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.


This week, I’m reading Chicka Chicka Boom Boom to my kids. I had bought this awhile back and put it in with a travel case of coloring books and such. Well, we haven’t used it in a long time. The kids asked to take the case out and what a nice surprise to find it.

Our book comes with a CD version, too. We haven’t listened to it yet, as I’m saving that for later in the week. But last night, the kids got the biggest kick when I had their Daddy bring home a real coconut. They got excited watching the coconut water pour out and then seeing how it looked when we cracked it open. Honestly, neither of them was overly thrilled with the coconut taste but they still had a lot of fun. My son told us that it came from “the coconut tree.” After reading it so much this week already, he’s picking up lines from the book. Eventually we’ll make something from the coconut shells, I just don’t know what yet.  :)

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!

HERE’S HOW TO 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 11, 2010. Winners will be chosen using random.org 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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Comments

  1. Suzanne says

    My son’s favorite book right now is “Put me in the Zoo”. He loves the books in the Suess series.

  2. Jennifer Idzi says

    I am reading Elmo Loves You and Elmo Manners to my Toddler, Dora saves the Crystal Kingdom to my preschooler, Judy Moody to my school aged child.

  3. says

    My daughter LOVES to read. Now she is reading to ME at night. Her favorites right now are the Junie B Jones series.

  4. Andrea says

    I am a preschool teacher and we read a chapter in a book every day before nap time. We have been loving the “According to Humphrey” series by Betty G. Birney. The children love them and it is fun for the teachers too!

  5. Jessica M says

    We’re reading the How Do Dinosaurs books. We’ve got How Do Dinosaurs Play with Their Friends ready for bedtime tonight.

  6. TINA SHOCKLEY says

    I am reading “The Secret Garden” with my 5 and 6 year old girls. They LOVE it!

  7. Abby says

    My son reads by himself most of the time, so right now we are both reading “Arthur and the Minimoys” (the book that the movie “Arthur and the Invisibles is based on). To my daughter we are reading “Fancy Nancy,” “Angelina Ballerina,” “Belinda,” and any other princess/ballet story we can find.

  8. Toni says

    We’re reading Inkheart. It’s a little above my 7yo’s level, so mostly I’m reading it, and he picks up paragraphs here and there. We just finished the Chronicles of Narnia, which we both love :)

  9. ashley says

    This week we are reading the same critter book “Just Go to Bed” over and over and over and over lol!

  10. April Vereb says

    My son & I have been reading the Amelia Bedilia books! He thinks she is so funny! :)

  11. Cindy says

    We are reading Quiet Bunny – it’s a library book, but I think we are going to have to buy it. My almost 2 year old LOVES the animal sounds and gets really excited at the end of the story when the “quiet” bunny learns how to thump and make his own sound!

  12. Lori says

    Last night it was “Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat, are you waking up” but tonight will be something else!

  13. Ann says

    already on RSS feed… i get you all day on work computer…. thanks for GREAT deals and a great intruption to the day… :-)!

  14. Tracy Harper says

    My daughter actually reads to me. Right now, she’s reading one of my childhood favorites, Ramona!

  15. says

    My not-quite two year old daughter is learning how to ‘read’ David books by David Shannon. She has memorized the words on every page – “Are you stinky, David?” – even though she isn’t actually reading. She sounds so cute while reading! I’m sure you’ve experienced this if you have children.

  16. Brooke S. says

    My 9 month old LOVES “From Head to Toe” by Eric Carle right now. I get a kick at how she laughs at some of the pictures.

  17. Allison Kerner says

    We love the “bear” books; Bear Snores On, Bear Wants More, etc. And, of course, “the bible stories book”!

  18. Dawn says

    my daughter’s favorite book right now is Fifteen Animals by Sandra Boynton! I can read that one all day long!!

  19. says

    DD’s favorite books are Goodnight Moon and I Love You Through and Through. We read them (and a few others) every night before bed.

  20. says

    My daughter is a year old, and we read to her every night before going to bed. She loves picture books the most. Every weekend we visit the library for Toddler Story Time and we pick up about 5-6 books. So this week we are reading/have read…
    The Greedy Python by Richard Buckley
    Panda Bear, Panda Bear What Do You See? by Bill Martin, Jr.
    The ABC Bunny by Wanda Gag
    Princess Says Goodnight by Naomi Howland
    Noah’s Bark by Stephen Krensky
    Utterly Otterly Day by Mary Casanova
    Smile! by Leigh Hodgkinson.

  21. Dani says

    My kids are independent readers now but we do read with them at night. Right now we are reading devotions from Jesus Wants All Of Me, a children’s version of an Oswalt Chambers devotional.
    My kids actually prefer non-fiction, but The Magic Treehouse is a loved series here.

  22. Amy B. says

    We have been switching between reading The American Girl books and The magic tree house books, I love using them for History in our homeschool.

