Happy Birthday, Babies! A Bad-Tempered Book Giveaway
One year ago today, The Barefooted, Bad-Tempered Baby Brigade hit the streets, er, shelves, with protest signs and an anti-mashed peas agenda. Today it's a First Birthday celebration!
And what better way to celebrate than a giveway?
To be entered in my drawing for a free, signed copy of The Barefooted, Bad-Tempered Baby Brigade, here's what you need to do:
For your entry in the drawing, all I need is your name - either as a comment in this post, or as an email to deborah [at] deborahdiesen [dot] com
But you know me, I've always got an agenda of my own. So I'm going to sneak in a little something -- namely, promoting the great array of children's book talent in this state! -- as part of the giveaway.
With this in mind, I'd also like to ask that all entrants:
Plan to read and/or share with a child a book by a Michigan children's book author or illustrator some time in the next few weeks
You don't have to tell me which author/illustrator or book -- it's just honor system
To get you started, there are some Michigan author and illustrator names listed here. I also welcome recommendations in the comments. And I'll probably blog some suggestions along the way.
In terms of picking a winner:
Entries will be taken until April 17th
Winner will be selected using the official pull-a-name-out-of-the-hat method
Winner will be announced by April 24th
I think it's probably best that I limit entrants to U.S. and Canada, since I don't know about postage or postal restrictions to other places. But if you're in another country and really do want to enter, please contact me and I'll look into it further.
I hope you'll enter, and/or encourage folks you know to enter. On behalf of the babies and myself, thanks for being part of this bad-tempered birthday!
This is the blog of NYT-bestselling children's book author Deborah Diesen.
On this blog, I run weekly profiles of Michigan or Michigan-related authors. Some are authors of books for grown-ups. Others are authors of books for kids. All are part of the great array of writing talent that Michigan has!
My blog also sometimes features bits of original poetry, the occasional workout DVD review, and other assorted odds and ends.