Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Deadline Approaching - and a Giveaway!

Saturday is the LAST DAY to nominate children's and YA books for the Cybils Award in any categories. As a little extra motivation, we are offering a free copy of one of the titles that has already been nominated in the Fiction Picture Book category:

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You can read our review here, and an interview with Eric Litwin here

All you have to do to be entered to win a copy of this book is 1) Go to this link and nominate at least one title in any category, then 2) Come back here and leave a comment telling us what you nominated, along with contact information in the event that you win. Already submitted your nomination? Totally counts, just let us know in the comments!

Here are some Fiction Picture Book titles that have yet to make the list, but which might be worth a look:

Dirt + Water = Mud by Katherine Hannigan 9780062345172
A Squiggly Story by Andrew Larsen 9781771380164
A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers 9780763690779
Snapsy the Alligator Did Not Ask to Be in This Book by Julie Falatko 9780451469458
This is Not a Picture Book by Sergio Ruzzier 9781452129075
Bear & Hare Share by Emily Gravett 9781481462174
Mervin the Sloth is About to Do the Best Thing in the World by Venable 9780062338471
Home at Last by Vera B. Williams 9780061349737
Can I Tell You a Secret? by Anna Kang 9780062396846
Otter Goes to School by Sam Garton 9780062352255

For Elementary/Middle Grade Speculative Fiction:

The Poet's Dog by Patricia Maclachlan 9780062292629

For Middle Grade Fiction:

Six Kids and a Stuffed Cat by Gary Paulsen 9781481452236

But, hurry! Nominations close in just a few days, and I will be picking a winner at random from the comments Sunday evening!

(U.S. addresses only, please!)


  1. I nominated I Love You So... in the board book catagory!
    I used my work email, not connected to this Facebook account:

    1. Well, Lisa, I guess you're the winner! Sending you an e-mail!