Giveaway: Wednesday’s Reading Day – Children’s Book Choice – 2 Winners

As promised, it’s Wednesday and I am giving away a children’s book choice (up to $20 to spend on children’s books on Amazon!) to two of my lucky readers. Each Wednesday through August, I’ll be doing this giveaway. It’s just my way of encouraging all of you to spend time each week reading with a child and sharing the love of books with them.

Over Father’s Day weekend, we decided to have our annual “backyard camping” adventure with the kids. Since they are too little to really camp elsewhere, we just pop-up the tent in our own backyard and “pretend” we are elsewhere. You can read more about our adventures under Backpack Treks.

So to get them ready for camping, I started reading them Turtle and Snake Go Camping
(which we found at our Library during their summer program) and Camping Out. I have to say that it really helped them understand the concept a little better and they were all excited when the tent was up and they thought they were going to sleep outside.

How This Giveaway Works
There will be two winners. Each winner gets to spend up to $20 on Amazon selecting children’s books. The winners can pick more than one book, just as long as the total value is $20 or less. The items must be in stock and ship free with Amazon Prime. I thought it would be fun to let the winner’s pick their own books than to choose a specific book to giveaway each week.

If this sounds like something you’d like to win, make sure you enter!


NOTE: Beneath this posting is the word “Comments.” This is where you’ll put your entries. Only entries on this posting will be counted.

1) To enter the giveaway, leave me a comment letting me know what book you are reading to your kids/ a child this week.

After that, here are other ways to enter: (Please, make sure that you submit extra comments if you do these.)

2) Subscribe to my email newsletter or RSS Feed and leave a separate comment letting me know you have done this. If you are already subscribed, thank you and make sure you leave a 2nd comment letting me know.

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4) Blog/Tweet about the giveaway. Make sure you come back and leave a separate extra comment letting me know that you’ve done this.

There are a total of 4 entries per person! (Please be sure to leave separate entries for each one.)

Entry is open to US residents only through 11:59PM CST on Friday, June 25, 2010. Winners will be chosen using and contacted by email. If you’re the winner, you’ll have only 48 hours to respond or an alternate will be chosen.

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  1. Kristin says

    My little girl is going to be 5 in September (sniff, sniff), so we are reading “it’s hard to be 5″! We are reading it at least once a day at this point – it was my 9 year old’s favorite book at this age too! Highly recommend!

  2. cindy says

    would love free books. I have 3 grandbabies. 1 will be having a birthday soon… love this site….

  3. says

    Hi! Love your site!

    My husband and I have two kids, our son E is 7 months and daughter G is nearly 13. Our son likes reading (shouting, really) one of those soft baby books called “Night Night, Peter Rabbit.” My daughter is reading “Percy Jackson and the Olympians”, and yes, she makes us do voices for each character. =)

  4. says

    I read a book to my son every night. I let him choose a different book every night. He usually chooses a dr. Suess book. He thinks they are silly. :)

  5. says

    My youngest brought home “Don’t Laugh at Me” by Steve Seskin from the library and we were reading it together yesterday afternoon. I am looking for the very first Nancy Drew book right now as I think the girls might enjoy it if we read that aloud together. Until I can get my hands on that, I think we will go back to Emily Rodda’s fairy books.

  6. aimee says

    My son is reading How to Eat Fried Worms this week. At six, he doesn’t like me to read to him, he’s a big kid and likes to read on his own! He is a voracious reader!

  7. Cindy Powers says

    My daughter just had her birthday and received a few books. One of them that we are reading this week is The Midnight Unicorn by Neil Reed. It is a very sweet book about a little girl and a unicorn statue that comes to life.

  8. stacy says

    Our 5th child is almost 5 and has had a few struggles with the new baby. so our new favorite is “barfburger baby, I was here first” very cute…puts humor into the situation and has a very sweet ending.

  9. Lynn says

    I purchased a book of French nursery rhymes 2 weeks ago. I have two copies of “Goodnight Moon” coming (one in French and one in English).

    I follow you here (email) and on facebook! Thanks!

  10. Aimee says

    We’re currently reading “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” and “The Going to Bed Book”.

  11. Erin Handley says

    Today we read Jonah and the Whale. My 2 1/2 yr old son loves it! He thinks it’s SO funny that God sent a whale to “eat” Jonah! We love reading!

  12. Beth says

    My 4 year old son LOVES to read his High Five Magazines (highlights for little kids) And my one year old daughter loves her 5 Little Ducks book.

