Help Keep Kids Reading This Summer {Kobo $250 value Giveaway}

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Summer is in full swing and little ones everywhere are enjoying the outdoors and a break from school. Unfortunately while on a break and away on vacation they may also fall out of a regular reading routine. For this reason Kobo wants to arm families with everything they need to make it easy and fun for them to keep it up.

Below they are sharing some wonderful tips for parents to have fun reading with their kids this summer plus a list of top children’s books. They are also giving away a prize pack worth $250 to one lucky OneSmileyMonkey reader, details after the tips.

Helpful Reading Tips:

  1. Let them choose:Part of the fun for kids is being able to pick what they’re going to read. Get them excited about new stories by allowing them to explore different authors and genres.
  2. Establish a routine: Carve out a set time every day to take a break with a book. Kids will come to anticipate this special activity and will look forward to your time together.
  3. Set goals and rewards: Motivate kids with treats for reaching reading milestones. Whether it’s purchasing the next installment in a beloved series or going to a live book event, they’ll be that much more excited to keep going.
  4. Recap the story: Once you finish a book together, talk about it! Revisit the major events, pictures and themes, and engage your child further by drawing parallels between the story and their life.
  5. Lead by example: Your kids are more likely to become passionate about reading if they see you doing it regularly. If you always have something to read on you, they’ll realize it’s a great way to pass the time.

Top Children’s Books

  1. Circus Mirandus, Cassie Beasley
  2. Sidekicked, John David Anderson
  3. Magyk, Angie Sage
  4. Only Ever Yours, Louise O’Neill
  5. Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children, Ransom Riggs

What are your children’s favourite books?

THE GIVEAWAY

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Win it: One lucky Canadian reader will win a prize pack that will include a Kobo Glo HD (Kobo’s newest eReading device), a Kobo Glo HD SleepCover, a $50 Kobo gift card and a cute plush toy (total value approx. $250). Enter to win this fun giveaway below via Rafflecopter. Good Luck all!

I was gifted product as a thank you of posting, this is however not a paid post and all opinions and views on this post are 100% my own.

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286 responses to “Help Keep Kids Reading This Summer {Kobo $250 value Giveaway}”

  1. Lori McGrath — July 14, 2015 @ 10:10 am (#)

    We love Robert Munsch books! They are so good!

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  2. Julia — July 14, 2015 @ 11:07 am (#)

    Jillian Jigs and her Pigs!

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  3. Sandy Klocinski — July 14, 2015 @ 11:29 am (#)

    My favorite book right now is The Garden of Forking Paths by Jorge Luis Borges

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  4. SCV — July 14, 2015 @ 11:35 am (#)

    Robert Munsch’s books.

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  5. Kristian Weavers — July 14, 2015 @ 11:45 am (#)

    His is Goodnight Moon

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  6. Vinay — July 14, 2015 @ 11:53 am (#)

    My favourite right now is the ASOIAF series.

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  7. Robyn Bellefleur — July 14, 2015 @ 11:57 am (#)

    My daughter loves Thea Stilton books.

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  8. Susan M — July 14, 2015 @ 12:00 pm (#)

    Harry Potter all the way!

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  9. crystal parsons — July 14, 2015 @ 12:02 pm (#)

    would love to win one of these thanks for the chance

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  10. ivy pluchinsky — July 14, 2015 @ 12:19 pm (#)

    we love the drumheller dinosaur book

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  11. Elizabeth R — July 14, 2015 @ 12:25 pm (#)

    My favourite is A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.

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  12. Julie F — July 14, 2015 @ 12:26 pm (#)

    I have just finished I heart Hollywood by Lindsey Kelk it was really good and am not going to read her other books

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  13. Sherry K — July 14, 2015 @ 12:26 pm (#)

    I loved Charlotte’s Web.

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  14. michelle matta — July 14, 2015 @ 12:28 pm (#)

    ive been enjoying books by Lianne Moriarty. Most recently, the husbands secret

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  15. Tamara M — July 14, 2015 @ 12:37 pm (#)

    I always loved curious George!

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  16. LILLIAN BROWN — July 14, 2015 @ 12:37 pm (#)

    My favourite book was “The Secret Garden”

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  17. Vesper Meikle — July 14, 2015 @ 12:51 pm (#)

    I am re-reading Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

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  18. Elaine G — July 14, 2015 @ 12:52 pm (#)

    My nephew loves to read Curious George books and a book a family friend just published, he reads that one a lot.

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  19. ginette4 — July 14, 2015 @ 1:01 pm (#)

    My favourite book is “The Wedding” by Julie Garwood
    Great read…I’ve read it 4 times

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  20. Lindsay Simmons — July 14, 2015 @ 1:03 pm (#)

    I loved Red is Best

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  21. Debbie Bashford — July 14, 2015 @ 1:06 pm (#)

    Anything by Dr Seuss

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  22. vicki demunck — July 14, 2015 @ 1:29 pm (#)

    Harry Potter!

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  23. Jeannie — July 14, 2015 @ 1:29 pm (#)

    My son is loving the Geronimo Stilton series!!!

