5 Books To Add To Your Home Library {Giveaway}

During the Summer break, our boys spend a lot of time reading. We are building our home library and reference books and encyclopedias are always a welcome addition to our collection.

Below we are sharing 5 books to add to your home library. We recently added them to ours and they are all great for school age children. Our 6-year-old loves history and the Eyewitness books keep him busy and happy reading for hours.

5 Books To Add To Your Home Library {Giveaway}

5 Books To Add To Your Home Library

1. DK Eyewitness – Ancient Egypt: In Eyewitness: Ancient Egypt, travel back in time and discover one of history’s most remarkable civilizations — from the legends of the great Pharaohs to the triumphs of the ordinary people. Explore the inside of the Great Pyramid in Giza, or learn how Tutankhamun’s tomb was found. Images and supported text throughout the book showcase the pottery, weapons and other objects Ancient Egyptians left behind, the architecture they created, the food they ate, their system of Hieroglyphic writing, and more, giving an eyewitness account of this incredible empire.

2. DK Eyewitness- Ancient Rome: In Eyewitness: Ancient Egypt, travel back in time and discover one of history’s most remarkable civilizations — from the legends of the great Pharaohs to the triumphs of the ordinary people. Explore the inside of the Great Pyramid in Giza, or learn how Tutankhamun’s tomb was found. Images and supported text throughout the book showcase the pottery, weapons and other objects Ancient Egyptians left behind, the architecture they created, the food they ate, their system of Hieroglyphic writing, and more, giving an eyewitness account of this incredible empire.

3. DK Children’s Illustrated Thesaurus: A comprehensive, illustrated thesaurus created specifically for young readers and writers, with more than 4,000 entries and authoritative content. Containing over 36,000 synonyms, the more than 4,000 main entries in Children’s Illustrated Thesaurus are brought to life through an imaginative mix of illustrations and photography and fun vocabulary features that explore and expand language.

4. DK Eyewitness – Knight: Take an inside look at the life of a knight — from battles and banquets to sieges and chivalry — in this updated edition of Eyewitness: Knight. Illustrations, maps, charts, and timelines look at the history of medieval knights and their armor, jousting, heraldry, hawking, and crusades. With content appropriate for 8 – 12 year olds, the book covers everything from the very first knights to the decline of chivalry.

5. DK Childen’s Illustrated Dictionary: With new photography and added words, DK’s well-loved Children’s Illustrated Dictionary is now revised and updated! Featuring thousands of entries and definitions, including core vocabulary and relevant words for young people in the modern world, this comprehensive guide includes a unique mix of colorful photography and eye-catching illustrations to break up the entries, put the words in context, and add an element of fun.

5 Books To Add To Your Home Library {Giveaway}

THE GIVEAWAY

5 Books To Add To Your Home Library {Giveaway}

Win it: One lucky Canadian reader will win a book package from DK Books Canada, including the Illustrated Dictionary and Thesaurus and the Ancient Rome and Ancient Egypt books. Enter to WIN below via Rafflecopter. Good Luck!

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Disclosure: This is a partnered post with DK Books Canada. However, all opinions and views on this post are 100% my own.

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44 responses to “5 Books To Add To Your Home Library {Giveaway}”

  1. Jeannie — July 18, 2017 @ 8:39 pm (#)

    I am interested in reading the Ancient Egypt book!

  2. Lisa — July 18, 2017 @ 8:52 pm (#)

    I would love to add these to my classroom collection!

  3. Jonnie — July 18, 2017 @ 9:21 pm (#)

    I think the Illustrated Dictionary would be lots of fun.

  4. Jennifer P. — July 18, 2017 @ 9:50 pm (#)

    I am most interested in DK Eyewitness – Ancient Rome.

  5. Carol Denny — July 19, 2017 @ 4:04 am (#)

    I am interested in reading the Ancient Egypt book

  6. DebP — July 19, 2017 @ 5:39 am (#)

    It would be a choice of Ancient Egypt or Ancient Rome. I’d hate to have to choose between the two of them.

  7. Kim K — July 19, 2017 @ 6:35 am (#)

    The Ancient Egypt book looks interesting. Thanks for the chance!

  8. Kirsten N — July 19, 2017 @ 6:42 am (#)

    I’m interested in the Knight book, I think my little brother would like to read that.

  9. J Adrienne — July 19, 2017 @ 7:11 am (#)

    Great books! My girls would love these.

