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Raincoast Children’s Books Giveaway

story bookOnce upon a time in a far far away land there lived a….. This opening line has captured the hearts, attention and creativity of children past and present. Who doesn’t love a fairy tale that allows your imagination to visualize and live in pretend worlds and become a character in the very story you’re reading. What a beautiful place for a child to be. We’re huge storybook readers and we are always looking for new books to be inspired and enraptured by.

Raincoast Books offers us a wide range of delightful and fascinating children’s books from vintage to new and refreshing stories. We had the pleasure of reading three of their entrancing and enchanting books.

ft comicsThe Fairy Tale Comics book is a medley of 17 stories, some of them are our favorite classic fairy tales we grew up with and others are new and exciting stories we are being introduced to. It’s uniquely illustrated in a comic book format. Some kids don’t like to read books but they seem to gravitate to comics and actually enjoy what they are reading. Some of the recognized stories offered in this book are: Hansel & Gretel, Rapunzel, Goldilock & the Three Bears, Snow White and Puss in Boots. New to us are whimsical and engaging stories like: The Boy Who Drew Cats, Baba Yaga, Rabbit Will Not Help and several more. All the stories were beautifully depicted with cute characters and cheerful graphics.  We love this book.

the snatchabookThe Snatchabook is a warm and adorable story about a book thief. In every house, in every bed, a bedtime book was being read, that is until one night their storybooks started disappearing, vanishing without a trace. It all started with Eliza Brown at Number Three, her book disappeared while she was reading it. Next was the owl family and so on , and so on, until all the books were gone. No one knows who took them or where they have gone. Somebody has to do something to get the books back, so Eliza decides enough is enough. The book has lovely images and really sweet and appealing characters that naturally drawn you in and soften your heart. The ending is… well I’m not going to spoil it for you.

the bear songThe Bear Song is another book that will have your kids studying every page. It’s such a delightful story about a cub who is supposed to be hibernating for the winter, but Little Bear gets caught up chasing a honey bee. Papa Bear instinctively knows something isn’t right and wakes up only to find Little Bear gone. The story is about the playfulness of Little Bear chasing the bee everywhere and Papa Bear frantically trying to find him. The book is really large and will engulf a child’s lap. It’s loaded with colorful illustrations that will open up your imagination to a whole new world.

All of the books are hardcovered and built to withstand hundreds and hundreds of story time readings. We loved all the stories, they reflect the true essence of what an imagination let loose can produce.

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Prize: Fair Tale Comics: 1 winner
            Snatchabook: 1 Winner
            Bear’s Song: 1 Winner
Open: Canada Only
Ends:  1/19
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162 Responses to “Raincoast Children’s Books Giveaway”

  1. terra says:

    this would be a nice addition to my new grandchild’s library

  2. krystyl olson says:

    I am a preschool teacher with 2 book loving children of my own … I wish to inspire a love of books and reading in all of my students and future students :)

  3. Marina Mikhaylova says:

    Because my son really loves books and we spend almost all time reading different books.

  4. Tina F says:

    because I think it is very important to keep kids reading no matter the age my great nieces and nephews would get a great deal of pleasure with these books

  5. Marianne says:

    My kids and I read so many books! We could always use a few more and save a few trips to the library.

  6. Jen says:

    I work in a daycare and we could always use more books for our library.

  7. kristy says:

    my kids love books

  8. Caroline M. says:

    I would love to win because reading is a daily activity that my husband , myself and my son hold dear.

  9. Shannon Baas says:

    the kids would love this.

  10. Amy C says:

    I like to collect books to read to my kids.

  11. Juliee Fitze says:

    This would be great for my new grandkids

  12. rachel williams says:

    I want to win this for my nephew.

  13. raven says:

    I’d like to win for my son, he loves books and we read every day together

  14. Sandi Tymchuk says:

    I would love to gift this to my little niece and nephew, who love books!

  15. Anne Derkat says:

    They would be perfect for the children of my hairdresser

  16. Marlene V. (Enelram) says:

    I would love to win this for my niece — who loves book being read to her

  17. My youngest is learning to read and all 3 kids love books. This would be a hit with them all.

  18. natasha severson says:

    because my girls would love them!

