What is a hop? At the end of this page you will see a list of links to other blogs. Each participating blog is hosting their very own giveaway. You will find lots of variety among the prizes such as gift cards, books or other interesting items for book lovers. There are over 100 blog participating in this hop so your chances of winning something cool are really good. Please read the rules before entering. After you finish this one hop on over to the others and enter to win. Hop, hop, hop. All giveaways end on May 13th.
What can you win? There will be three US winners for this giveaway.
Prize#1: Princess Grace by Mary Hoffman This year two girls will be selected as princesses in the town parade, and Grace can’t wait to be one of them. It’s the perfect opportunity to dress up. But how, exactly, should a princess costume look? Grace asks her teacher for help, and soon the whole class is learning that there’s more to princesses than pink dresses and frills. From Kenya to China and from warriors to spies, princesses are a multicultural and multitalented bunch, and there are just as many kinds of happily ever after both for the royals and for Grace’s community and its princess parade. Mary Hoffman’s picture books featuring this intrepid heroine have earned major critical acclaim; amongst other awards, Amazing Grace was a Reading Rainbow selection and a Booklist Editors’ Choice. Grace’s latest adventure is sure to delight her established fans and win the hearts of many more!
Prize #2: All Night, All Day: A Child’s First Book of African-American Spirituals by Ashley Bryan Award-winning author and illustrator Ashley Bryan has selected twenty best-known and best-loved African-American spirituals, including the title song, “All Night, All Day,” and such others as “This Little Light of Mine,” “O When the Saints Go Marching In,” and “He’s Got the Whole World in His Hands.” Glorious full-color pictures, piano accompaniment, and guitar chords help capture the spirit and essence of these timeless songs that can be enjoyed by people of every age and every level of musical skill.
Prize #3: Meet Cecile (American Girls Collection) by Denise Lewis Patrick Cecile Rey can’t wait for Mardi Gras, the dazzling season of parties and costume balls in New Orleans. For the grandest event of all, the Children’s Ball, Cecile is determined to come up with a fantastic costume like no other. Everyone will notice her! And after Mardi Gras, Cecile’s beloved brother, Armand, will finally come home after two long years in faraway France. But Mardi Gras season turns out to be even more exciting than Cecile expects when she meets a new girl named Marie-Grace Gardner. Together they form an unlikely friendship . . .and share a daring adventure! Includes an illustrated Looking Back essay about the history of free people of color in New Orleans. The story continues in the third book in the series: Marie-Grace and the Orphans.
How can you win? Enter the rafflecopter form below. Must be an US resident to win with an US mailing address. Giveaway ends May 13th. Winner will be announced on May 14th and books will be mailed out on the 15th. Good luck to you all and don’t forget to hop on over to blog #14 and visit Mary at Sweeping Away to see her Children’s Book Week prize.
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