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  24. Angela Bulbeck — July 14, 2015 @ 1:37 pm (#)

    My daughter loves Harry Potter and Geronimo Stilton. French and English books for her. Gets expensive!

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  25. Debbie F — July 14, 2015 @ 1:38 pm (#)

    I am waiting to read Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman. So exciting as To Kill a Mockingbird is my favourite book.

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  26. Andrei O — July 14, 2015 @ 1:42 pm (#)

    I love you Forever

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  27. John C — July 14, 2015 @ 1:55 pm (#)

    To Kill a Mockingbird

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  28. Thomas Kwan — July 14, 2015 @ 2:09 pm (#)

    Harry Potter for sure.

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  29. Anne Taylor — July 14, 2015 @ 2:35 pm (#)

    My grandson is loving Hop On Pop by Dr Seuss

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  30. Julie Dyer — July 14, 2015 @ 2:42 pm (#)

    Thea Stilton and the Legend of the Fire Flowers

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  31. Martin Albert — July 14, 2015 @ 2:45 pm (#)

    I kids (teens) love books series like “Hunger Games” and vampire stories.

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  32. Jazi — July 14, 2015 @ 2:48 pm (#)

    I like “Thinking, Fast and Slow” by Daniel Goleman. Great book on psychology! 😀

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  33. Florence C — July 14, 2015 @ 2:58 pm (#)

    My grandchildren are reading Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

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  34. julie — July 14, 2015 @ 3:02 pm (#)

    it’s curious george right

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  35. Jenny — July 14, 2015 @ 3:04 pm (#)

    Dr. Seuss!

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  36. Maegan Morin — July 14, 2015 @ 3:12 pm (#)

    I love anything by Graeme Base! His writing is beautiful and the illustrations are stunning.

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  37. Dayna Wilson — July 14, 2015 @ 3:16 pm (#)

    My son just got two new books for his birthday that he’s obsessed with: Monsters Love Underpants and 10 Little Pirates.

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  38. mrdisco — July 14, 2015 @ 3:19 pm (#)

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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  39. Jenness M — July 14, 2015 @ 3:30 pm (#)

    My daughter currently loves the paper bag princess!

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  40. Zoey Jiru — July 14, 2015 @ 3:31 pm (#)

    Mortimer by Robert Munsch. Just don’t read it as a bed time story or the LOs will get ideas!

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  41. Gillian Morgan — July 14, 2015 @ 3:42 pm (#)

    Fuddles is her favourite book. She loves that cat.

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  42. Nate — July 14, 2015 @ 3:51 pm (#)

    Robert Munsch is a favourite for sure.

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  43. Silvia D — July 14, 2015 @ 3:53 pm (#)

    my kids a bit older and love Manga, Pokemon and the step grandkids love Dr. Suess books right now.

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  44. loriag — July 14, 2015 @ 4:01 pm (#)

    My favourite book right now is anything by Francine Rivers.

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  45. Ella — July 14, 2015 @ 4:09 pm (#)

    Harry Potter

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  46. Andrea D — July 14, 2015 @ 4:23 pm (#)

    She loves The Cat in the Hat

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  47. Victoria Ess — July 14, 2015 @ 4:32 pm (#)

    Anything by Robert Munsch!

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  48. Jennifer P. — July 14, 2015 @ 4:40 pm (#)

    Right now my child is obsessed with all the Paddington Bear books we brought back from a trip to London. She especially loves Paddington at the Tower.

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  49. Lushka Smith — July 14, 2015 @ 4:42 pm (#)

    My favourite was Charlotte’s Web

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  50. M — July 14, 2015 @ 4:43 pm (#)

    Harry Potter

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  51. Barb W — July 14, 2015 @ 4:45 pm (#)

    Anything Superhero or LEGO

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  52. Jason Harvey — July 14, 2015 @ 4:49 pm (#)

    My nephew loves Goodnight Moon.

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  53. Brittney House — July 14, 2015 @ 4:55 pm (#)

    My favorite movie is Nineteen Minutes by Jodi P.

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  54. Francine — July 14, 2015 @ 4:58 pm (#)

    no kids, and while I love to read, I actually don’t have a book on the go right now!

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  55. KC — July 14, 2015 @ 4:58 pm (#)

    My favourite book is Grapes of Wrath!

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  56. Sunshine G — July 14, 2015 @ 5:02 pm (#)

    I’ve always had a soft spot for Anne of Green Gables.

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  57. LauraD — July 14, 2015 @ 5:12 pm (#)

    Girl on the Train. Definitely not suitable for kids though!

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  58. SweetPanda — July 14, 2015 @ 5:25 pm (#)

    My son’s favourite book is The Runaway Bunny

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  59. Adrienne Gordon — July 14, 2015 @ 5:26 pm (#)

    Enjoying the fault in our stars

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  60. SUMMER PLEWES — July 14, 2015 @ 5:47 pm (#)

    to kill a mockingbird

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  61. Elizabeth Matthiesen — July 14, 2015 @ 6:18 pm (#)

    At the moment I’m reading all the Tom Clancy books that I have (again!) before donating them. A book I thoroughly enjoyed reading was I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore (a pseudonym for James Frey and Jobie Hughes) I just loved this book & couldn’t put it down, brilliant!

