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Giveaway: Every Day on Earth

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: July 29, 2011

Knowledge is the key to discovery. Fill your brain with fun facts about space, technology, pop culture, food, animals, sports, and the human body. Enter to win a signed copy of Every Day on Earth by Matthew and Steve Murrie—not only will you have some seriously fun stuff to talk about … you’ll be quenching your thirst for knowledge. Giveaway begins July 29, 2011, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends August 26, 2011, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading Level: 8-12

Paperback: 224 pages

Series overview: Did you know the average adult breathes in 88 lbs. (roughly the weight of a 10 year old boy) of air every day?

Just think of what else happens in a single day! Your taste bud cells are replaced at a rate of 50,000 a day. Almost 40,000 trees are cut down every day just to make paper bags. And a mayfly lives its entire life in a single day. This book is full of fun facts about space, technology, pop culture, food, animals, sports, the human body, and more!

About the authors: Matthew Murrie is the coauthor of Every Minute on Earth, Planet Earth Guide to the Planet, Planet Earth Up Close, and The First Book of Seconds. He has an MA in the Teaching of English from Teachers College, Columbia University and is an English Professor at Westminster College in Fulton, MO.

Steve Murrie is the coauthor of Every Minute on Earth, Planet Earth Guide to the Planet, Planet Earth Up Close, and The First Book of Seconds. He holds an MA from Penn State University in Science Education and is a retired science teacher residing in Union, MO.

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  • Maximum entries: Three (3)

Giveaway Rules:

  • Shipping Guidelines: This book giveaway is open to everyone.
  • Giveaway begins July 29, 2011, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends August 26, 2011, at 11:59 P.M. PST, when all entries must be received. No purchase necessary. See official rules for details. View our privacy policy.

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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
  • What a cool book….thanks for the chance to win for my kids 🙂

    July 29, 2011
  • Wow! I have boys 6 and 8 – and we love the earth! What a way to get the big wide earth manageable (or unmanageable once we learn everything that goes on from this book). Yup, our family would really enjoy this book. Here’s to hoping!

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    July 29, 2011
  • This sounds interesting.

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    July 29, 2011
  • This would be a great book to share with my teachers and students!

    July 29, 2011
  • This looks like the perfect book for my own little questioner! Thanks for the chance to win:)

    July 31, 2011
  • My son absolutely loves learning new facts (and sharing them with anyone who’ll listen.) So this sounds like a book he would adore!

    August 2, 2011
  • i <3 your gveaways good way to build kids bedroom libary

    August 3, 2011
  • This sounds like a great book!

    August 3, 2011
  • Looks like a greatbook, for young inquiring minds, so please enter us into the drawing.

    August 3, 2011
  • thanks for a chance to win

    ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

    August 4, 2011
  • sounds like a great book!!!

    August 12, 2011
  • Kids go crazy for fun facts like these. 🙂

    August 12, 2011
  • Looks great! Thanks!

    August 12, 2011
  • I know the kids would like this…. but heck I think I would too!!!
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    August 12, 2011
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    August 12, 2011
  • Thanks for the giveaway! This book looks interesting!

    August 12, 2011
  • Thanks for the giveaway

    August 12, 2011
  • Learning interesting and fun facts is always a thumbs up. My neices and nephew, I think would really like this books.

    August 12, 2011
  • Sounds like a great book to use in math class… Graph all those remarkable figures.

    August 13, 2011
  • This sounds like a great book. My students would love it!

    August 13, 2011
  • I would love to read this book myself and then use it in my math classroom. Plus, I think that this would be a great book for me to use at the Library when we present our monthly Science Explosion program.

    Thank you,

    Christine Womack
    womackcm@sbcglobal.net

    August 13, 2011
  • #1 Tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/ossmcalc/status/102495290552090624

    Thank you,

    Christine Womack
    womackcm@sbcglobal.net

    August 13, 2011
  • Hope to get this soon for kids.

    August 13, 2011
  • #2 Tweeted http://twitter.com/#!/ossmcalc/status/102495981668536320

    Thank you,

    Christine Womack
    womackcm@sbcglobal.net

    August 13, 2011
  • Holt would love this book, he loves to learn new facts. Thank you for the chance to win.

    August 13, 2011
  • This would be a great book for the entire family to enjoy!

    August 13, 2011
  • What a great thing to give away……books — a great idea!

    August 15, 2011
  • My kids are great about taking care of Mother Earth. I know they’s enjoy this book.

    August 15, 2011
  • I’m sure all of my kids would love to go around asking my husband & I questions and telling us facts they’ve learned from this book as well. 🙂 Thanks.

    August 15, 2011
  • My grandchildren love books like this – hope I win it for them and thanks for the opportunity to give them something eductional but fun at the same time

    August 15, 2011
  • This looks like a fascinating book. Thanks for giving me the opportunity to win this book for my daughter.

    August 17, 2011
  • Every kid loves science! Would love the opportunity to add a new book that answers questions about the world around us for my readers!

    August 17, 2011
  • We could use an Earth Day book in our small library. Thank you

    August 19, 2011
  • Looks like a great books with lots of ideas to use all year.

    August 23, 2011
  • This book would be a great resource in our school library. My students love to play trivia and environmental stewardship is a great topic to focus on.

    August 23, 2011
  • please enter me thanks

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    August 24, 2011
  • And the lucky winner is …

    Christy: This sounds like a great book!

    Stay tuned for your winning notification e-mail.

    August 29, 2011

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