Friday, June 12, 2009

Why Ask Why?

To learn silly! That's why.

Well, recently I purchased the book Why? by Lila Prap from my online book store.



Yes, I'm my best customer- I can't help it. I love books and I get excited about the new products that we get in. It's great to test them out on my kids! Usborne Books merged with Kane/Miller publishing, so we have an even greater selection of books.

Why? has won many awards and has received a lot of great reviews. It is a very simple book that asks questions like Why does a zebra have stripes? or Why don't snakes have legs?

I think that children are attracted to this book because of its humorous pictures and answers. Factual answers are included, but along with some very silly answers. This would be a fun book to use with kids to encourage creative thinking. They can come up with nonsense answers to the questions presented as well. Another fun idea for older kids would be for them to choose a few animals to research and create their very own Why? book.

Guess What? I have good news! I'd like to share a copy with one of my readers! To enter a chance to win your very own copy of Why? just pop on over to my website and take a peek. Come back over here and leave a comment about a book that you found interesting over at my site!

For extra entries:

2 entries: write a post on your blog.
1 entry: tweet about the contest!
1 entry: Follow me or subscribe.
1 entry: Add me to your blog roll.

1 entry: post a link about contest on facebook.

Yeah- lots of chances there for you to win!

Contest ends on June 26th!

Good luck!! and Happy Reading!

Jen

24 comments:

JamericanSpice said...

I came over to visit your Aloha and found books! We love books and at your site I'd love the

Book of Bible Stories (C/V)
Series: Bible Tales Readers
Author: Heather Amery for my kids.

JamericanSpice said...

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Donna said...

How Big is a Million looks good.
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Donna said...

I tweeted:
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Donna said...

I follow
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Valerie said...

Oooh, looks like fun!

The animal stencil cards look cute! (How can I see which ones are in there anyway?)

Blessings,

Valerie

Brimful Curiosities said...

Right now my son loves the lift-a-flap books. "Cars Lift and Look" looks perfect for him.

Pam said...

The "How Big is a Million" book caught my eye. I remember trying and trying and trying to count to a million as a child (I never did get there). I also adore penguins!

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Staci said...

That's not my monkey looks really cute!

Staci said...

I follow!

Renee G said...

Oh, I'd love to have a copy of 30 Yummy things to cook and eat. I love cookbooks and my kids love treats.

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The Blonde Duck said...

That looks really cool!

Preschool Playbook said...

Hi Jen. This looks like a cute book--I'm a sucker for silly. I hope you are doing well.
Take care--Trish

Nad said...

See Inside Your Body looks like a good one.

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Nad said...

I became a follower.

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MJ said...

I like Under the Sea picture book. I teach kindergarten and my kinder kids would love it!

mj.coward[at]gmail.com

Marie said...

My son would love the Alphabet Book FYT!

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Marie said...

I am a follower.

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Colleen said...

"theres a mouse about the house" looks so cute...I love getting mouse books(my nickname).

Colleen said...

I follow.

Colleen said...

you're in my blogroll.

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