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  62. ellen beck — July 14, 2015 @ 6:40 pm (#)

    The Velveteen Rabbit is a favorite right now and I am glad I always love reading the book. I love the message.

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  63. Karla Sceviour — July 14, 2015 @ 6:45 pm (#)

    My son likes Harry Potter

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  64. Michelle Policelli — July 14, 2015 @ 6:45 pm (#)

    Dr. Seuss books have always been my favourite!

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  65. Marsalie — July 14, 2015 @ 7:13 pm (#)

    We are preparing for a trip to PEI, so Anne of Green Gables is the favorite book right now!

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  66. Zainab — July 14, 2015 @ 7:20 pm (#)

    Harry Potter!

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  67. Maryanne — July 14, 2015 @ 7:20 pm (#)

    Monster Knows Patterns!!

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  68. lori b — July 14, 2015 @ 7:21 pm (#)

    right now anything detective is what is being read.

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    • lori b — July 14th, 2015 @ 7:22 pm

      nancy drew

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  69. jan — July 14, 2015 @ 7:35 pm (#)

    he is liking Corduroy right now

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  70. Maria — July 14, 2015 @ 7:36 pm (#)

    Magic School bus

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  71. Doris Calvert — July 14, 2015 @ 7:49 pm (#)

    11/22/63 by Stephen King is my favorite and interesting

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  72. Stacy Scott — July 14, 2015 @ 8:13 pm (#)

    Love you forever – Robert Munsch

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  73. Jodi Kershuk — July 14, 2015 @ 8:28 pm (#)

    Goodnight moon is my kids favorite book right now.

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  74. Karrie — July 14, 2015 @ 9:12 pm (#)

    Harry Potter!!

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  75. aarone mawdsley — July 14, 2015 @ 9:16 pm (#)

    dr seuss is my favorite

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  76. Tara — July 14, 2015 @ 9:34 pm (#)

    My son is reading the first in a series that a friend of mine wrote…the ultimate agent. He’s really enjoying it and that says a lot since he’s 13.

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  77. Rajbinder Kaur — July 14, 2015 @ 10:12 pm (#)

    Just picked up Sophie Kinsella’s Finding Audrey! I’ve read them all, can’t wait to start this one 🙂 Cheers

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  78. Amy C — July 15, 2015 @ 12:19 am (#)

    My kids like Robert Munsch’s books.

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  79. selma90 — July 15, 2015 @ 12:19 am (#)

    Any Clifford book 🙂

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  80. Bryan — July 15, 2015 @ 12:57 am (#)

    Robert Munsch!

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  81. Rachel C. — July 15, 2015 @ 2:44 am (#)

    Basically any Robert Munsch book. Classic!

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  82. Juliee Fitze — July 15, 2015 @ 3:02 am (#)

    Favorite book right now is the Nemo book , she loves it.

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  83. Carol Denny — July 15, 2015 @ 3:27 am (#)

    Harry Potter

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  84. Taryn — July 15, 2015 @ 3:51 am (#)

    Any Gardening book, they are stacked up everywhere so I can browse at any opportunity

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  85. s riches — July 15, 2015 @ 5:28 am (#)

    The Day the Crayons Quit is a favorite.

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  86. Nicole B — July 15, 2015 @ 5:42 am (#)

    His favorite book is the Lost My Name book. He loves it!

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  87. Doreen Lamoureux — July 15, 2015 @ 5:51 am (#)

    They loved Pinocchio. Great book. This package is so nice. Love everything in it.

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  88. Sahra — July 15, 2015 @ 6:12 am (#)

    The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

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  89. Graeme — July 15, 2015 @ 6:26 am (#)

    Berenstain Bears. My 8 year old daughter who read them with me when she was 3-4 has suddenly regained her love in them and we’re reading them

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  90. Alison Braidwood — July 15, 2015 @ 7:04 am (#)

    My nieces love most books, but at the moment anything with Curious George is a big hit.

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  91. Erika Letson — July 15, 2015 @ 7:10 am (#)

    My little guy’s favourite right now is Nighttime Ninja by Barbara DaCosta. I think I have it totally memorized!

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  92. Melinda L. — July 15, 2015 @ 7:16 am (#)

    I have always loved Robert Munsch’s books, especially “The Paperbag Princess”

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  93. Tabby72 — July 15, 2015 @ 7:29 am (#)

    My child’s favourite books series right now is the Maze Runner series.

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  94. S Bennett — July 15, 2015 @ 7:39 am (#)

    Heritage Tomatoes

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  95. Soozle — July 15, 2015 @ 7:45 am (#)

    I have just read A Kind of Blistered Love about hiking the PCT which was amazing 🙂

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  96. Bo Simms — July 15, 2015 @ 7:51 am (#)

    My child’s favorite book right now is The Complete Tales of Winnie the Pooh. It’s so incredible because I loved Winnie the Pooh when I was young!

