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The Children’s Book Review | July 9, 2014

The Family Romanov by Candace FlemingEnter to win a copy of The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russiaby Candace Fleming.

Two (2) winners receive:

  • A copy of The Family Romanov: Murder, Rebellion, and the Fall of Imperial Russia, by Candace Fleming.

Age Range: 12 and up

Hardcover: 304 pages

Giveaway begins July 9, 2014, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends August 8, 2014, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

The Children’s Book Review
Published: October 7, 2013

norway coverEnter to win a copy of If You Were Me and Lived in … Norway: An Introduction to Learning About Other Cultures or a full set of the “If You Were Me and Lived in …” series.

One (1) winner receives the grand prize:

Four (4) winners receive:

Giveaway begins October 6, 2013, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends November 5, 2013, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Ages 3-7

Paperback: 32 pages

Author Showcase

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: August 16, 2012

Mirela Roznoveanu

Mirela Roznoveanu is a literary critic, writer, and journalist who has published novels, literary criticism, essays, and poetry. She was also noted as a dissident journalist during the turbulent period in Romania during the late eighties. We talked to Roznoveanu about her book Old Romanian Fairytales, in which she has translated the fairytales she loved as a child.

Author Showcase

The Children’s Book Review
Published: August 16, 2012

The present book of English translations by Mirela Roznoveanu, titled Old Romanian Fairy Tales, with illustrations by Alexandra Conte captures and conveys great narratives of the Romanian folklore. This is a book for all libraries that carries children’s books with collections of cultural studies, folklore, and cultural anthropology.

By Bianca Schulze, The Children’s Book Review
Published: July 10, 2012

Enter to win a copy of Deborah Harkness’s Shadow of Night and a specially designed “Ashmole 782” temporary tattoo and a set of 6 buttons, displaying different alchemical symbols.

Deborah Harkness exploded onto the literary scene with her debut novel, A Discovery of Witches. Now, Shadow of Night plunges Diana and Matthew into Elizabethan London and a world of spies.

Giveaway begins July 10, 2012, at 12:01 A.M. PST and ends August 7, 2012, at 11:59 P.M. PST.

Reading level: Ages 18 and up

Hardcover: 592 pages