  23. Patricia says

    we read every night to my son and he really likes it. I would probablly choose Goodnight Moon too. I used to have it but now I would love it for my son.

  24. sharonC says

    We are reading Larry Boy in the swim of things. My children love the Veggie Tales series.

  25. Marilyn Dean says

    I am reading “Jeremy, The Tale of an Honest Bunny” to my grandsons right now.

  26. Delaney says

    I don’t have kids, but I’m a teacher and i would love to get Henry’s Freedom Box or another great picture book.

  27. Tia says

    I have a baby girl due in 9 1/2 weeks, and I want to start working on a library for her. I plan to start reading to her before she is born and want to get some books this week. :)

  28. Liz I says

    This week I’ve been reading “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” to my boys. Another one of their favorites lately is “Time For Bed, Baby Ted” :)

  29. Heather says

    We are reading David Livingstone at night to our kids. We also have been reading a lot of Go Dog Go and stories from a Richard Scary collection I had as a child. Thanks for the chance to win!

  30. Rebecca says

    We’re reading “Good Morning, Good Night” by Melanie Mitchell. It’s a touch and feel book and my son LOVES it!

  31. Amanda C says

    I would like to read “Oil Spill” by Melvin Berger. We live in Louisiana, and my kids are concerned about the animals affected by the recent oil spill.

  32. Jessica says

    We’re reading Waddle. It’s one of those animation books. My kids are pretty young so it’s perfect for them.

  33. Lisette Ramos says

    I just went to the library this week and got my toddler boy Dora y la Princessa de la Nieva. I read it to him over and over. Plus, I go tBUena Noches, Luna and Los Cinco Patitios. Plus, he loves to re-read all the books he has in his very stack bookcase. Your book sounds good I need to check it out since he loves coconuts since our Caribbean vacation.

  34. Jen says

    We have been reading a ton for the summer reading program at the library. One of the most recent was Busy Dinah Dinosaur.

  35. Ken Depew says

    My sons and I are reading a book we borrowed from the school library called “The Human Body” this week at bedtime….

  36. Ken Depew says

    I subascribe to your newsletter via email…thanks so much for the cool giveaway!!

  37. Sarah M. says

    We are reading ” I love you stinky face”, an all time favorite of ours.

  38. Kristen Hales says

    My three-year-old really likes to read the Arthur books. We read a few chapters each night.

  39. Summer says

    An altime favorite that my nieces like to read is ‘The Velveteen Rabbit’.

  40. Cindy Katris says

    I’m an Elementary Librarian and service over 300 students in my building. My absolute favorite picture book is “The Enormous Crocodile” by Roald Dahl. I am so thrilled to hear that you read to your children on a regular basis. Not only will you cherish this special time with your babies, but you are ensuring that they will become lifelong readers. Bravo, Mom!

  41. Brenda Jo says

    No kids myself, but I gave my best friend’s daughter Goodnight Moon and several other books for her first birthday this week. She loves books, I read to her every time I see her :-)

  42. Brenda Jo says

    I subascribe to your newsletter via email…thanks so much for the giveaway!!

  43. Linda B says

    I love reading to my grandchildren. We have an eighteen book collection of Disney’s Storytime Treasures that we are currently reading. It includes nearly all of their favorite Disney characters.

  44. says

    We read many books a day but my son is having us read Biscuit’s Snowy Day all the time. He always seems to want to read the books when they are “out of season” lol. We actually just finished reading Gallop which is a fun scanimation book!

  45. Derenda says

    One of the new books we read this week is Rebekah the Mother of Twins by Carine Mackenzie.

  46. Michelle C says

    Just tweeted about the giveaway. I would love to win this so that I can add books to my first grade classroom library.

  47. says

    I’m reading my boys “There’s An Alligator Under My Bed” and “He Came With The Couch”. They are their favorite books right now and they insist on reading them at least a few times a day. :)

  48. Sandy says

    We are reading If you take a mouse to the Movies. My granddaughter is almost 2 and we read this book several times a day. I read to her, then she reads to me, then I try to sneak a new book in… lol. She really could use a few new books.

  49. Marty Hauf says

    My 4 year-old son loves to read anything with sharks. Just read The Shark That Was Afraid of Everything.

  50. Nichole says

    My 3 1/2 year old son and I are reading a bunch of books this week for the summer reading program, but our favorite is called “Miss Brooks Loves Books (and I don’t)” by Barbara Bottner. Thanks for the chance to win!

  51. Jennifer says

    I am reading a Dr. Suess book to my little guy this week. :) Next week, we will start an Eric Adiar book!

  52. says

    This week my son’s favorite book is Today I Feel Silly by Jamie Lee Curtis…it’s a great book and a great way to teach kids that it’s okay to have different feelings…my son is only 2 but he loves it!

  53. says

    I’m reading “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing” by Judy Blume to my kids this week. :)
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