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Now for a little fun! 🙂 I haven’t had a giveaway in over two years, but they really are a blast. This time I’m giving away a $25 Amazon gift card and a signed copy of the book I illustrated—Tie My Shoe.

I never would have guessed that I would become a published illustrator! I had hired an editor to help me with my first novel. “Can you draw?” she asked me in an email. “You seem like the artistic type.”

And that’s how it started. It seemed like an interesting challenge, and I sent her a drawing to see if she would like to hire me…we wrote up a contract…I started illustrating.


There were times when I really wasn’t sure if I could do the project. I spent about four hours on each drawing—planning, sketching, doing a digital drawing, and digitally colouring—but, I’m so glad that I kept at it.

Here is an excerpt from the book description: “Tie My Shoe is a whimsical look at a day in the life of a kindergarten class. Rhymes and colorful illustrations make it an ideal book for children ages three to six.”

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Purchase print and digital copies at Amazon.com here.
Purchase print copies at Create Space here.
Only the Kindle edition is available at Amazon.ca (sorry!) Purchase here.

So here are the rules for the contest:

*Winners will be selected by random draw. All entries must be submitted into the Rafflecopter widget by midnight, January 31, 2014 Pacific Time.

*You can get entries by posting a comment on this blog post, being a subscriber or subscribing to my blog, sharing the link to this post on : facebook, twitter, your own blog, and online forums.

*You can receive entries for purchasing Tie My Shoe (print or digital.)

*You can also receive entries for reviewing Tie My Shoe on either Amazon.com or Amazon.ca. (No purchase necessary, see note below)

Happy Contesting!

Click on the link to enter:
A rafflecopter giveaway


-You can receive a free PDF copy of the book in exchange for an Amazon review by contacting me and requesting a copy at: cherishingblog@gmail.com

-The book will be signed by the illustrator (me.) Although I would love to have it signed by the author as well, the fact that we live in different countries makes it difficult.

-Copies of books(Tie My Shoe) purchased before the start of this contest count towards contest entries.

-The rafflecopter widget only allows for one entry per day for a book purchase. If you purchased more than one copy you will need to enter those copies on separate days.

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