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  97. caryn s — July 15, 2015 @ 7:52 am (#)

    My kids love the book Smelly Socks by Robert Munsch

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  98. Chris MacDonald — July 15, 2015 @ 8:02 am (#)

    Favourite Book is The Wizard of Oz

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  99. Susan B — July 15, 2015 @ 8:03 am (#)

    Curious George is the favorite right now. Next week….who knows?

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  100. Kasey Armstrong — July 15, 2015 @ 8:10 am (#)

    Anything by Robert Munsch

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  101. Travelbuds — July 15, 2015 @ 8:27 am (#)

    My son loves all the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

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  102. Edith Rennes — July 15, 2015 @ 8:32 am (#)

    Dr Seuss is the best

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  103. Carmen — July 15, 2015 @ 8:42 am (#)

    Where the Sidewalk Ends – Shel Silverstein

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  104. Lindsay T — July 15, 2015 @ 8:43 am (#)

    My daughter loves the book “mommy doesn’t know my name” (I like it too!)

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  105. Ariana — July 15, 2015 @ 8:45 am (#)

    Charmed Life by Diana Wynne Jones

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  106. angela m — July 15, 2015 @ 9:38 am (#)

    My daughter loves Harry Potter

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  107. George Meek — July 15, 2015 @ 10:11 am (#)

    My name is George so of course it’s Curious George all the way for me…

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  108. Jennpup (@jennpup) — July 15, 2015 @ 10:40 am (#)

    My little guy loves Dr. Seuss’ The Sneetches! 🙂

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  109. anna key — July 15, 2015 @ 10:48 am (#)

    My favorite boo right now is Extraordinary means by Robyn Schneider

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  110. Andrea Amy — July 15, 2015 @ 11:19 am (#)

    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom

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  111. Fan R — July 15, 2015 @ 11:29 am (#)

    Anne of Green Gables

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  112. Alex P. — July 15, 2015 @ 11:42 am (#)

    The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss

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  113. Melissa N. — July 15, 2015 @ 12:17 pm (#)

    I Love You Forever, by Robert Munsch

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  114. Mary Warner — July 15, 2015 @ 12:25 pm (#)

    Mary Poppins

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  115. Janet P. — July 15, 2015 @ 1:18 pm (#)

    Charlotte’s Web is my favourite.

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  116. Kimberley Buckton — July 15, 2015 @ 1:38 pm (#)

    My son doesn’t have just one favorite book. he loves them all. He does really like Bernstein Bears though. I really like any kind of thriller books. My favorites are by Tess Geritson

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  117. Melanie Borhi — July 15, 2015 @ 1:55 pm (#)

    Green eggs and ham by Dr.Seuss

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  118. Audrey Skinner — July 15, 2015 @ 2:23 pm (#)

    My nephew is reading the Minecraft Handbooks right now.

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  119. Michelle — July 15, 2015 @ 3:14 pm (#)

    A Chair For My Mother by Vera B Williams

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  120. Brenda Penton — July 15, 2015 @ 3:37 pm (#)

    My son’s favourite book right now is The Hobbit

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  121. Jeannie — July 15, 2015 @ 3:38 pm (#)

    My favorite book would be the mixed up files of mrs basil e frankweiler.

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  122. Susan Patterson — July 15, 2015 @ 3:48 pm (#)

    My granddaughter has been reading the Little House on the Prairie Series and she just loves them along with mystery books!

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  123. Sandi Tymchuk — July 15, 2015 @ 4:24 pm (#)

    I like the book, Your Money or Your Life

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  124. Michelle B — July 15, 2015 @ 4:27 pm (#)

    My son’s favorite book right now is Charlotte’s Web.

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  125. Paul G. — July 15, 2015 @ 4:35 pm (#)

    Mystic River is my summer read.

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  126. Christopher Beckett — July 15, 2015 @ 4:42 pm (#)

    My son’s favourite book is The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss and his current favourite toys are his plush Peppa Pig family

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  127. margaux retrophiliac — July 15, 2015 @ 4:46 pm (#)

    Something from nothing.

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  128. jessica s — July 15, 2015 @ 4:59 pm (#)

    my 2 year old loves goodnight moon! he loves to find the mouse on each page, and knows most of the words by heart 🙂

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  129. Jennifer D — July 15, 2015 @ 5:21 pm (#)

    Right now it is any of the Scardey Squirrel books.

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  130. Jessica G — July 15, 2015 @ 5:38 pm (#)

    We are big fans of Robert Munsch!

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  131. Wendy — July 15, 2015 @ 6:12 pm (#)

    rainbow fairies are she has on her mind right now

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  132. maja — July 15, 2015 @ 6:27 pm (#)

    Cinderella

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  133. Winnie B — July 15, 2015 @ 6:41 pm (#)

    right now I love reading woman career books like Darling you can’t do both and lean in

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  134. Monica Petzoldt — July 15, 2015 @ 6:51 pm (#)

    Robert Munsch’s “Mortimer”

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  135. Piroska — July 15, 2015 @ 6:55 pm (#)

    My little granddaughter’s favourite book currently is Sandra Boynton’s books, especially The Barn Yard Dance.

