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Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Benny's Angel - BLOG TOUR/BOOK REVIEW/GIVEAWAY (Holiday Gift Guide) - Giveaway US through December 5, 2011




Benny's Angel by Laura Allen Nonemaker
Title:  Benny's Angel
Author:  Laura Allen Nonemaker
Publisher:   Tate Publishing
Release Date:  November 8, 2011
Paperback, 24 pages
ISBN 10:    1613460090
ISBN 13:  9781613460092
The Book Depository / Amazon

Goodreads description:

Who stole the flowers in God's Secret Garden? Find out in this delightful tale, which uses animals, nature, and a visit from an angel to teach the importance of prayer and the value of trusting God.

My Take: 

What a lovely little book with a wonderful message on not letting others steal your joy.  This book is written especially for younger children and offers a message of love and hope in a way that is simple for them to understand.  With lovely illustrations and characters,


children will see the value of prayer in action. 

Short and sweet, it's just long enough to hold young children's attention without giving them time to get restless.

My grandbebes loved it at Gigi Storytime, and I think your children and grandchildren will, too.  It would make a lovely and meaningful addition to the Christmas gift list!

BOOK RATING:   4 out of 5 stars

Author bio:

Laura Allen Nonemaker’s desire to write took root as a child in Bermuda. Since then, Laura has written in a variety of genres and her work has appeared in Essence Treasury: Celebrating the Season, Alive! and Kentucky Monthly Magazine.
Laura has been involved in short-term missions, including trips to Russia, Poland, and the University of the Nations in Kailua Kona, Hawaii. Three years ago, her interest in the arts motivated her to join the planning team for Artful Missions, which conducts juried art shows and donates to outreaches in the U.S. and India to rescue women and children from human trafficking.
Feel free to contact Laura at lauranonemaker(at)gmail(dot)com.

BLOGGERS:  Have you reviewed this book? If so, please feel free to leave a link to your review in the comments section; I will also add your link to the body of my review.

Author website

Video Trailer

BUY IT:  At Amazon, The Book Depository, through the publisher's website,  and through other on-and-off-line booksellers.

WIN!

Now for a very special giveaway!  One winner from across the blogs participating in this tour will win this grand prize:

  • 1 Vivitar Camcorder with Camera and 2X Zoom
  • 1 Benny's Angel Picture Book
  • 1 Benny's Angel 3-D Book
  • 1 Benny's Angel Coloring Book
  • 1 Benny's Angel Audio Book
  • 1 Benny's Angel T Shirt 
  • 1 Benny Christmas Ornament
  • 1 Marietta Christmas Ornament
  • 1 96-Count Crayola Crayons
HOW TO ENTER:

Comment:  Let me know in the comments what your favorite children's book is! Please remember to include your email address kind of like this: user(at)domain(dot)com or something similar to prevent spambots from picking your email address up.

Extra entries:

You can get an extra entry for following Knitting and Sundries (email/Twitter/GFC) - TWO extra entries if you are an old follower or subscriber.

Connect with Laura at These Social Networking Sites (follow/like/etc.):

Make a separate comment for each entry and include your follower name or the email address you subscribe under.

Eligibility:  US through 12/05/2011

Visit the other blogs on the tour!

 
Disclosure:  I  received a  complimentary copy of this title from Kathy Carlton Willis Communications to facilitate my review.  No other compensation was received and I was not required to post a positive review.
Julie

7 comments:

  1. Julie, I just love your blog and I want to thank you for your great coverage of Benny's Angel. You have some interesting additional features in your blog tour layout that I am trusting will bear much fruit for Benny. Thanks again and God bless!

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  2. I love "A Children's Garden of Verses."

    patricia dot mariani dot esq at gmail dot com

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  3. I loved Where The Wild Things Are :)

    eclairre(at)ymail(dot)com

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  4. My favorite childrens book are the Dr. Seuss books .
    amhengst at verizon dot net

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  5. Old email subscriber of yours
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  6. old GFC follower-amhengst
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  7. 2. Old email subscriber and GFC follower-amhengst
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