Sunday, December 15, 2019

Set of 5 Picture books from Candlewick Press & imprints Nosy Crow & Templar Books - FLASH GIVEAWAY - 2 winners each 5 books - USA & CANADA

BEGINS Dec. 15 & ENDS Dec. 21.

All of the books are fun to read aloud. Under the Milky Way and Under the Southern Cross are cute informational books.

The Tooth Fairy in Training is a cute imaginary tale about a tooth fairy.

My two favorites of the set of five books are "By the Light of the Moon" are beautifully written rhyming fun story of critters at the pond. And the "Knight Who Said "No!"' is a cute story.

Under the Milky Way author/illustrator: Frané Lessac

Beneath a blanket of stars, crowds cheer at Little League games, campers share fireside stories, bull-riders hold on tight, and sled dogs race through falling snow — all under the Milky Way. Vivid artwork, engaging verses, and facts about the United States and Canada will captivate readers of all ages in a joyful offering from Frané Lessac. This celebratory picture book from Frané Lessac shines a light on beloved nighttime traditions under the starry skies of North America.

Under the Southern Cross  author/illustrator: Frané Lessac

After nightfall in Australia, families watch movies as bats flit overhead, mysterious orbs of light bounce across the outback, a staircase to the moon appears reflected at the ocean’s edge, and a Ferris wheel offers a citywide view — all under the Southern Cross. Bright and colorful artwork, fascinating natural phenomena, and shared experiences connect people across the country in Frané Lessac’s fascinating tour of Australia at night. This celebratory picture book from Frané Lessac shines a light on beloved nighttime activities under the starry skies of Australia.

Tooth Fairy in Training  author: Michelle Robinson, illustrator: Briony May Smith

Tate’s tooth-fairy training starts today, and her big sister, May, is taking her out on her very first tooth-collecting mission. After practicing at home, Tate is ready to test her skills, and May leads her to their first stop: a herd of hippos in a lake! After all, human children aren’t the only young creatures that lose their teeth. In fact, being a tooth fairy is a dangerous job, and Tate must visit all kinds of toothy predators before the night is up. Will she be able to collect the teeth from narwhals, anacondas, and more — all without waking a single creature? Author Michelle Robinson and illustrator Briony May Smith introduce two brave fairy sisters with a whimsical, rhyming read-aloud. When it’s time for Tate to start her tooth-fairy training, she learns that there’s much more to the job than just leaving coins for sleeping children.

By the Light of the Moon   author/illustrator: Frann Preston-Gannon

A little frog is singing to himself in the swamp one night. His song doesn’t seem complete, so he invites other animals to join in. Nothing sounds right until they are joined by the littlest voice in the swamp — that of a tiny firefly. This wonderfully illustrated picture book carries the important message that small voices need to be heard, too. A lyrical picture book from renowned U.K. artist Frann Preston-Gannon

The Knight Who Said “No!”  author: Lucy Rowland, illustrator: Kate Hindley

Ned the knight always does exactly what he’s told. When his parents ask him to pick up his toys, dig up the cabbages, or go to bed on time, he does it all with a smile. And when the dragon swoops into town every night, Ned always runs inside just as he’s asked. But one morning Ned says "NO!" He will not help his dad find his shield, his arrow, or his bow, and that night, he refuses to go inside. After a surprising encounter with the dragon, will he change his tune?

Begins Dec. 15
Ends December 21 at 12:01 a.m. ET
Open to USA & CANADA addresses 
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DISCLOSURE: I received complimentary copies of the books. Opinions are mine, alone and freely given. Giveaway prizes are provided and shipped directly to winners by Candlewick Press publicist.


  1. My 3 grandsons and 1 granddaughter due in February would read these books to their siblings.


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