Thursday, October 27, 2011

A Jazzy Book Giveaway from a Texas Scoundrel


In celebration of Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite (Charlesbridge, 2011), a new book illustrated by Texas Scoundrel, Don Tate, written by Anna Harwell Celenza, Don is giving away 10 free copies and a grand prize!

The grand prize: A signed copy of Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite (signed by the artist), choice of a $25 iTunes or Amazon gift certificate (winner’s choice), DVD of Jazz Legends: Duke Ellington & His Orchestra 1929-1943. And don’t forget, every book comes with a CD filled with Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite holiday jazz music!
Single prizes: Ten individuals will win one signed book.

Several ways to enter — Do one (1) of the following:

**Tweet this blog post. Let Don know that you’ve tweeted so he can enter you in the drawing. Here’s a suggested tweet:
Enter to win a copy of DUKE ELLINGTON’S NUTCRACKER SUITE, a jazzy holiday book, illus. by Don Tate (@devas_T): http://bit.ly/qOvwgH #kidlit

**Announce Don's giveaway on Facebook. Let him know so he can enter you in the drawing. Here’s a suggested status update:
Enter to win a copy of DUKE ELLINGTON’S NUTCRACKER SUITE, a jazzy holiday book, illustrated by Don Tate: http://bit.ly/qOvwgH

**Like Don on Facebook! Let him know that he's ‘liked’ so he can enter you in the drawing.

**Or you can simply comment on this post (or email him directly). Be sure to include an email address (formatted like: don at donate dot com), or you can send him a link to your email address.
The drawing will be held and announced on Friday November 5th, 2011 (Deadline: midnight CST Nov. 4). Don will put all the names in a hat. Those who have announced the giveaway on Twitter or Facebook will earn a double entry into the drawing. Let Don know if you are a teacher or librarian, you’ll earn a triple entry!
Due to the high costs of postage, Don limited the eligibility to folks in the United States and Canada.
Again, 10 signed books given away, in addition to the grand prize.
A special thanks to Charlesbridge Publishing, for donating books!
Thank you all for your support.