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YABC's Valentine's Day Giveaway Extravaganza 2018 (Children's)

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Welcome to YABC's first annual Valentine's Day Giveaway Extravaganza! We're featuring titles that reflect love, happiness, and plenty of heart! Check out all of these amazing books that are perfect for reading during the Valentine's Day holiday and then enter the HUGE giveaway being offered that will include a copy of...
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Alyssa Annico
I love Hamstersaurus Rex!
Thursday, 15 February 2018 18:19
John
"Which of the books from the Valentine's Day Giveaway Extravaganza are you most excited about?" "Groundhog Day"!
Thursday, 15 February 2018 22:36
Lily M.
These books look cute, I'm sure my niece would love them ??
Sunday, 18 February 2018 05:21
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Spooktacular Stories Giveaway of 2017! (Children's Edition) ~ (Part Two) ~ (US/Canada only)

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Check out more frightfully entertaining children's stories below, enter the giveaway, and don't forgot to check out all of the other posts this week and enter those giveaways for more chances at spooktacularly creepy reads!             SO. MANY. BOOKS. Are you ready to enter to win???...
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Spooktacular Stories Giveaway of 2017! (Children's Edition) ~ (US/Canada only)

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It's the middle of October. Leaves are turning rust and gold. A chill is creeping through the air. And Halloween is fast approaching.  It's the perfect time to curl up inside with a mug of your favorite hot beverage and a deliciously scary book! Don't have any Spooktacular Stories on your...
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Alyssa Annico
I'm most excited about "Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete"!
Friday, 20 October 2017 07:44
Penny Olson
They ALL look great but I know my daughter would love I Love You More Than the Smell of Swamp Gas. Thanks.
Monday, 23 October 2017 00:59
John
"Which book from the Spooktacular Stories list of 2017 are you most excited to read?" Even Monsters Need To Sleep!
Monday, 23 October 2017 17:05
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