Imagine balloons and confetti dropping from the ceiling as you read this! A big congratulations to the winners of our Pete the Cat giveaway. Jason M. and Sang M. each won a copy of “Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons” by Eric Litwin.
If you didn’t win, don’t worry. You can always check out Pete the Cat books from your library!
We are happy to announce the winners from our book giveaway! Amruta, Jade and Jane are the winners of a copy of “The Zoo’s Shoes” by Lynn Brunell.
Keep reading our blog to learn about about future contests giveaways!
“Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons,” written by Eric Litwin and illustrated by James Dean, captured 4,494 votes and was named the winner of the 2013 Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award!
This award is presented annually to the author and illustrator of the picture book voted most popular by preschool children in Missouri’s public libraries, and almost 22,000 Missouri children voted this year. In at second place is “It’s a Tiger!” written by David LaRochelle and illustrated by Jeremy Tankard with 3,200 votes. “Cat Secrets” by Jef Czekaj narrowly captured third place with 2,625 votes.
Earlier this month, voters from DBRL were in tune with the rest of Missouri children and picked the same winner!
The votes for our library have been tallied, and our local pick for the 2013 Missouri Building Block Picture Book Award is…(drum roll):
“Pete The Cat And His Four Groovy Buttons” by Eric Litwin.
Revisit our blog post on this book and see activities related to Pete! If you want more Pete the Cat, check out these books. Check back in February for the state-wide winner!
A new addition to Summer Reading this year was a special prize drawing for kids aged 5 to 12 who completed the program by August 3. We had a large number of finishers! Congratulations to all the winners!
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