Children’s Book Giveaway 2012!

Win nine fabulous books for children published or released in 2012.


We’ve selected the best new books for kids published or released in 2012.

We’re giving one lucky reader a chance to win all of these beautiful books to read to their little ones! The giveaway includes books by Julia Donaldson, Val McDermid’s first children’s picture book and the wonderful WoW! Said the Owl, board book from Tim Hopgood.

To read a summary of each story, click on this link: Mindful Mum Top Kid’s Books 2012

The book competition ends on the 24th of November – perfect timing for Christmas!

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197 Responses to Children’s Book Giveaway 2012!

  1. Paula Smith says:

    I read The Twits by Roald Dahl to my little ones. My 5 year old was hysterically laughing as I read it and I think my 2 year old was laughing at him rather than at the story .

  2. Lisa J says:

    Charlie and the Chocolate factory

  3. Alana Walker says:

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar

  4. Melanie says:

    The gruffulo

  5. Natasha Corder says:

    Room on the Broom by Julia Donaldson :)

  6. Katherine says:

    Charlie Cooks Favorite Book.

  7. Sarah says:

    Nutmeg says Yum! by Caroline Jayne Church

  8. Emma Jackson says:

    Fix-It Duck, it’s an old favourite and gets read often.

  9. Jo says:

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar

  10. Zoe G says:

    The Cat in the Hat, my daughter was highly amused by the tongue twisting tale

  11. The hungry caterpillar! I have to read this daily!

  12. spicers1976 says:

    We read The gruffalo, always a firm favourite for smiles

  13. Louise Mason says:

    The Cuddliest Cuddles in the World

  14. Alison says:

    James and the GIant Peach

  15. Lu says:

    I am currently reading my 7 y.o. daughter The Amazing Maurice and his Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchet. It is so good that me and my husband often argue over whose turn it is to read to her. My 4 y.o. son loves Farmer Cleggs Out and that is his book of choice at the moment.

  16. lucy robinson says:

    We have just read Tiddler. X

  17. Sarah says:

    Aliens love underpants by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort.

  18. Niki Barter says:

    the gruffalo my little girl loves this book!

  19. Val Swift says:

    The Toads Road Code

  20. far says:

    mr bear’s new baby

  21. Rich Sollick says:

    Currently the Gruffalo is the favourite in this house as he likes the funny voices i do for each character.

  22. Libby Ray says:

    The Bear Snores On

  23. melanie stirling says:

    Chicken Licken

  24. Jo Kelly says:

    I think Alien’s in Underpants Save The World :D Very intuitive & a funny read. My kiddies love it x

  25. Caroline H says:

    The Gruffalo’s Child (again!)

  26. Allan Smith says:

    Charlie and the Chocolate factory

  27. Jane says:

    Roald Dahl’s Revolting Rhymes

  28. Zoe Howarth says:

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

  29. The last book my granddaughter read was Giraffe’s Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae; it is a fabulous book with a similar storyline to The Ugly Duckling; highly recommended.

  30. Carolin says:

    Room on the Broom, my son loved it :)

  31. SCohen says:

    Giraffe’s Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae

  32. ValB says:

    My granddaughter and I have been reading ‘The Troll’ by Julia Donaldson. She has loved joining in and laughs at the pictures.

  33. Ed Keep says:

    Vesuvius Poovius ,never fails to bring the laughter no matter how many times it’s read

  34. 2 year old Eva just loves The Gruffalo…..we have to read it over and over again to her and she always gives the Gruffalo/book a cuddle!

  35. My son really loves spot the dog at the moment

  36. Barrie Phillips says:

    Matilda’s Cat by Emily Gravett

  37. The Twits by Roald Dahl. My little boy laughs every time we eat spaghetti now and says to his brother that I have put worms in his instead!

  38. Stephanie Tsang says:

    My daughter read Something Beginning with Blue by Nick Sharatt last night before bedtime.

  39. I read “Mary Poppins” to my grandaughter.

  40. Jamie-Lee Norris says:

    I last read my daughter ‘Monkey Puzzle’ she knows it off by heart and loves reading it as a bedtime story x

  41. Karen Lloyd says:

    The very hungry caterpillar, about 45 minutes ago was the last time we read it.

  42. ashleigh allan says:

    Father Christmas needs a wee

  43. Liz Robinson says:

    we have today read a couple of chapters of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory…again!

  44. Joanne Cross says:

    The last book my daughter (who is 22 months) read was The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

  45. The Highway Rat by Julia Donaldson

  46. Dear Zoo – we are only just getting started on books but my son loves it!

  47. Joanne McGonagle says:

    The Very Hungry Catterpillar. My daughter loves it. We have to read it every night before bed. Always makes her happy.

