Happy International Childeren’s Book Day 2015

075b31a2bbThis yearly celebration coincides with Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday. Each year a different country is given hosting honors which allows them to choose the theme and have a guest author post his or her thoughts. This year United Arab Emeirtus (UAE) is waving the flag with a Many Cultures One Story theme. You may read Author Marwa Al Aqroubi’s message by clicking on the poster above.

My contribution is a giveaway of recent book I read that fits the theme beautifully: WAITING FOR UNICORNS by Beth Hautala. unicornsHere you will find the an American girl who moves to an Inuit Eskimo town with her dad. It’s described as A rich and poignant story about opening up—to new people, to second chances, to moving forward with life.

To enter the drawing just leave the name of a book you’d recommend that fits the theme this year. I will draw the winner at 10 p.m eastern time on Easter Sunday. Good luck and happy reading.

About Greg Pattridge

Climbing another mountain...always striving to reach the next peak in my life and career.
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1 Response to Happy International Childeren’s Book Day 2015

  1. I just read Korean Children’s Favorite Stories, which is a middle-grade picture book. I was surprised how universal the stories were. Please let someone else win your giveaway. I am just buried in books. Thanks for the post.

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