  13. Elise says

    My 3 year old loves the Berenstain Bears and thi week in the Berstain Bears and the Prize Pumpkin

  14. april yedinak says

    This week we are reading all Dr. Seuss. My 5 and 9 year old love these silly, rhyming stories. We read The Grinch Who Stole Christmas and The Cat in The Hat last night. Tonight will be Yertyl the Turtle.

  15. Sarah G says

    We’re reading “My Suitcase” today! It’s getting my daughter ready for our upcoming road trip. :)

  16. Laura K says

    We’ll be reading Eric Carle’s books, especially the ones about the spider. My son loves that one!

  17. Julie says

    We are reading Amelia Bedelia – the original one. My son, 4.5 doesn’t quite get all of the jokes, but he loves it anyway!

  18. says

    This week we are reading The Lonesome Puppy, A Very Fairy Princess, and My Heart is Like a Zoo :)

    This Saturday we are going to children story time at our local library too, so we will see what stories we read then :)

    -Gabi from Savannah, TX

  19. monica says

    every night is different for books! my son chooses a different one here and there :)

  20. Tracy Harper says

    My daughter got 3 new books from camp this past week. She’s been reading me some of the strange things in Ripley’s Believe It or Not. She’s 9 and loves to read to me!

  21. Kelly Crothers says

    I just started reading the Dr.Seuss series with my 2 year old daughter. She LOVES the book, “There’s a Wocket in My Pocket”. She runs around saying it all of the time :)

  22. Lisette Ramos says

    I am reading two new books I got him this week, Springtime Surprise and a bilingual book of trucks.

  23. monica says

    My girls are old enough to read their own books and me and my boys have been getting different books from the library and they especially like the dinosaur one.

  24. karen f says

    Dem Bones is my daughters’ favorite this week and my son’s is the big book of alphatales.

  25. Alisha says

    We just came back from our local library. Today we picked up a book out of the fly guy series. And we are working on reading the original betrice potter stories

  26. says

    We will be reading David McPhail books and other varieties. We have a 4 and 5 year old so I like to stick with rhyming books and hope to start my 5 year old reading this summer with any Level 1 books.

  27. Tami says

    We are reading The Old Woman Who Swallowed A Fly, my 2 littlest can’t get enough of it.

  28. Sarah says

    We have been reading quite a few different Dr Suess books – Put me in the zoo, cat in the hat, green eggs & ham!

  29. Donna Hope says

    I love The Chronicles of Narnia. That is the book I am currently reading to the grandkids.

  30. Ginger C says

    I am reading to kids this week the book Fireflies. I love the illustration of this book.

  31. says

    Currently, I’m reading Runaway Ralph by Beverly Cleary to my five year old, one chapter a night. He’s absolutely enthralled and can’t wait for bedtime now!

  32. Tahrer Khalil says

    Presently I am reading Dr Seuss’s “Are You My Mother” book to my children.

  33. Amy says

    We read The Napping House almost :) He does like the Seuss books, too, of course, but The Napping House is really the favorite lately.

  34. Sandy Treece says

    I am reading “Excuse Me’ by Karen Katz. She is a wonderful author and this is a great book!

  35. Mary Warr says

    I am reading 16 books from the library to my children this week! But.. their favorite is Clifford’s Pals currently!

  36. Stephanie says

    My kids and I are deep in our library’s summer reading program. This week we have been reading Dr. Seuss, Clifford, and a collection of books by Maine authors. We love Robert McCloskey! :)

  37. Ken Depew says

    We just read “If you give a mouse a cookie” last night before bed….the boys love the book; can’t tell you how many dozens of times we have read it…lol

  38. Roma says

    We love the book Bear Snores On so this week we are reading 2 others in the series – Bear feels Sick and Bear feels Scared. The repeating lines help him to ‘read’ with me and makes him feel so big.

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  40. Mary Ann Westcott says

    I am a new Email subscriber . I read a “pocket for corduroy ” to my grandson and “ten little monkeys jumping on a bed”. He is 10 months old and has a corduroy bear that he loves!
    It rings me back to when his daddy loved those very same books!

  41. Kim Burge says

    My oldest son & I are reading the Guardian’s of Ga’hoole series by Kathryn Lasky, he’s out reading me two to one! But we’re eager to finish before the movie comes out in September!

  42. Julie B says

    We’re reading Bee & Me a lot right now. It’s one of the scanimotion books and my toddler is really fascinated by it.

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