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Giveaway: Show Me How! Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem Through Reading, Crafting, and Cooking

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: November 29, 2010

You could win a copy of this great resource: Show Me How! Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem Through Reading, Crafting, and Cooking by Vivian Kirkfield. We have 2 signed copies to gift! Giveaway begins November 29, 2010, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends December 29, 2010, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Parents

Paperback: 256 pages

Book overview: This unique resource for parents and teachers of preschoolers pinpoints 100 picture books every young child should hear and provides a story summary, parenting tip, eco-friendly craft project and child-friendly healthful recipe for each recommended title.  The fun-filled activities and positive parental participation help build self-esteem, develop pre-literacy skills and create a life-long parent-child bond.  The book delivers a simple, easy-to-use format that gives parents a newfound sense of competence and confidence as well.

About the Author: Vivian Kirkfield, a mother and grandmother of three and former kindergarten and Head Start teacher, is passionate about the care, education and uplifting of young children.  She lives in Colorado with her husband of 43 years and enjoys hiking and fly-fishing when she isn’t reading, crafting and cooking.

How to enter:

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  • 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 us on Twitter.
  • Maximum entries: Three (3)

Giveaway Rules:

  • Shipping Guidelines: This book giveaway is open to participants with a United States or Canadian address.
  • Giveaway begins November 29, 2010, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends December 29, 2010, at 11:59 P.M. PST, when all entries must be received. No purchase necessary. See official rules for details. View our privacy policy.

Sponsored by Vivian Kirkfield.

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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.

Comments
  • Great contest! Count me in. Off to tweet now..

    November 29, 2010
  • This sounds like a wonderful book! We love connecting books to crafts or snack time, so this would be a great resource!

    November 30, 2010
  • I have requested our selector to buy this book for our library system – I think it will be a valuable resource for staff as well as parents and teachers!

    November 30, 2010
  • I love the idea of building children’s self-esteem through developing competencies – it reinforces the fact that parents are their children’s first teachers and the notion that learning can be both fun and practical. Please include my name in the drawing.

    November 30, 2010
  • Sounds excellent! My future students will ALL receive confidence building! 😀

    November 30, 2010
  • And I watch through Google 🙂

    November 30, 2010
  • Count me in

    November 30, 2010
  • I love this book

    November 30, 2010
  • I am a homeschooling mom, so this sounds like a great book to use as part of our curriculum!

    December 1, 2010
  • This is a great idea for a book!

    December 7, 2010
  • As a high school teacher, I know that the first teacher that any child has is his/her parent(s). The preschool years are so very important. I would love to have a copy of this book.

    December 8, 2010
  • I tweeted about this giveaway http://twitter.com/#!/ossmcalc/status/12525061592317952

    December 8, 2010
  • I homeschool and I wish I had this book when I had my first born.I think everybody should have a book like this because I think it’s a great way to build bonds with our children and give them confidence.This is definitely one book that wouldn’t sit on my shelf,collecting dust! This book looks amazing! I hope I win!

    December 9, 2010
  • my kind of book..love to build and play with the kids,grand kids now
    twitter http://twitter.com/ movingforward55

    December 9, 2010
  • I would love to win this book.

    December 12, 2010
  • Wow, this is great giveaway. I’m always looking for ideas of things to do with my daughter. Even if I can’t do them now, I like having ideas/books on hand for later.

    December 16, 2010
  • I love books, and would love to give this book to my son

    December 17, 2010
  • I follow you on twitter and tweeted

    https://twitter.com/#!/movingforward55/status/15666876071809024

    December 17, 2010
  • There should definitely be more books like this one for us parents to help us out when we are too busy to take the time to think about what to do with our kids…this book saves us the time. 🙂 I posted about the giveaway on my blog here-
    https://www.thechildrensbookreview.com/weblog/2010/11/giveaway-show-me-how-build-your-childs-self-esteem-through-reading-crafting-and-cooking.html

    December 22, 2010
  • What a great book.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

    December 25, 2010
  • What a wonderful idea. I would love to have this for my DIL to use with my two Grandsons.

    December 26, 2010
  • Posted this giveaway on my Facebook Profile
    http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=112430505

    December 26, 2010
  • I’ve blogged about the giveaway here on my blog.I really hope I can win this book & will be sure to pass it in when I’m done with it. 🙂
    http://thesecherishedmoments.blogspot.com/2010/12/another-book-giveaway.html

    December 26, 2010
  • Thanks for the great giveaway. I would love to share this with my daughters.

    mrsjohnson1982 at yahoo dot com

    December 27, 2010
  • This would be a super book to win and maybe get my granddaughter away from the computer for awhile.
    I would love to win it for her.

    December 27, 2010
  • This sounds like a fun read. I would love to win it! Thanks for the giveaway!

    December 27, 2010
  • I would love a copy of this book.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

    December 27, 2010
  • please include me in this giveaway. thanks

    ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

    December 28, 2010
  • Our two very lucky winners are [drum roll]:

    Chris: Wow, this is great giveaway. I’m always looking for ideas of things to do with my daughter. Even if I can’t do them now, I like having ideas/books on hand for later.

    donna chong: I love books, and would love to give this book to my son

    Look for your winning e-mail notification … coming soon!

    January 3, 2011

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