Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Back to School Giveaway-Canada Only-Ends Aug. 28/15
Well Raincoast Books is offering another great giveaway for back to school. All kids will enjoy these books I am sure.I know my grandchildren love to read books so they are going to love these.
The Bear's Surprise The Bear's Surprise
Hibernation is over and Little Bear is ready for another adventure!
But where is Papa Bear? Never fear, Little Bear will find him! Follow the curious cub through interactive cutouts on every page of this detail-rich extravaganza: into a bustling forest, deep beneath a mysterious cave, and en route to a rollicking circus in full swing. What will Little Bear discover when he finally locates his high-flying papa? The ultimate showstopping, sweet surprise awaits in this third installment of Benjamin Chaud's acclaimed series that includes the New York Times Notable Book The Bear's Song and The Bear's Sea Escape .
Ages 3-5 Juvenile Fiction-Animals/Bears
Big Bear Little Chair
In this artful and deceptively simple book, master book creator Lizi Boyd is at it again. Using her inimitable style to expand upon a familiar concept, she has created a compendium of unexpected opposites that is also a charming and emotionally warm storyabout Big Bear, little bear, and the stories that bring them together.
Ages 3-5 Juvenile Fiction-Concepts/Size & Shape
A Ghost Story
Mac Barnett, illustrated by Christian Robinson
You would like being friends with Leo. He likes to draw, he makes delicious snacks, and most people can't even see him. Because Leo is also a ghost. When a new family moves into his home and Leo's efforts to welcome them are misunderstood, Leo decides it is time to leave and see the world. That is how he meets Jane, a kid with a tremendous imagination and an open position for a worthy knight. That is how Leo and Jane become friends. And that is when their adventures begin. This charmingtale of friendship-from two of the best young minds in picture books: the author of the Caldecott Honor-winning Extra Yarn and the illustrator of the Bologna Ragazzi Award-winning Josephine -is destined to become a modern classic that will delight readers for years to come.
Ages 3-5 • Juvenile Fiction / Social / Friendship
The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova
Laurel Snyder, illustrated by Julie Morstad
The world is big. Anna is small.The snow is everywhere
and all around. But one night . . .
One night, her mother takes her to the ballet, and everything is changed. Anna finds a beauty inside herself that she cannot contain.
So begins the journey of a girl who will one day grow up to be the most famous prima ballerina of all time, inspiring legions of dancers after her: the brave, the generous, the transcendently gifted Anna Pavlova. Beautiful, inspirational, and triumphant, Anna Pavlova's life is masterfully captured in this exquisite picture
Ages 5-8 Juvenile Non-Fiction
Pierre the Maze Detective
The Search for the Stolen Maze Stone
Hiro Kamigaki and IC4DESIGN
Pierre the Maze Detective has a new case. Mr X has stolen the Maze Stone, which has the power to turn the whole of Opera City into a maze. Can you help Pierre and his friend Carmen find their way through the mazes - and stop Mr X before it's too late?
This beautifully illustrated book features 15 full-spread illustrations of intricate, magical mazes. Take a trip through a fantastic world of underground cities, hot-air balloons, tree-top towns and haunted
houses. Trace your way through each maze, spot the clues and solve the extra mystery challenges along the way.
Hours of puzzle fun, for all maze detectives aged 8+. A page of answers with the routes through the mazes and other solutions is included at the end of the book.
Ages 8 & Up-Juvenile Non-Fiction-Activity Books
The Wonderful World Of Pascal
The Very Brave
Magali Le Huche
Pascal, the Very Brave Platypus, lives in a most incredible town
with his most incredible friends. There's everyone from Fancy the
roller-skating turtle, to Zelda the frog with the underwater
trampoline and Ringo, the motor-cycle wearing bear who is the
madcap inventor of the Piggy Bouncer. There are silly carrot
recipes, a collections of chewed-up gum, an ant-powered toilet
and ever-so-much more crammed onto spreads and spreads of
hilariously detailed drawings, maps, illustrations and more . . .
everything guaranteed to have Pascal fans poring over for hours
and hours . . . and roaring with laughter.
Here is the complete package one person is going to win.
Get your entries in today and good luck to you all!
Posted by Darlene Demell at 6:29 PM