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  136. Lee-Ann — July 15, 2015 @ 6:58 pm (#)

    C.S. Lewis’s “Chronicles of Narnia”

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  137. Andrea Ulczak — July 15, 2015 @ 7:09 pm (#)

    Coraline by Neil Gaiman.

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  138. leanne — July 15, 2015 @ 8:38 pm (#)

    My daughter likes Dork Diaries.

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  139. Erika R. — July 15, 2015 @ 8:49 pm (#)

    I love anything by Lisa Unger or anything else that’s suspenseful/thriller!

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  140. Terry — July 15, 2015 @ 9:40 pm (#)

    Green Eggs and Ham, of course. It is my fav, my kids fav and the grandkids fav. Rhymes make teaching kids so much fun and then they go on and make their own rhymes.

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  141. Elaine Buonsante — July 15, 2015 @ 10:47 pm (#)

    I love you Forever by Robert Munsch.

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  142. Debbie S. — July 15, 2015 @ 11:13 pm (#)

    My favorite book to read to my grandson is PIGS by Robert Munsch

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  143. nancy stokell — July 15, 2015 @ 11:14 pm (#)

    The Kids love Winnie the Pooh books

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  144. Amber Y — July 16, 2015 @ 12:32 am (#)

    We’ve been reading peter pan and a dora colours book a lot.

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  145. Debbie White Beattie — July 16, 2015 @ 2:02 am (#)

    Curious George is a favorite right now and it’s a classic

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  146. Pam — July 16, 2015 @ 4:07 am (#)

    I have been enjoying Jodi Picoult novels.

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  147. Sara D — July 16, 2015 @ 5:24 am (#)

    My favourite children’s book is “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”!

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  148. Doris H — July 16, 2015 @ 6:16 am (#)

    Garfield is a household fave!

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  149. Aira M — July 16, 2015 @ 6:31 am (#)

    My favorite book is ASOIAF series.

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  150. Shelagh — July 16, 2015 @ 6:50 am (#)

    My 9year old is rereading the Harry Potter series. My 7year old just finished, and loved Because of Winn Dixie.

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  151. Nancy Parsons — July 16, 2015 @ 8:03 am (#)

    My sons favourite book is First Book of Letters. He is 20months and this book has always been his favourite.

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  152. Lindsey — July 16, 2015 @ 9:23 am (#)

    The Dust Lands trilogy

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  153. Carly Z — July 16, 2015 @ 9:33 am (#)

    She LOVES her Baby Einstein books right now

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  154. Debbie Browne — July 16, 2015 @ 9:38 am (#)

    I am hooked on Lisa Gardner.

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  155. nicolthepickle — July 16, 2015 @ 10:23 am (#)

    My kids are currently loving all the Olivia books. They’re such fun books.

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  156. glenda — July 16, 2015 @ 10:23 am (#)

    I don’t have a favourite book but my favourite author is Karen Rose.

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  157. Lorna Webster — July 16, 2015 @ 11:04 am (#)

    The Neverending story!

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  158. Judy Cowan — July 16, 2015 @ 11:32 am (#)

    It would be Harry Potter right now.

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  159. kathy downey — July 16, 2015 @ 12:10 pm (#)

    Robert Munsch’s books are his favorite

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  160. Alexa Nernberg — July 16, 2015 @ 6:21 pm (#)

    My favourite book right now is “Winners”, by Danielle Steel. Thanks for sponsoring this wonderful giveaway and for the opportunity to participate.

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  161. Susan J. — July 16, 2015 @ 7:23 pm (#)

    Reading the latest from July Blume, In the Unlikely Event

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  162. KellyPC — July 16, 2015 @ 8:00 pm (#)

    Where the Wild Things Are!!

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  163. Kristine Ewald — July 16, 2015 @ 8:40 pm (#)

    I love the book about filling each others bucket

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  164. Valerie Mallette — July 16, 2015 @ 8:58 pm (#)

    My favourite book right now is Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas.

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  165. Tina L. — July 16, 2015 @ 10:03 pm (#)

    The hungry little caterpillar

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  166. Amie E — July 17, 2015 @ 12:05 am (#)

    I love the classics like charlotte’s web , wizard of oz , alice through the looking glass

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  167. Linda — July 17, 2015 @ 10:47 am (#)

    My boy likes “Goodnight Moon” by Margaret Wise Brown.

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  168. Julie Bolduc — July 17, 2015 @ 12:25 pm (#)

    My daughter loves green eggs and ham

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  169. Grace S. — July 17, 2015 @ 2:27 pm (#)

    The Richard Scarry books are a favorite and I’m sure every Mom can recipe the Goodnight Moon book by heart!

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  170. Tracey — July 17, 2015 @ 2:31 pm (#)

    My favourite book right now is The Gruffalo.

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  171. Stephanie LaPlante — July 17, 2015 @ 2:48 pm (#)

    My favorites are the entire Harry Potter series!

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  172. Nate Fuller — July 17, 2015 @ 3:34 pm (#)

    One of,my kids is reading the Hobbit and the other loves vintage Archie comics, it changes every week what they like!

