Current Giveaway: Talk Like a Pirate Day Celebration

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  Aye me hearties!  Our favorite time of year is just around the corner and we wanted to share in some piratey booty with our mates.  We don't want to have to walk the plank so we gathered some piratey goodies to share with ye!  Make sure to read our interview with Mark "Cap'n Slappy" Summers and John "Chumbucket" Baur, the founders of International Talk Like a Pirate Day: http://melissanorthway.com/2012/09/in-the-spotlight-the-founders-of-talk-like-a-pirate-day/.  Enjoy me matey's and make sure to stop by Penelope's Facebook Page as all week as we be handing out more booty to ye.  Stop by our Talk Like a Pirate Facebook Page Event on September 19th starting at 5:30 pm PST.  Details found on Penelope's Facebook Page. Good luck with the giveaway - hope you win some golds, jewels and coins! A big thank you to our Sponsors: Karen Robertson of Treasure Bound Books - … [Read more...]

Current Giveaway: Millie Fierce Picture Book by Jane Manning

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This book has become one of our favorite books to read at night with our daughter.  She absolutely loves the fun illustrations and especially the page where Millie Fierce gives us the evil eye.  It is hysterical!  This is a great book to help teach children the difference between positive and negative behavior.  Millie is a great role model and this just might become a favorite in your household as well!  Read my review in our Book of the Week section and  interview with the author, Jane Manning, who has created a character we can all relate to!  Review: http://melissanorthway.com/2012/09/book-of-the-week-millie-fierce/  We have one book to hand out to a lucky mate!  Good luck!     a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

Kid-Capsule Giveaway

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Developer Anahelena Natera has provided Penelope's mates with ten (10) promo codes to hand out for the Kid-Capsule App.  You will love this app that helps you to journal your family's lives and create memories.  You can read more about this wonderful app in our In the Spotlight section this week.  Good luck mates! a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]

Current Giveaway from Nina Lim

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  Nina Lim of Super Harry's Rotten Luck storybook app from PicPocket Books has provided us with some cool gifts to hand out from Down Under.  She put together a package of Australian stuffed animals, Super Harry's Rotten Luck pad and pens, and cookie cutters that any child (big or small) will enjoy!  So make sure to enter to win one of these Australian goodies! And read about our interview with fellow writer and mom Nina Lim who realized her dream of creating a children's storybook app: http://melissanorthway.com/2012/07/in-the-spotlight-with-nina-lim/   a Rafflecopter giveaway … [Read more...]