Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Gratitude Giveaway Blog Hop!

It's another wonderful book giveaway. Thanks to our hosts, I'm A Reader Not A Writer and All-Consuming Books. All you have to do for a chance to win is leave a comment with your name and email. Thanks for your continued support.

Title: The Dancing Clock
Author: Steve Metzger
Illustrator: John Abbot Nez
Publisher: Tiger Tales an imprint of ME Media, LLC
Ages: 3 to 7 yrs
ISBN: 9781589254299, 2011
If you've never been to the Central Park Zoo in New York, you will want to after reading this delightful rhyming tale. Milo, a snow monkey, lives in the zoo. Each day he wishes he could join the musical animals who chime the bells and play their music every hour. He longs to join them and as a result neglects his friends, Gus, Bessie and Zack. One day it happens. The gate is unlocked and he can finally join his musical friends on top of the wonderful clock for all to see. As the music winds down and a chill fills the air, Milo finds he is hungry, alone and stuck on top of the clock. How will he get back to his warm cozy home and see his friends again? Kids, parents, teachers and homeschoolers will love this tribute to the Delacorte clock, located outside the entrance to the Central Park Children's Zoo. Kids will learn about each musical animal and what inspired the creation of the clock.

Dragonology Chronicles:The Dragon's Apprentice
Dugald A. Steer

In the time of the dragon, a young family is determined to protect young chick dragons who are orphaned from the infamous Dragonsbane Knights. This mysterious group has resurfaced and these slayers of dragons have one thing on their minds, and that is to slay any dragon left on the planet. Daniel, Beatrice and their parents move to a cottage near Dragonsbrook. The young chick they protect named Torcher is introduced to Erasmus, a dragon who must teach Torcher and the children the dragon ways. Erasmus, a very dignified and unsympathetic dragon, is not very fond of humans and Beatrice finds that his methods of teaching cause her much frustration. When Erasmus leaves Torcher alone in the woods to shed his skin he doesn't return. Beatrice believes Torcher has been taken by a basilisk, a shape shifting animal that eats anything and everything possible. These creatures were thought to be a myth. With the new threat of an old enemy, the Dragonsbane Knights, the battle begins against the Secret and Ancient Society of Dragons and the search for Torcher. The ultimate goal of the Dragonsbane Knights is to acquire a piece of treasure called the Dragons Claw, which clutches the world's largest uncut diamond and wields more power than can be imagined. It's the ultimate dragon slayer weapon. Young readers will find this tale of dragons mesmerizing. Steer has done an excellent job of creating characters with history and depth. Illustrated pictures can be found throughout the book to give readers the perfect imagery of this unique realm. The Dragon's Apprentice is the third book in the series, in the back of this tale is a list from Steer of his entire Dragonology series. Young readers can follow along and escape into the world of dragons.
BIBLIO:2011, Candlewick Press, Ages 9 to 12, $7.99.
REVIEWER:Kristi Bernard
FORMAT:Middle Reader
ISBN: 978-0-7636-3427-8


Chrissy Peebles said...

Thanks for the fantastic giveaway! New follower here from I Am A Reader, Not A Writer and All-Consuming Books blog hop. If you get a chance come stop by my blog for a visit! I'd love to have you!

Chrissy Peebles said...

I forgot to give you my email address. It's alexandchrissy(at)yahoo(dot)com

Thanks for the giveaway!!!

Christine A. said...

Great giveaway, thanks.
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Kristie said...

Thank you for the chance to win!
I'm a follower through GFC.

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deanna_boocock said...

thanks for making international
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Ally Gal said...

my gosh this is adorable!!
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Colleen M said...

I am a new follower of your blog via GFC. (ColleenM)
Thanks for the giveaway!

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Ruthie said...

My grandchildren would love these...thanks for the chance!


nyclocs said...

Look forward to this, Thanks

Blogger Name: Krystal Larson said...

Thank you very much for the chance to win :) edysicecreamlover18@gmailDOTcom Krystal Larson

Chantel said...