  19. Cavell says:

    my grandson would love this

  20. Maria Malaveci says:

    My kids would love these books!

  21. Donna L says:

    My granddaughter loves to read and she would enjoy this.

  22. Kam says:

    Would love to win this for my daughter!!!

  23. nicole krutz says:

    I want to win because reading is important for both children and adults and my 3 year old son loves when i read to him! :)

  24. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    any of these books would be marvellous for my grandchildren. They love me to read to them so we are always on the look out for new, interesting books.

  25. Mary Warner says:

    Love to have this for Friend’s kids

  26. Melissa Avey says:

    I’m entering to win for my kids :)

  27. Kimberly Schotz says:

    I like to add to my collection of books for my grandchildren

  28. Natalie U says:

    Because the grandkids are behind in reading, so thie would be good

  29. My grandson loves to read

  30. Dorothy Deakyne says:

    My son loves to read

  31. Maegan Morin says:

    I would love to win this for my kids. We have story time twice a day and we are always looking for new books to enjoy!

  32. darci says:

    My niece would love any of the books!

  33. Carole Dube says:

    This would be great for my granddaughter. My daughter reads to her every night.

  34. Stephanie says:

    I want to win a book for our new baby

  35. Julie G. says:

    I’m always on the lookout for new books for my grandkids – they love having stories read to them.

  36. Jessica C. says:

    I have 5 kids… we can always use new reading material!

  37. Karen Thaeter says:

    I would love these for my granddaughter

  38. Alicia P says:

    My son would love these books

  39. Ms Gretchen Ann Luper says:

    I have small grandkids and they love to read or be read to.

  40. andrea griffin says:

    We are blessed with two little granddaughters who we read to whenever possible. Love to have new books for them.

  41. Emily Linton says:

    I want to win these for my daughter since reading is her favourite thing to do!

  42. allie says:

    I would like these books for my child

  43. Kathy Davis says:

    I am a retired elementary teacher with a young granddaughter. We read together and I would love to add these books to her library.

  44. Nina Bergeron says:

    I would love to win this for my son, he loves books

  45. deanna b says:

    As an elementary school teacher, I am always looking for good new children’s writers.

  46. Stephen says:

    I have a five year old who is just starting to read!

  47. carrie says:

    i want to win this for my kids

  48. Sara Estep says:

    This would be a great addition to my children’s library. I have three young kids and they absolutely love story time.

  49. Melissa Gonick says:

    Every night my son and I have storytime. New books are always an excellent addition~!!

  50. andie says:

    Perfect gifts for my two kids – thanks!

  51. Karen C Hill says:

    My son loves to be read to and to look at books.

  52. Pamalot says:

    I would like this selection of books for my kindergarten students.
    pam w h

  53. Kim Propp says:

    I love discovering new childrens’ authors. I send the books to an orphanage after reading them with my boys.

  54. ameirah t says:

    love giving books to my girl,, & its her birthday soon

  55. Jennifer P - Vicki Furrin on Rafflecopter says:

    I’d love to win these because I love giving children books and these would be great for my sister’s grandson. Thanks for the giveaway.

  56. Danielle Martin says:

    My kids love books and reading! These particular books will make a great addition to our library!

  57. amy lovell says:

    Would love to win this for my daughter she loves stories!

  58. Maribel f says:

    BVecause my kids loved to read books we go to the library every week for new books this would be a great surprise for them

  59. Rene says:

    We LOVE to read in this house and I am always looking for new books for the girls. Love Raincoast too!

  60. They look like really sweet books. My son loves bears and they look amazing!

  61. Florence C says:

    Love to win the books for my grandkids

  62. Susan Broughton says:

    I would like to win this for my nephew. I think they would be great for his childhood library.

  63. Josie says:

    I would love to give this to my girls

  64. Terri S. says:

    I would love to win these 2 toys for my 2 grandkids. They would enjoy playing with them.

  65. Wilma P says:

    I would like to win this for my minister’s family. They have 4 children under 9 and they homeschool. They would love these books

  66. Sacha Schroeder says:

    Because I love reading with my kids!

