Wednesday, August 15, 2012

800 likers and a Giveaway

Wow I'm so excited to have reached another goal in my blog journey ~ 800 likers!  Thank you x

Thanks to the lovely people at Hallmark, one lucky Because Everything Counts reader has the chance to win this gorgeous prize!

You might remember I won an Abigail the interactive bunny recently thanks to Edan Rose and when she arrived we were instantly in love! 



Abigail and The Balance Beam was an huge hit that night at story time.  She is cute and cuddly and oh such a delight!  Matilda's Daddy thought she was pretty funny too. 

Story time is such an important part of our night time routine with either myself or hubby reading to Matilda.


As you read, Abigail responds to specific lines in the book, her little voice and laughter is infectious, and the story itself is kind.

We've since bought two more books; Abigail & The Tea Party and Abigail & The Lost Purse.  We haven't read anything else since!  She's definitely Matilda's new best friend.

Abigail also has a free app for iPhone and iPad users!



To enter, tell me what is your favourite children's book?

Giveaway details

The Giveaway will run here on the Because Everything Counts blog page.
It will run from Wednesday 15 August 2012 and end 8pm (WST) Sunday 20 August 2012.

Entry is open to Australian residents.  One entry per person. The winner who has met the requirements will be chosen via random.org


How to Enter


To enter you must be a liker of the Because Everything Counts Facebook page.

Please leave your answer below and include your full name. Good luck xx




48 comments:

  1. 'Where is the green sheep?' we have four children and only found it for the last child. Everyone knows it off by heart here now. We love story time.
    Stacey Hewson

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  2. My favourite children's books are the classic Enid Blyton books like The Wishing Chair and The Magic Faraway Tree. My girls absolutely love the Disney Princess stories. :)

    (Jenny Swift)

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  3. We love reading 'guess how much I love you' as part of our night time routine. We always finish off saying ' I love you to the moon and back' I think Abigail would a great addition to our bed time routine. Thanks for a great blog.
    Kate Redman

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  4. Our favourtie book at the moment is i "I love my mum" - my son adores it and we read it every single night x

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  5. My daughter's favourite two books at the moment are 'The Ballet Class' and 'The Ballet Start' featuring Tutu Tilly.

    She adores her ballet class each week and looses herself in these stories.

    I'm a BEC Facebook liker x

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      Full name - Jane Pipke

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  6. Hard to pinpoint a favourite, but at the moment I'm loving the Trace Moroney "The things I Love About..." series. I've just purchased a few and love everything about them...each topic is thoughtfully and meaningfully addressed and the illustrations are so cute. Also helps that we LOVE bunnies in this house :) Amanda Sattary

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  7. Our favourite book that we love reading together at the moment is the Adventure of Peter Rabbit. My little one just loves Peter Rabbit. Thank you so much for the giveaway and a BIG congrats on reaching 800 likers xx

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  8. Sorry and my full name is Allison Aumann

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  9. Angelina Ballerina, by far the best book for little girls.

    Alise Headlam

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  10. Book: Where is the Green Sheep
    Natalie Riemer

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  11. Aeva loves 'That Rabbit Belongs to Emily Brown', a book that we first saw on the brilliant children's show Bookaboo! We borrowed it from the library and she requested it every night for the whole 2 weeks we had it and cried when we had to return it!!

    Keegan Rigby

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  12. Our favOurite book at the moment is the very hungry caterpillar

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  13. He has to be such a gorgeous Rabbit. At the moment our favourite book is one called Purplicious! I'm a little over it and Mikala still wants it every night! Annaleis from Teapots and Tractors

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  14. My 2 year old just LOVES "The Big Book of LOVE". She has had it since before she was one and knows the words off by heart now and loves the textured pages. She flutters her hands across the page for the butterflies and pretends to share the dogs food and also licks, slurps and munches on the ice cream, spaghetti and strawberries. She interacts so well. Very sweet.

