Thursday, 4 December 2014

Vintage Books – A Christmas Giveaway

Eight gifts to choose from! All books are previously owned so you may find a little wear and tear, but all are in at least good condition.  Pussy Cat talks to her kittens & Bunny and his woodland friends are hardbacks the rest are paperbacks.  Eight chances to win a vintage book or books see end of post for details. 



Gift one;
    Two Noddy books by Enid Blyton - Noddy and the snow house & Noddy and the honey




 Gift two; 
   One book by Molly Brett  - The Magic Spectacles


Gift three; 

   One Rand McNally Junior Elf Book - Pussy Cat talks to her kittens 



Gift four;   
  One Bambi book - Bunny and his woodland friends


 Gift five; 

One book - A bright red lorry and other rhymes collected by Barbara Ireson


 Gift six;
 Two early readers - Book 1 Red Indians & Book 2 The picnic

 Gift seven;  

  Two playtime books - My word games & My indoor games



Gift eight;
 One book - Make way for ducklings by Robert McCloskey


This Worldwide Giveaway Runs Until 18th December 2014


TO ENTER

1) Please share this post with your friends on Goggle+  and/or Facebook and/or Twitter.

2) Follow this blog on Bloglovin (link in right hand column)  or Goggle+ (link in right hand column or  Twitter  or all three!

3) Leave a comment to let me know you've followed and shared and also to let me know which three gifts you like the best. If you are a lucky winner, you will be sent ONE randomly selected gift from your choice of three. 

You don’t need to spend ages typing out the titles of the books just put
Gift 3
Gift 7
Gift 2
(Substituting the numbers I’ve used for the numbers of your choices.)

4) Don't Forget to include an email address or a note of how/where I can contact you.


If you already follow this blog there is no need for you to do anything other than to tell me the three gifts you like best. If you would like to share the post that would be wonderful, but it’s not a requirement of your entry.

There will be a random draw after the giveaway closes, all winners will be contacted.  The books will be shipped before Christmas, but it is likely they will arrive after Christmas. 


A Christmas Giveaway 


and thank you to everyone who takes the time to call in, your visits mean the world. 



63 comments:

  1. May I join in..............? Gift 1, Gift 7, Gift 8
    Julie xxxxxxxx

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  2. Of course you can Julie! I hope you are lucky. Barbara xxx

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  3. What a neat giveaway! I shared on my FB page and I already follow you on Bloglovin. (Sorry, I'm not much of a commenter, but hello!) Gift 2, Gift 3, Gift 8

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    1. Thanks so much for commenting and sharing on your FB page. I follow you too so will know where to find you if you should be lucky. Barbara

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  4. How lovely, and so very kind. A follower on GFC, I'd love gift 8, 5 or 7. You can contact me via FaceBook if I should be so lucky as to win.

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    1. Hi Tracy, thank you for entering. Best of luck, Barbara

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  5. Oh my goodness sweet friend, I just saw your comment over at my post! I am at school on my tablet but will come back tonight to choose and enter! This is fabulous! Back later! Anita

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    1. How lovely, I will look forward to 'seeing' you later. x

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  6. Dear Barbara it was so sweet of you to pop over and let me know of your wonderful giveaway. Thank you so much. If I am lucky I would love 2,3,and 8.
    Wishing each and everyone best of luck with the draw. Will catch up when I get back home next week

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    1. Thanks for entering Shashi. Have a safe journey home.

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  7. Hello Barbara, please throw my name into the hat for the giveaway. 2, 7 or 8 would be my choice. I'll also retweet if you've tweeted about the giveaway. Thanks for popping over to mine to let me know. Good luck all.

    Jean x

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    1. Thanks Jean, all Tweets appreciated. Good luck with your entry I hope you do well. Barbara x

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  8. Thank you for stopping over at my blog Barbara and thank you for a lovely Christmas giveaway! Very kind and wonderful prizes. I am a follower on GFC, Bloglovin and twitter and Facebook (I think!). I would choose Gift 4, 5 or 8. All the best, and Merry Christmas, Lindsay x

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    1. Hi Lindsay, I didn’t want any of my blogging friends to miss out! Thank you so much for following and entering. Good luck, Happy Christmas, Barbara x

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  9. I love them all but gift 1, 6 and 7 would be my picks :) I follow on Bloglovin' as it means I never miss a post. I've shared this on my blog's Facebook page as well.
    Fiona

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    1. Hello Fiona, thank you for your sweet words! Good luck and best wishes, Barbara.

