Saturday, November 27, 2010

Chronicle Books - Celebrate the Haul-idays Book Giveaway Blog Promotion

Art, design, food, photography, gardening and pop culture -- Chronicle Books publishes books worth gifting and owning. They offer a large selection of books and gifts for adults, teens and young children. My favorite area to browse is their awesome children's book division!

Right now Chronicle Books is sponsoring Celebrate the Haul-idays, a fun blog promotion. One blogger and a blog commenter will win a set of books valued up to $500. Let's just say that making book wish lists is one of my favorite things to do, so I couldn't resist this challenge! If you like my choices, make sure to leave a comment below to enter for a chance to win the list (if my post is chosen as the winning post)!

Holiday Books:

Olive, the Other Reindeer: Deluxe Edition By J.otto Seibold, Vivian Walsh ($19.99)
The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter's Wonder By Mark Cassino, Jon Nelson, Ph.D. ($16.99)
The Glorious Christmas Songbook By Cooper Edens, Benjamin Darling ($18.95)

Picture Books:

Sylvia Long's Mother Goose By Sylvia Long ($22.99)
The Big, Bigger, Biggest Book: Blue Apple Books By SAMi ($14.95)
Lots of Dots by Craig Frazier ($15.99)
Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal, Tom Lichtenheld ($16.99)
For Just One Day by Laura Leuck, Marc Boutavant ($16.99)
A Long Piece of String by William Wondriska ($15.99)
Alphabeasties and Other Amazing Types: Blue Apple Books By Sharon Werner, Sarah Forss ($19.99)
Lines That Wiggle: Blue Apple Books By Candace Whitman, Steve Wilson ($14.99)
Just One Bite by Lola M. Schaefer, Geoff Waring ($17.99)
Day & Night by Teddy Newton ($14.99)
Sylvia Long's Thumbelina by Sylvia Long ($17.99)
Noah's Ark By Jerry Pinkney ($16.99)
An Egg Is Quiet By Dianna Aston, Sylvia Long ($16.99)
A Seed Is Sleepy By Dianna Hutts Aston, Sylvia Long ($16.99)

Independent/Advanced Ages:

The Ivy and Bean Secret Treasure Box: Includes Book 1, Book 2, Book 3, and a Cool Secret Surprise! ($19.99)
Ivy and Bean Boxed Set 2: Books 4, 5, and 6 Boxed set ($19.99)
Ivy and Bean: What's the Big Idea?: Book 7 ($14.99)
Tortilla Sun By Jennifer Cervantes ($16.99)

Art Books:

Taro Gomi Collection by Taro Gomi ($39.95)
DC Superheroes: A How-to-Draw Kit By DC Comics ($16.95)
Art Activity Pack Monet; Renoir; Van Gogh ($19.95)


Sprout Your Own Leafy Wonders: Complete mini-garden kit with seeds, peat, and planters ($18.99)
Eric Carle Animal Lacing Cards: Ten Cards and Laces By Eric Carle ($14.95)
Sound Bingo By Kindermusik ($16.99)

Several blogs are participating in this promotion. By creating a wish list of Chronicle Books worth $500 or less, I've automatically entered to win my list of books. Plus, if my entry is randomly chosen, one commenter on this post will also win the list, too! The promotion ends on 12/14/10. For complete details, read the official rules. View the entire list of participating blogs at

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Gretta said...

Oh I love your selections ~ As a Mom to 4 kids, this would be a great addition to our library. Hope you (and I) win!

bamagv at aol dot com

Gina said...

Chronicle is one of my all-time favorite publishers! I hope you win!

rhapsodyinbooks said...

I love the pictures of the ones you posted. But I love kids books generally! I could easily come up with such a list! :--) Good luck!

Lynn said...

great choices! I started a list, but not sure if I'll have time to finish it.

Amy B. said...

Great list. I loved Thumbelina as a child

Best of luck with the promotion!

Ticia said...

This is such a fun concept. I'm totally going to have to head over and give this a try.

Linda Henderson said...

I would love to win your selections. Good luck on this giveaway.

seriousreader at live dot com

Karen said...

Great picks! I have an Amazon wish list full of children's books that I'd like to get my paws on!
kibeagle {at} gmail {dot} com

debbie said...

This is a really nice selection of books for children. It would be wonderful to have them.

Unknown said...

I know some children that would love the books on this list. Nice choices. Good luck!

Carol M said...

I love the books you picked! That would make wonderful gifts for my grandchildren!
mittens0831 at aol dot com

Jaimie said...

Oh wow--great books! I'd love for you to win (and then me!). Good luck!
jaimiemildred at gmail dot com

GabbyLowe said...

i love your selections-good luck in the contset

LiteracyDocent said...

You are so right...great minds to think alike! Duck! Rabbit! by Amy Krouse Rosenthal is one of my ALL TIME favorites! Good both of us! ;)

Staci A said...

They all look like great choices! The DC Superheroes book would be high on my son's list too!

Good luck to you!

Terra Heck said...

What a nice selection of books. I particularly like the Ivy and Bean books. Thanks.

Anonymous said...

I hope you win - these books look great! Thanks. Simone

NatalieSap said...

You're right - our lists are very similar! Thanks for the board book suggestions too. :) I definitely need to make my final decisions this week!

Natalia said...

Would be nice to win it!natatheangel at yahoo dot com

hendy said...

What a great list, I particularly love your selection of Picture Books-good luck!
hmhenderson AT yahoo DOT com

Molly said...

Here's hoping for a win! Good luck!

Mollydedwards AT yahoo DOT com

windycindy said...

Great book list! I adore Ive and
Happy Holidays!

krstrpp said...

You've picked well! Best of luck -- to us both! (krstrpp at hotmail dot com)

Stacy at The Novel Life said...

fantastic selection! and a great variety too! best of luck to you (and me) too!

Asylumgirl said...

Best of us both then. lol

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Haylee said...

Wow please win! I seriously think I would cry if I won all these books!


Julie said...

This is a wonderful list! We share a few (Olive the Other Reindeer and Night and Day) My Bebe Boy James would totally love the DC superheroes how to draw! Good luck!


jcamp2020 said...

What a nice list. Good luck to both of us! And thank you
Chronicle Books.

jcamp2020 at aol dot com

Anonymous said...

You have a fantastic list of books picked out. Something for everyone. I'd enjoy reading many of these books myself. Good luck!

a Grandma said...

Wouldn't it be fun to win?


aurora M. said...

Fun Giveaway! Hope you win! Then I might win too! Double Bonus!!!!!
Thanks for this great chance at a fantastic collection.

Miss Palmer said...

I love Chronicle books and neat games/kits for my classroom! Your list is great and gives me great ideas for books to put on my wish list (in case I don't win!).
Jamiepa79 at gmail dot com

♡♥♬ Raven In A Blue Room ♬♥♡ said...

I love your choices

Thank you for hosting this giveaway

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Anonymous said...

Great choices. I left Chronicles selection for children's titles. Good Luck for us both! Thanks!

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