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  15. A sausage went for a walk was my favourite childhood story..... Candice Slater

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  16. Kim m galwayst@hotmail.comAugust 18, 2012 at 3:30 PM

    I love charlie and thr chocolate factory, a great book!

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  17. I love 'Guess How Much I Love You' because my boys love having it read to them. :)

    Jessica Hay (Jessie Hay on Facebook)

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  18. If you are wanting MY favourite children's book It would have to be The Magic Faraway Tree. My 4 boys favourite children's book would have to be Where Is The Green Sheep that my eldest got for his first birthday 8 yrs ago and all of them know it off by heart Tanya Nicholls

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  19. My 6 year old is saying her favourite book is The Cat in a Hat, and at the moment our 2 year old has been running around with the little Grug books. Cute

    Jasmine Thomas

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  20. My favorite childhood books were The Little Golden Books.... All of them I had quite a collection that I'm now handing down to my girls
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    Leonie Trenaman

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  21. One of our favourites has always been 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'. We lived in the UK for a period of time when our a loudest daughter was about 3 and my mum took a video of her reading us the story....'but he was STIIIIIILLLLLLL HUNGRY!' Never ceases to make us all smile!
    And Abagail looks as though she would fit right in at our house full of little ladies (6 and 10 months)!
    Lucy Keogh

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  22. Both my boys love the gruffalo and can recite the whole story! And I love the far away tree and have just started reading it to my eldest

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  23. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs! I loved (still love) the Disney princesses!
    Donna Wilkinson-Parry

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  24. The hungry little caterpillar, they love adding extra things that he has eaten every time we read it!

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  25. To be completely honest - anything Dr Seuss is a hit in this house!

    Kell Kelly

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  26. There have always been two favourites in our household. Mine and the kids.
    For more than 30 years mine has been THe Hungry Catepillar.
    For the kids, an oldie but a goodie. It only works if you do the voice and remember to add Grover's angst. It's the little golden book - The Monster at the End of This Book!

    Danielle O'Hanlon

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  27. We're Going on a Bear Hunt is our favourite as we can sing and do the actions to it. My 2 and a half year old loves it. Thanks Bec. Fiona Isbister

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  28. Too many to choose
    but - Verdi
    You're all my favourite
    We're going on a bear hit

    mine from childhood were two golden books in particular
    The colour kittens and Fireman Sam

    Regards
    Anna Walker (Anna Albanis Walker on FB)

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  29. Our kids just love Peepo. They are 5 and 3 and we stil have to read it a few times a week at least.

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  30. It was my daughters favourite and now my grandsons...Corduroy By Don Freeman. The story of a georgous little teddy bear who lost his button.

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  31. Oooh good question.

    I think my favourite childrens book to read to my kids is "ten little fingers, ten little toes" it's so sweet, it makes me feel all lovey dovey every time I read it to my little darlings.

    But my personal guilty pleasure is "The Jolly Postman" I love taking out all the tiny catalogues and letters and books!!

    - Laura Cullen

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  32. 1 year old Imogen loves The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Ollie's 1, 2, 3 at the moment!

    Bridie Premraj

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  33. Our girls love anything with animals in it, at the moment they are loving all the spot books
    Tara Kirby

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  34. I loved reading Hairy Maclary from Donaldsons Dairy to my son. And also the Rascal the Dragon series. I can't remember that far back to remember what My favourite was as a child, lol.
    Julie Langton

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  35. Favourite book at the moment is the wonky donkey.

    Deborah Iongi

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  36. My son loves all the Hairy Maclary books, but especially the ones with Scarface Claw in them! Katherine Shannon

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  37. My daughters favourite book at the moment is Anything for you a great story about a cat declaring his love by collecting the letters in rose petals and spelling it at the end of the book :)
    Mummy Totwo (my facebook name )

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  38. Ours is 'Peepo', which I had never read but was a gift to us. My 2 year old loves turning the pages and 'reading it' to herself.

    Kim Miller

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