Giveaway: $20 in Children’s Book on Amazon

Well, this is the last week I am giving away up to $20 to spend on children’s books on Amazon to two of my lucky readers. I’ve been doing this every week from June-August as a way to encourage everyone to spend time each week reading with a child and sharing the love of books with them. I’ve enjoyed sharing my picks with you and hearing what you have been reading to your children, too. Thank you for sharing!

This week, I decided to pull out the stock of Dr. Seuss Books that I’d been saving for the kids. They have been willing to listen to longer books lately so I thought they were finally ready to enjoy them. It was so much fun sharing The Cat in the Hat and The Cat in the Hat Comes Back with them. My son got a kick out of the Little A and Little B popping out from under the hat.

These are just some of the many books that we have been reading together this week.

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. Since Amazon has the 4-for-3 promotion on a lot of their books, several of the past winners have been able to get 5-6 books for their kids when they win!

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.

3) “Like” Coupon Geek on Facebook or Follow me on Twitter and leave a separate comment letting me know you have done this. If you are already following , thank you and make sure you leave a 3rd comment letting me know.

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 Monday, August 30, 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. Emily Easley says

    Reading books to a child is such a precious gift to give! This week my one year old and I are reading many books, but her favorites include Piggies, Dr. Seuss’ ABC book, Chicka Chicka Boom Boom, and especially Little Mommy (a Golden Book).

  2. Rachel says

    This week I have several from the library that I’m reading to my daughters, but one that come to mind is “Tippy-tippy-tippy Hide”. Thanks for this giveaway!! We love books here!!

  3. Chrissy says

    I have 2 daughters ages 2 and 5 who love books…EVERY morning when making their beds i find books in the bed with them,under pillows,on floor,etc. They lay and read (my 5 year old is learning to read) and look at books till they fall asleep.Currently we are reading a book about Christopher Columbus…my daughters favorite history lesson so far. And one of their favorite books and one my daughter can read herself is Dr.Seuss’s Green Eggs and Ham !
    So $20 worth of new books would thrill my daughters and further encourage them to read…

  4. Emily Easley says

    Just tweeted about the book giveaway! It is a must share. Free books are a precious resource for anyone with children. Can not ever have enough books!

  5. Katie Scott says

    This week we’ve read 10 books from the library. My daughters’ favorite has been Angelina Ballerina! :)

  6. Cindy says

    We are reading Squirrel Park. Quite long, but both my 2 and 3 year olds both sit and listen to it. Nice illustrations!

  7. Heather Z says

    While getting the big kids ready for school, I’ve been reading The Night Before First Grade to my first grader and preschooler – and my toddler twins have been requesting Wheels on the Bus!

  8. Stacy Hitson says

    My 2 year old son and I read the Toy Story 3 book alot, but lately we read Dr. Suess’ The Tooth Book. He LOVES books.

    I’m also a member of your FB page!!!

  9. Wendy says

    My 2 year old son likes me to read any books to him about Tractors! His first words were ‘daddy’ and ‘tractor’!!!!

  10. Penny says

    We read Pinkalicious about every other day. Last night we read Fancy Nancy. We love to visit the library, but I like to buy her favorites. She checked out Pinkalicious so often that I had to go buy it :) We would love to win this!

  11. Sharon A says

    Read “Peoples of the World”, “from Abeku to Zapotec”, Green Eggs and Ham, Dick and Jane, and many more. We read a lot.

  12. Maria K says

    I am reading my kids Cars: Ligthening McQueen this week. It is so funny how I always remember where I left off each night. :-) Thanks for the chance to enter.

  13. Jessica Urgelles says

    I am reading “Oh the Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Seuss to my 7 month old son. It was my favorite book growing up and still one of my favs.

  14. becky says

    There are so many books we are reading right now. We read Goodnight Moon everynight, and another one of our favorites is an Elmo cookbook my daughter got for her birthday.

  15. Jill says

    My husband and I try to read a few books to our son every night. Tonight we are reading Jungle Tails and Goodnight Moon. :-)

  16. Alicia C. says

    My toddler is stuck on anything that is by Richard Scarry. He especially likes *Cars and Trucks and Things that GO* and *The Best Story Book Ever* BUT, he’s actually getting to the point where I can read him some of the nursery rhymes in our copy of *The REAL Mother Goose*!!!!

  17. says

    Right now we are reading Mrs. Tittlemouse from the Beatrix Potter series and also Wall.E. (Disney robot paperback book) and I also have been making up stories this week per daughter’s request about a treehouse where all crazy kinds of things happen!

  18. Tamara says

    Even my eldest has no desire to give up storytime and he’s in Middle school. Right now we’ve been reading, My Life as a Chicken, and Falling for Rapunzel but there’s a stack waiting for tomorrow already.

  19. Melodie H. says

    We are reading the Children’s StoryBook Bible (Great for Adults, as well as children ;-)

  20. Tamara says

    I found you through Google alerts and I’m glad I did. I’ve now subscribed to your newsletter.

  21. Jayne R. says

    #4- I think it is so important to read to children and to have them read themselves. It is a passion of mine to read and has been since I was a child. My dad was an avid reader and it was passed on to me. I tried to pass it on to my kids as well as to my granddaughters.

  22. says

    Re-reading the David books by David Shannon – my two year old daughter knows the words so I’m trying to let her read to me for a change!

  23. Tonya says

    My husband has to read No Hitting to my daughter every night. She makes me read a book about Beauty and the Beast.