Thank you for the giveaway.

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Julie W said...

Awesome giveaway! Thanks so much:)

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Margaret said...

Thank you! Love the choices!


Jasmyn said...

I would love to sit and read these with my daughter. Thanks for the giveaway.


Laura J. said...

Thank you for hosting this hop! I'm excited about the dragon book.


Mary @SweepingMe said...

Thanks for the chance to win!

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AshleyS said...

Thanks for the giveaway! Following your blog! ashleylittlehandprintsdaycare4 (at) gmail (dot) com

LorettaLynn//Temprance said...

Great giveaway, Thank you so much:)
Happy Thanksgiving

Molly said...

Sweetastic giveaway! Thanks!

Velvet Hubler said...

Such cute books
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Coreena McBurnie said...

Thanks for the fun giveaway,
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Jennifer said...


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Nedraw said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

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Squeak said...

Thanks for participating in the giveaway.

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melatc said...

Thanks for participating in the giveaway
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desitheblonde said...

my grandson getting some authogrph book form me form blog i won on and he would love this one tw

Tressa said...

Thanks for the giveaway!
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Cindy said...

Thank you for the chance to win your giveaway.
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Angela Dawn said...

Awesome Giveaway! Thanks so much for the chance my kids would LOVE either of these books. My oldest is a big fan of the Dragonolgy Chronicles and does not yet have this one!

Angela MacIntyre
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Maegan Morin said...

I love reading childrens books! I read my son two for nap and 2-3 for bedtime and its our special time together. I really love the dragonology series too (mostly for myself tho lol) Thanks for the great giveaway!

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amymccarty1985 said...

WOOT hope I can won :D
Amy McCarty

kimyunalesca said...

lovely selection many thanks

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Krysykat said...

Awesome giveaway!
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holls said...

Awesome giveaway!! Thanks!

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Mary Ellen said...

Name - Mary Ellen Thompson
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Thank you for the chance to win!

~April~ said...

Thanks for the giveaway...
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Runaway Bridal Planner said...

Thanks for the giveaway!
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Darlene said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

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Patty C said...

Thanks so much for the chance to win!

Linda Henderson said...

Thank you for the excellent giveaway. I hope you have a happy and safe holiday season.

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MarthaE said...

Thanks for participating in the Hop.
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stephanie_22_us said...

Thank you for a great giveaway!

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Linda Kish said...

Thanks for the chance to be included for your giveaway.

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Angela Cisco said...

Thanks for the chance! F
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Valerie Taylor Mabrey said...

this would be an awesome win. I love any dragon books
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Tara W said...

Great books! Thanks for the chance!
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littleangel_mw said...

name : Michelle Dippel
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AEKZ2 said...

New email subscriber. My daughter would love The Dancing Clock.

Carol L. said...

Great reads. My grandkids would love these. Thanks for this chance.
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Catherine Lee said...

Thanks for the giveaway! The Dancing Clock looks great. I HAVE been to the Central Park Zoo and it is a magical place when you're a kid.

Catherine Lee

Blogger Name: Krystal Larson said...

The Dancing Clock looks great! edysicecreamlover18@gmailDOTcom Thank you!

SiNn said...

nice give away ty for the chance



Cheryl said...

Thanks for the great giveaway! I follow you via GFC (sweepingtheusa)

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Lana Bradstream said...

My daughter would enjoy either of those books!

Adelina Priddis said...

thanks for the giveaway

Paula L. said...

GFC Paula Lee
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Thank you!

charissaj said...

Thanks for the giveaway!

Laura H. said...

Thanks for the giveaway and for participating in this blog hop! I already follow via GFC (MamaHendo3).


Jolene and Family said...

My kids would love these, thanks for the chance to win


Robin Blankenship said...

gfc follower as Robin Blankenship

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Kristi Bernard said...

Thanks everyone for stopping by. Lana is the winner. Congratulations!


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