Giveaway — iPad plus Assorted Children’s Books from Target

Wow!!! There were SO many entries for this amazing giveaway! The giveaway is now closed — see below for the winner announcement!

Have you heard of Target’s Read with Me program? This brilliant initiative is designed to help youngsters become proficient at reading by the end of third grade — an important milestone when kids transition from learning to read, to reading to learn. As part of the Read with Me initiave, Target has generously pledged to donate more than $500 million by the end of 2015, bringing the grand total to more than $1 billion donated!

The most important thing you can do to help, is to commit to a regular schedule of reading to (or with) your child. The good news is, committing to a reading schedule is easy and fun!! We visit our local library at least once a week to gather all sorts of interesting books, and set aside time for reading every day — our girls love it!

One very extremely lucky Frugal Family Fun Blog reader will win a new 16 GB WiFi enabled iPad along with an assortment of children’s books courtesy of Target!!! (Yay, Target!!) This is a prize package valued up to $599!!!

This giveaway is now closed, and the winner chosen by is…. #1428 which belongs to Hippie Mama Kelly!! Congratulations!!! A big thank you to everyone who entered this FUN giveaway — another great giveaway begins soon! You won’t want to miss it!!

To enter for your chance to win, leave a comment on this post telling us about your favorite children’s book and/or your favorite time and place to read with your kids! Easy, right?? Giveaway is open to all US residents, 18 years of age or older.

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This sweepstakes is only open to U.S. residents 18 years or older. A winning commenter will be drawn at random, using, after the sweepstakes closes on Thursday, Jan. 20 at 12:00am EST. The winner will receive a 16GB Wi-Fi enabled iPad and a selection of children’s books, a prize package valued up to $599. After the winner is notified, he or she has 48 hours to respond with their mailing address, phone number and ages of their children, so that Target can ship the prize and select books appropriate for their children. If the winner does not reply in that time frame, he or she forfeits the prize and another winner will be drawn at random. Please note that we cannot ship product to a P.O. Box.

Good luck!!

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  1. My Favorite book is Corduroy by Don Freeman. Thanks for the giveaway!

  2. Go Dog Go! A classic!

  3. Tina poseley says

    Its allabout Pizza Cat at our house if we are not reading it we are talking about when we will read it again.

  4. My favorite book growing up was “Where The Sidewalk Ends” by Shel Silverstien. I try and pass it on to the kids


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  8. Jennifer Hines says

    My favorite book is Goodnight Gorilla. I love reading it to my toddlers while they sit together in our rocking chair.

  9. Reading to my niece on a Saturday morning from her favorite book, Cat in the Hat.

  10. one only wants to read Green Eggs and Ham by Dr. Seuss, and the other is into all the Harry Potter books.

  11. I love reading Polite Princess to my girls.

  12. Rachel Moran says

    My fave was Stuart Little by E. B. White.

  13. I love reading to my children in their rooms at bedtime.

  14. I love reading “Cookie Monster and the Cookie Tree” to my girls. It is also a favorite book to read to my classroom students. The pictures are so supportive of the fabulous story; and the message about sharing is very good.

  15. A favorite book of ours was always “James in the House of Aunt Prudence.” It’s an AMAZING book – very underrated. Few words, but the illustrations are outstanding. You can pore over them for the LONGEST time, inspiring terrific dialogues with your kids.

    -elizabeth williams bushey

  16. My kids love their books by Sandra Boynton 🙂

  17. My grand-daughter is so into “Magic Ballerina” right now.. but I can’t get them here in the states..had to order them from the UK.. now that was expensive! We have library visit time every Tuesday after school. Makes that day special for all of us.

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  20. Ed Nemmers says

    “Good Night Moon”!

  21. Adrienne Bireley says

    I loved reading the Mrs. Piggle Wiggle books when I was a kid. They always had a good moral to them.

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  23. My favorite children’s book is Goodnight Moon!

  24. I loved reading Marvin K. Mooney when mine were little.

  25. I was so into rhyming books when I was young, and particularly liked the Dr. Seuss books, from the ABC book to Horton Hears A Who.

  26. My favorite was The Poky Little Puppy

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  29. Sharon Seneker says

    We like to read storybooks right before bedtime in bed. The Velveteen Rabbit is a favorite! Thanks!

  30. My favorite books to read to my kids are the Skippyjon Jones books. We like to read of an evening in bed.

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  34. I love Eric Carle books.

