Friday, March 20, 2009

Giveaway- Mientras Se Enfria El Pastel

I am so excited about this giveaway! This book is one of our favorites. The illustrations are darling, the story unique and it is a great counting book that goes along with telling the time. I know you will LOVE this book. The wonderful Colombian author/illustrator, Claudia Rueda, has generously offered to give one person this book. This book is completely in Spanish.


*picture is linked to amazon.com

Here is the description from Claudia Rueda's site:

As mother hen and her chicks prepare for a birthday party, one gluttonous chick simply can't wait for the cake to cool. He eats a slice for each of the 12 steps it takes to organize the event. As the cake shrinks, the book introduces reader to counting and to tht hour hand on the clock.

To enter this giveaway:

-Comment on this post telling us your favorite children's book right now (it can be in Spanish, English or any language!) and you're done entering the giveaway!

Want to increase your chances of winning? You can enter two other ways...

-Go to Claudia Rueda's website here and look at the books she has written/illustrated. Come back here and make another comment telling us which other book of hers looks fun to read.

-Blog about this giveaway, come back here and comment with a link to your blog post about it or e-mail 4 friends about this book giveaway and come back here and make another comment telling us you e-mailed them. This is the link to the post: http://wannajugarwithmigo.blogspot.com/2009/03/giveaway-mientras-se-enfria-el-pastel.html

This giveaway ends Thursday, March 26th at 10:00 P.M., Central Time.

Contest Rules- Contest ends March 26th 10 PM Central Time. The winner will be chosen randomly. Comments must provide a name, no completely anonymous. Only USA addresses, sorry. I will announce the winner on Friday, March 27th and the winner must e-mail me within 72 hours.

32 comments:

Bridget said...

My all-time favorite children's book is, "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie..." Of course I have so many others too. I also love the colorful illustrations by Eric Carle, who is featured on the Google homepage today.

Bridget said...

Of all of Claudia Rueda's books, I am most interested in "Nacho and Lolita." I also noticed that she has a nice collection of children's art and games on her website that compliment the books!

Janice said...

We really like "Mommies say Shh" by Patricia Poloco.

Tara said...

That's a hard one- there are so many great children's books! We just read a fun one called "Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs" by Giles Andreae & Russell Ayto - my boys LOVED it!

Tara said...

I thought the Three Blind Men and an Elephant looks very interesting. They all look good!

Ana L. Flores said...

Tati, I love all your great finds!! I´m going to get this one if I don´t win ;)
Camila still doesn´t really sit still long enough to be read anything, but she has been liking ¨La Oruga Hambrienta¨...a classic. She loves repeating the names of the fruit and food. Cute.

Dariela said...

I don't have a favorite yet but if I have to pick one it would be: The Very hungry Caterpillar, I used to love this book ever since I was a child!

Tara said...

I blogged about you: www.curiousforlife.blogspot.com

Keen said...

Right now we're reading "La mujer que brillaba aún más que el sol." I thought my kids weren't old enough for it, but they found it on the bookshelves and loved it!

Love your blog.

Ana L. Flores said...

We blogged about it today:
http://www.spanglishbaby.com/2009/03/yo-quiero-links-4/

Laureen said...

We currently love 'Roule Galette,' a French classic similar to the Gingerbread Man. Thanks for the chance!

lmarston at yahoo dot com

The Conductor said...

As a child, I loved "The Giant Jam Sandwich"...and I still have it memorized today.

My children's most recent favorite is a book about homophones called "Dear Deer" by Gene Baretta. (Google it -- you will love it!) Clever, educational, and so fun!

Laureen said...

Nacho and Lolita looks like a lot of fun...a book that could carry us away into another world with its amazing illustrations! Thanks!

lmarston at yahoo dot com

The Conductor said...

I love the premise of "Tres ciegos y un elefante." I'm sure there's a lesson to be learned in that one!

I'd also have to say I'm drawn to "Nacho and Lolita," mostly because as missionaries we lived with some wonderful people named Lolita and Papa Nacho, her father. I miss them!

The Conductor said...

I emailed just about everyone in my address book who speaks Spanish. It looks like my blog post only drew one person over here, so maybe a targeted email will be more effective! (...Not that I necessarily want to decrease my chances of winning, but... You have so much good stuff here, it's hard to not share it!)

Thanks for the fun ideas and great giveaways!

Coralee said...

My personal favorite children's book growing up was "The Monster at the End of the Book" with Grover. My son's favorite books right now are anything Curious George or Little Critters (by Mercer Mayer).
Thanks for the fun giveaway.

Stacy said...

My favorite children's book right now is The Tales of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. My little boy likes it so much with Easter nearly here.

Stacy said...

I have visited Claudia's Site and I think that Ozu's Luck would be the most fun for my family because we are so interested in farm animals right now. The cover illustration was very eye catching!

Stacy said...

I blogged your giveaway! http://scarletpurls.blogspot.com/2009/03/i-entered-this-giveaway-have-you.html

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kristenita said...

our favorite right now is "alphabet zoo." it is one of the ugliest books ever, but I got it cheap at tjmaxx & my little guy learned his whole alphabet & SO MANY WORDS from this book before he was 2.

roy/elisabeth dean said...

I have a new grandson, so I need to get back into Children's books. My favorite one to read to my daughters was "How much do I love you".
These books look great....I'll have to check them out.
Thank you for stopping by my blog and registering for my giveaway. Best of luck to you!
♥,Lilly

MJ said...

We're into the Llama Llama books!

MJ said...

I think my kindergarten kids would love Three Blind Man and an Elephant. It sounds so cute!

Susan said...

We love the Mrs. Shepherd series from Lynne Plourd, including:

Teacher Appreciation Day
Science Fair Day
Book Fair Day
School Picture Day


susan [at] cravingthesavings [dot] com

Susan said...

Nacho and Lolita looks like a fun book. My daughter gets two days of French and a 1/2 day of Spanish each week at school. We have lots of French books, but not many Spanish ones so I'm thrilled to find out about Claudia Rueda's site.

susan [at] cravingthesavings [dot] com

Tara said...

Thanks for your comments on my blog- I feel like I've made my first blog friend :-) I have two blogs- a family one and the one you found and I haven't told too many people about that one. I really love your blog and will be checking it often for more ideas! By the way, I'm a friend of the Conductor- she referred me here. I also had a cousin that served in Honduras- Elder Pearson- le conoces?

BrownCoat said...

My favorite children's book right now is The Tales of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. My friend's little boy likes it so much with Easter coming up.

BrownCoat said...

I liked the looks of Ozu's Luck the best. Books about farm animals are really special to my heart since my family lives on a small farm.

BrownCoat said...

I have blogged about your giveaway at:

http://thevictorianknitter.blogspot.com/2009/03/wanna-jugar-with-migo.html

News Around The Blogs said...

My little one loves "Moo Baa La La La" right now. I have it memorized!

News Around The Blogs said...

Nacho and Lolita looks cute, thanks for letting me know about your giveaway!