In honor of National Mom’s Nite Out, each week from now until May 5 Chronicle Books is offering moms the chance to win a one of four books! We’re giving away one of each of the books below a week for the next 4 weeks on the Mom’s Nite Out Facebook page. Entering to win is easy – like us on Facebook, and comment on the Chronicle Books Contest post on our wall letting us know which of the four books below you would like to win and why! Winners will be chosen weekly and announced on Facebook and Twitter!
About the books:
By Hervé Tullet
Press the yellow dot on the cover of this book, follow the instructions within, and embark upon a magical journey! Each page of this surprising book instructs the reader to press the dots, shake the pages, tilt the book, and who knows what will happen next! Children and adults alike will giggle with delight as the dots multiply, change direction, and grow in size! Especially remarkable because the adventure occurs on the flat surface of the simple, printed page, this unique picture book about the power of imagination and interactivity will provide read-aloud fun for all ages!
Hervé Tullet has been an art director at various ad agencies, a magazine illustrator, and for the past 15 years, a creator of children’s books. He lives with his two sons and daughter in Paris.
Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
Illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld
As the sun sets behind the big construction site, all the hardworking trucks get ready to say goodnight. One by one, Crane Truck, Cement Mixer, Dump Truck, Bulldozer, and Excavator finish their work and lie down to rest—so they’ll be ready for another day of rough and tough construction play! With irresistible artwork by best-selling illustrator Tom Lichtenheld and sweet, rhyming text, this book will have truck lovers of all ages begging for more.
Sherri Rinker is a graphic designer and the mother of a three-year-old truck aficionado. She lives in Chicago. This is her first book.
Tom Lichtenheld loves drawing pictures and telling silly stories. His books include the best-selling Duck! Rabbit!, Everything I Know About Cars, and Shark vs. Train. He lives in Geneva, Illinois
What Kind of Fairy Is Merry Berry?
By Lindsey Renee
Illustrated by Susan Reagan
This inspiring picture book tells the story of how the Lulabellez Merry Berry earned her fairy wings. What’s the secret ingredient to her success? Cup-cakes! Children will delight in finding out how Merry Berry discovered her delicious hidden talent. Lively illustrations and glitter on the pages make this book one of a kind, sure to be read again and again.
Lindsey Renee Skaife-Flynn’s passion is creating wonderful things that encourage young girls to be creative and self confident. She’s the creator of Lulabellez: magical fairies who use their special talents to do good deeds and earn their wings. Lullabellez toys, costumes, dolls and books are loved by little girls around the world. Lindsey lives in Southern California with her husband.
Only in Dreams
By Paul Frank Industries
This delightful story features Paul Frank’s popular character Julius as he takes readers on a tour through the world of dreams. Julius loves to sleep because of all the fun things he can only do in dreams, from paddling down a strawberry milk river to performing in a rock concert on the moon. Children and parents alike will cherish this perfect-for-bedtime board book.
Paul Frank’s collection of uniquely designed clothing, accessories, and home furnishings features many popular characters, including Julius.