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Huge Self Published Kids Book GIVEAWAY and Kid Lit Blog Hop

Today, I am doing some serious Spring cleaning and I am giving away 6 packages of wonderful self published children’s books.

To enter, please fill out the Rafflecopter and please leave me a comment about which package you want. I’ll do my best to match up the packages to each winner.

Package 1:

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Arlene, The Rebel Queen by Carol Liu with Marybeth Sidoti Caldarone

You Can Draw Bible Stories for Kids by Sandy Silverthorne

Draw Something Here: My Summer Snowman, Illustrate Your Own Book

Draw Something Here: Monster Small, Monster Big, Illustrate Your Own Book

Grandma’s Jungle Party, illustrated by Ben Hawkes, written by you

Benny’s Pets by Mr. Whimsy, illustrated by Amy Meadow


Package 2:

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The Christmas Village by Melissa Ann Goodwin

The Story Shell by Gloria Repp

Singing Oranges and Lemons; Cantando Naranjas y Limones by Maria Nieves de Abajo Bajo, illustrated by Azita Golarai, translated by Theo Walker

The Worldly Adventures of Nicholas by Betty Davis

The Trees Have Hearts by Mrs. D


Package 3:

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Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Concentrating by Dr. Laura Markham

Elijah Makes New Friends by Ben Arnold

Carlo the Mouse Book 1: Too Many Rules for One Little Mouse by Mrs. D, illustrated by Chanoa

My Friend Suhana by Shaila Abdullah and Aanyah Abdullah

Mei-Ling’s Forever Mommy by Susan Von Tobel, illustrated by Regina Atwood and Mike Picco


Package 4:

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JJ the American Street Dog and How He Came to Live in Our House by Diana Rose-Solomon, illustrated by Rachel Cellinese

Denny’s Pets by Mr. Whimsy, illustrated by Bonnie Bright

‘Twas the Late Night of Christmas by Ann Whitford Paul, illustrated by Nancy Hayashi

Miro the Dragon by Theresa Berg

Good Morning World by Mrs. D.


Package 5:

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Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids: How to Stop Yelling and Start Concentrating by Dr. Laura Markham

‘Twas the Late Night of Christmas by Ann Whitford Paul, illustrated by Nancy Hayashi

Jenny’s Pets by Mr. Whimsy, illustrated by Bonnie Bright

The City Kittens and the Old House Cat by Mrs. D.

Left Out Lucie by Marybeth Harrison


Package 6 (chapter books):

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Not Just for Breakfast Anymore by P.V. Lundqvist

Pibbin the Small by Gloria Repp, illustrated by Tim Davis

Chase Against Time (Channing Manning Mystery #1) by Steve Reifman

The Tattoo by R. Fulleman

Charis: Journey to Pandora’s Jar by Nicole Y. Walters


Win Self Published Children’s Books

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Welcome to the 36th Kid Lit Blog Hop where twice per month (the 1st and 3rd Wednesday) we continue to develop a dynamic and engaged community of children’s books bloggers, authors, publishers, and publicists. So, you are always more than welcome to join us by popping in a post and hopping around to meet some of your fellow Kid Lit bloggers and authors!

We are pleased to welcome our friends Stanley & Katrina back as co-hosts this week. Thanks for joining us again and please take a moment to see their BIG ANNOUNCEMENT!

Happy Hopping everyone and enjoy the Hop!


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1. We ask that you kindly follow your hosts. You can follow us any way you choose (Email, GFC, Twitter, Facebook, G+, Pinterest, etc.), but we’ve added our preferences below. If you could just give us a quick “follow” or “like” that would be much appreciated! Make sure to leave us a message if you are following us (i.e., on Twitter or Facebook or on our websites) and we will be sure to follow you back. Thanks! 🙂


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2. Link up any Kid Lit related post. This can be a link to a children’s book review, a discussion about children’s literature/literacy, or a post on a recently-read children’s book or one that you love from your childhood.