  10. Nicole S — July 19, 2017 @ 7:40 am (#)

    Children’s illistrated dictionary looks very informative for the little ones. Thanks for the chance.

  11. Linda Klages — July 19, 2017 @ 7:55 am (#)

    Ancient Egypt will be the first one read.

  12. Janet M — July 19, 2017 @ 8:00 am (#)

    I like the Children’s Illustrated Dictionary. Children love these fun books.

  13. jan — July 19, 2017 @ 9:23 am (#)

    They will like Ancient Egypt due to school studies on Egypt.

  14. DebH — July 19, 2017 @ 10:25 am (#)

    I’m interested in reading about Ancient Egypt!

  15. laura feist — July 19, 2017 @ 12:13 pm (#)

    I like the childrens dictionary

  16. ivy pluchinsky — July 19, 2017 @ 12:48 pm (#)

    I am interested in reading the Ancient Egypt book

  17. Heidi — July 19, 2017 @ 2:05 pm (#)

    Ancient Egypt

  18. Elizabeth Matthiesen — July 19, 2017 @ 6:57 pm (#)

    For me personally it’s Ancient Egypt and Ancient Rome. I learnt a lot about both in history class at school and loved it.

  19. Maritess — July 19, 2017 @ 7:14 pm (#)

    I am most interested in reading Ancient Egypt. I am so fascinated with how they lived and why some of their traditions disappeared.

  20. Nicole W. — July 19, 2017 @ 8:28 pm (#)

    As an archaeologist, I’m definitely most interested in Ancient Egypt and Ancient Rome. Any would be wonderful to add to our collection though! 🙂 Thanks for the chance to win!

  21. Amery D. — July 20, 2017 @ 12:11 am (#)

    Both the Illustrated Dictionary and Illustrated Thesaurus look fantastic. My daughter would love either one of those!

  22. Susan Campbell — July 20, 2017 @ 3:49 am (#)

    What a great giveaway.

  23. Linda — July 20, 2017 @ 6:45 am (#)

    I like the Children’s Illustrated Dictionary. We read a lot in my house so this would come in useful.

  24. Barb W — July 20, 2017 @ 8:46 am (#)

    I like the illustrated dictionary!

  25. Elva Roberts — July 20, 2017 @ 4:49 pm (#)

    i would choose the DK Children’s Illustrated Thesaurus because it gives children so many words and, especially, those that have the same meaning. This gives children a good start on a useful vocabulary.

  26. Pauline Milner — July 21, 2017 @ 4:10 am (#)

    Cameron would love them all but I know we would both enjoy Ancient Rome very much. Their books are absolutely the best! Thanks for the super giveaway opportunity.

  27. lori b — July 21, 2017 @ 5:36 am (#)

    the illustrated dictionary

  28. nicky — July 21, 2017 @ 12:49 pm (#)

    Super interested in Ancient Egypt! Such interesting history.

  29. HEIDI C. — July 22, 2017 @ 7:24 pm (#)

    My kids would definitely make use of the Children’s Dictionary.

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  31. Lisa H — July 24, 2017 @ 4:47 am (#)

    I’m most interested in reading Ancient Egypt.

  32. Marlene J — July 25, 2017 @ 7:49 am (#)

    DK Children’s Illustrated Thesaurus:

  33. Erika Letson — July 26, 2017 @ 8:25 am (#)

    I am most interested in reading the Ancient Rome book. Thanks for the chance!

  34. Bonnie lam — July 29, 2017 @ 6:58 am (#)

    Sweet.

    Good luck to you all. Huggiez.

  35. Karine — July 31, 2017 @ 7:37 am (#)

    Ancient Egypt would be awesome to read, thanks!

  36. Rosanne Robinson — August 1, 2017 @ 4:08 pm (#)

    I’m very interested in reading Ancient Rome.

  37. sarah — August 2, 2017 @ 11:20 am (#)

    I think the Ancient Egypt would be be a lot of fun to read with my daughter.

  38. KellyPC — August 2, 2017 @ 5:51 pm (#)

    The Ancient Egypt books sounds awesome!

  39. Amy C — August 5, 2017 @ 1:25 am (#)

    I’m most interested in the DK Eyewitness- Ancient Rome.

  40. Wendy Jensen — August 12, 2017 @ 3:09 pm (#)

    I am most interested in reading Ancient Rome.

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