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Book Giveaway: HOW TO CATCH A STAR, 10th Anniversary


I am so honoured to have been chosen for this 10th anniversary giveaway!

First of all, because How to Catch a Star is a brilliant book, can’t believe we haven’t heard or read anything by Oliver Jeffers before! Emma absolutely loved it and so did I, so simple yet so full of optimism and hope!

Secondly, because as I found out once I did my bit of research for this post, Oliver Jeffers is from Northern Ireland, our country of residence at the moment and a place very dear to my heart!!

So, here goes: Harper Collins have kindly sent me two copies of the story, one to keep and one to give away to one lucky boy or girl! In order to win it, all you have to do is like my Facebook page (if you haven’t already) and then leave a comment letting me know you have and to whom will the book go, were you to win it. I will run the giveaway for a week and then, next Saturday, I will enter the names into a random draw and let you know via my Facebook page and Twitter. How does this sound?

I will let you now delight your ears with the sweet Northern Irish lull and learn a bit about the very quirky author of the book from the man himself!


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  1. emmysmummy says

    We were sent this too (rap on knuckles…must write up asap).
    It’s a great story.

  2. Count me in! I already like your FB page. I read this book a while back from the library and would love to have one for my three boys.

  3. I’ve liked you fb page. I would love to win the book for Fran, my 3 year old who keeps asking to go to the stars and moon.

  4. I have liked your fb page 🙂 I would love to win the book for Fran, my 3 year old who keeps asking to go to the moon and stars.

  5. i love oliver jeffers! he has such a great style, and i love love love how he uses mixed media. also not seen that video before, so that was lovely to watch!

  6. I like your page already so that’s one ticked off straight away! I’d give this one to Kitty and Ozzy to read at bedtimes – they’ve started coming into my ‘big bed’ for a joint stroy each night – it just might be my fave time of day!

  7. pigeonpairandme says

    How fantastic to be able to hear about the author first-hand! This looks like a great book and one we haven’t read yet. I’ve just liked your facebook page, so fingers crossed….

  8. I was offered this too but declined and as I’m so busy with Mother’s Day and Easter already!

    It sounds lovely however 🙂

    I already follow you on FB as Emma Louise Garratt x

  9. Vyki Sparkes says

    Just discovered your great site, am now following!
    Would give book to my adorable (well, I would say that 😉 ) 21 month old son who has just grown up enough to be able to handle paper books. He now brings me Aliens Love Underpants and says ‘read it’! I think he would love this one.

  10. Just came across your great site, now following!

    I would love to share this book with my adorable (no bias there!) 21 month old son. After months of book destruction, he’s now able to look at paper books with minimal need for sellotape afterwards. He brings me Aliens Love Underpants and says ‘read it’! I think he would love this one.

  11. Andrea Stiffe says

    I would give the book to my nepher Fraser, he is at that age now where he loves stories and bright pictures 🙂

  12. Alana Walker says

    Following on FB as Alana Walker. This book sounds so lovely, I am sure my little boy would be enchanted. I would gift it to him.x

  13. We are doing this too, and the book is so lovely!
    I am already liking your FB so if I won one from you it would be a gift to my best friends toddler as he would love it as much as my kids do

  14. cassfrugalfamily says

    My two are a bit old for this but whoever wins is a lucky child as it looks like a great book x

  15. CHRIS ANDREWS says

    have liked your facebook page and if l were lucky enough to win l’d give it to my three year old grandson Jake

  16. sian hallewell says

    Liked your Fb page, thinking my grandchildren will enjoy this book

  17. Isabell Whitenstall says

    I am a facebook fan and if I won I would read it to my grandson, Ryan

  18. steph lovatt says

    liked on facebook, and I’d share this book with my baby boy it’d be a great bedtime read when he’s a little older 🙂

  19. ROCHELLE LEAR says

    liked on facebook, I’d give to my best friend’s little girl Izzy x

  20. Deborah Bird says

    I have liked your facebook page 🙂 If I win it will go to my cousins 2 year old girl xx

  21. Helen Allan says

    I have liked your Facebook page. I would give the book to the Reception class at the primary school where I work as a Midday Supervisor. All the children would adore hearing this story. Thank you!

  22. Judith Luscombe says

    Reminds me of Button Moon, looks an interesting book and Im sure the kiddies will love it.

  23. Hayley Todd says

    I am a fan on facebook 🙂 If I were lucky enough to win this gorgeous book, I would give it to my little girl, who absolutely loves books of all shapes and sizes! She is always carrying a book around and asking me or her dad to read to her!

  24. Alison Johnson says

    I have liked your Facebook page & I would share the book with my Grandson

  25. C Parkin says

    Hello, I like your facebook page. I’d give the book to my little boy.

  26. Natalie Crossan says

    Liked your FB (Natalie Crossan)
    I’d give this to my wonderful daughter x

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