Review and Giveaway: Can’t-Wait-Willow

Giveaway is now closed. The winner of the book, Can’t-Wait-Willow, is Jen!

cantwaitwillowCan’t Wait Willow
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About Shine Bright Kids:
The Shine Bright Kids series provides children and their families with a relevant framework to help instill solid values and teach the importance of making good choices. The principles that will be explored include: using good judgment, taking responsibility, having a positive attitude, and demonstrating perseverance.

About the Author:
Christy Ziglar, financial planner, mother of twins and niece of legendary motivator and the world’s original optimist, Zig Ziglar, is bringing the same timeless wisdom and ageless advice to an entirely new, younger audience through her new Shine Bright Kids picture book series. Christy is available for Q&A, author interviews, Skype calls, etc.!

Can’t-Wait Willow! from Ideals Children’s Books from Ideals Books on Vimeo.

The first book in the series:  Can’t-Wait Willow!
Willow is so excited that the Over-the-Top Circus has finally come to town! The only problem is, that when left to her own devices, she can’t say “no” to some good things. On the way to the show, she is distracted by enticing treats and fun that she just can’t turn down. Willow arrives late and is sad to find that, not only has she has run out of time, but money, and she won’t be able to enjoy the pink cotton candy she’s been dreaming of. Willow is given valuable advice and a second chance and is ultimately taught the lesson that sometimes in life you have to say “no” to good things to end up with something great!

About the Illustrator: Thanks to her first grade teacher, who recognized her superior skills in drawing a robin, Luanne Marten has been drawing, painting and sketching ever since.  She is a great experimenter and has a fresh, whimsical approach to bring her characters to life.

Website: The author’s website has great resources to support the book, including a printable poster with ‘Ways to Shine Bright,’ as well as reward chart you can use at home with your children.

GIVEAWAY time!!
One lucky reader will receive a copy of Can’t-Wait-Willow. Giveaway ends Wednesday, May 15th at 11PM.

To enter, leave a comment telling about the last book you read or let us know if you or your kids have been to the circus before, or your thoughts on getting a second chance…or say ‘Howdy!’ Thanks!

For extra entries, you can leave one comment on any post on our blog ONCE A DAY ONLY until the end of the giveaway, or leave a comment on the Melody and Emily’s reviews of CAN’T-WAIT-WILLOW.

- Joyce

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5 thoughts on “Review and Giveaway: Can’t-Wait-Willow

  1. Books… I read picture books to my students everyday. The last picture book I read to them was Clifford’s Mother’s Day. The students loved it and even asked why Clifford was so big at the end and his mom was so little. :)

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