2016 Debut Picture Book Holiday Giveaway on Goodreads

Eight debut picture book giveaways are listed on Goodreads for a grand holiday giveaway!

Enter to win SNAPPSY THE ALLIGATOR (DID NOT ASK TO BE IN THIS BOOK) by Julie Falatko (2016 debut author), illustrated by Tim Miller.



Enter to win SALAD PIE by Wendy BooydeGraaff (2016 debut author), illustrated by Bryan Langdo.


Enter to win NED THE KNITTING PIRATE by Diana Murray (2016 debut author), illustrated by Leslie Lammle.


Enter to win PUG MEETS PIG by Sue Lowell Gallion (2016 debut author), illustrated by Joyce Wan.


Enter to win THE WILLIAM HOY STORY: HOW A DEAF BASEBALL PLAYER CHANGED THE GAME by Nancy Churnin (2016 debut author), illustrated by Jez Tuya.


Enter to win YOU’RE MY BOO by Kate Dopirak (2016 debut author), illustrated by Leslie
Breen Withrow.


Enter to win QUACKERS by Liz Wong (2016 debut author-illustrator).


Enter to win CITY SHAPES by Diana Murray (2016 debut author), illustrated by Bryan


Halloween Picture Book Event

Two 2016 Picture Book Debuts will be at Bank Street Bookstore today, October 29, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. Meet Robin Newman and Diana Murray and their witchy characters Hildie Bitterpickles and Grimelda, the very messy witch.


From Bank Street Bookstore’s FaceBook page:
Bank Street Bookstore  has a weekend line-up full of seasonal tricks and treats. On Saturday, October 29 at 10:30 a.m., author Lese Dunton reads her book “Charlotte’s New York Adventure.” At 1:00 p.m. that day, authors Diana Murray and Robin Newman present their books “Grimelda the Very Messy Witch” and “Hildie Bitterpickles Needs Her Sleep.” Author Tamara Bower stops by on Sunday, October 30 at 2:00 p.m. to share her book “The Mummy Makers of Egypt.” Brain candy all!”
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SCBWI Book Blast

SCBWI (Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) is having a Book Blast, and several of our 2016 picture book debuts have pages. 4aa98807-0244-4689-8ce8-144c4f155502.png

The Book Blast will be running from October 10 to November 18, 2016, with incentives to visit, browse and buy books every week. This week’s incentive is to post pictures of your favorite Book Blast picture book page on Twitter for a chance to win a $100 gift card, and SCBWI will match it with a donation to We Need Diverse Books.