It’s time for our monthly book giveaway! Next week our June titles will be published, and if you’re a resident of the UK or Ireland, you can win any of them simply by subscribing to our Books Newsletter and sending us an email with the book you’d like to win. Here’s what’s out next month – and what you can win:
Violet Rose and the Surprise Party, illustrated by Jannie Ho, will be out next month – a gorgeous story-and-activity book in one! When busy rabbit, Violet Rose, discovers that her friend Lily has a birthday coming up, she and her buddies decide to throw a surprise party, With stickers, press-outs and puzzles, plus additional activity material to download, this delightfully unique book is sure to inspire crafty kids – creativity without the mess! Here’s a look inside the book:
You could win The Fairiest Fairy, written by Anne Booth and illustrated by Rosalind Beardshaw – a beautiful picture book from a brand new author-illustrator team, with a charming rhyming story and an uplifting message. Betty is a fairy who is ALWAYS getting into messy muddles. She can’t paint a rainbow, or scatter dewdrops, and her pirouettes are, well, pretty precarious. You see, with so many animals to rescue and friends to help, there’s just no time for Betty to practise all the things a fairy should. But when it comes to the Fairy Ball, Betty’s friends return her gifts of kindness and it becomes clear who is actually the fairiest fairy of them all. Here’s a look inside the book:
We’ll be publishing There’s a Bear on My Chair by Ross Collins – echoing Dr Seuss through the clever use of a single rhyme throughout, this joyously illustrated picture book by a multi-award-winning talent is perfect for sharing. Poor Mouse! A bear has settled in his favourite chair, and that chair just isn’t big enough for the two of them. Mouse tries all kinds of tactics to move the pesky Bear, but nothing works and Mouse gives up. Once Mouse has eventually gone, Bear gets up and walks home. But what’s that? Is there a Mouse in Bear’s house? Here’s a look inside the book:
The Princess and the Giant, written by Caryl Hart and illustrated by Sarah Warburton, will be out next month – a gorgeous rhyming picture book about the power of bedtime stories. Princess Sophie is EXTREMELY fed up. She can’t go to sleep and it’s ALL because of that grumpy old giant, who is stomping about all night. But when Sophie reads her favourite book of fairy tales, she suddenly has a bright idea and figures out EXACTLY what that giant really needs. Here’s a look inside the book:
You could win The Swivel-Eyed Ogre-Thing, written by Barry Hutchison and illustrated by Chris Mould. In this second brilliant Benjamin Blank adventure, trolls are going missing from under their bridges and will goats are running amok! Benjamin sets off to find out what’s happening, and discovers a dastardly villain with a dastardly plan to feed trolls cabbages and use their trumps for EVIL! Who would do such a thing and WHY?? Here’s a look inside the book:
And finally, Zoe’s Rescue Zoo: The Cuddly Koala, written by Amelia Cobb and illustrated by Sophy Williams, is up for grabs – the eighth book in a highly collectible series featuring a go-getting central character who can talk to animals, compelling storylines, and evocative illustrations. A new baby has arrived at the zoo, but he’s very clumsy and Zoe is worried he’s going to hurt himself. So she comes up with a very cuddly way to keep him safe – a koala sling! Here’s a look inside the book:
To win any of these books, all you have to do is subscribe to our books newsletter (if you’ve already subscribed you’re still eligible for this competition) and send an email to tom at nosycrow dot com with “Newsletter competition” in the subject heading and the title of the book you’d like to win, and your address, in the body of your email. So have a good think about which book you’d like to win (we can only accept one entry per person), and good luck – we’ll pick the winners at random next week.