  67. Brandee H says:

    My son and I love to discover new books to add to our reading baskets.

  68. LYNN CLAYTON says:

    my son would love this

  69. Vicki Davidson says:

    Books are magical and my son would love reading these.

  70. Lucy says:

    Would love to win this for my niece, she loves reading

  71. Elva Roberts says:

    I want to give this giveaway to my ggchildren.

  72. Bev says:

    I would love to get these books for my niece who loves to read.

  73. Julia says:

    This would be perfect for my nephew. He loves books.

  74. Wanda Bergman says:

    I’d love to win so I can give this to my friend’s little boy.

  75. Jody D says:

    My niece is a big reader and would love them!

  76. Marlene Unruh says:

    for my grandaughter

  77. alena svetelska says:

    my 3 kids would love to have more books.they love to read

  78. Kathy S says:

    I love having children’s books on hand for the grandkids.

  79. Debbie W says:

    My niece would love this

  80. roger simmons says:

    I would love to win this for my kids

  81. I’d love to win because I think books are a gateway to new worlds and help develop the imagination. Since mine don’t read yet, they also help to bring us together more as we share them (something I hope continues when they learn to read)

  82. rose says:

    I just love giving a great children’s book as a gift

  83. angela m says:

    I would love to win because I have two daughters who love to read

  84. Tamara N says:

    We love to read at our house. It is a special time I get to share with my little guy.

  85. Silvia D says:

    would be wonderful for our book collection!

  86. anna key says:

    I think my nephew would love them!

  87. Judy C (Judy Cowan) says:

    This would make a good start to my great-nephews library, love to encourage reading!

  88. Jennifer says:

    As a mom and educator, reading is a priority for me. I read to my son daily, and want to teach him that reading is enjoyable as well as a tool for learning.

  89. eleanor says:

    I would love to win this for my son for bedtime.

  90. Jessica says:

    I would love to win because my kids cannot get enough reading-they adore books.

  91. Jennifer P. says:

    I would love to win because we are a book-loving family and my girls would love any of these books.

  92. Lemon_Cupid says:

    such delightful books.

  93. I want to win this because I have little family members who would love it.

  94. md kennedy says:

    I want to win to encourage my grandkids to love books!

  95. Toby says:

    Books are wonderful! These look like a lot of fun!

  96. Kristin Ashe says:

    My daughter and I love books!

  97. I’d like to win this for my daughter.

  98. Jan S says:

    I would absolutely love to win one of these books. I instilled the love of reading in my Daughter who ended up with a voracious appetite for books (the price I paid, gladly!) She is now expecting her own Daughter and I would love to gift her little one’s library of it’s first book!

  99. Would love to win these because I love children’s books and my 3 yr old would have a lot of fun listening to these stories. Thanks!

  100. kresta underwood says:

    I would like to give it to my granddaughter

  101. Wendy hutton says:

    would love to win these for my nice she loves it when I read her books

  102. Lee-Ann says:

    I babysit my nephews often, and reading with them is some of our best time together – this would be lovely to share with them

  103. Linda Szymoniak says:

    I’d love to win these so I could gift them to my great niece, who has her birthday next week.

  104. Ruby Hagey says:

    for my niece!

  105. TRESHA Mcfadden says:

    This Would be great for my 3 year old

  106. Josie T. says:

    I would love to win these for my great-niece because she loves books

  107. maria says:

    I want this for my niece

  108. kortney Picker says:

    I would love to win this because I think my daughter would really enjoy reading these books!

  109. angel d says:

    i would like to win it for my niece

  110. Mikaela R. says:

    I would LOVE to win this for my 2 year old, she could really use some new bedtime stories.

  111. Ambyr A says:

    My baby will be learning to read soon. More books would be a perfect thing to win!

  112. Ms Gretchen Ann Luper says:

    I have 4 grandchildren who love books and love to read. They would love to have these.

  113. Jessamine D. says:

    I’d love to win this for my daughters since they love it when I read books to them. :)

  114. Audrey Skinner says:

    I want to win this for my great-nephew.

