August Book Giveaway

Simon & Schuster
This month, Simon & Schuster has provided some great titles, with a total prize value of $87.95, for one lucky SavvyMom reader to win*.

Boo to You!Boo to You!
Lois Ehlert
Ages 3–7

The harvest garden is bursting with delicious vegetables, the pumpkins are decorated and lit, and the mice have their costumes ready. Everyone is looking forward to the annual Halloween-night feast. Scary Cat wasn’t invited to the party, but he seems to think he’s coming anyway.

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Can You Make a Scary Face?Can You Make a Scary Face?
Jan Thomas
Ages 3–5

What kind of a face would you make if a tickly green bug were sitting on your nose?

Or — eek! — inside your shirt?

Could you make a scary face to frighten it away? Or, even better, stand up and do the chicken dance? Yes?

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Truckery RhymesTruckery Rhymes
Jon Scieszka
Ages 3–8

For generations, Trucks have been sharing these beloved tales, rowdy rhymes, and honk-along songs. Finally these classics have been gathered into one big, noisy, high-octane collection! All the favorite truckery rhymes are here — from “Peter Peter Payload Eater” to “Little Dan Dumper”…all the way to “Pop! Blows the Diesel.”

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The Joy of Spooking: Fiendish DeedsThe Joy of Spooking: Fiendish Deeds
Book One
P.J. Bracegirdle
Ages 8–12

Eleven-year-old Joy Wells is a literary horror fan and proud resident of Spooking, the run-down, eerie town at the top of the hill. At the bottom of the hill is Darlington, a plastic suburban ‘paradise’ where Joy and her brother go to school.

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The Islands of the BlessedThe Islands of the Blessed
Nancy Farmer
Ages 10–14

Foolish boy, whispers the cobwebby voice of the hogboon. You force me to slay you.

But Jack and Thorgil between them possess the rune of protection, and they overpower the soulless spirit who is so intent on murder and marriage, respectively. They’ve survived worse.

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Enter here for your chance to win! (Contest closes August 31, 2009)

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