy all of the colorful illustrations contained within this treasure!
Mama’s Purse by AJ Irving
WHAT’S IN MY MAMA’S PURSE? Much more than bandages and bananas! You won’t believe your eyes because so much fun hides in my mama’s purse. From a yellow moose and a caboose made of juice to a trout and numbers to count, Mama’s purse is full of super silly surprises. You’ll never guess what zooms out next!
Mama’s Purse has been named among the best in family-friendly media, products and services by the Mom’s Choice Awards® Other awards include: Top 10 Idaho Author, Top 5 Idaho book, and 1st Place Best Children’s Book at the Top Idaho Author and Book Awards, Best Picture Book 5 & Younger and Best Cover Design awarded by the Purple Dragonfly Book Awards.
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41 thoughts on “Welcome to Children’s Book Week ~ Kid Lit Giveaway Hop! May 12-18”
I would like to win Poached and Mama’s Purse.
Poached and Mama’s Purse would be my choices, too!
I would like to win Poached and The Christmas Tin.
Poached and Then The Twins Came for me, the animal lover! Thanks for the great opportunity to win books for kids!
Such great books to win! I am really looking forward to reading the Dragon in the Library
The Dragon in the Library is a great book! You have a chance to win a picture book as well 🙂 Would you prefer Then the Twins Came, The Christmas Tin, or Mama’s Purse? Thank you for entering the giveaway. Have a great day!
Poached and The Christmas Tin are the two books I would choose.
The Dragon in the Library by Kate Klimo & Mama’s Purse by AJ Irving I’d like to win.
I’m so glad to have found your blog through the Children’s Week Blog Hop! I’m entering the contest now and look forward to following your book reviews.
Same to you! Your book is adorable! My daughter would love it 🙂
I really like the Lois Lowry book.
Great, Cheryl! You have a chance to win a middle grade novel and a picture book 🙂 Would you prefer Then the Twins Came, The Christmas Tin, or Mama’s Purse? Thank you for entering my giveaway!
I’m sorry I won’t be able to enter the giveaways, A.J., for I’m outside the U.S.. Your books all look wonderful. Happy Children’s Book Week and thanks for the follow on Twitter! Glad to be meeting more children’s book lovers through this hop. 🙂
Thank you, Claudine! It is great to connect with you. I think it is wonderful to meet other kid lit lovers through this blog hop as well 🙂
I’d love to win Then The Twins Came and Poached.
The Dragon in the Library and Mams’s Purse would be a book just right for each of my children!
I would love The Dragon in the Library and Mama’s Purse. I think these would be great for my children!
Poached and Mama’s Purse would be my choices. My kids are always amazed by what I manage to pull out sometimes 🙂
Oh dear, I was all set to choose Lois Lowry, just because, but the Dragon in the Library looks even more intriguing! And even though I’m a cat person, I can’t resist that face on When the Twins Came!
I would choose Dragon in the Library and Mama’s Purse 🙂
I would like to get Lois Lowry and Mama’s Purse.
poached and The Christmas Tin
Gooney Bird and The Christmas Tin would be our choices here. Thanks for hosting such a great giveaway! I’d like to invite you to be a part of my all-things-books link up every Thursday on Mommynificent.com. I think you’ll enjoy it.
I can’t get the Rafflecopter to open at all. I’m getting a 500 internal server error. Any ideas? Thanks!
Tina, I’m sorry! I’m not sure why it wasn’t working. It seems to be working fine now 🙂
Tina, thank you! The all-things-books link up sounds like a lot of fun. I look forward to participating. Thank you for the invitation 🙂
Poached and Mama’s Purse
We would enjoy reading The Christmas Tin and Gooney Bird and All Her Charms
I would pick Momma’s purse and the dragon in the library for my little girl.
The Dragon in the Library by Kate Klimo, Then the Twins Came by Sharon Rose Anderson
I like The Christmas Tin and Mama’s Purse.
Gooney Bird, because it is a zany, quirky sounding read and Mama’s Purse would be my choice as both would teach me something and that is what life is about learning and giving.
I’ve been checking out ALL the blogs on the hop and am glad I stopped by yours! Thanks for the generous giveaway with SO many wonderful books to select from 🙂
Thank you! 🙂
I like Poached and The Christmas Tin.
I would choose Gooney Bird and All Her Charms and The Christmas Tin
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I would like Dragon in the Library and the Christmas Tin. Thank you
I would love to win The Dragon in the Library and Momma’s Purse. Thank you for your generosity. michelle_willms at yahoo dot com.
My kids would love any of the choices, I did add Poached to their wishlist on Amazon though 🙂
I like the Dragon in the Library and then the twins came.