Giveaway: Winter’s Tail: How One Little Dolphin Learned to Swim Again
The bestselling authors of Owen & Mzee are back again with this remarkable true tale of a bottlenose dolphin who learned to swim again after a life threatening experience that left her tail permanently damaged. I am so moved and inspired by this beautiful story and I know you will be too. I urge you to enter this wonderful giveaway.
by Juliana Hatkoff, Isabella Hatkoff, and Craig Hatkoff
Reading level: Ages 4-8
Hardcover: 40 pages
Publisher: Scholastic Press (October 1, 2009)
Publisher’s synopsis: When Winter, an Atlantic bottlenose dolphin, was found trapped with her tail badly damaged, she was not expected to survive. This is her miraculous story, from her rescue to learning how to swim again to her unprecedented success using a prosthetic tail. This is also a celebration of her indomitable spirit.
One (1) reader will receive a Winter’s Tail prize pack!
- Dolphin Plush
- Dolphin Key Chain
- Winter’s Tail game for Nintendo DS
- Copy of Winter’s Tail: How One Little Dolphin Learned to Swim Again Book
Prizing value is $81.99
Here is what you have to do to enter (maximum entries, 5):
- Visit the official website of Winter’s Tail and find out how old she was when she was found caught in the crab trap. Once you have the answer, keep it to yourself and leave your name and a message in the comments field below. If you are one of the lucky winners, you will be contacted directly and will need to have the answer before the mailman will deliver the book.
- An extra entry will be given for each time you twitter about the giveaway and/or blog about it. You will need to paste the link in a separate comment to make this entry valid. Click here to follow me on Twitter.
- Don’t forget to leave your contact information with your comment — a valid e-mail address is a must.
- Shipping Guidelines: The Winter’s Tail book promotion is open to participants with a United States mailing address only (international readers can enter if they have a friend in the States who can accept their prizes by mail!)
- The contest will run September 28, 2009 – October 12, 2009, with the winners being drawn October 13th. Administrator’s computer is the official time keeping device for the Giveaway. Winners will be picked at random using a random sequence generator (your comments are numbered in the order they are received and the numbers are like raffle tickets drawn from a hat). Winners have 72hrs to claim their prize. Unclaimed prizes will be awarded to an alternate winner.
- Comment away!
Disclaimer: Books will be shipped directly from Scholastic, delivery of the giveaway item lies solely on the sponsor. Names, e-mail address and physical addresses of all winners will be shared with Scholastic for the purpose of fulfillment of the giveaway.
Additional links for you to explore:
Meet the Authors: http://tinyurl.com/ydsd2lz
Discussion Guide / Lesson Plan: http://tinyurl.com/ycv3oxp
You and your family can meet Winter the Dolphin! Winter’s Tail Virtual Field Trip:
Watch the Webcast Live!
Wednesday, October 7, 2009
1:00 P.M. – 1:45 P.M. (ET)