Monday, April 28, 2008

Review & Giveaway: Tera's Dawn & Unicorn Races

This giveaway is now closed. Thank you for your participation.
The winner is Samsakara. Congratulations!

Tera's Dawn, written by Susan K. Schank, is about a young mare who loves to run free among the countryside. Then one day, she gets caught by ranchers and trained to be a plow horse on their farm. Her misery eventually turns to happiness when she makes an amazing discovery!

Even though Girlie Girl isn't a big fan of horses, she loved the way Tera overcame adversity and found her wish eventually coming true. A great book that your entire family will love.


If you have a child who loves fantasies, this is the perfect picturebook! In Unicorn Races, written by Stephen J. Brooks, every night after going to bed a young girl enters the imaginary world of unicorns among the stars. Riding as a princess on the back of a unicorn, she oversees amazing races past the moon, stars, and other exciting sights.

The best part of this book is the beautiful water-color pictures that makes you feel like you're right there in the action. Definitely one of the best books we've read in a long time!

How would you like to win both of these books for your family's library? Oh, and did I mention that they're both signed by the authors? Cool, huh? To enter, just stop by Purple Sky Publishing before midnight, May 5th and check out their other wonderful children's books. Then come back here and mention one that you find interesting. That's it! A random winner will be selected and notified on May 6th. The winner will then have 3 days to claim their prize.

You may earn extra entries by doing one or all of the following for a total of 3 extra entries:
Please let me know if you're doing/did the extra credit so I can make sure you're entered properly.

Don't forget to leave a way to contact you in case you win! This giveaway is open to everyone world-wide. Good luck!

78 comments:

windycindy said...

Greetings, Their books all have lovely book covers! I think the
"Christmas Turtles" sounds good.
Please enter me in your drawing.
Thanks very much.....Cindi
jchoppes[at]hotmail[dot]com

ihchicky said...

I'd like to read many of their books but if I had to pick just one, I'd choose, Creatures of the Night. This book looks excellent. I'd love to have some of their books in my library. PLease enter my name in the giveaway. I am also signed up for your newsletter. Thanks for hosting the giveaway! I love your blog :D

-Ilissa
ihchicky AT gmail.com

joyfulnotes said...

So cute! My daughter would love this, and she would also love "Fairy Ball"...she's so into fairies right now!

Bunny B said...

What lovely books!! And signed too :) Other than these 2 books (which are already interesting enough), The Fairy Ball caught my eye :)

Thanks for the chance to win!!

Bunny B said...

Oh, and I'm also subscribed to your feed via reader :)

Bunny B said...

And I blogged about the contest HERE! Thanks for the chances!
xx

julie said...

sleep peacefully my princess is my favorite book on the site.
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Teri said...

I could have spent hours at Purple Sky Publishing,just viewing The whimsical illustrations! Love the 'Sleep Peacefully, My Princess'. Every little girl needs to imagine she's a princess! The Fairy Ball would be a great addition also to any library! Thank you. I enjoyed my visit.

Mama Zen said...

My daughter would love "Creatures of the Night!"

danosor said...

Fairy Ball is my choice.

K.Cleaver said...

I like that they're located in the good 'ole USA. :)

quiltingreader said...

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quiltingreader said...

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calgirl said...

Creatures of the Night is a great book. I take my kids out during the night or in the early morning hours when we are on vacation just to try to glimpse the night life. We have found owls, possums, bats and snakes

samsakara said...

Alexander Asenby Great Adventure looks a cute enchanting story! I subscribed with the yahoo feed.

samsakara@twcny.rr.com

Vickie Couturier said...

I too like the Christmas Turtles,my foster daughter would enjoy it a lot,count us in please,thank you


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Mya said...

awww, the Christmas Turtle looks cute!

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gcuvier said...

My daughter would love "The Fairy Ball", she's a big fan of fantasy.

Meredith said...

All the books at Purple Sky are always so lovely. I like Creatures of the Night because we're all about animals around here!

susan1215 said...

cute book

agordon10 said...

Sleep Peacefully My Princess
is a neat book we have read.

mverno said...

sleep peacefully my princess

anne said...

What a wonderful giveaway. Thanks. I loved the Creatures of the Night. SO beautiful and unique.

LINDALSHOT said...

The Unicorn Races looks like a great book.

chromiumman said...

christmas turtle

louiseb130 said...

Sounds like a great read

C.L. Morin said...

Unicorn Races

Thank you!

Sharon said...

I just saw Unicorn Races...definitely would be my choice.
THANKS

Kari said...

Unicorn Races. Thank you for the giveaway!

sweetsue said...