  24. Julie B. says

    We’re reading the flaptastic Colors book right now. My son really like the pictures, especially “GREEEEEEEEEEEEN!”

  25. Kelly says

    my son loves sports so we read a lot of books about sports, now he loves “lets play baseball” and “curious george at the baseball game” but he will read anything, good night moon, hand hand fingers thumb, he likes to sit and read them to me too.

  26. Jacquie says

    we are reading Horton Hears a Who as we just got the DVD for a birthday gift. (Plus reading the bible every night.)

  27. LISA BLUMENSTEIN says

    right now we are reading a diffrent book every night. My son has to bring a new book home from kindergarden as homework we also read transformer and toy story

  28. Lisette Ramos says

    I have been reading to my toddler a lot in Spanish. I translate Dr. Seuss to Spanish.

  29. sarah says

    We are visiting grandma and grandpa this week so we have been reading books that were mine when I was a child. We’ve been zipping through old golden books…one of my favorites, Seven Little Postmen.

  30. Cheryl says

    I am reading Winners Never Quit by soccer star Mia Hamm to my two boys and I am doing so for multiple reasons: one because I think it has a great message- esp. important as school and sports start back up- and also because I want my boys to know that women are as capable as men.

  31. gwendolyn says

    I am reading Brown Bear, Brown Bear to my Early Childhood Special Needs
    Class. They are learning colors and names of animals.

  32. sharon says

    We are reading Sally Ann ThunderAnn Whirlwind Crockett. This is the cutest, oddest book I’ve read in a while.

  33. Elaine Lund says

    My daughter, on her own, chose to read a book called Hoot. This book in particular was a book my oldest had to read two years ago for summer reading for school. I had to remind, beg, plead and argue for her to do it. It took all summer. My youngest read it in ten days… I’m glad I’m not the only reader in the house!

  34. Tahrer Khalil says

    We’ve been reading “And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street” by Dr. Seuss, it gets them laughing every time.

  35. Melissa says

    I am reading my son “A Hole in the Road” about construction. It talks about all the different kinds of construction equipment! He loves it!

  36. Jennifer Butler says

    I am reading Hooper Humperdink with my youngest daughter. I “liked” you on Facebook!

  37. TamiV says

    I don’t have any little ones to read to!My son is all grown up now! If I did i liked The Cat & The Hat!

  38. Tracy Harper says

    My 9 year old daughter found a new book series at her school library this week that she is really enjoying reading! The series is called A to Z Mysteries and she checked out 2 books in the series to start reading.

  39. Tanesha E. says

    I do NOT have an Amazon Prime Account but we have been reading Dr. Seuss Go Do Go. I am currently working on their ABC’s and we’ll be reading Dr. Seuss ABC an amazing alphabet book this week.

  40. Maria H says

    We read the bible in the morning to open up our school day–no better way to begin a day

  41. Becky Leppard says

    I have a new grandson who is now 5 months old. We have already started to read little short books to him and can’t wait until he can understand more. My favorite book for 2-3 year olds was Joe’s Strong Legs, because my kids were so active!

  42. Becky Leppard says

    I just added you to my google reader. I came to you through a referral from my daughter in law about the beef sale at Whole Foods. Thanks for the heads up!!

  43. says

    We are reading any Fancy Nancy book. She has a couple of them but not all of them. We go to the library whenever we can and get book all the time. Thank you

  44. shannon says

    I love giving books as presents for bdays and Christmas!!! I am always on the lookout for new fun books for my 2~ tonight we read One fish, Two fish, Red fish, Blue fish

  45. says

    Right now with my 9 yo we are reading the Percy Jackson books #1-3 & my little one is still stuck on the Foot Book by Dr. Seuss
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

  46. Chevelle Sopkin says

    We are reading LOTS of books. My son can’t pick just one… or three! hah. We are reading Goodnight Moon. It’s the cutest b/c he comes up to me when he wants to read it & puts his finger up to his mouth & says “shhhh” (for the quiet old lady) He’s only 14 months, so it’s quite heart warming. Also reading Goodnight Whoozit & Yummy Yucky!

  47. Karla says

    We are reading “Pet of the Met”. A cute book about a mouse that works in the Met Opera House

  48. Chris ODonald says

    This week we have been reading Mercer Meyer’s What do you do with a Kangaroo?It is a very silly book so my silly 4 yr old son loves it!

  49. Kathy Vaughn says

    We’re reading an assortment of Going to School books. My son started Kindergarten this week!

  50. Julie M says

    We are reading Olivia. I can totally relate to Olivia’s mother because I have my own little Olivia :-)

  51. says

    I am reading a lot of bernststain bears right now. We just bought “bad habits” yesterday while visiting Nana… she is so excited to read it tonight!

  52. says

    Thanks for the giveaway! I am currently reading “Hands are not for Hitting” to my 14th month old. Books are her favoriote things (yay!).
    Jen

  53. Lori S says

    I am not reading any books to my son right now. we had a fire last week so we have no books right now. Thanks!

  54. KellyH says

    I have read a book called Pop! The Invention of Bubblegum by Meghan McCarthy. My 5yo loves it, we’ve read it twice already.

    Thanks
    KellyH

  55. Patricia says

    we are reading Maisey and Curious George and my son likes to read them over and over again. :)

  56. kellye says

    Grandkids are away this week. Will start again next, nice to have new books to pick from!

  57. Kris Natale says

    Hi I read Good Night Gorilla before bed each night. It’s my son’s favorite bedtime book.

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