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Thursday, July 14th, 2011

Winner of the Book Giveaway: Kusikiy A Child from Taquile, Peru by Mercedes Cecilia

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Thanks to all who entered! And the winner is (by random number generator): Katherine A.! We will contact you by email for your address. Hope you enjoy it!

Win this great book for your kids Kusikiy A Child from Taquile, Peru by author and illustrator Mercedes Cecilia. Leave us a comment telling us something you know about Peru to win. Want more chances to win? Then get social and let us know you did so in the comments section by:

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We will pick the winner July 29th.

Are you interested in buying it directly? You can find it at www.Kusikiy.com

Good luck!!!

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8 Comments
  1. CommentsMegan   |  Thursday, 14 July 2011 at 3:33 pm

    Only a little more than 83% of Peruvians speak Spanish.

  2. CommentsAleksandra   |  Thursday, 14 July 2011 at 10:37 pm

    Peru’s capital is Lima.

  3. CommentsJamie W   |  Friday, 15 July 2011 at 4:20 am

    It was home to the Inca Empire

  4. CommentsJamie W   |  Friday, 15 July 2011 at 4:20 am

    I like you on FB

  5. CommentsJamie W   |  Friday, 15 July 2011 at 4:21 am

    I follow you on Twitter (@JamiesBarefoot)

  6. CommentsJoAnne Negrin   |  Friday, 15 July 2011 at 5:37 am

    Taquile island is not a reed island, and unlike the reed islands it is Quechua-speaking (the famous reed islands are Aymara). The men have some mad knitting skills, and knit their own wedding caps. It is also a great place to visit,. I had the pleasure in 2009 and I’d go back tomorrow if I could!

  7. CommentsMelissa Ferrin   |  Friday, 15 July 2011 at 10:02 am

    Potatoes are native of Peru, there are hundreds of varieties of cultivated at different elevations.

  8. CommentsKatherine A   |  Saturday, 16 July 2011 at 1:15 pm

    The Incas lived in Peru 600 years ago

  9. CommentsKatherine A   |  Saturday, 16 July 2011 at 1:16 pm

    I liked you on Facebook

  10. CommentsKatherine A   |  Saturday, 16 July 2011 at 1:17 pm

    I shared on Facebook

  11. CommentsKatherine A   |  Saturday, 16 July 2011 at 1:17 pm

    I tweeted. @mumoffunkids

  12. CommentsVicki T   |  Sunday, 17 July 2011 at 5:59 am

    This month marks the 100th anniversary of the rediscovery of Machu Picchu, though two different dates are reported for this. (I have shared you on fb)

  13. CommentsHolly Hutto   |  Sunday, 17 July 2011 at 5:51 pm

    I went to Peru with my daughter a couple years ago and we absolutely loved it — a great place to take kids. We saw Machu Picchu – definately worthy of its rank as one of the wonders of the world – and the Sacred Valley around Cusco. We also saw the Uros Islands in Lake Titicaca (the highest navigable lake in the world). The Uros made the islands out of lake reeds in order to escape the Incas. We also saw the condors flying over Colca Canyon near Arequipa. Colca Canyon is the world’s deepest canyon.
    I’m already a fan on facebook – and will recommend this giveaway on Facebook.

  14. CommentsGabriela   |  Wednesday, 27 July 2011 at 4:44 pm

    I grew up in Peru, it has been my dream to popularize the culture through children’s book, im so thrilled that someone else had the same dream!
    BTW the coast has the best surfing, and Cuzco has the most amazing blue skies… Hands down, someday better than Paris!

  15. CommentsMilagros   |  Friday, 29 July 2011 at 11:28 am

    I shared the giveaway on FB! Peru is one of the places on my list of places to visit.

  16. CommentsMilagros   |  Friday, 29 July 2011 at 11:29 am

    Peru is the fifth most populous country in Latin America

  17. CommentsAnnice Johnson   |  Friday, 29 July 2011 at 12:02 pm

    I have always wanted to go to Peru, the former land of the Incas. My mother and her boyfriend just went last year and I was so disappointed not to go with them. I’ve always wanted to see Macchu Picchu and the architecture in Lima. I would also like to see the treasures of Senor de Sipan

  18. CommentsAnnice Johnson   |  Friday, 29 July 2011 at 12:02 pm

    I already like you on Facebook!

  19. Commentssophia pelton   |  Friday, 29 July 2011 at 12:12 pm

    it is home to the inca trail

  20. CommentsDinnae   |  Friday, 29 July 2011 at 1:39 pm

    Machu Pichu, a unesco world heritage site, sits at 2430m above sea level.

    I like you on fb.

    I shared this on fb.

    I tweeted this.

    :)

  21. CommentsThe Editors   |  Friday, 29 July 2011 at 2:21 pm

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  24. CommentsLeigh anne   |  Friday, 29 July 2011 at 5:05 pm

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