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  10. Ooh, what a wonderful giveaway! The mere mention of vintage books and I'm here like a shot. I'll share your giveaway on my Facebook and Twitter pages tomorrow. I love them all, but 6, 7 and 8 are my favourites. x

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    1. Thanks Yvonne, I’m really grateful for the shares. I will be sure to let you know if you are a winner. x

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  11. Good evening Barbara! Here I am! Oh, it is a cold evening but it's great to be home here with you and this fabulous giveaway! I would love gift 4 and gift 8!!! (Make Way for Ducklngs takes place in Boston, Massachusetts where I lived and there are bronze statues of the ducklings in the Boston Commons!!)

    Thank you for the chance to win these treasures!!! Good night dear friend, Anita

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    1. Dear Anita, I had absolutely no idea about the bronze statues – I must investigate via Google. I really hope Random.org awards you one of the gifts. I would so love to give all my Blogging friends a Christmas present! Hugs to you my friend, keep warm. xx

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  12. OOh, thanks for the pointer to this Barbara. Please do put my name forward. I have shared it and also put a post on Facebook to and to G+ although some of this I'm a bit unsure of. I would love to win Gift 3 (kittens) for my new granddaughter, as they have two cats and I'm sure she'll love them when she gets older.

    Thank you for commenting on my blog. I am going to do another post shortly (when I get time).

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    1. Thanks Anne Marie, it was lovely of you to share. I’ve just about mastered Twitter and Google+, but Facebook is still a bit of a struggle. 
      The photographs of your granddaughter are lovely, thanks for sharing them. My little granddaughters have just been to see Santa, so I must share one of those photos before Christmas.

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  13. And you mean the world to us, Barbara! So glad you're doing a giveaway, and there are so many to choose from. I'll go with Gifts Two, Six and Eight. (They look beautiful.) Will be sharing this on everywhere I can, of course. Have a great weekend ahead ~ C.

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    1. Aww thank you Claudine! You gave me the idea for the giveaway. I hadn’t done one for ages, then I saw yours and though – yes, I must do one! Thanks for sharing and good luck, I hope you win. Barbara

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  14. Thank you so much for a worldwide giveaway!! I am following by Twitter and shared on Twitter. I am interested in books 1, 2 or 8. Love your blog!!

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    1. Thanks so much Teressa. I will add your choices to the others; I hope you are lucky Barbara.

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  15. What an absolutely beautiful giveaway Barbara, adding cheers to the festive season .. well , if i'd be residing there, my choice would have been 2,3 and 8 ..though all of these are lovely :) You are definitely spreading love n affection to the Yuletide season :) wishes n luck ...

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    1. Hello Kokila, it’s a worldwide giveaway, so I can enter your choices if you would like me to?
      I’m so grateful for all my lovely followers (like you) so it’s only right to give something back. Enjoy the holiday. Barbara.

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    2. W.O.W. .... A WorldWide Giveaway ! I am speechless ! You are a true global citizen Barbara .. spreading festivities around the world .. YES YES I am IN, I am IN :D
      delighted and excited :)

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    3. Thanks for coming back to comment again Kokila, your name is now in the draw. Love Barbara

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  16. I don't wish to participate in the giveaway, but I wanted to say that these books are lovely and I wish all the participants the best of luck. :)

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  17. My children and I loved Make Way For Ducklings.

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    1. I hadn't seen it before but it really is a sweet little book. Thanks for calling in.

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  18. Barbara plays Mrs Santa - how gorgeously generous! I will share this post on Facebook and would like to participate in the giveaway too - my choices are 2, 6 & 8.

