Oceanhouse Media Dr. Seuss Birthday App Giveaway Winners

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  There are a lot of Dr. Seuss fans out there - including our family as well!  Oceanhouse Media provided us with 25 codes to help celebrate this amazing writer and illustrators birthday on March 2nd.  We dropped five codes on Penelope's Facebook page the day of his birthday (hope you got one!) and 20 for a Giveaway.  We had over 1,000 entries!  Thank you all for participating. And the winners are: Holly L. Caulfield (won 2 times) Lisa Baker Seki Tyree Smith Jeanna Jernigan (won 3 times) Samantha Lemons Eric Van Reapenbusch Judit Kriss Juanita Harman Roach Jennifer Be Yvonne Jefferson Leanne Michelle Buckhout Norland Lisa Baney Koch Samantha Bodde-Spangler Carmen Nicoleta Christie Dwyer Martha Ford CONGRATULATIONS!  Stay tuned we have another fun giveaway coming up for Disney's Wreck-It Ralph! … [Read more...]

Penelope’s 2nd Birthday iPad Mini Giveaway Winner

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  Penelope's 2nd Birthday iPad Mini Giveaway We decided to have a birthday celebration because Penelope turned 2 this January by hosting an iPad Mini Giveaway.  A BIG THANK YOU to all the developers who sponsored this iPad Mini giveaway: FacesIMake, Eggroll Games, MB Publishing, Bish Bash Books, Pixel Mouse House, Super Harry's Rotten Luck, MacCheeky, The Day I Became a Pirate. We had almost 20,000 entries and we really enjoyed reading your comments.  Thank you all for participating! A winner has been randomly selected from Rafflecopter and they winner is... Eric Van Raepenbusch Congratulations Eric!  We will be contacting you shortly! And stay tuned mates we have some fun things planned coming this spring! … [Read more...]

Disney’s UP: My Name is Dug Giveaway Winners

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 We just loved Dug from the movie UP and think Disney is wise to have created this great app called UP: My Name is Dug!  We had over 400 entries and some really great comments about people's favorite pet as a kid.  Our dog is a bit like Dug and from some of your comments apparently we are not alone! Congratulations to the winners of this fun app: Christie Dwyer Susan Poll Erin Eyster-McKain Seki Tyree Smith Jennifer Be   We will be emailing you your codes over the next couple days.  Thanks all for participating!   … [Read more...]

The American Presidents: New Disney App and Series Giveaway Winners

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The American Presidents series is a wonderful set of DVD's that talk about American History and the important role of the American President.  In the series we learn about the changes seen throughout history from George Washington on up to President Obama Disney provided us with a set of the series that includes four DVD's for a Presidential Giveaway - just in time for the inauguration this month! And the lucky mate is.... Valerie Maples!  Congratulations Valerie! Thanks all for participating. … [Read more...]

Polka Dots Publishing iPad Mini Giveaway Winner

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What an exciting giveaway!  We had almost 23,000 entries from around the world entering for a chance to win the iPad Mini that was sponsored by the developers above. A BIG THANK YOU to the developers and all those who shared the contest.  Stay tuned as we just might have a surprise giveaway coming up this month to celebrate Penelope's 2nd birthday! And the winner of the Penelope and Polka Dots Publishing iPad Mini Giveaway is... Tammy Sandeen! Tammy will receive the iPad Mini filled with apps from participating developers and an iPad Mini case from domeo products. … [Read more...]

Penelope’s iPad Mini Holiday Giveaway Winner

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AHOY!  We had over 13,000 entries for the iPad Mini Holiday Giveaway with loads and loads of shares on Facebook and Twitter.  Thank you for sharing your stories and telling us how you would use the iPad Mini with your family.  Many entries talked about how this device could help their special needs child or grandchild and it touched us deeply!  Please make sure to enter our next giveaway going on now until the end of December.  Winner announced January 1st. A BIG THANK YOU to the developers listed above for without their support we couldn't have been able to provide this giveaway! Plus they are providing codes for the winners of both iPads and domeo products is donating an iPad Mini case! Happy Holidays! And the WINNER of the Penelope iPad Mini Holiday Giveaway is... CONGRATULATIONS to Rebecca Beesley!  … [Read more...]

