HOW TO ENTER:
Go to the Happy Tales Publishing website www.happytalespublishing.com , click on to the 2012 Colouring Contest’—USA/CANADA -- and download the entry form/pictures. We offer three different pictures. Enter one, two or all three. Only the best one will be considered. Colour inside the lines to make a neat bright and cheerful picture. No help in the colouring is allowed from others.
NOTE: Entrants should click ‘Like’ on the Happy Tales Publishing Facebook site so that they can learn of the contest results.
Once the picture is completed make sure the entry form at the top of the picture is completed with Printed Name, mailing address, telephone number or email and correct age. Put the picture[s] into an envelope and mark the outside and send to:
Happy’s Kids Christmas Colouring Contest
C/O HTP Services LLC, 232 Seavey Road, Pittsburgh PA 15223 USA
CONTEST ENTRY: FREE
ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY MIDNIGHT, Saturday, DECEMBER 15TH, 2012.
AGE GROUPS: [A] 5 and under [B] 6 and 7 years [C] 8, 9 and 10 years
PRIZES: There will be three prizes in each age group. Additional prizes may be provided if the quality of the entries and number of entries warrant it.
First Prize: One copy of ‘Happy’s Christmas Gift’ in English Hard Cover plus Happy Toy ....plus one copy of the Bilingual English/Spanish edition in Soft Cover.
Second Prize: One copy of ‘Happy’s Christmas Gift’ in English Hard Cover plus Happy ToyThird Prize: One copy of ‘Happy’s Christmas Gift’ in the Soft Cover Bilingual version in English/Spanish edition plus Happy Toy.
ALSO....All contestant names will be put into a hat for a blind draw for two special prizes:
One copy of the New “Happy as a Fox’ Book in Hard Cover English
One copy of the New “Happy as a Fox’ Book in Soft Cover bilingual English/Spanish
All Winners will be notified on Facebook and prizes will be mailed during the week of December 17th, 2012.
School entries: We invite teachers in all schools to enter their students making sure each student’s name and age is correctly written, the class number, teacher supervising and their contact e mail shown in case we need to make contact..
NOTE: All emails, addresses, telephone numbers etc. of entrants are considered Confidential within Happy Tales Publishing and will not be released to anyone without their permission.
"Happy's Christmas Gift" won the Gelett Burgess 2012 Children's Literature Award for 'Seasons and Holidays'.. this is a prestigious award!
"Parents, Educators, Librarians and Retailers trust the high mark of distinction the Gelett Burgess Foundation honours provide a product. Informed decisions about purchasing products designed for children and families can be made knowing that they have passed the Foundation's stringent evaluation process. Congratulations! We recognize your contribution to children's literature and wish you continued success." GELETT BURGESS Center for Creative Expresson.
Last year we received this book and really enjoyed it, along with the cute Happy plush. This year Happy Tails Publishing is letting us pass this gift along to one of my lucky readers!
Giveaway now closed.
Also be sure to check out the Happy Tails Publishing specials for the holidays. You can also purchase their newest release Happy as a Fox.
Set in the British countryside Happy falls into a Fox den and ends up befriending the fox family helping them find refuge from the terrible Squire that is hunting them.. A great story with many life lessons... 48 pages 1850 words 8x10 landscape scenes in book are stimulated from actual settings on a 700 year old estate in Wales.. Books are available in Hard Cover in English and Soft Cover in bilingual English/Spanish.. on the advice of some teachers we have expanded the highlighting of words to also include phrases which are easier to learn and remember. A quick find word translation dictionary is in the back pages of the book.. The books also have the free traditional poster of one of the scenes
I love a good cause...and am very "happy" over Happy's cause. For every six books purchased on the Happy Tales Publishing website only ..Happy will send one free Happy Book and toy to a sick child, at a Children's hospital. Purchasers can suggest the name of the Children's hospital that they care about and we will try and support their choice. Special prices for Corporate sponsorship of bulk deliveries is also encouraged as we try and bring smiles and hope to those youngsters that are seriously ill. So check out Happy's books and toys. The Happy plush will make a great stocking stuffer, and the books make great gifts for the kids!
Disclosure: The information and gift were provided by Happy Tails Publishing.