Friday Giveaway: The Children's Hour: Contest closed


A really terrific giveaway this week, volumes 1-10 of "The Children's Hour." It's an illustrated collection of stories and nursery rhymes, fables and fairy tales, poems and legends - and everything in between. It was published by Houghton and Mifflin in 1907.

Contest closed, winner announced shortly.

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64 comments:

Cat B said...

Wow, that is a gorgeous set. As a children's book lover, that would be a beautiful edition to my collection.

Rachel said...

Beautiful... Please enter me!!

LBabroski said...

This set is amazing!!!

Marie Burton said...

Such a nice collection of stories!

FairiesNest said...

Excellent! These would be a delight to own. :)

Mary said...

I love it! Please include me in the drawing.

Mary said...

awesome! please include me.

C T said...

very nice set of books

styrofuzz said...

This is a great set of children's stories! I'd love to have it!

The Spratt's said...

What an awesome collection!

JC said...

I have a couple nephews I'd love to get interested in reading books. These would certainly do the trick, I think!

Tyler-Rose Counts said...

Beautiful as always! I love your Blog!

Haley said...

Nice set!

Candace said...

I'd love to have these!

Kthompson said...

What a stunningly beautiful collection! I don't want kids but I would love to read these to my future nieces and nephews. What a beautiful set, I'll have my fingers crossed for winning this one!

Pinto19 said...

Enter me!

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Lindsey Pinsey said...

As an art librarian hoping to become a children's librarian, I would love to add this set to my personal library!

Kate said...

Yes please, - gorgeous!

drea.mara. said...

what beautiful books!

tottergirl said...

I'd love to give these a home. Beautiful set!

Lent said...

Cool set! Would love to read it to my kid!

Sallie said...

I would love to win these!

Tiffany said...

Ooh, I'd love to win!

Dorian said...

Oh, those look lovely!

clara said...

Great!

Nicole Palmby said...

What a beautiful set! This would be wonderful for my kids' library!

Danzel @Silver Shoes and Rabbit Holes said...

These are beautiful. I am crossing fingers AND toes.

Matt Pearce said...

I'd love to win these for my future niece.

Valerie said...

Oh, I loved these growing up! Hope I'm lucky this time.

GrytaJME said...

This would be perfect for my new nephew; both his parents are book lovers.

Connor said...

Those look beautiful!

Hannah said...

beautiful! I would love to have this!

Caddi said...

Oh, I have to hop in again! I want it! :) You always have such great things!

vla said...

So nice! Please include me.

Stuart said...

What a nice set count me in.

K. Henderson Art said...

What a great set of books

Vimarn said...

Interesting, count me in

AnnaZed said...

Oh what a prize! My grandmother had those books.

Nick said...

I've got a baby on the way, and these would be great for her! Thanks - as always!

Kelric said...

In for my nieces.

Amanda said...

Super cool. I'm in

upallnightreading said...

What a beautiful set!!! I'd love to be entered for a chance to win this set. Thanks!

hotclaws said...

much better than playing Pokemon

abookandashortlatte said...

Beautiful! Sign me up!

DM said...

I'm in!

ranoe said...

So beautiful!!!

ivy said...

Another fabulous set of books to love. Good luck everyone!!

Ken said...

What a gorgeous set please count me in.

Dee said...

OM Gosh! These books are fantastic! Terrific give-away. Thanks for letting me enter.

countingchickens said...

These books look incredible! What a find!

Mariana said...

Beautiful collection! :)

Shelver 506 said...

Books after my own heart. Thanks for giving away such gems.

Littlebit said...

Oh, wow! What a wonderful offer. Please enter me, and thank you so much for the opportunity.

Unknown said...

so cool :)

shanemotb said...

My Grandparents had a similar set when I was growing up. I would just love to have them back! I would love to have this set!!!

Ana Loureiro said...

They look good :)

Plum Jo said...

Oooooh, please pick me! I hope I'm not too late to enter, I want this so badly!

Pecan said...

I found this website tonight, and have been absolutely hooked. Thank you & thanks for allowing me to enter.

Pecan said...

I just found this website this evening and am hooked. Thank you and thanks for allowing me to enter.

MILLICENT said...

Thanks again for offering such a lovely prize!

sunnystalterpace said...

I love these. Used to work for Houghton Mifflin too.

Bob Gately said...

Very nice.

Dawn said...

I would love to have these in my classroom!

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