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  173. Heather Sibley — July 17, 2015 @ 4:24 pm (#)

    I’m reading the new Judy Blune book right now. I loved her books when I was in elementary school!

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  174. Aimee Robison — July 17, 2015 @ 5:13 pm (#)

    Mine is A Court of Thorns and Roses, and my child anything Ever After High.

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  175. Jenn — July 17, 2015 @ 5:47 pm (#)

    If You Give a Mouse a Cookie is a favourite in our family!

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  176. Shannon Mark — July 17, 2015 @ 7:11 pm (#)

    my daughter loves Diary of a Wimpy Kid series

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  177. Burcu Acar — July 17, 2015 @ 8:02 pm (#)

    My favourite is Pete The Cat I love my white shoes

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  178. DaveO — July 18, 2015 @ 2:48 am (#)

    My favourite book is Ender’s Game.

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  179. Betty S — July 18, 2015 @ 4:40 am (#)

    my daughters all time favourite book is Superfudge

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  180. Julie L — July 18, 2015 @ 5:06 am (#)

    My son’s favorite book is a rescue bots book!

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  181. Rosanne Robinson — July 18, 2015 @ 7:37 am (#)

    My grandson loves it when I read the I Love You Forever book, by Robert Munsch to him.

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  182. Brandee H — July 18, 2015 @ 11:23 am (#)

    My sons current fave is Pete the Cat. He also loves books about superheroes.

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  183. Sean M — July 18, 2015 @ 1:46 pm (#)

    My kids always like anything by Dr. Seuss

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  184. Tanis — July 18, 2015 @ 2:48 pm (#)

    My son loves his ‘Colours’ book right now!

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  185. Ashleigh S — July 18, 2015 @ 2:53 pm (#)

    The entire Harry Potter series of books 🙂

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  186. Joan Kubes — July 18, 2015 @ 3:43 pm (#)

    My favorite book is the Zodiac.

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  187. lorna — July 18, 2015 @ 5:28 pm (#)

    anything seuss!

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  188. Monique L.S. — July 18, 2015 @ 7:10 pm (#)

    My daughter is still young. I can’t wait to read her Charlotte’s Web, a childhood favourite for me.

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  189. Clare I. — July 18, 2015 @ 7:14 pm (#)

    Goodnight Moon

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  190. David — July 18, 2015 @ 7:22 pm (#)

    Robert Munsch’s books…

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  191. Nancy J Montgomery — July 18, 2015 @ 8:34 pm (#)

    My favourite book at the moment is “Killing Monica” by Candace Bushnell.

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  192. Lynn M — July 19, 2015 @ 4:07 am (#)

    Heidi by Johanna Spyri

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  193. Shauna — July 19, 2015 @ 7:07 am (#)

    My favorite kids book series is Harry potter

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  194. Lauren B — July 19, 2015 @ 8:46 am (#)

    Alice in Wonderland!

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  195. Suzi — July 19, 2015 @ 10:04 am (#)

    My newest favourite is Reconstructing Amelia

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  196. Andrea — July 19, 2015 @ 10:54 am (#)

    The Geronimo Stilton Series!

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  197. Aliya D — July 19, 2015 @ 12:10 pm (#)

    I was (and still am) a voracious reader, so are my two boys. I loved a lot of different series as a child; the boys love the Harry Potter books, they also really enjoyed the Robert Munsch books when they were little.

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  198. maria — July 19, 2015 @ 7:47 pm (#)

    I like anything by Jackie Collins

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  199. Kelsey — July 19, 2015 @ 8:36 pm (#)

    “Where the Wild Things Are” is always popular at my house!

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  200. Tannis W — July 19, 2015 @ 10:25 pm (#)

    My kiddo likes guess how much I love you.

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  201. Rebby — July 19, 2015 @ 10:30 pm (#)

    The Hunter Moon was my favourite book as a kid!

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  202. Christina — July 20, 2015 @ 4:45 pm (#)

    I loved anything Robert Munsch or Dr. Suess.

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  203. brandon forsyth — July 20, 2015 @ 9:24 pm (#)

    I’m reading Dr. Sleep by Stephen King right now

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  204. Bai Z — July 21, 2015 @ 3:15 am (#)

    Harry Potter

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  205. Karleigh — July 21, 2015 @ 6:02 am (#)

    thank you, this is amazing!

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  206. Taylor Hawkins — July 21, 2015 @ 9:04 am (#)

    My son LOVES Robert Munsch’s books

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  207. Julie L — July 21, 2015 @ 10:49 am (#)

    I’m currently reading ( and loving) The Girl On The Train!

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  208. Carolle H — July 21, 2015 @ 6:33 pm (#)

    Its a Story for every night of the years , love it 🙂

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  209. Marlene V. (Enelram) — July 21, 2015 @ 8:22 pm (#)

    My son loves Diary of the Wimpy Kid

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  210. kathy thorn — July 22, 2015 @ 1:53 am (#)

    Goodnight Moon

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  211. Krista M — July 22, 2015 @ 2:45 pm (#)

    The Lemony Snicket series!

