TIME magazine, with the assistance of industry experts, reviewers, and major literacy non-profits recently published their lists of Top 100 Young Adult & Top 100 Children’s Books of All Time. You can check out those lists here: http://time.com/100-best-
Candlewick Press, a leading independent children’s book publisher based near Boston, Massachusetts, is proud to announce ten titles from its publishing list have been selected for inclusion – all remarkable works of writing and illustrating – that have established themselves as enduring favorites via critical and commercial success. To celebrate this success, Candlewick Press has graciously sponsored a prize pack of 4 titles and a plush set to be given away to one of our lucky reader.
The prize pack will include copies of Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen and illustrated by Kevin Hawkes, Journey by Aaron Becker, I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen and We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and illustrated by Helen Oxenbury (book & plush set).
1. I Want My Hat Back by Jon Klassen
Told completely in dialogue, this delicious take on the classic repetitive tale plays out in sly illustrations laced with visual humor– and winks at the reader with a wry irreverence that will have kids of all ages thrilled to be in on the joke.
$15.99 U.S./$18.00 CAN – ISBN: 9780763655983
2. Journey by Aaron Becker
Follow a girl on an elaborate flight of fancy in a wondrously illustrated, wordless picture book about self-determination — and unexpected friendship.
$15.99 U.S./$18.00 CAN – ISBN: 9780763660536
3. Library Lion by Michelle Knudsen, illustrated by Kevin Hawkes
Michelle Knudsen’s disarming story, illustrated by the matchless Kevin Hawkes in an expressive timeless style, will win over even the most ardent of rule keepers. An affectionate storybook tribute to that truly wonderful place: the library.
$$16.99 U.S./$20.00 CAN Hardcover – ISBN: 9780763622626
$6.99 U.S. /8.00 CAN Pbk – ISBN: 9780763637842
4. We’re Going on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen, illustrated by Helen Oxenbury
Imagine the fun of going on a bear hunt-through tall, wavy grass (SWISHY SWISHY!); swampy mud (SQUELCH SQUELCH!); and a swirling whirling snowstorm (HOOOO WOOOO!) – only to find a “real” bear waiting at the end of the trail! For brave hunters and bear lovers, a classic chant-aloud.
Puzzle Book: $19.99 U.S./$23.00 CAN * ISBN: 9780763670733
Board & Plush Boxed Set: $11.99 U.S. /$13.00 CAN * ISBN: 9780763619794
Sound Novelty Book: $19.99 * ISBN: 9780763677022
TO WIN – All you need to do is:
- First mandatory entry – Tell us which of the above four titles you or your child will enjoy the most.
- Second additional entry – Tweet this giveaway @Candlewick with #ParentReviewersGiveaway . Leave us a comment including your twitter id and the tweet url.
Giveaway ends January 30th, 2015. Prizes will be shipped within US & Canada only and a winner will be picked using Random.org. We will not be emailing winners, so please make sure you subscribe to our feed or check back here for the winner announcement post.
Disclosure : Giveaway courtesy of Candlewick Press.