All of their books are pretty and sound so original. The one that really caught my eye was Sleep Peacefully My Princess.I would love to win these books for my grandaughter.

LeeAnn P. said...

I think my daughter would love "The Fairy Ball"
But so many of their books look really good it would be hard to choose. My son and daughter are both big fans of fantasy stories.

murphykatt@yahoo.com

malleycc said...

WOW these books look great. The Fairy Ball looks great too. Thanks for the giveaway.

Mary D said...

http://www.purpleskypublishing.com/superelastic.html this was my favorite book on the page because it looks super funny and something my kids would enjoy

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jennem said...

The Fairy Ball
Stephen J. Brooks

kristilb19 said...

Creatures of the Night looks interesting for my son

vboackle said...

the variety of good books is nice.

carissaad said...

The Fairy Ball

DOODLEGIRL said...

Sleep Peacefully My Princess

bison61 said...

I think the boys would enjoy the book Creatures of the Night

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Melissa Reeder said...

We would love the "Sleep Peacefully My Princess" book.
Thanks. I hope I win!

mshoneybug at gmail dot com

Dove420 said...

All the books are wonderful I particularly like the Unicorn book and the Mystery about Lincoln. My granddaughter loves Nancy Drew and mysteries too, she also loves books with animals ..... real and fantasy

Ghost Among You said...

Fantasy stuff is right up my alley.

Shannon said...

We love books at my house and all of theirs look like good ones for our collection. If I had to choose one it would be either Christmas Turtles or the Fairy Ball. I think my daughter would adore both of them!

Tara said...

Fairy Ball looks cute to me!

nor_lou said...

Sleep Peacefully, My Princess sounds perfect for my two princesses

Anita Yancey said...

The Fairy Ball looks very interesting to me.

cathy said...

the fairy fall looks like such a great book and so does my prindess

Timothy Sternberg said...

I think the
"Christmas Turtles" sounds good.

Three P's in a Pod said...

My Pony/Unicorn-loving Princess would just adore these books! Thanks so much for writing about them so I can get them even if I don't win them!

Alyson @ 3 Ps

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kaylee8 said...

What fabulous books to share with my daughter

Sharla said...

Sleep Peacefully, My Princess sounds so adorable to me! All of the books look great though. I LOVE books!
sharlacarbine at gmail dot com

Kristinia said...

The Fairy Ball looks interesting! Our little girl would love these books! You are also posted on my side bar on my blog!

betty R. said...

would be creatures of the night! kids love the ''creatures and critters''..lol.
enter me please and thank you

angelaandconnor at gmail.com said...

OO!O!O!OO! thats right up my alley.. I LOVE Unicorns and well I raised and trained welsh ponies and hunter/jumpers up till fairly recently in my life (aka I cant afford to anymore) but I would LOVE to have them to add to my children's libary.

I blogged your contest on prizeatron
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Ginny said...

I love the 2 books you mentioned, my daughter would love them. She would also love The Fairy Ball. What great books! I'm subscribed to your feed for an extra entry!

jennmalan said...

super funny and something my kids would enjoy

Lilith Silvermane said...

Alexander Asenby's Adventures looks awesome!

I love to read to my girls, and I must confess that I love to get lost in kids books as well. A new book here for my little daughters, (and even my older kids to like to come in and get lost with me) would be wonderful. I am also a dreamer and unicorns have always been my favorite!

blueviolet said...

I think the Fairy Ball sounds like a great story. All of the books seem enchanting!

doot65[at]comcast{dot}net
Elizabeth
I am subscribed to your email.
Thanks for the contest!

deb said...

My granddaughter would love these!!! Thanks so much for the opportunity to win such fantastic books!

Anonymous said...

"Christmas Turtles"

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Jinxy & Me said...

So many of these look good, especially "The Fairy Ball"!

jaydonco1 said...

I like Christmas Turtles!

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crystalf said...

My girls would probably like "The Fairy Ball". Thank you!

purango said...

Christmas Turtles sounds interesting. garrettsambo@aol.com

dolls123 said...

Sleep Peacefully, My Princess

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katybug said...

The Capitol Ghost Mystery (coming Spring 2008) looks interesting!

klp1965 said...

please enter me :)

Erica G said...

I like the events page. Too bad there is nothing near me.


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Miranda said...

The Product lineup..

bfox74 said...

I really like the Super Elastic Traveling Sound Circus.

Shelly said...

Super Elastic Traveling
Sound Circus sounds fun

ky2here said...

The Capital Ghost Mystery was fun.

dvice said...

The book artwork

cdrury said...

the artwork is amazing - I am hooked!! Creatures of the Night is my favorite

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