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11.23.2010

Books... books... books!

If you know me at all... then you know that I'm an avid reader. I have a bookshelf stocked full of some of my favorite books. I never throw away or give away my books... they are a GREAT joy in my life! I love diving into a story and being able to "live" someone else's life... even for just a minute. A great romance, an epic journey... becoming a fictional character. It's grand! Well, I hope to instill that same passion for reading in my children and would love to stock an entire library of books for them as they grow, starting with Elah ofcourse!

Chronicle Books is doing a giveaway for $500 worth of books... here's the assignment for us bloggers:

Post a list of Chronicle Books valued at up to $500 that you’d like to haul in, and you’ll be automatically entered into a drawing to WIN your list of books! And, one of your readers who comments on the post will win the list too!

So I'm going to make a list of children's books... and you can either comment here and hope that I win so that you win as well... or you can post your own blog.... OR you can follow the directions to other blogs to comment on for a chance to win! Just click HERE for more details!


My book list:
Count: Blue Apple Books by DwellStudio
Mommy & Daddy Hugs & Kisses Boxed Set by Anne Gutman & Georg Hallensleben
In My Tree: Finger Puppet Book by Sara Gillingham & Lorena Siminovich
Such a Silly Baby! by Steffanie Lorig, Richard Lorig, and Amanda Shepherd
Hello Baby! Baby Book: A Keepsake Journal for Baby's First Year by Hello! Lucky
Peek-A-Who?: Board Book by Nina Laden
Touch & Feel Zoo: Blue Apple Books by DwellStudio
Butterfly Birthday: Blue Apple Books by Harriet Ziefert & Mark Jones
Stella is a Star!: Blue Apple Books by Bernadette Peters & Liz Murphy
Mommies and Babies: Blue Apple Books by Simms Taback
A Nutty Nutcracker Christmas by Ralph Covert, G. Riley Mills, & Wilson Swain
For Just One Day by Laura Leuck & Marc Boutavant
Over in the Hollow by Rebecca Dickinson & S. Britt
Wrapped in Love: Blue Apple Books by Jan Johnston & Maria Eugenia
Lines That Wiggle: Blue Apple Books by Candace Whitman & Steve Wilson
I Know a Lot of Things by Paul and Ann Rand
Mama's Kiss: Handprint Books by Jane Yolen & Dan Baxter
Little Hoot by Amy Krouse Rosenthal & Jen Corace
You Think It's Easy Being the Tooth Fairy? by Sheri Bell-Rehwoldt & David Slonim
Go Back to Sleep: Blue Apple Books by Sylvie Jones & Pascale Constantin
Ook the Book: And Other Silly Rhymes by Lissa Rovetch & Shannon McNeill
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star by Sylvia Long
Undersea Treasure Hunt by Stephanie Boey
Waddle, Waddle, Quack, Quack, Quack by Barbara Anne Skalak & Sylvia Long
PeeWee & Plush: A Park Pals Adventure by Johanna Hurwitz and Patience Brewster
Noah's Ark by Jerry Pinkney
Astronaut PiggyWiggy: Handprint Books by Christyan &  Diane Fox
I Spy in the Ocean by Damon Burnard & Julia Cairns
ABC Block Books by Susan Estelle Kwas
Olive, the Other Reindeer by J.otto Seibold & Vivian Walsh
I Love You the Purplest by Barbara Joosee & Mary Whyte
The Night I Followed the Dog by Nina Laden
Goodnight, Owl: Blue Apple Books by DwellStudio
Emily & Alex: Naughty and Nice: Blue Apple Books by Barroux
Emily & Alex: Plain and Fancy: Blue Apple Books by Barroux
Look: Blue Apple Books by DwellStudio
Bathtime PiggyWiggy: Handprint Books by Christyan & Diane Fox

6 comments:

Molly said...

I love your list! Awesome choices! Good luck!

Mollydedwards AT yahoo DOT com

Teresa Thomas Bohannon said...

A wonderful list. Very different--for the most part--from the ones I selected See My List Here but a really delightful list nevertheless.
Smiles,
Teresa
PS Hang in there school will be over someday and it will have been worth it.

moonsword said...

great list! best of luck!

Haylee said...

Wow please win! I seriously think I would cry if I won all these books!

happy_haylee_3(at)hotmail(dot)com

Joanne said...

What a great list of books!

jowanjowan73(at)yahoo(dot)com

jcamp2020 said...

What a nice list. Good luck to both of us! And thank you
Chronicle Books.

jcamp2020 at aol dot com


Great job picking these titles. Thanks for the extra effort!