Giveaway Information & Rules April 2018

How to enter our giveaways:

  • Email. Send an email through this link.  One email should be sent for each giveaway you are entering and you must enter each giveaway separately. The email header should be the word as shown at the end of each giveaway (e.g. OUTDOOR). You can enter up to a maximum of 5 different giveaways. Make sure you include your name and postal address! Email entry is for our registered users only.

  • Facebook. "Like" Parents in Touch and we will enter you for The Superhero Craft Book giveaway when you 'like' and 'share' the item.

  • Twitter. Follow @parentsintouch, re-tweet in full the tweets that mention the giveaways you wish to enter. Look out for tweets during the month!

Please read the giveaway rules carefully before entering.


Outdoor Maker

Outdoor Maker Lab: 25 Super Cool Projects Hands-on learning is the best way to understand and enjoy science, the 25 inspiring ideas in this book will really stimulate children, and encourage them to get outdoors too. A wide range of science topics are covered, and teachers will find the ideas are excellent for supporting KS2 science learning. Topics include Earth and the environment, plants and animals, weather, water and physics. The topics don't need vast amounts of outdoor space so there is plenty here for everyone to enjoy. The book supports STEAM education initiatives and the Maker Movement, encouraging girls and boys to see science as fun and accessible. Read on...

Dorling Kindersley have 5 books to be won. Put OUTDOOR as your email header.

Superhero Craft

The Superhero Craft Book: 15 Things a Superhero Can't do Without! Offering 15 great ideas suitable for boys and girls aged 3+, this is another easy-to-use book of creative ideas from the award-winning Little Button Diaries bloggers. They really are in tune with what children can do, and recommend easily accessed resources - all of the projects can be made either from readily available items from the home, or from easy-to-source materials. Even better, parents and teachers need little to no crafting experience to help; the ideas in this book are excellent for classroom use and will be welcomed by busy teachers. Read on...

Little Button Diaries have 5 copies to giveaway. Put SUPERHERO as your email header.


Wonders of Museums

Wonders of the World's Museums Museums are fascinating places and they have so much to offer children. Sadly, we are unlikely to be able to visit more than a tiny proportion of the world's museums, but this book offers an intriguing glimpse into 43 museums through 50 amazing exhibits - and hopefully, children may be able to visit some. The range is interesting, from the well-known to the less familiar, designed to show just how varied museums are. The history behind the treasures is explained - how they were created, found and displayed. Read on...

Hachette have 3 copies to be won. Put WONDERS as your email header.


First World War

The Story of the First World War for Children Originally known as 'The Great War', what we now call the First World War was the world's first 'total war', which involved nations across the globe on an unprecedented scale. As it was the first war between modern, industrialised nations, it saw new and terrifying weapons deployed for the first time. These included airplanes, tanks, zeppelins, giant warships and poison gas, all of which brought about unprecedented devastation. The sombre colours used throughout the book reflect the terror it brought about, and really effective use is made of contemporary photographs to bring it home to today's readers. Read on...

Carlton Books have 3 copies to giveaway. Put WORLD as your email header.


Endless King 

The Endless King This is the final book in the gripping and superbly imagined Knights of the Borrowed Dark trilogy. Orphan Denizen led an uneventful life in an orphanage until, at the age of 12, he learns he is one of the Knights of the Borrowed Dark, an army charged with protecting the world. Denizen has travelled to Daybreak, the ancestral home of the Order of the Borrowed Dark, to continue his training as a knight. But lessons have barely begun before an unexpected arrival appears with news that throws the fortress into uproar. The Endless King has fallen, his dark realm rising in a brutal civil war. When the conflict strikes closer to home, Denizen and his friends face their greatest challenge yet and the future of the world is at stake. Read on...

Penguin Books have 5 books to be won. Put ENDLESS as your email header.


James and the Giant Peach 1

Jamess Giant Bug Book

5 Sets of 2 Books to be won!

James and the Giant Peach This new edition of the much-loved classic includes a phizz-whizzing novelty element - fuzzy stickers which are all of illustrations by Quentin Blake. James Henry Trotter lives with his aunts, who are two ghastly hags. Aunt Sponge is enormously fat with a face that looks boiled and Aunt Spiker is bony and screeching. James is very lonely until one day something peculiar happens... a peach starts to grow and grow and grow. Inside, there are are seven insects waiting to take James on a magical adventure. Read on...

James's Giant Bug Book The story of James and the Giant Peach is about a giant peach and seven very unusual creepy-crawlies who took James on wonderful adventures. Now children can learn more about The Centipede, The Earthworm, The Grasshopper and many other insects including some not in the story. The book is packed full of fascinating facts about creepy-crawlies as well as fun activities to try at home. These include making an ant farm, creating a bumblebee flowerpot house and building your very own bug hotel. Throughout, the book emphasises the importance of the insect world and of caring for it, and the projects encourage the protection of our important insects. Read on...

Penguin books have 5 sets of the two books to giveaway. Put JAMES as your email header.


Wishing for a Dragon 

Wishing for a Dragon It should be bedtime for Oliver, Barney and Ella but instead, they are off on an adventure. Ella wants to go to the jungle, Barney hankers to be a pirate, but Ella has a secret wish . . . to see a dragon. So when a hot-air balloon floats up to their window, they are eager to set off. The balloon whisks them away to magical lands - and out of danger when necessary. They see pirate teddybears, tigers and fantastical creatures but will they ever see a dragon? Read on...

Hachette have 3 copies to giveaway. Put DRAGON as your email header.

Giveaway Rules

Entry into the giveaway is deemed as acceptance of these rules.

Giveaways open to UK residents over the age of 18 only.

Prize winners will be chosen at random from the list of entries. The decision of Parents in Touch is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Except if you enter by email, winners will be contacted for their postal address. You will have 48 hours to claim the prize once notified. Twitter winners will be notified by DM requesting their address, Twitter ID and prize name to be emailed - if not received within 48 hours of the DM, the prize will be forfeit. Email entry is for registered users only.

One entry through each method per giveaway, per household - multiple entries will disqualify from all giveaways. Only entries adhering to the instructions in  'How to enter' (above) will be considered.

Parents in Touch reserves the right to: change these rules at any time, change the prizes, or to withdraw the competitions without notice.

Please allow 30 days for receipt of prize once notified.

All giveaways close 30th April 2018.


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