thegirlwithglassbooks

thegirlwithglassbooks:

ULTIMATE GIVEAWAY PART TWO!
Hey everyone! To celebrate two months on this blog (by July 24), I will be hosting another awesome giveaway! All you have to do is (1) follow this blog and (2) reblog this post as many times as you want and you could win any THREE of the books shown above!
I love giving books away and love knowing people are reading. If you don’t win, please know that there are many more giveaways coming soon!
If you win, I will send you a private message asking for your name and address and I will send you the books through amazon/bookdepository.
Giveaway ends July 24, 3 AM GMT

Re-blogging again! Lol!

thegirlwithglassbooks

thegirlwithglassbooks:

ULTIMATE GIVEAWAY PART TWO!
Hey everyone! To celebrate two months on this blog (by July 24), I will be hosting another awesome giveaway! All you have to do is (1) follow this blog and (2) reblog this post as many times as you want and you could win any THREE of the books shown above!
I love giving books away and love knowing people are reading. If you don’t win, please know that there are many more giveaways coming soon!
If you win, I will send you a private message asking for your name and address and I will send you the books through amazon/bookdepository.
Giveaway ends July 24, 3 AM GMT

Let’s all win a book, or two!!!

obitoftheday
obitoftheday:

Obit of the Day: “Spot’s Dad”
Eric Hill was working on an advertising flyer while his son Christopher looked on. The flyer featured a flap that, when opened, gave the illusion of a man putting on a hat. Christopher was mesmerized and demanded that his father “do it again.”
From that little moment, Mr. Hill decided to make a book filled with flaps to entertain his son. In 1980, the world was introduced to “Spot” in the first-ever “life-the-flap” book, Where’s Spot?. Children were encouraged to look for Spot throughout the book, lifting flaps to find the yellow dog with brown spots. 
It was a bestseller in Mr. Hill’s England and then spread rapidly across the globe. When children asked for more Spot adventures, he happily obliged with titles inlcuding Spot Goes to the Farm, Spot’s First Walk, and Spot’s Birthday Party. Mr. Hill expanded the Spot universe in Spot Goes to School introducing readers to Helen (a hippopotamus), Tom (a crocodile), and Steve (a monkey).
Mr. Hill, who received the Order of the British Empire in 2008 for his contributions to children’s literature, had seen his work sell 60 million copies in more than 60 different languages.
Eric Hill, who referred to himself as “Spot’s Dad,” died on June 6, 2014 at the age of 86.
Sources: Telegraph, Guardian, Washington Post, CBC
(Image of Where’s Spot? is copyright of Penguin Books.)
Other relevant posts on Obit of the Day:
Jan Berenstain - Co-creator of The Berenstain Bears
Leo Dillon - Two-time Caldecott winner
Jean George - Author of Julie of the Wolves
E.L. Konigsburg - Author of From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler
Maurice Sendak - Author of Where the Wild Things Are
Simms Taback - Caldecott winner and designer of the Happy Meal





Obit of the Day! I still love these books!

obitoftheday:

Obit of the Day: “Spot’s Dad”

Eric Hill was working on an advertising flyer while his son Christopher looked on. The flyer featured a flap that, when opened, gave the illusion of a man putting on a hat. Christopher was mesmerized and demanded that his father “do it again.”

From that little moment, Mr. Hill decided to make a book filled with flaps to entertain his son. In 1980, the world was introduced to “Spot” in the first-ever “life-the-flap” book, Where’s Spot?. Children were encouraged to look for Spot throughout the book, lifting flaps to find the yellow dog with brown spots. 

It was a bestseller in Mr. Hill’s England and then spread rapidly across the globe. When children asked for more Spot adventures, he happily obliged with titles inlcuding Spot Goes to the FarmSpot’s First Walk, and Spot’s Birthday Party. Mr. Hill expanded the Spot universe in Spot Goes to School introducing readers to Helen (a hippopotamus), Tom (a crocodile), and Steve (a monkey).

Mr. Hill, who received the Order of the British Empire in 2008 for his contributions to children’s literature, had seen his work sell 60 million copies in more than 60 different languages.

Eric Hill, who referred to himself as “Spot’s Dad,” died on June 6, 2014 at the age of 86.

Sources: Telegraph, Guardian, Washington Post, CBC

(Image of Where’s Spot? is copyright of Penguin Books.)

Other relevant posts on Obit of the Day:

Jan Berenstain - Co-creator of The Berenstain Bears

Leo Dillon - Two-time Caldecott winner

Jean George - Author of Julie of the Wolves

E.L. Konigsburg - Author of From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

Maurice Sendak - Author of Where the Wild Things Are

Simms Taback - Caldecott winner and designer of the Happy Meal

Obit of the Day! I still love these books!

writetothestars

thegirlwithglassbooks:

ULTIMATE GIVEAWAY!

 Hey everyone! To celebrate me just starting a new blog (and finally buying a new laptop) I have decided that I will start off the first day on this blog with an AWESOME giveaway! All you have to do is (1) follow this blog and (2) reblog this post and you could win any THREE of the books shown above (or if you like, ANY other YA novel, which can be any edition of your choosing!). I love giving books away and love knowing people are reading. If you don’t win, please know that there are many more giveaways coming soon!

 If you win, I will send you a private message asking for your address and I will send you the books through amazon.

Giveaway ends Tuesday, 3 AM GMT

Never tried to win anything on Tumblr.

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the-official-princess-club:

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It’s time to retire Snow White into the Avatar picture history and select another to be the face of The Princess Club!

Past avatars have been:

  • Snow White (for only a few hours)
  • Ariel
  • Merida
  • Mulan & Pocahontas
  • Elsa & Anna
  • Elsa
  • Ariel
  • Prince Eric

I’m pretty sure this is my first re-blog! I have over a hundred likes but I’m still a newbie at Tumblr!