Yay, it’s here! It’s bloggy giveaway time! Shannon is hosting a Winter bloggy giveaway carnival. You can go here
to get the list of all the contests and enter.
This giveaway is a copy of “It Takes A Village” – it’s a big book so the dimensions are approximately 15 X 15 inches. The book has been used, but it is still in great shape. It was rescued from the “circular file” by my mother, a retired teacher.
Information from Amazon.com about this title:
From School Library Journal: PreSchool-Grade 2-A wonderfully illustrated story based on a West African proverb. Yemi’s mother asks her to care for her younger brother and the girl is delighted at the prospect of taking on a grown-up task. The three of them set out to the village market, where Mama will sell mangoes. Yemi soon loses Kokou, but instead of the terrible things she imagines happening to him, the toddler is lovingly cared for by all of the adults he meets-he is fed, given something to drink, played with, and allowed to nap. The bright watercolors depict the people’s multicolored garb and show various aspects of village life, especially the workings of an open-air market. Men and women, young and old, are shown selling peanuts, cloth, pottery, and mats. In the end, Yemi learns, along with readers, that “It takes a village to raise a child.” A lovely, gentle, visually appealing book that conveys a sense of what it means to belong to a community. Carol Jones Collins, Montclair Kimberley Academy, NJ
Now, to win all you need to do is leave me a comment. I will ship the book to a United States or Canada address. Either leave your email or blog address so I can contact you to let you know if you’re a winner! Then on February 3rd, Sunday after church, I’ll close the entries and use a random number generator to select the winner. I’ll announce the winner on my blog, and I’ll contact the winner via email or using their blog comment box. Now go on over and visit Shannon’s
to enter more contests.