  35. Our favorite book is Goodnight Moon! 🙂

  36. My kids love to read on the futon in front of the wood heater – especially when it’s cold in the winter. We do lots of children’s books but also some more challenging chapter books like Charlotte’s Web and Little House on the Prairie.

  37. where the wild things are will always be my favorite. I like to read after dinner before their bedtime.

  38. Charline Williams says

    My favorite time is around 8pm in my bedroom.

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  45. Our favorite children’s book is Go Dog Go

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  47. My mom passed on her huge respect for good story-telling and for learning. The American Girl books were just being published when I was a kid, and the lessons in history and culture were invaluable. My young cousin is now a fan, and I love to read with her and see her inspired like I was!

  48. We love to read Max Lucado’s You are Special, and we try to read it once a week to each of the girls seperate so that they get that one on one resurance and love

  49. My sons favorate book is Uh-Oh. He loves that book, we check it out from the library sooooooo much that I should just buy it for him. We just recently checked it out AGAIN.

  50. My fave children’s book was Little Toot. My favorite time to read to my girl was nap-time. She loved The Hobbit.

  51. My favorite book was Charlotte’s Web.

  52. Little Witches Big night. . I used to read this book allll the time. I like to read to my kids at the park.

  53. My favorite book is It’s Hard To Be Five. My children and I enjoy reading in bed.

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  55. Rosalyn Sega says

    I love to read to the grandkids and other than Dr. Seuss and Mother Goose (all time favorites), their choice of books varies from day to day. Right now my grandson only wants books dealing with trains, and the granddaughter only ballerinas. Tomorrow things may change.

  56. Stephanie Bruce says

    Our family favorites are harry potter and dragon breath series

  57. Erin Schillo says

    I love to read to my daughter in her room before dinner. We put on music and I read to her!

  58. I love to read with my kids before bedtime curled up on the couch.

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  63. When my children were younger, they loved all the books in the Beatrix Potter Series such as the Tale of two Bad Mice, and the Tale of Jemima Puddle Duck.

  64. I love reading the Quiet Cricket with my kids before bed time, I would read the words and they would read the end of each page, “…not a sound”

  65. Angela Winesburg says

    My daughter loves Cloudy with A Chance of Meatballs, thanks!

  66. Susan Smith says

    My daughter’s favorite book is Charlottes Web

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  69. “Trains, Trains, Trains” is the current favorite.

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  72. pamela james says

    We all like to read where the wild things are and we read before bedtime.

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  75. My favorite childrens book was and still is called “Mister Dog, The Dog Who Owned Himself,”written by Margaret Wise Brown.
    I read it to my granddaughters when I go to visit them and it is usually when we all snuggle together to have storytime before they go to sleep. They’ve grown to love the book as much as I do.

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  79. I love to read Harold and the Purple Crayon

  80. I love listening to my wife read Skippy John Jones books to our girls at bedtime. Her accent and funny sound effects make it a really fun time.

  81. My son’s favorite book right now is, “I Love You, Stinkyface.” I think its cute and we read it together just about every night before bed.

  82. Stephen Hand says

    One fish two fish red fish blue fish!

  83. My favorite childrens book is Hop on Pop I love that book

  84. I think reading to kids before bed is such a fantastic way to get kids to look forward to reading (and bedtime)

  85. David and the Phoenix
    It was my favorite book when I was a kid and I like to give and read it with the kids in my family now

  86. Both my daughter and son LOVE the Jack Stalwart series books. We love to snuggle up at bedtime (and on many occasion, first thing in the morning) and read in bed together.

  87. The Secret Garden has been my favorite book since childhood.

  88. We love Good Night Moon at bedtime!

  89. I follow you on Twitter 🙂 @hitsendletgo

  90. My favorite children’s book is Where the Wild Things Are.

  91. My favorite book growing up is Pig Pig Grows up

  92. Oh, mine is The Red Hen – LOVED that book!

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  93. I love to read with my kids on our couch!

  94. My favorite children’s book is Little Bear!

  95. We are gearing up to study knights and our boys favorite books so far on the subject are St. George and the Dragon and The Kitchen Knight. Trina Shart Hyman is an amazing illustrator. We all just love her books!

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  97. My favorite is Goodnight Gorilla

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  99. My favorite place to read to my son is in his nursery in our chair at bedtime =)

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  103. I really liked The Diggingest Dog. Best book ever!