Happy Hauli-days Giveaway: Chronicle Books

I've decided to enter this year's Happy Haul-idays contest sponsored by Chronicle Books.  Chances are I won't win, but it's fun to dream.  My charity would be my local public library, Smithfield Public Library, where I spent many happy hours in my younger years.  Please leave a comment for a chance to win, should I be chosen. Thanks!

If I were to win, here are my choices:
  • A Dog is a Dog by Stephen Shaskan ($14.99)
  • E-mergency by Tom Lichtenheld, et.al. ($16.99)
  • Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner ($16.99)
  • Follow the Star by AndyMansfield ($19.99)
  • The Orphan of Awkward Falls by Keith Graves ($16.99)
  • Worst-Case Scenario Ultimate Adventure: Mars by Hena Ghan, et.al. ($12.99)
  • Sea Monster's First Day by Kate Messner ($16.99)
  • Kokeshi Kimonos by Annelore Parot ($17.99)
  • A Zeal of Zebras: An alphabet of collective nouns by Woop ($17.99)
  • Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker ($16.99)
  • Out of Sight by Pittau & Gervais ($19.99)
  • Creature ABC by Andrew Zuckerman ($19.99)
  • Heroes of the Environment by Harriet Rohmer ($16.99)
  • Animals Marco Polo Saw by Sandra Markle ($16.99)
  • The Silver Horse Switch (Horse Crazy book 1) by Allison Lester ($4.99)
  • The Circus Horse (Horse Crazy book 2) by Allison Lester ($4.99)
  • The Eyes of Grey Wolf by Jonathan London ($6.99)
  • Sleeping Beauty by K. Y. Craft ($15.99)
  • Wild Horse Winter by Tetsuya Honda ($6.95)
  • The Secret World of Whales by Charles Siebert ($16.99)
  • Sparky: The Life and Art of Charles Schulz by Beverly Gherman ($16.99)
  • Tortilla Sun by Jennifer Cervantes ($16.99)
  • 3-D World Atlas and Tour by Marie Javins ($16.99)
  • Wish: Wishing Traditions Around the World by Roseanne Thong ($16.99)
  • Animals Christopher Columbus Saw by Sandra Markle ($16.99)
  • Games for Your Brain: Shark Cards by Tina Seelig ($9.95)
  • World Almanac for Kids Puzzler Deck: U.S. History & Geography by Lynn Brunell ($9.95)
  • Picture This: How Pictures Work by Molly Bang ($12.99)
  • Show and Tell: Exploring the Fine Art of Children's Book Illustration by Dilys Evans ($24.99)
  • The Kid who Named Pluto by Marc McCutcheon ($15.95)
  • Yoda: Bring you Wisdom I Will ($16.95)
  • The Jedi Path: A Manual for Students of the Force by Daniel Wallace ($19.95)
TOTAL: $495.44


  1. These look like awesome book choices! Great idea!

  2. Great list! Wish: Wishing Traditions Around the World book looks very interesting.

  3. Love it! Awesome choices! Good luck!

  4. You went for quantity! Wow! I'd love to win your huge haul if I don't win my own.

  5. A Dog is a Dog looks adorable. Good luck!

  6. :D We picked a couple of the same books! I almost added Yoda too but everyone in our family would fight over him. lol

    Good luck and happy haulidays!

    -- Rhianna

  7. These sound like great books. Thanks for the chance to win with you.

    bamagv at aol dot com

  8. ha ha my bf would love those star wars books. If i won your list they would immediately go to him great list and good luck!

  9. This is so cool, thanks for advertizing. And you can go here to comment to win MY stack: http://wordsandpeace.wordpress.com/2011/11/17/happy-haulidays-get-books-for-free/

  10. Love your list -- if I win, I'll have to donate these to my charity! Best of luck to everyone!!!

  11. My grandkids would have a field day with your pile of great books. What a fun filled selection :D

    good luck to both of us!!

  12. Great list! I'd love to win these, if I don't win my own. Good luck!

  13. Loved my childhood library, too. Good luck!

  14. great choices. good luck!
    feel free to comment on my post as well:

  15. I like your choices too!

    find my list at:
    Tossing It Out

  16. They definitely have a great amount of children's lit. If i win my nieces and nephews will clean up!

  17. I love your selection. I love horses thats why. Great selection you picked out.

    amhengst at verizon dot net

  18. Great books on your list. I love picture books, too!

  19. I love all of these children's titles! (My own Bebe Boy James is crazy about atlases, so the 3-d Atlas is on my own list) - I also have chosen a library as my charity! Best of luck to you!


  20. Love your list. I have several of those on my list.

  21. Show and Tell looks like a great book, on my list as well.


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