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A Flock of Fun, by Raven Howell | Awareness Tour

Awareness Tour sponsored by Doodle and Peck
The Children’s Book Review | March 2, 2020

Sometimes, a room full of happy dances, shirts in a tie-dyed swirl, and mischief-making sheep are just the ticket!

From award-winning children’s author and poet Raven Howell, comes an adorable picture book in which a young child discovers the solution for falling asleep.

To learn more, join us on this virtual book tour for Raven Howell’s A Flock of Fun. Be sure to enter the giveaway below for a chance to win a copy of the book, along with a super cute package that includes a throw pillow and jigsaw puzzle.

A Flock of Fun Tour Dates

Monday, March 2, 2020
The Children’s Book Review
Tour kick-off

Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Word Spelunking
A fun guest post from author Raven Howell

Wednesday, March 4, 2020
Glass of Wine, Glass of Milk
A book review of Raven Howell’s A Flock of Fun

Thursday, March 5, 2020
Over Coffee Conversations
An interview with author Raven Howell

Friday, March 6, 2020
Confessions of a Book Addict
Enter the A Flock of Fun giveaway

Monday, March 9, 2020
Rosco’s Reading Room
An interview with author Raven Howell

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
The Children’s Book Review
A book review of Raven Howell’s A Flock of Fun

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Barbara Ann Mojica’s Blog
A book review of Raven Howell’s A Flock of Fun

Thursday, March 12, 2020
The Children’s Book Review
A booklist of bedtime books, including A Flock of Fun

Friday, March 13, 2020
The Fairview Review
A book review of Raven Howell’s A Flock of Fun

Monday, March 23, 2020
A Dream Within a Dream
A book review of Raven Howell’s A Flock of Fun

Tuesday, March 24, 2020
The Children’s Book Review
An interview with author Raven Howell

Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers
A book review of Raven Howell’s A Flock of Fun

A Flock of Fun Awareness Tour Giveaway

Enter for a chance to win a Raven Howell book prize pack!

One (1) grand prize winner receives:

  • A copy of A Flock of Fun autographed by Raven Howell
  • A copy of Glimmer autographed by Raven Howell
  • A copy of Shimmer autographed by Raven Howell
  • A copy of So You Want a Puppy? autographed by Raven Howell
  • A copy of Greetings! autographed by Raven Howell
  • A copy of My Community autographed by Raven Howell
  • A Flock of Fun throw pillow
  • A Flock of Fun jigsaw puzzle
  • A pair of sheep socks

Nineteen (19) winners receive:

  • A copy of A Flock of Fun autographed by Raven Howell

How to Enter

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  • You can also gain daily bonus entries through the entry form below.
  • See below for giveaway rules.

Giveaway begins March 2, 2020, at 12:01 A.M. MT and ends April 2, 2020, at 11:59 P.M. MT.

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A Flock of Fun

Written by Raven Howell

Illustrated by David Barrow

Publisher’s Synopsis: A young child discovers the solution for falling asleep is not always quiet and silent, like counting slow, slimy snails. Sometimes, a room full of happy dances, shirts in a tie-dyed swirl, and mischief-making sheep are just the ticket!

Ages 3-8 | Publisher: Doodle and Peck Publishing | February 2, 2020 | ISBN-13: 978-1733717083

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About the Author

Raven Howell

Raven Howell is an award-winning children’s author and poet of nine picture books. She writes poetry for a variety of children’s magazines including Highlights, The School Magazine, Humpty Dumpty, and Cricket. Frequently sharing book presentations and writing workshops with children in schools and libraries, Raven also serves as Creative & Publishing Advisor with Red Clover Reader. Her family, long dawn hikes, being at the beach, and munching on warm butterscotch chocolate chip cookies straight out of the oven are all sources of writing inspiration. Visit her website: www.ravenhowell.com.

About the Illustrator

David Barrow spent his happiest hours in the elementary school library. It was there he read books about famous people and learned how to draw. After working as a graphic designer, cameraman, and video editor, Barrow embarked on his lifelong dream of illustrating children’s books. David has illustrated nine books for Doodle and Peck Publishing.

Giveaway Rules

  • NO PURCHASE NECESSARY TO ENTER TO WIN.
  • A Flock of Fun, by Raven Howell | Awareness Tour giveaway. Sponsored by Doodle and Peck.
  • Enter between 12:00 AM Mountain Time on March 2, 2020, and 11:59 PM on April 2, 2020.
  • Go to https://www.thechildrensbookreview.com/weblog/2020/02/a-flock-of-fun-by-raven-howell-awareness-tour.html on a computer or wireless device and complete and submit the entry form pursuant to the on-screen instructions.
  • One (1) grand prize winner receives:
    • A copy of A Flock of Fun autographed by Raven Howell
    • A copy of Glimmer autographed by Raven Howell
    • A copy of Shimmer autographed by Raven Howell
    • A copy of So You Want a Puppy? autographed by Raven Howell
    • A copy of Greetings! autographed by Raven Howell
    • A copy of My Community autographed by Raven Howell
    • A Flock of Fun throw pillow
    • A Flock of Fun jigsaw puzzle
    • A pair of sheep socks
  • Nineteen (19) winners receive:
    • A copy of A Flock of Fun autographed by Raven Howell
  • Odds of winning will depend upon the total number of eligible entries received. Void where prohibited or restricted by law.
  • Winners will be selected at random on or about April 7, 2020.
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  • Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, who are thirteen years of age or older in their state or territory of residence at time of entry. Void where prohibited by law.
  • The Children’s Book Review is not responsible for prize fulfillment.
  • Prizes courtesy of Doodle and Peck.