  48. Sarah Hines says:

    My son has just finished reading James and the giant peach, he loves Roald Dahl x

  49. Sarah Lambert says:

    The Gruffalo its my sons fav book,I do all the animals voices different which sets my son off in a fit of giggles :)

  50. Kevin Dooley says:

    Some zoo book, I’ve forgotten the name now!

  51. Hel Jones says:

    The snow bear – its so sweet!

  52. Alison Joyce says:

    Tilly Turner Champion Gurner

  53. Sophie buckle says:

    Clown its my sons fav book of all time!

  54. CJ says:

    Julia Donaldson – A Squash and a Squeeze

  55. stressymummy says:

    Hairy Maclairy’s Showbusiness, it makes my daughter hoot with laughter

  56. sarah louise says:

    The Twits

  57. Jennifer Low says:

    We read The Way Back Home by Oliver Jeffers at bed time this evening. The boy sitting down to watch TV with the penguin, forgetting all about the Martian always makes us laugh.

  58. umm ziyad says:

    we have been reading a lot of disney books at the moment, also the highway rat by julia donaldson is a funny one we all enjoyed recently

  59. Katy says:

    The owl who was afraid of the dark

  60. Janice Mackin says:

    Katie Morag and the wedding.

  61. The Tiger Who Came to Tea – she loves it!

  62. Audra Weathers says:

    My daughter laughs when we read Hop On Pop by Dr. Seuss.

  63. Pam says:

    My 2yo is currently obsessed with Green Eggs and Ham. I am going a bit nuts with it now :-) She is learning to talk in sentences atm and one of her most common at present is “Ah don’ liiiiiiiiiiiike greeeen EEEEEEGGS!” :-)

  64. My son last read ” is this my nose”.. which was given to us from the health visitor xx

  65. Cheryll H says:

    My girls have so many books read to them I can’t keep up. My 3 year old is constantly askng for ‘Beware the Storybook Wolves’ at the moment though, by Lauren Childs :)

  66. Bringing down the moon they all silly voices

  67. Leanne Timmins says:

    george’s marvellous medicine

  68. Jenny Dyson says:

    Mr Bump (a Mr Men story) he just loves them!

  69. Linda Hobbis says:

    We’re reading The Lion The Witch and The Wardrobe together.

  70. redrosemummy says:

    We love ‘Farmer Joe and the Music Show’ by Tony Mitton and Guy Parker-Rees at the moment. The story is very sing-song and Bud and I have quickly learned the words to speak along as I read it. We love it.

  71. We like ‘How to grow a Dinosaur!’ at the moment.

  72. olivia kirby says:

    We read a few books today, including Dear Zoo.

  73. The Gruffalo, he absolutely loves it! (and I love reading it :O) )

  74. MrsV says:

    The story of the little mole who knew it was none of his business by Werner Holzwarth…quirky funny book!

  75. Shona Jones says:

    The Snail & the Whale by Julia Donaldson.

  76. Isabel says:

    What the Ladybird Heard by Julia Donaldson is a firm favourite at the moment!

  77. The Monster Who Lost His Mean

  78. Sue says:

    my neice and nephew love me reading gruffalo books to them

  79. Rachel Mccraith says:

    The Gruffalo

  80. Laura Pyper says:

    Father Christmas Needs a Wee nicholas allan

  81. The Grufalo, my daughters favourite book – she reads it a lot and never gets fed up of it

  82. Joanne B says:

    barry the fish with fingers :-)

  83. My daughter loves anything by Julia Donaldson, particularly the Gruffalo but I think the last one to really make her laugh was Roald Dahl’s ‘The Twits’, which I am reading to her at the moment. She loved the idea of wormy spaghetti, just hope she never tries it on me!

  84. The Gruffalo, the kids love it especially when the voices are done, they think it is funny and they know if you skip something out

  85. claire turner says:

    hairy maclary

  86. A squash and a squeeze by Julia Donaldson has been read over and over recently and a favourite of us all. Had never read her other books until received this as a gift.

  87. Danka Bakic says:

    the bears picnic he chose it from nursery

  88. Sara says:

    Dear Zoo – the noisy book version

  89. Ms Xpat says:

    owls are big at the moment my son will like this.

  90. Ms Xpat says:

    Last book Iast book I read with my son was Bubble Trouble from the Thomas & Friends series.

  91. Dawn Paddock says:

    The Lion King book by Disney

  92. Katyl says:

    Greyfriar’s Bobby. It was a school reading book but he loved it so much we had to go to Edinburgh to see where Bobby was from.

