Nov 13, 2010

Chronicle Books giveaway

Have you seen the giveaway from Chronicle Books? Well, being the lover of books that I am, I just couldn't pass this up! It would be A-MAZ-ING to win my list, and oh-so helpful for the holidays! Or should I say HAUL-idays. However, I need your help on this one friends! (see bottom of post)

And so...
I present, my huge list of awesome books!

1. Lots of Dots by: Craig Frazier
2. Penguins, Penguins Everywhere by: Bob Barner
3. Alice's Adventures in Wodnerland by: Lewis Caroll
4. Shadow by: Suzy Lee
5. Little Panda - a finger puppet book
6. The Exquisit Book by: Julia Rothman
7. Paper + Craft by: Minhee and Truman Cho
8. Every Days a Holiday by: Heidi Kennedy
9. Handmade Nation by: Faythe Levine
10. Garden Anywhere by: Alys Fowler
11. Nursery Style by: Serena Dugan and Lily Kanter
12. The Crimes of Dr. Watson by: John H. Watson
13. The Gravedigger by: Peter Grandbois
14. Fast, Fresh and Green by: Susie Middleton
15. Dinner Parties by: Jessica Strand
16. Out of Sight by: Pittau & Gervais
17. The Present by: Bob Gill
18. A Long Piece of String by: William Wondriska
19. Touch & Feel Zoo by: Dwellstudios
20. Doodle 123! by: Tara Gomi
21. MoMA Sting Along Books
22. Sound Bingo by: Kindermusik
23. Giant Popout Ocean
24. Extraordinary Pets by: Barroux

total value = $482.85

I know. It's a long list. And I need your help to win. I have made my list of books equaling up to $500 And if I win, you could win too! All you have to do is make a list of your own and comment on this post with your list and BAM! If I win, YOU could too! Easy huh? There are so many great books, it was even hard for me to narrow it down to this list. Thanks and wish US luck!


  1. Oh I love this! I want to look up every single one of these and sit in my cozy chair and read them all!

  2. good luck! here's my link!

  3. i love your list!!!! so sweet. good luck!!!! :)

  4. This is awesome! I hope you win...

    Here's my list:,wishlist/code,oevee0cn/

    P.S.: I have the Garden Anywhere book and it's wonderful.

  5. Giant Popout Ocean looks really neat, for any age! Good luck in the contest!

  6. Nice list, and now I have to check out this blog -- interesting. . . . .

  7. How exciting! Here is my list:

    1. Paper + Craft: 25 Charming Gifts, Accents, and Accessories to Make from Paper by Minhee and Truman Cho, Randi Brookman Harris, Johnny Miller
    2. Lotta Jansdotter's Handmade Living: A Fresh Take on Scandinavian Style by Lotta Jansdotter, Jenny Hallengren
    3. Denyse Schmidt Quilts: 30 Colorful Quilt and Patchwork Projects by Denyse Schmidt, Bethany Lyttle, Susie Cushner
    4. Whoopie Pies by Sarah Billingsley and Amy Treadwell
    5. Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters by Jane Austen, Ben H. Winters
    6. The Night Before Christmas: A Classic Illustrated Edition by Clement C. Moore, Cooper Edens
    7. Olive, the Other Reindeer by J.otto Seibold, Vivian Walsh
    8. A Year of Mornings: 3191 Miles Apart by Maria Alexandra Vettese, Stephanie Congdon Barnes
    9. The Antarctic: From the Circle to the Pole by Stuart Klipper, Guy Guthridge, William L. Fox, Steven Pyne
    10. Creature by Andrew Zuckerman
    11. The Anatomy of the Sea: Over 600 Creatures of the Deep by Dr. David Ponsonby, Professor Georges Dussart
    12. Little Book of Letterpress by Charlotte Rivers, Yee-Haw Industries
    13. There Was an Old Lady by Jeremy Holmes
    14. Creature ABC by Andrew Zuckerman
    15. Edible Schoolyard by Alice Waters
    16. Fresh from the Farmers' Market: Year-Round Recipes for the Pick of the Crop by Janet Fletcher, Victoria Pearson, Alice Waters
    17. Yum-Yum Bento Box by Crystal Watanabe and Maki Ogawa
    18. A Nutty Nutcracker Christmas by Ralph Covert, G. Riley Mills, Wilson Swain
    19. French General: Handmade Soirées: Simple Projects for Special Occasions by Kaari Meng, Jon Zabala
    20. Rift by James Jean
    21. Pictorial Webster's: A Visual Dictionary of Curiosities by John M. Carrera
    22. My Furry Valentine by Deborah Zemke

  8. Ooh, your list is AWESOME, especially the Tara Gomi book!!! Good luck!
    Thanks! foxsquirrelrabbit at gmail dot com

  9. Awesome list! Would love to win them! Good luck!

    Mollydedwards AT yahoo DOT com

  10. Great choices! Thanks for sharing the contest with us.


  11. Great list - I have some of the same books on my list (Shadow and The Gift).

    I love Chronicle - this is such a generous giveaway. If you'd like to see my list (many cookbooks and children's books), drop by

    Thanks for the entry.

    gaby317nyc at

  12. I like Garden Anywhere!

    allibrary (at) aol (dot) com

  13. Oh gosh, I love your list! This is so much fun!

    Come on over and check out my short list:

    Good luck!

  14. Nice list! I've posted mine on my blog.

  15. Wonderful list! I made one on my blog too :) You can find it here:
    Good Luck!

  16. Awesome list.. good luck!

    ncnguyen514 [at] gmail [dot] com

  17. Oh man, it's not easy to narrow the list down to only $500 when Chronicle books has so many great categories and books to choose from! Still, I was up for the challenge:

    Good luck to us! :)

    lahlstedt (at) gmail (dot) com

  18. A fun list--a bit of this and a bit of that. Very different from the ones I selected See My List Here but a really delightful list nevertheless. I would absolutely love to win either your list or mine.... Oh let's just be honest here, we love books or we wouldn't be here and we would love to win them all either to read or to pass along to everyone else we know who loves books :) Booklovers...a different breed!

  19. Happy Haul-idays! I like that you picked a wide variety, I found it hard to stay away from the humor section for my list. :D

  20. what a great list! here's hoping we win!

    k_sunshine1977 at yahoo dot com

  21. hope you win!
    hope i am the lucky winner too :)

  22. WOW I love this contest. Thanks for giving us a chance to win.

    I love your list.

  23. Um please please PLEASE win. Wow I seriously think I would cry if I won all these books!


  24. Oooo- some great ideas here. Good luck!!! :) Abbey

  25. What fun! Isn't this the coolest contest?

    nfmgirl AT gmail DOT com

  26. Good selection of titles. Good luck to both of us. And Thank You to Chronicle Books.

    jcamp2020 at aol dot com

    $17.15 left.. go throw in a Moleskine! hehe

  27. What a great list of books!


  28. Fabulous choices, especially the MoMA book!
    Lilyhoot at gmail dot com