Thanks for following along with us on the A Flock of Fun awareness tour, sponsored by Doodle and Peck.

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Comments
  • I would love to win this because it’s such a great book and prize pack. Yes, I sometimes have to count sheep to get to sleep but other times I have no trouble falling asleep.

    March 2, 2020
  • “Please tell us why you would love to win this giveaway. Do you count sheep to fall alseep?” This looks delightful! And I understand that counting “1, 2, 1, 2” as you breathe in and out helps you relax and fall asleep!

    March 2, 2020
  • One of my younger grandsons has a problem falling asleep so if Mom reads something like this it might help. That is the cutest cover with that adorable sheep face 😊

    March 3, 2020
  • I read a book to my granddaughter before bedtime and this would make a perfect addition.

    March 3, 2020
  • We have two sheep named Weird Alice and Fancy Nancy. No, I do not count sheep.

    March 3, 2020
    • Anne, I love your sheep names! I think you’ve got yourself the perfect title of a picture book: Weird Alice and Fancy Nancy. Ha! Good luck, and kindest regards, Raven.

      March 6, 2020
  • This looks like a super cute book for my younger daughter who is an emerging reader. I think she would really like this book about these cute sheep.

    March 3, 2020
  • This looks so cute and fun for my kids at bed time. No, I don’t count sheep

    March 3, 2020
  • I think this would be a great way to end a long day–a wonderful bedtime story.

    March 3, 2020
  • This book looks so fun. Yes I have counted sheep to fall asleep. I have counted lots of things to fall asleep and sometimes just counted.

    March 3, 2020
  • Love the concept and a great way to introduce a relaxation technique that I have used myself on occasion.

    March 3, 2020
  • So delightful and special which would be a real treasure. I count sheep many nights.

    March 3, 2020
  • i have a couple kids who can love books

    March 3, 2020
  • I would give this to my niece. No, I do not count sheep.

    March 3, 2020
  • My kids love reading at bedtime(and other times, but always before bed) i’m sure they’d love these books. We’ve never counted sheep!

    March 4, 2020
  • It’s just a perfect book for the grandchildren. I have tried counting sheep and it really works by putting an active mind to sleep.

    March 4, 2020
  • I know my grandchildren would love reading this book. No I don’t count sheep to fall asleep but I might give it a try!!!

    March 5, 2020
  • I actually have counted sheep before!! My kiddos would love this book!

    March 5, 2020
  • I would love to share these lovely books with my nieces.

    March 8, 2020
  • My daughters would love these. My oldest daughter counts unicorns. 😉

    March 11, 2020
  • I don’t usually count sheep to go to sleep. But sometimes here, I do. I truly think we need a new mattress. lol

    March 11, 2020
  • I want to win this because the cover looks charming and the kids in the family would love this book. They’re the right age for it. I actually have tried counting sheep to get to sleep. Sometimes it’s works and other times not.

    March 12, 2020
  • Fun book! I used to count sheep!

    March 12, 2020
  • My nieces love bedtime stories and would love this book! I used to count sheep as a young kid but not anymore 🙂

    March 13, 2020
  • These books sound like fun for the kids and we sometimes do count sheep to fall asleep at night.

    March 15, 2020
  • I do not count sheep to fall asleep. But I do think about each of our dogs, cats, chickens, horses, and goats, one by one, when I can’t sleep. I list their qualities, what I love about them, why I’m thankful for them–counting my blessings, and sure enough, I find myself dozing off…

    March 15, 2020
  • A little to old to count sheep My great niece (3) now I am not sure how she goes to sleep just plain tired. Zadaya loves animals and books

    March 17, 2020
  • No I don’t count sheep, but I do talk to the Great Shepherd.

    March 17, 2020
  • My great niece loves her books! I was buying her books before she was ever born. I wanted her to grow up learning how good books were

    March 19, 2020
  • Me NO

    My great niece loves to look at her books and to be read to

    March 21, 2020
  • i need those socks i dont have any

    March 22, 2020
  • I love the socks and I know the kids will too!

    March 24, 2020
  • This would be such a great book to read to my grandson who has trouble falling asleep.

    March 24, 2020
  • I would love to win this for my little niece, she loves books

    March 26, 2020
  • Our little granddaughter just loves sheep right now! We are lucky enough to live near a farm where she can visit them anytime she wants. I know that she would love ‘A Flock of Fun’. Thanks for the super giveaway opportunity.

    March 27, 2020
  • This looks like a fun prize package!

    March 28, 2020
  • I would love to win this for my grandson who would enjoy the book. He could use such a relaxing book and the idea of counting sheep to fall asleep.When I was little I would try to count sheep, but I never got very far!.

    March 29, 2020
  • I would love to win it for my 5 grand kids.

    March 29, 2020
  • I would love to win for my daughter.

    March 31, 2020
  • No, I listen to documentaries mostly.

    April 1, 2020
  • Funny but I DO count sheep when I try to sleep. My granddaughter would enjoy reading this to her new little sister. Thanks!

    April 2, 2020
  • I would like to win this for my 2 daughters. I don’t really count sheep as I usually fall asleep right away.

    April 2, 2020

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