  93. Manaiasmama1 says:

    we read A Bus for Miss Moss before bed last night. its one of her favourites!

  94. Emily Hamilton says:

    Wendel’s Workshop by Chris Riddell is my son’s favourite

  95. The Gruffalo and she thought it was brilliant!

  96. Pauline says:

    The hungry Catapillar

  97. Gruffalo, the one they keep asking for.

  98. fiona o'farrell says:

    I’m not scared by Johnathan Allen

  99. helen says:

    the very hungry caterpillar

  100. Carolina J. says:

    “The Queen’s Knickers” is absolutely hilarious.

  101. iain maciver says:

    the gruffalo

  102. Claire Woods says:

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

  103. Katie Skeoch says:

    The gruffalo – we love it, especially mouse :)

  104. Kelly Daugherty says:

    Do Little Mermaids Wet Their Beds? – Jeanne Willis :D

  105. Guess How Much I Love You :) Such a sweet story xx

  106. alison reid says:

    day monkey, night monkey…we love it!

  107. Emma walters says:

    calm down boris! with the tickly hand puppet – very funny :)

  108. tracey gibbons says:

    gruffalo my boys love this book

  109. Emily says:

    My daughter absolutely loves books more than anything else! Last night we were reading ‘The Pirates Next Door’ it’s quite funny, she really likes it x

  110. Rosie Dean says:

    charlies superhero underpants

  111. kim mayhead says:

    The Gruffalo , we read it most nights .

  112. Kim Carberry says:

    The elves and the shoemaker….We had fun reading that tonight before bed!

  113. kerry locke says:

    They Loved hearing the adventures of David Walliams ‘Gangsta Granny’

  114. rachael jones mann says:

    terrible terrible tiger read tonight at bedtime :)

  115. A Squash and a Squeeze by Julia Donaldson

  116. shelagh milne says:

    Fantastic Mr Fox Roald Dahl

  117. sarah says:

    My little niece loves the Winnie the Witch books :)

  118. Nick Hopkins says:

    Meg and Mog

  119. Yvonne Crook says:

    Dear Zoo

  120. Debbie Davies says:

    TOAD MAKES A ROAD my son loves it must have read it 100s of times :o)

  121. Hazel Rush says:

    The hungry caterpillar !

  122. Cheryl Lovell says:

    The snail and the whale

  123. Lisa Holroyd says:

    Duck in a truck definitely

  124. Samantha Atherton says:

    pip the puppy

  125. SHAZZ says:

    The very hungry caterpillar

  126. “You choose”. My daughter has asked for it so many times, we all groan and laugh when she picks it. Again.

  127. Paul Witney says:

    I have been reading Harry Potter with my eldest (10) which we both enjoy, my youngest (4) loves Hugless Douglas by David Melling or anything by Julia Donaldson.

  128. Myz Reid says:

    She read me Mr Bump in the bath last night.. he really is a very clumsy mr man :)

  129. Paz says:

    That’s not my pirate!

  130. Becci Cleary says:

    Twas the Night before christmas – Clement C Moore – egtting into the christmas spirit :)

  131. pauline Dring says:

    Cars and Trucks and Things That Go by Richard Scarry

  132. Kate Grimwood says:

    the gruffalo

  133. Karen R says:

    We’re reading “The boy in the dress” by David Walliams atm, it’s really good!

  134. els says:

    my grandchilds all time fav is Theres a monster at the end of this book always gets them laughing

  135. sue willshee says:

    Big Mum Plum – it’s such a funny book, it makes both of us smile

  136. Wendy Tolhurst says:

    Hairy MacClary from Donaldson’s Dairy

  137. Starry says:

    My boys love Stick Man – especially now it’s getting closer to Christmas.

  138. Rachel King says:

    Mog the Forgetful Cat

  139. Scott Caldon says:

    The Tangle Wangle’s Hat> She has to have it every night before bed

  140. Scoop The Digger – My son loves it

  141. Thomas the tank engine flip book :)

  142. Nancy Bradford says:

    The Lorax

  143. My niece last read The Gruffalo.

  144. Sarah Ballantyne says:

    We recently read Dogs Don’t Do Ballet and my daughter giggled all the way through picturing a dog in a tutu but she had a huge smile at the end when the dog finally gets to dance on stage to huge applause.

  145. Prerna Gupta says:

    The gruffalo

  146. Emma Hart says:

    A book called Wiggle, very funny and silly!

  147. andrealmairs says:

    They both liked What the Ladybird Heard

  148. sam bailey says:

    The Gruffalo

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