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Giveaway: 8 Listen-Along Storybooks from Sterling Books

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: March 11, 2010

Listen-Along Storybooks is a fantastic new program offered by Sterling Books. It’s a website with a combination of audiobooks available as free downloads and/or podcasts that can be listened to as streaming audio, a jokecast, and a section dedicated to poetry. The mastermind behind this fab new feature is Robert Agis. His recordings are crystal clear and voiced with an effective energy that will have listeners of all ages enthralled. The first eight audiobooks available are some of Sterling Books most popular picture books; including Cesar Takes A Break, which we reviewed earlier.

With extreme generosity, Sterling Books has offered up all of the eight books (listed below) for three of our luckiest readers!

How to enter (maximum entries, 3):

  • Leave your name and your message telling us what you think about the Listen-Along Storybooks website,  in the comments field below . If you are one of the lucky winners, you will be contacted via e-mail.
  • 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 use a valid e-mail address—it’s a must.
  • Shipping Guidelines: This book promotion is open to participants with a United States mailing address only.
  • The contest will run March 11, 2010 – March 24, 2010, with the winners being drawn March 25, 2010.  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 Sterling Books, delivery of the giveaway item lies solely on the sponsor. Names, e-mail address and physical addresses of all winners will be shared with Sterling Books for the purpose of fulfillment of the giveaway.

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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.

  • What a great idea! Books on tape are so cumbersome to keep track of, and this allows you to access the audio anytime/anywhere (assuming you have access to a computer 😉 High-quality, engaging recordings. Nice!

    March 12, 2010
  • Digital recordings are much more user-freindly (and subject to less danger of loss/breakage than tapes and CDs). I’d love to see digital illustrations/slide show to accompany the audio and allow kids to read along with the book on the computer or ipod.

    March 12, 2010
  • What a great idea! Love the website- so simple to navigate and use. Nice selection of books, too.

    March 16, 2010
  • I use mp3 stories and books on my shuffles in my classroom. I find that listening to stories on mp3 increases the students’ vocabulary, high level thinking, and fluency. This website will be a great resource for that.

    March 20, 2010
  • I think this is such an easier way of keeping track of books. Cd’s around the house are constantly lost or broken.

    March 21, 2010
  • An awesome idea! Harkens back to the read-along books that came with a cassette tape.

    March 24, 2010

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