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Giveaway: The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Gross Junior Edition

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: October 4, 2010

If boogers and barfing emergencies are considered entertaining topics at your house, this is the giveaway you’ll want to enter: Chronicle Books has provided us with one copy of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Gross Junior Edition to giveaway. Giveaway begins October 5, 2010, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends October 31, 2010, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Ages 8 and up

Paperback: 128 pages

Book overview: Leave it to the authors of the best-selling Worst-Case Scenario series to serve up a hilarious and totally “gross” handbook that will guide kids through all things slippery, slimy, and stinky. Find out how to survive boogers, bloody noses, barfing emergencies, and more. The tips in this book will have kids laughing out loud, while gearing them up to tackle all that’s utterly disgusting in life, Worst-Case Scenario-style!

Take a  sneak-peek at this exclusive content (click images to view larger):

About the authors: David Borgenicht is a writer, editor, publisher, and co-author of all the books in the Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook series. He lives in Philadelphia.

Robin Epstein is the co-author of The Worst-Case Scenario Survival Handbook: Middle School. She lives in New York City.

Nathaniel Marunas is a writer living in Brooklyn, New York.

Official website: https://www.chroniclebooks.com/worstcasejunior/

How to enter:

  • Leave a comment in the comments field below.
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  • Maximum entries: Three (3)

Giveaway Rules:

  • Shipping Guidelines: This book giveaway is open to participants with a United States address.
  • Giveaway begins October 4, 2010, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends October 31, 2010, at 11:59 P.M. PST, when all entries must be received. No purchase necessary. See official rules for details.

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Bianca Schulze is the founder of The Children’s Book Review. She is a reader, reviewer, mother and children’s book lover. She also has a decade’s worth of experience working with children in the great outdoors. Combined with her love of books and experience as a children’s specialist bookseller, the goal is to share her passion for children’s literature to grow readers. Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, she now lives with her husband and three children near Boulder, Colorado.

  • I love these handbooks! I’ve given other editions to my brother and my dad as gifts. This one would be perfect for my nephew!

    October 5, 2010
  • I would love to win for my kids !!!

    October 5, 2010
  • My daughter would LOVE this book!

    October 5, 2010
  • Sounds fun!!!

    October 5, 2010
  • This would be a great addition to my library!

    October 5, 2010
  • We’ve (unfortunately) hit the stage where all things gross and gunky are entertaining to my little one! He would love this book!

    October 6, 2010
  • I would like to win this one for my kids, thanks!

    October 7, 2010
  • My daughter will love this book.

    October 7, 2010
  • Yes, I have boys, and this looks like a good read!

    October 12, 2010
  • I would love to win this for my grandkids …… I think my son-in-law would enjoy it too 🙂

    Thank you for the chance!


    October 12, 2010
  • My son would love this book!

    October 14, 2010
  • I would like to have this book for our library, our male students would have a field day with this one.


    October 14, 2010
  • Please count me in, this is fun!

    October 14, 2010
  • My son likes gross things, and would enjoy this.

    October 14, 2010
  • I would like to win this book for my daughter who would love to read it.

    October 15, 2010
  • At this age the grosser the better!

    October 15, 2010
  • I am a grandmother to three young boys..this is a must have for me so that I can come up with some shockers of knowledge that will knock their socks off! Just give me the props!

    jcamp2020 at aol dot com

    p.s. both of their fathers went to Cal Poly, SLO…bet they both contributed to that wall of gum!

    October 15, 2010
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    jcamp2020 at aol dot com

    October 15, 2010
  • I’d love to win this for my boys!

    October 17, 2010
  • My son really loves these kind of books. Would be a great way to start of my Christmas shopping list.

    October 22, 2010
  • We posted about this giveaway at Winning Readings: http://winningreadings.blogspot.com/2010/10/worst-case-scenario-survival-handbook.html

    janemaritz at yahoo dot com

    October 23, 2010
  • This would be fun to have.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

    October 24, 2010
  • My boys would enjoy this one.

    October 24, 2010
  • I could use some survival tips. thanks

    ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

    October 25, 2010
  • I would like to win a copy of this for my son. He has loved this series in the past….

    October 26, 2010
  • Looks like a great book… I’m never one to turn down survival tips! I think my kids would love it!

    October 27, 2010
  • This book looks great, I’d love a chance to win it!

    October 28, 2010
  • My son would love this book.

    October 28, 2010
  • T just started public school and it looks like these scenarios would actually be pretty applicable!!

    October 29, 2010
  • Reminds me and my daughter of Ned’s Declassified
    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

    October 29, 2010
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    tbarrettno1 at gmail dot com

    October 29, 2010
  • My kids would love this. What a fun read for them

    danellejohns at gmail dot com

    October 29, 2010
  • This is the type of book that would be well read in my family. I would very much love to win a copy.

    Thank you,


    October 29, 2010
  • I follow you on Twitter and tweeted about this giveaway http://twitter.com/#!/ossmcalc/status/29159951322

    October 29, 2010
  • I follow you on Twitter and tweeted about this giveaway http://twitter.com/#!/ossmcalc/status/29160949921

    Thank you,


    October 29, 2010
  • My son would love this!

    October 30, 2010
  • My twin boys would love this book!


    October 31, 2010
  • Please enter me for my kiddos 🙂

    October 31, 2010
  • My granddaughter would enjoy reading it.

    October 31, 2010
  • Congratulations to Anne! When she entered, she said: “My son would love this book.”

    Well, be prepared to be grossed out. Your book will be on its way very soon. For those of you who were not so lucky: http://www.chroniclebooks.com/worstcasejunior/

    This giveaway is now closed.

    November 2, 2010

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