* Don’t link directly to your blog, it must be a specific post.*

* For Authors, we prefer you to link to your blog if you have one. Please link unique posts each time ~ no repeats please. *

* Make sure you include an image relevant to the POST (e.g., book cover), not your blog button or photo of yourself.*

* Feel free to link more than one post.*

3. Please visit AT LEAST the TWO LINKS directly ahead of your own and leave them some love in the form of a comment. We are trying to build a community of bloggers, readers, parents, authors, and others who are as passionate about children’s literature as we are so please CONNECT and follow any or all of the blogs that interest you! 4. If you like, grab the button above and put it somewhere on your blog, preferably the post you’re linking up. If you’d prefer, you can just add a text link back to this Hop so that others can find it and check out all these great book links! 5. It would really help us get the word out about the Kid Lit Blog Hop if you would be so kind as to tweet, share, and spread the word about the Hop!

Interested in co-hosting the Kid Lit Blog Hop? If you’ve joined us before, you are welcome to join us again! Please email renee @ motherdaughterbookreviews (dot) com and put Co-Hosting Blog Hop in the subject line.

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  1. What a fantabulous giveaway! Thanks for Hosting the KidLitBlogHop, Mia. We adore your posts. Sharing about the great giveaway, now!
    Christine recently posted…We are Co-Hosting the 36th Kid Lit Blog Hop.My Profile

  2. Hi Mia

    This is my first time participating in the Kid Lit Blog Hop. So happy to have found your blog. I am following you on Google+

    Have a great day!
    Divina 🙂
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  3. Ann Niklasson

    I would love package # 5. Mostly for the “Peaceful Parent, Happy Kids” book.

  4. Valerie

    1st choice: 3
    2nd choice: 2
    3rd choice: 4

  5. What a great giveaway!

    Choice 1: Package 5
    Choice 2: Package 3
    Choice 3: Package 1
    maryanne recently posted…Learning to Read With BOB BooksMy Profile

  6. Esperanza

    Choice 1: Package 3
    Choice 2: Package 1
    Choice 3: Package 4

  7. Wow, look at all those books. I can only imagine how many books you still have on your shelves, he he. What a great initiative. Thanks so much for giving them away to new and grateful homes and for joining us on the Kid Lit Blog Hop
    Julie Grasso recently posted…Kid Lit Blog Hop #36My Profile

  8. Mia…how generous of you! I’d love either package that contains the Ann Whitford Christmas book.
    Vivian Kirkfield recently posted…#PPBF – Water Can Be – Picture Book Review and Craft ActivityMy Profile

  9. Tienny

    May I have package 1 and 2. Thanks a lot 🙂

  10. What a fantastic giveaway! We are lucky you are doing some spring cleaning. 🙂 I would love to win and my packages in order from 1st to 3rd are: 2, 6 and 3.Thanks so much! I am stopping over from the Kids Lit Blog Hop.
    Fairday’s Blog recently posted…Author Interview with Marsha HaylesMy Profile

  11. livivua

    package 4 is first choice, package 3 is second choice and package 1 is third choice

  12. Merry

    Thanks for the great giveaway. I would choose
    Package 1 – lst choice
    Package 4 – 2nd choice
    Package 5 – 3rd choice

  13. Package 4 is my first choice.
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  14. They are all so good Mia! But if i had to pick I would go for the Chapter books for the little one. My 2nd choice would be package 3 and 3rd would be package 4.
    -Reshama @Stacking books
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  15. andie

    PKG #6
    Thanks – great prizes!!!

  16. Whoops, yes. #5 and then #6. This is a great giveaway, btw!
    Larissa recently posted…(Over)due for an UpdateMy Profile

  17. What a creative idea! I wonder what I could give away when I do my spring cleaning? Thanks for sharing this!
    Cheryl Carpinello recently posted…We Love Tween/YA Books Spring EventMy Profile

  18. What a wonderful giveaway. I am constantly trying to put together book boxes for the kids for their birthdays and Christmas, and with four kids it sure is a lot of work. Still, if they want to read, I’ll be more than happy to supply them with books as well as visit the library…a lot.

    If I were lucky enough to be a winner, here are my choices:
    1st Choice: Package 2
    2nd Choice: Package 3
    3rd Choice: Package 4
    4th choice: Package 6
    5th choice: Package
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  19. What a great giveaway! Would love Package 6, 5, or 4 in that order. All great choices though.
    Jenny H recently posted…Mattie Spyglass and the Curse of Ashurnasirpal by Shoba Sreenivasan- A ReviewMy Profile

  20. i like Package 1 e Package 5

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