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  212. LMJF — July 22, 2015 @ 5:40 pm (#)

    my forever favorite is Anne of Green Gables…

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  213. Tracey Critchley-Thonfeld — July 23, 2015 @ 5:36 am (#)

    My favourite book has always been Jane Eyre

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  214. louise — July 23, 2015 @ 11:59 am (#)

    Le parfum de Patrick Suskind

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  215. Angela Mitchell — July 23, 2015 @ 9:09 pm (#)

    I just finished Day Four by Sarah Lotz and it was a total page turner and that doesn’t happen that often for me.

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  216. Victoria Stacey — July 24, 2015 @ 11:05 am (#)

    Goodnight Moon 🙂

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  217. Greg — July 24, 2015 @ 11:30 am (#)

    my favourite was Soldier and Me

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  218. Jayne Cameron — July 25, 2015 @ 8:30 am (#)

    My child likes Pete the Cat and Robert Munsch Books right now

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  219. Jennifer Manganelli — July 25, 2015 @ 4:51 pm (#)

    Catcher In The Rye is my favourite

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  220. Mary Jaglowitz — July 25, 2015 @ 5:56 pm (#)

    Great idea to get kids reading!

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  221. Carol McCann — July 25, 2015 @ 10:16 pm (#)

    GREAT GIVEAWAY

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  222. Laurie P — July 26, 2015 @ 8:05 am (#)

    My girl doesn’t have ONE favorite, but she loves anything by Robert Munsch.

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  223. Lina Policelli — July 26, 2015 @ 6:48 pm (#)

    my kids love Dr. Seuss books!

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  224. James — July 26, 2015 @ 8:04 pm (#)

    Shakespeare for Kids

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  225. Francis — July 26, 2015 @ 8:05 pm (#)

    Arthur by Marc Brown

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  226. Tracy D — July 27, 2015 @ 9:38 am (#)

    She loves the Todd Parr books!

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  227. mongupp — July 27, 2015 @ 12:32 pm (#)

    We enjoy the Berenstain Bears books.

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  228. Doris H — July 27, 2015 @ 7:31 pm (#)

    Garfield

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  229. Sarah De Diego — July 27, 2015 @ 9:07 pm (#)

    The Kids like the book without pictures or the one about the girl and the bored potato. They can pretty much read them by themselves. Besos, Sarah Journeys of The Zoo…

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  230. Mary Jaglowitz — July 28, 2015 @ 8:23 am (#)

    My daughter likes to read to younger kids and help to stimulate them.!
    Right now Dr. Seuss is the most fun to read with all the rhymes.

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  231. Viv Sluys — July 28, 2015 @ 10:09 am (#)

    My 3 year old’s favourite lately is Robert Munsch’s 50 below zero. My oldest has really been enjoying Beauty and the Beast: a graphic novel. My five year old has been loving all the Berenstain Bears books

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  232. Jennie Yuen — July 28, 2015 @ 1:28 pm (#)

    My child’s favorite book is Clifford.

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  233. Lauraleigh — July 29, 2015 @ 9:52 am (#)

    My son loves anything Marvel related. My daughter is lately really into a writer for teens named Sarah Dessen. And I’m a Stephen King fan 🙂

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  234. Jennifer L. — July 29, 2015 @ 12:53 pm (#)

    My son is loving the Lemony Snicket series.

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  235. Mary Jaglowitz — July 29, 2015 @ 1:48 pm (#)

    I feel that reading is very important. So this encourages children to read. Great idea!

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  236. krystyl olson — July 30, 2015 @ 6:44 pm (#)

    🙂 we are LOVING ‘Creepy Carrots’ it’s won a caldecott award for the illustrations

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  237. Lee-Ann — July 31, 2015 @ 1:04 pm (#)

    C.S. Lewis’s “The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe.”

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  238. Mandy — August 1, 2015 @ 2:54 pm (#)

    Her favorite book is Goodnight, I Love You.

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  239. Delaney Closs — August 2, 2015 @ 9:27 am (#)

    The Hunger Games series!

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  240. Debbie W — August 2, 2015 @ 4:50 pm (#)

    Harry Potter series

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  241. Alison K — August 2, 2015 @ 6:51 pm (#)

    My favourite book right now is “1,801 home remedies”

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  242. melanie — August 2, 2015 @ 9:04 pm (#)

    We love reading Green Eggs and Ham!

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  243. Alexa Nernberg — August 3, 2015 @ 10:10 am (#)

    Winners by Danielle Steel

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  244. Mary Jaglowitz — August 4, 2015 @ 10:58 am (#)

    Anyway we can get children to read is a great thing.

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  245. Nicky — August 4, 2015 @ 7:53 pm (#)

    little one loves “Baby Babble”

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  246. Judy Hunting — August 6, 2015 @ 6:29 pm (#)

    I just finished Zoo by James Patterson

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  247. Crystal Porter — August 7, 2015 @ 10:10 am (#)

    As a child, I really liked Judy Blume books and Charlotte’s Web. I also read a lot of mystery novels.

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  248. Anna — August 7, 2015 @ 1:44 pm (#)

    We like the Chronicles of Narnia.