Disney’s Wreck-It Ralph and Hero’s Duty Code Winners

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  Congratulations to all those who won a promo code to either Disney's new Wreck-It Ralph or Hero's Duty Comic Book app.  We absolutely loved the movie Wreck-It Ralph and my six year old dragged me to see it twice last week!  I didn't mind as it is really well-made and fun for the parents to go down memory lane to see many of the video games (Pac Man anyone?) we played as kids in the movie. These new apps by Disney are great and I am sure you will have loads of fun.  Thanks for participating all! The winners for the Wreck-It Ralph Deluxe Storybook App are: Niamh Ni Mhochoir Veronika Walshe Ontonitte Threatt Tiffany Ann Kelli Hunnicott Morton And the winners for Hero's Duty Comic Book App are: Jennifer Hammond Hayes Dina Maria Kyle Christy Dwyer Mandy Nite Lisa Wicks Congrats again and thank you Disney for sharing with Penelope's mates (I hear … [Read more...]

Mrs.P and Polka Dots Publishing 25 Book Giveaway Winner

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Mrs. P Be-A-Famous-Writer Contest ended on October 15th and had entries from over 15 states this year.  I had a chance to speak to Mrs. P about the contest this year. "We had an equal amount of entries for both categories this year, and a good mix of boys and girls.  Usually we have more entries in the older age group, but we had several classrooms in the younger age category enter which was great to see.  We did have entries from States we haven't had before like Maine and PA.  Technology has helped make entertainment for children immersing and visually spectacular. All the kid has to do, really, is sit there and be entertained. One of the reasons Mrs. P started the contest was to offer an option that requires the child to use her or his own imagination and creativity. We'd hate for that to become a lost art." "On a more selfish level, Mrs. P started the contest because she loves … [Read more...]

Penelope’s Halloween Giveaway Winners

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What a fun giveaway!  We had some great items thanks to our sponsors that included Hamaguchi Apps, Ellie's Games, Penelope, PicPocket Books, Halo Heaven.com and authors Merrily Kutner and J.H.Everett. We had over a 1,000 entries and the lucky winners are: $25 Target Gift Card fro Hamaguchi Apps: Jeannette Solimine 2 $10 iTunes Gift Card from Ellie's Games: Helen Wagner and Fides Caingcoy $10 iTunes Gift card from Penelope: Karen Grant Toleman 5 Promo codes to PicPocket Books Boo!:  Kate Feminella, Jan Bragiel, Frank Caingcoy, Jeannette Solimine, Lisa Wicks 5 Promo codes to PicPocket Books Night With Echo: Dana Hamiliton, Luna Raven, Mandy Aerts Arkfels, Tammy Harris, Christie Dwyer 2 Signed books by Merrily Kutner: Frank Caingcoy, Stacie Lorenzen Edwards 2 Signed books by J.H.Everett: Jennifer Hammond Hayes, Gloria Wilson Pirate Costume from Halo Heaven: … [Read more...]

Giveaway Winners for the Talk Like a Pirate Giveaway

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We had almost 400 mates enter our Talk Like a Pirate Giveaway!  Loads of goodies in the treasure chest that is for sure!  Our Facebook Party on the 19th was a blast and we all got to TALK LIKE PIRATES for the night - argh, aye, matey, grog, ahoy could all be heard from the ship!  Please stop by these sponsors Facebook Pages as we couldn't have had this much pirate booty to hand out without them!  A simple hello, Like, and Ahoy matey would be great! The winners of the TLAP Giveaway are: $10 iTunes Gift Card from Penelope of Polka Dots Publishing: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/Penelope-the-Purple-Pirate/184530521575620 and PicPocket Books: http://www.facebook.com/#!/PicPocketBooks- Christine Bash Roeske $10 iTunes Gift Card from Karen Robertson of Treasure Bound Books: http://www.facebook.com/#!/TreasureKai - Cindy Siebentritt Beeler $10 iTunes Gift Card from Cary Snowden of … [Read more...]