Book giveaway of The Wonderful Once: A Christmas Story presented by Warbucks, Inc. in partnership* with The Children’s Book Review.
Get ready for a heartwarming journey into the spirit of Christmas with The Wonderful Once by J.R. Buchta and Erin O’Leary Brown!
THE GRAND PRIZE: One lucky winner will receive a special gift edition of The Wonderful Once, personally signed by the author in a beautiful hardcover with a dust jacket. But that’s not all: The winner will also receive a $50 Amazon Gift Card to add a touch of holiday joy to their season!
A blend of nostalgia and warmth fills the pages of this Christmas story, inviting readers to think about the real significance of Christmas gifts and giving.
—Dr. Jen Harrison, The Children’s Book Review
Don’t miss the chance to win this enchanting Christmas tale and an Amazon gift card. Share the magic of The Wonderful Once with your loved ones this festive season!
Book GiveawayThe Wonderful Once: Book Giveaway
About the Book
Written by J.R. Buchta
Illustrated by Erin O’Leary Brown
Ages 3+ | 40 Pages
Publisher: Warbucks, Inc. | ISBN-13: 9798986989501
Publisher’s Book Summary: A little boy goes on a fantastic Christmas adventure in this story of a kind gesture that results in a magical journey full of stardust and snowflakes. It’s an all-around feel-good story with a surprise ending and a powerful message. Brought to life by beautiful illustrations, this enchanting tale captures the spirit of Christmas and the magic of a single good deed that changed the world forever. It has all the makings of an annual read for families at Christmastime and a fresh look at some age-old traditions that will surely capture the interest of readers around the world.
“Most things in life happen over and over again.
Some things happen only once.
This is the story of a wonderful once.”
Why Readers Love The Wonderful Once: A Christmas Story:
- A new family Christmas tradition for readers around the world
- Teaches kids the values of giving and kindness that will last throughout the year
- A feel-good tale for readers of all ages (0-102)
- Makes a great Christmas gift or stocking stuffer for children, parents, grandparents, and teachers
- Screen-free family time during the cold winter months and holiday season
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About the Author
John Buchta was born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. As a youngster, he expressed an interest in music and spent most of his early life in the performing arts as a singer-songwriter. After graduating from the University of Pennsylvania, he entered the business world and made a career in marketing for various entrepreneurial ventures. His interest in writing took a turn towards children’s books when his grandchildren were born, and he recognized the power of their imaginations and their enjoyment of reading. His writing is inspired by memories of his childhood, the spirit of his father’s character, and his penchant for a good story or poem. Today, he resides in Bucks County, PA, with his wife.
About the Illustrator
Erin O’Leary Brown is an illustrator based in upstate NY, specializing in children’s illustration as well as botanical and nature themes. She works traditionally in watercolor and often utilizes digital media to adjust the final illustrations. Over the years, Erin has worked in freelance illustration creating art for various books and children’s magazines, as well as decorative designs, for clients such as Llewellyn Worldwide, Cricket Media, and Scholastic. She received a BFA in Illustration from Syracuse University and an MS in Education from Elmira College. In addition to working in the field of illustration, she has also spent some time teaching art.
More of Erin’s work can be seen on her website at eobrownart.com.
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