Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Chronicle Book's Happy Haulidays

Have you ever read a Chronicle Book? If you haven’t, then here’s your chance! Chronicle is putting on their annual Happy Haulidays giveaway and one lucky blogger will win $500 worth of books. Even better than that, blog commenters also have a chance to win a $500 pile as well. For a full list of participating blogs (or to participate yourself), go HERE.

Still here? Then let me share other reasons why I love Chronicle, because it’s a publishing house I have always admired. Not only are they constantly giving back to communities, but they pride themselves on publishing really distinctive books. When I see their little glasses on a book binding, I know the book is quality. In fact my favorite research book for Her Ticket to Ride was none other than….
The Beatles Anthology

Then I won Prisoners in the Palace by Michaela MacColl on Caroline Rose’s blog. Not only did Chronicle send me my winning copy, they sent me TWO! (You’ll be seeing more about this soon. And by that I mean getting the other copy.)
I love Chronicle! Needless to say I have a wish list of Chronicle Books besides these. A few are:
The Space Between Trees By Katie Williams
Tortilla Sun By Jennifer Cervantes
Show and Tell: Exploring the Fine Art of Children's Book Illustration
Vincent's Colors
How I Stole Johnny Depp’s Alien Girlfriend By Gary Ghislain

Ivy and Bean Boxed Set 2: Books 4, 5, and 6 Boxed set By Annie Barrows, Sophie Blackal

Simple Steps Toward a Healthier Earth By Molly Smith, Tad Carpenter

The Story of Snow: The Science of Winter's Wonder By Mark Cassino, Jon Nelson, Ph.D.

Animals Charles Darwin Saw: An Around-the-World Adventure By Sandra Markle, Zina Saunders

Charlotte in London By Joan MacPhail Knight, Melissa Sweet

Spot 7 Toys By KidsLabel

Escape Under the Forever Sky By Eve Yohalem

The Story of the Treasure Seekers By E. Nesbit, Paul O. Zelinsky, H.R. Millar

The Whitby Witches By Robin Jarvis

The Kid Who Named Pluto: And the Stories of Other Extraordinary Young People in Science By Marc McCutcheon, Jon Cannell

The Creative Collection of American Short Stories: Creative Editions By Yan Nascimbene

There you have it! Now… do you have your own Chronicle wish list? Get it posted by December 14th then let Chronicle know you have! Be sure to leave a comment here too, for another chance to win.

 And to my US friends, have a wonderful Thanksgiving Day!

Next post: My 200th Post Celebration!


  1. wow, nice picks. that must have been tough. ahha


    lauren51990 at aol dot com

  2. I remember that book from Caroline's blog. It looks lovely!

    What an amazing and generous contest! I hope you win. :)


  3. That is awesome!
    I'll check them out... tomorrow... I'm wiped ;)

  4. Wow, great contest! I'll check it out... but like Jolene, I've got to sign off for now. Thanks for letting us know about this one! And Happy Thanksgiving to you. :D

  5. I love Chronicle. I have one of their old catalogues somewhere because (back when I was sending out PB manuscripts) I used to send them PB manuscripts.

    I hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend, and I'm so glad your mom is in remission!

    Oh, and thanks for babysitting ;)

  6. Thank you for the info and link to this new (for me) and fab publishing house!! And such lovely books too!! Brilliant!!

    Have a lovely Thanksgiving too! take care

  7. $500 worth of books? Holy Moly...I WOULD need a new book shelf!

    Happy Turkey Day to you, too!

  8. This sounds like an amazing contest. Thanks for the link!

    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving, Jackee!

  9. You've convinced me, I'm totally into Chronicle!


  10. hi miss jackee! yikes! 500 BIG dollars!! yikes that could buy a zillion books for sure! if i won that i could never have time for anything except reading. for sure id share out those books with my brothers and my sister and my blogger friends. have a really HAPPY THANKSGIVING!!!!!
    ...big hugs from lenny
    ps im real thankful for you being one of my really special blogger friends! :)

  11. This is really cool! I'd never heard of Chronicle Books, but you make me want to check them out!

  12. Very cool! Thanks so much for the link! Great list of books! :)

  13. I have some Chronicle books on my wish list.

    That's an amazing contest. Thanks for the link.

    Have a great holiday weekend.

  14. Wow, that sounds really great. I'll have to go check it out. Thanks for the info. :)

  15. Great list! Best of luck.

    If you'd like to comment on mine: http://ticklemebrahms.blogspot.com/2010/11/chronicle-books-contest.html

    pmathers at jps dot net

  16. Nice list! Here's hoping for a win!

    Mollydedwards AT yahoo DOT com

  17. Wow please win! I seriously think I would cry if I won all these books!


  18. What great picks you made! I have The Space Between the Trees on my list also, but The Whitby Witches is definitely another that I would love. Good luck!


  19. What a nice list. Good luck to both of us! And thank you
    Chronicle Books.

    jcamp2020 at aol dot com

  20. Interesting book list. I think I'd like to read some of them myself. It's so cool a blogger and a follower can each win some books! Good luck!

  21. What a great list of books!