  115. Surso S. says:

    this is cute i have a baby cousin who would love any of these

  116. aarone m says:

    I would love to give it as a gift!

  117. paula peterson says:

    I want to win because I love reading to my daughter Lily.

  118. I’d love to win this to read with my grandson!

  119. Viv Sluys says:

    I’d like to win because I’m raising readers! My oldest is reading on her own and my younger two love story time. We are always looking to add new books to our stash!

  120. SueSueper says:

    I want to win this because my cousins little boys would make good use of of these books.

  121. Carissa Joslyn says:

    I’d love to win because I read to my kids every night, and we could use a new book :)

  122. Diane Warriner says:

    My daughter lives in Port Coquitlam next to a forest and a black bear reguarly visits her back yard. My grandson aged 30 months just loves it and reading books. So all the books but the one about the bear would be especially appreciated.

  123. Madelyn says:

    My son has really been into books recently, and I love to encourage that!

  124. jenn g says:

    I would love to read these books to my girls.

  125. Deb Young says:

    Would love to win for my grandsons!

  126. spamgirl / Kitty Cartouche says:

    To give to my cousin for her baby

  127. friederike graedener says:

    I teach reading and ESL and would love to use these

  128. angie andrews says:

    My kids love books

  129. Vicki says:

    I would give these to my little cousins. I also donate books to the local library and schools and I think either would like these.

  130. Carole M. says:

    I think my children would both really enjoy these books.

  131. I need to add to my daughters book collection!

  132. GR Hovorka says:

    I love reading to the little ones in my life. Whether its my cousins, nephews, or godchild, I read to them any chance I get!

  133. Jennifer Judkins says:

    SO fun!

  134. l p says:

    little ones at home who love to read and be read to. thanks

  135. Melissa F says:

    My 2 boys would love these books both are really into reading =)

  136. Emily Chui says:

    I’m an aspiring teacher working with kids in my placement!

  137. Helisa Duplassie says:

    My children would love these books

  138. Katy Emanuel says:

    We read daily with my daughter and new books are always greatly enjoyed.

  139. lisa says:

    My kids love books. these are so cute!

  140. Victoria K says:

    These would be great for my three girls

  141. JENNIFER HART says:

    I love reading to my nephew and any of these would be perfect-thanks!

  142. Holly H says:

    I think these are great books for children!

  143. Christy Peeples DuBois says:

    I would love to win this and give it to my little cousin. She would love it.

  144. Alona Y says:

    I would love to win this for my daughter, I want her to appreciate and love books as much as I do so we want to build a good library of her very own!

  145. Debbie Petch says:

    My niece would love these books!

  146. tennille says:

    My little readers love to add to their libraries!

  147. Karine says:

    My nephew is 7 years old and it’s the perfect time for him to read books and I love reading books with him. This would be great!

  148. Reese says:

    This would be great for my son!

  149. Rosanne says:

    I want these for my grandson

  150. melissa marie says:

    i want to win to get some new books for my daughter

  151. Vikki Billings says:

    I want to win this for my grandkids, they love books and I love giving them a new one!

  152. Nikkie Cossairt says:

    I would love to win these books for my little niece because reading builds a strong mind.

  153. Christy Martin says:

    This would make a great gift for my nieces and nephew. I love to bring them something to share each time I visit.

  154. Natalie Lewis says:

    My niece loves books & would love the addition to her library.

  155. joanne major says:

    I would love to win these for my foster daughter. she ejoys trying to read books to me.

  156. I’d like to win these beautiful books because my little niece and nephew will be staying with me for a month just before summer when their parents go on a cruise. I know we would very much enjoy these books.

  157. kathy downey says:

    i love to read to the kids

  158. valerie darsigny says:

    I love books and I think that reading is the most important think in your life. When you read book you can learn everything, cooking, crafting, learning science, grammar, imagination.

  159. thia Beniash says:

    The illustrations are lovely. We, my children and I, love to read!

  160. Heather says:

    I have twins who LOVE to read!

  161. Nena Sinclair says:

    I like to keep a collection of books at my house for when my grandchildren come to visit and these would be perfect!

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