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  249. Sara Lima — August 8, 2015 @ 1:03 pm (#)

    I think I read ‘A Little Princess’ about a BAJILLION TIMES. 🙂 Definitely one of my favourite childhood books

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  250. Laura — August 8, 2015 @ 1:27 pm (#)

    Harry Potter

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  251. hugh laig — August 9, 2015 @ 10:29 am (#)

    Any of the stories written by Dr Seuss

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  252. roger simmons — August 9, 2015 @ 1:38 pm (#)

    My kids are just discovering comic books like TinTin and Asterisk

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  253. Candice N — August 9, 2015 @ 4:42 pm (#)

    My son is currently hooked on the Harry Potter series.

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  254. dawn walsh — August 9, 2015 @ 6:27 pm (#)

    my grandsons is franklin the turtle just like his daddys favorite book

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  255. Kevin L — August 9, 2015 @ 9:12 pm (#)

    My fav books probably would be the His Dark Materials trilogy.

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  256. Allison — August 10, 2015 @ 6:18 am (#)

    Hand Hand Fingers Thumb.

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  257. Adina H. — August 10, 2015 @ 12:35 pm (#)

    Harry Potter is always good.

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  258. Josie — August 10, 2015 @ 6:19 pm (#)

    my daughter loves the goodnight book

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  259. Kathy — August 10, 2015 @ 9:20 pm (#)

    Of many Dr. Seuss books, the favourite is Green Eggs & Ham

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  260. Teresa — August 10, 2015 @ 10:33 pm (#)

    My 2 year old loves Sandra Boynton; my 5 year old loves Robert Munsch; my 7 year old has just gotten into the Jedi Academy books!

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  261. Wendy Gage — August 11, 2015 @ 1:07 pm (#)

    Mine and my children favorite book is Dr. Seuss Green Eggs And Ham

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  262. SueSueper — August 11, 2015 @ 1:15 pm (#)

    My son is enjoying the Maximum Ride series.

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  263. Aimee — August 12, 2015 @ 2:21 pm (#)

    Chicken cheeks

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  264. Andreia D. — August 12, 2015 @ 3:32 pm (#)

    My daughter loves “The Twits”, by Roald Dahl.

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  265. Lisa Neutel — August 12, 2015 @ 4:10 pm (#)

    my kids love Magic treehouse books ..we love reading together

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  266. Thomas — August 12, 2015 @ 11:53 pm (#)

    goodnight moon

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  267. Pd Reimer — August 13, 2015 @ 8:25 am (#)

    My kids love the Mo Willems books, especially We Are In A Book!

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  268. Katrina Brady — August 13, 2015 @ 10:02 am (#)

    My granddaughters current favourite book is 50 below zero by Roberts Munsch

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  269. Jessica Cyr — August 13, 2015 @ 6:10 pm (#)

    My kids really like all the books from Dr seuse

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  270. connie black — August 13, 2015 @ 6:25 pm (#)

    My daughter’s favorite book is Because I Am Furniture

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  271. Monica — August 13, 2015 @ 7:25 pm (#)

    Harry Potter is great for older kids!! A classic 🙂

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  272. Mike Gillis — August 13, 2015 @ 8:17 pm (#)

    Nice Prize.

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    • Mike Gillis — August 13th, 2015 @ 8:19 pm

      Oops, daughters fav is currently ‘Summer Falls’

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  273. Joana A — August 13, 2015 @ 11:07 pm (#)

    I love the book God Gave Us You

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  274. Jasen H — August 14, 2015 @ 3:42 am (#)

    Mortimer by Robert Munsch was always a favourite

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  275. Steph Bkn — August 14, 2015 @ 4:01 am (#)

    My kids love that book called Are you My Mother. Its one of those I can read books and one of my favs when I was a girl. Love how they know all the words and can read it to me now 🙂

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  276. lori n. — August 14, 2015 @ 5:20 am (#)

    Right now i am reading Reluctant Genius: the Life of Alexander Graham Bell. What a great book! I just got back from holidays where i went to the museum in Baddeck NS! He was a great man with a great wife behind him.

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  277. Elizabeth Nicholson — August 14, 2015 @ 6:08 am (#)

    Harry Potter

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  278. Michelle S — August 14, 2015 @ 6:42 am (#)

    My daughter is reading the Divergent series right now and loves it!

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  279. Deanna Barkley — August 14, 2015 @ 7:07 am (#)

    My grandson reads a wide variety of books. He likes fantasy, but right now he is reading a lot of books by Beverly Cleary.

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  280. CyberScooby — August 14, 2015 @ 7:22 am (#)

    Robert Munsch books are the best!

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  281. Laurie W. — August 14, 2015 @ 8:41 am (#)

    My daughter and I (she’s 16 btw) both enjoyed The Lovely Bones.

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  282. Jonnie — August 14, 2015 @ 8:01 pm (#)

    My son loves Old Yeller

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  283. Monica — August 14, 2015 @ 9:28 pm (#)

    I love the Harry Potter series

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  284. Carole Dube — August 14, 2015 @ 11:15 pm (#)

    MY granddaughter loves any Dora books!

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