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    1. Hi Sue, I really like the image you just conjured up – perhaps I should wear a Mother Clause outfit when I do the draw!
      Thanks for sharing and good luck with your entry. Barbara.

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  19. GOod morning dear and lovely Barbara! THANK YOU for shrinking down to size and walking into my theatre! I unfortunately have to run off to work and stay there until very late tonight but I want to revel in the richness of the other bloggers' creativity for we had fun preparing this.

    That croquembouche was SO MUCH FUN to fashion out of paper clay. My thanks to all of you for playing along. LOVE TO YOU! Anita

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    1. Dear Anita, your theatre is such a delight! I will be back for another look around soon. I also want to visit the other blogs, but I want to savour them so will arrive with a cup of tea and time on my side. Have a lovely day. xx

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  20. Hi Barbara,
    The gift I like most is the gift you have for giving other people pleasure. I get a goodly dose of delight every time I read your blog. Thank you. Such generosity here too, a lovely thought at this time of year

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    1. Hello John, Thank you for those kind words. I’ve met some lovely people through blogging, and this is just a tiny thank you to some of them. I wish I could everyone a gift but sadly the bank balance won’t permit it. You are very welcome to join in if you would like.

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  21. Hi Barbara

    Thanks for visiting my blog today and leaving an awesome tip with regards to blogging. Really like your site and what you're doing here. Following you on twitter and G+. Shared the post on Twitter and G+. All the best.

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    1. Thank you David, I really enjoyed your latest blog post and will be sure to check back soon. Thanks for the follows, I’ve followed back on Twitter and will go and look for you on G+.

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  22. I just wanted to say that that second book looks adorable.

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    1. Thanks Kristin, it really is a sweet little book and I'm sure someone will love it. Barbara.

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  23. That's great Barbara.. I like gift six .. sharing your post on Google :)

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    1. Thanks Aunt Mary I will add your name to the draw.

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  24. What a wonderful giveaway and international, too. Barbara, you really have the Christmas spirit. I'm not participating in your generous giveaway but will leave them for participants with young kids who will enjoy them.

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    1. That’s really sweet of you Alex, thanks for calling in and leaving a comment. Have a wonderful Christmas. Barbara.

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  25. What an amazing giveaway! Such beautiful surprises to win! :)

    I would love to win any of them- but I am most drawn to 1,2 or 8. Thanks so much for this extra special giveaway. :)
    email: stefpeterson@yahoo.com

    I follow you on twitter @dmsfiles, Google + as myself. :) I shared to Google + too!

    Thanks SO much!

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    1. Thanks so much Stephanie, your name is now in the draw. Good Luck :-)

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  26. Dear Barbara,

    Such a wonderful generous giveaway - 2 and 8 look delightful.
    I still have my annual of Noddy I got for Christmas one year when I was little - loved that story so much.
    Hope you are enjoying the weekend
    hugs
    Carolyn

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    1. Hi Carolyn, thanks for entering. I hope you will be lucky. I’m enjoying the weekend immensely, thank you. I love putting up the Christmas decorations and that’s what I’m doing, I started yesterday and should finish this afternoon. I love all the lights, especially when it’s cold and grey outside. Have a good Sunday, Barbara. x

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  27. Amazing giveaway! So much fun. All of the books look wonderful. Gift two would be my pick. Thank you! :) ~ Jess

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    1. Good luck Jess and thanks for entering. Barbara

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  28. What a delightful selection of books! Here's wishing the lucky winners a very merry Christmas.

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    1. Thanks for your visit Bish. Merry Christmas.

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  29. Hi Barbara! These are all just wonderful choices, but please do not include me in your contest. I will always share your blog and shop with others anyway! You are really wonderful to offer these and good luck to the contestants! Happy Holidays!

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    1. Thank you Diane, that is really very sweet of you. Happy Holidays :-)

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  30. What a lovely idea. You will be someone's secret Santa!! Hope you have a beautiful Christmas too.

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    1. Hi Eve, I've always wanted to play Secret Santa! What fun!

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  31. wow! Interesting giveaways :)

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    1. Thank you Jahid, I'm glad you think so. Barbara

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Barbara xx

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