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19 November 2014

Christmas Gift Giveaway - Day 19





My Christmas Gift Giveaway is back! 30 days, 30+ fantastic prizes.
A big thank you to my followers this year.


WIN 3 Books from the Whimsy Wood Series





These three books are the first in the Whimsy Wood series from Sarah Hill which captivates the imaginations of young readers and transports them to a magical woodland setting in each short story. Suitable for children aged 6+, the books follow the adventures of Posie Pixie including her attempts to find a home for Autumn along with the friendships she makes with some lovely characters during her travels.


The reviews are really quite amazing too!



"Whimsy Wood is one of those places you imagined as a child. A place where bluebells aren't just there to look pretty but have a practical purpose too: because pixies need their flowers to use as hats. Posie Pixie sees the world like this. And through her (aided by the gorgeous illustrations; I loved the sad snail in particular, he made us smile), so do we. Posie is someone I'm looking forward to getting to know a whole lot better. We all have a little magic inside of us. One of the many great things about being a mum is that you get a free pass to visit magical whimsical places every day. Whimsy Wood is such a place. Buy the book and have a look. Like me, you and your little ones will want to go back, again and again. Only last week, one of my neighbours pointed out some "red fairy skirts" that a fallen from a nearby tree. You actually don't need a child, you just need to let yourself go for it. Read it; feed the magic inside!"

"A beautiful short story that captured both my sons (3,5) and my imagination. You can't help but fall in love with Posie Pixie and Rosa-May in this very sweet tale that cleverly includes lots of references to the flora and fauna found at that specific time of year (August). The illustrations are a perfect partnership to the story and provoked a lot of discussion from my boys who loved spotting cheeky wildlife creatures hiding in the detailed pictures. A lovely, feel good read that includes a worthwhile message- 'one good turn deserves another', definitely keen to buy the next Whimsy Wood adventure!"

"This is a lovely book and my children love it. We are working our way through the series. This is a well written story with lovely characters and beautiful illustrations. A must buy for your children."




And the illustrations are lovely as you can see!



About the author

Author Sarah Hill is a small animal vet. She gained her degree in Veterinary Medicine from Bristol University in 1999 and worked in practice for 10 years. At that point she had her second daughter and soon after she decided to take a career break. She now writes her children's series, 'Whimsy Wood', at home in Wiltshire with her husband, two daughters, two dogs, two cats and a partridge in a pear tree. They are currently expecting their third child.



You can find out more information on the books or purchase your own on the Abela Publishing website
http://abelapublishing.com/


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For your chance to win this trio of Whimsy Wood books you can enter via the Gleam entry form below.
The giveaway is open to those in the UK and ends at 11.59pm GMT 10th December 2014.
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68 comments

  1. like squiggles lol squirrels really

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  2. My little ones love squirrels - we have seen a few where we live!

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  3. My two like squirrels especially when we visit centre parcs as there is loads :)

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  4. i love red squirrels, its such a shame they are so threatened because of the grey ones

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  5. My youngests favourite woodland creature is a squirrel and my oldests is an owl!

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  6. My little one loves deer. Thank you for this, the books look lovely. x

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  7. We're really lucky where we live and we have a herd of deer that live at the end of our road. We love going to see them.

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  8. My little boy loves squirrels

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  9. I really like squirrels and foxes, so I think she should have an adventure with them. Although I suppose squirrels and foxes aren't friends in real life, but it's fun to imagine.

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  10. my grandchildren love all animals but there is something special of seeing a squirrel scampering up a tree - belinda porter

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  11. My little boy loves squirrels :) Theres so many of them when we go to the park they're really tame too!

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  12. Hedgehog :-)

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  13. We love Hedgehogs :) thank you for the giveaway x

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  14. My kids love squirrels!

    Ashleigh

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  15. My little boys like mice and gruffalo's :)

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  16. Hedgehogs, when i was a kid i loved reading Brear Rabbit x

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  17. He adores Robins that flutter into the garden. We still have red squirrels in Northern Ireland so we often head out to spot them.

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  18. My children love squirrels :) xx

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  19. Squirrels for my youngest, but owls for my daughter

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  20. It's Hedgehogs, he is fascinated by them!

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  21. my little girl loves hedgehogs, we have one that visits our garden and she loves it

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  22. both my kids like squirrels

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  23. OWL!! We LOVE Owls so much!! xx

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  24. Has to be squirrel (or Cyril as he gets called in our house)

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  25. Felicity Kelly20/11/2014, 22:10

    We love hedgehogs since finding one in the garden!

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  26. we love foxes and owls :D

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  27. My son loves looking for bugs in the woods, so I would say all the creepy crawlies that live under logs!

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  28. We're in a 5th floor flat, and all you can see out of the windows are trees, so my son is kind of obsessed with anything that flies!

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  29. Would love a story involving the wild boar who roam the woods by our house

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  30. Linda F McGarrigle21/11/2014, 18:34

    It's squirrels for my little girls we live just across from a wooded area and we see them quite regularly the girls always get very excited x

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  31. rabbits, she would love one herself, but with having a dog, we cant

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  32. He loves them all, adores animals big and small

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  33. I love squirrels...........and rabbits............and foxes, now that would make for a gory book, best not go there!

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  34. Claire Elizabeth Noke22/11/2014, 22:14

    we all love foxes in our house :) xx

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  35. My two love watching squirrels scamper up and down the trees!

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  36. My little boy loves wabbits - leanne w

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  37. She loves birds!

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  38. Squirrels, love their ghostly tails

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  39. My daughter loves squirrels :)

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  40. Sophie Hunton28/11/2014, 21:34

    hedgehog has to be a favourite :)

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  41. My little boy loves squirrels

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  42. Mice! We have a mini mouse lover here x

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  43. picking flowers from neighbours gardens and then realising it is stealing x

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  44. i won't say badgers, as cause conflict but i am entering again to say we all love hedgehogs x

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  45. My son loves squirrels, he always tries to talk to them in the park!

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  46. My littlun loves Squirrels

    Keeley Shaw

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