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Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

Win the Children’s Book Adventures that Lead to Home


Win the book Adventures that Lead to Home by Bonita Jewel Hele (author) and Lisa Butler (illustrator), courtesy of Hartlyn Kids. The giveaway also includes a free “passport.”

About the passport: Each of their books includes a free passport stamp. After reading the book, you have effectively visited that country. Hartlyn Kids offers a passport to document the collection of passport stamps and the number of countries visited by reading a book from the series. This is a fun and easy way for children to get excited about world travel!

About the book: Meet Rohit, a rural Indian boy who experiences adventure and excitement during his first visit to an Indian city. Along the way he learns that the differences between his rural life and city life are numerous and that despite the excitement of the city—there is no place like home!

About Hartlyn Kids: Hartlyn Kids provides an interactive reading experience which incorporates travel and reading. Their books and products offer the opportunity to Travel the Globe… One Book at a Time.

What to do to win: (please note this giveaway is only available to residents of the U.S.–we still love all of you not in the U.S. and have good stuff planned for you too so not to worry!)

1. Go like Hartlyn Kids on facebook and post on their wall one thing you know about India: http://www.facebook.com/hartlynkids.

2. Leave us a comment, copying and pasting that one thing you like about India here in the comments section below. Please don’t forget to do that or your entry will not be tallied!

Do you want more chances to win this cool book? Then you can do any or all of these things:

**Please leave a separate comment as we will pick the winner by random number generator based on the number of comments.

1. Subscribe to our mailing list: http://incultureparent.com/sign-up (and we promise, we don’t send too many emails) and leave us an extra comment letting us know you did so or that you’re already a subscriber. Make sure to leave the comment using the same email you subscribed with.

2. Follow us on Twitter and tweet about this giveaway including a link to the post and @incultureparent. Copy the link to the tweet in an additional comment on the giveaway’s post.

3. Repost any one of our articles on your Facebook page (your pick) and leave us a comment telling us which article you reposted.

The contest will close October 25th, 2011 at 10 p.m. PST and the winner will be announced October 26th.Good luck!

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Leave us a comment!

  1. CommentsAqueelah   |  Tuesday, 11 October 2011 at 8:46 pm

    There are 1.2 billion people in India.

  2. CommentsMeera Sriram   |  Wednesday, 12 October 2011 at 8:03 pm

    Rupee is the currency of India.

  3. CommentsMeera Sriram   |  Wednesday, 12 October 2011 at 8:05 pm

    Subscribed to newsletter :)

  4. CommentsHolly Hutto   |  Thursday, 13 October 2011 at 8:32 am

    Diwali, India’s Festival of Lights, will begin on October 26th this year.

  5. CommentsHolly Hutto   |  Thursday, 13 October 2011 at 8:42 am

    subscribed to newsletter

  6. CommentsHolly Hutto   |  Thursday, 13 October 2011 at 8:55 am

    reposted your Ode to Halloween article on our Global Explorers Kids facebook page

  7. CommentsAlissa M   |  Thursday, 13 October 2011 at 9:22 am

    My favorite animal can be found in India…the White Tiger.

  8. CommentsAlissa M   |  Thursday, 13 October 2011 at 9:24 am

    I subscribed to the newsletter

  9. CommentsNivita   |  Thursday, 13 October 2011 at 10:20 am

    India- a myriad of languages, cultures, skin colors, facial features, cuisines ….. A MYSTIC land.

  10. CommentsLaura   |  Sunday, 16 October 2011 at 7:50 am

    i love the beautiful saris and the food – especially dosas and idli.

  11. Commentslaura   |  Sunday, 16 October 2011 at 10:09 pm

    Something I know about India: the way a sari is wrapped can depend on a person’s cast, region, or the job they need to do, & both women & men can wrap it like a skirt or like pants.

  12. CommentsKristen   |  Wednesday, 19 October 2011 at 5:18 pm

    One thing I know about India: Just because people are poor in wealth doesn’t mean they are poor in spirit. Mother Teresa met a man on the street, whose whole days earnings were so meager he could buy very little to eat, yet when he saw her he jumped at the chance to donate his money. It meant so much to him to give to Mother Teresa. India is a land rich in spiritual heritage and a place of pilgrimage for people of various traditions.

  13. CommentsRachael   |  Monday, 24 October 2011 at 6:27 am

    India has more than 25 languages and hundreds of dialects. I once did a project on Bi/multilingualism and identity in India and realized very quickly that my topic was way too broad!

  14. CommentsRachael   |  Monday, 24 October 2011 at 6:32 am

    I’m already a fan on Facebook and just subscribed to your email list

  15. CommentsJaTara   |  Tuesday, 25 October 2011 at 7:21 am

    Four of the world’s major religions were started in India: Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism.

  16. CommentsJaTara   |  Tuesday, 25 October 2011 at 7:22 am

    I subscribed to your newsletter.

  17. CommentsJaTara   |  Tuesday, 25 October 2011 at 7:27 am

    I shared the “10 Healthy Kid Snacks From Around the World” article on my facebook page.

  18. CommentsHartlyn Kids   |  Tuesday, 25 October 2011 at 7:21 pm

    We greatly enjoyed the wonderful feedback and the information that was shared about India from the participants! We hope each of you learned something new as well.

    We would like to welcome you to get to know more about Hartlyn Kids and our products. If you would like to purchase our multicultural books and passports we would like to offer a discount to you as thanks for participating in the giveaway and for giving such thoughtful responses.

    YOU CAN USE THE FOLLOWING COUPON CODE: “InCultureParent” ON OUR WEBSITE http://www.HartlynKids.Com from now through, November 9, 2011 to receive 15% off all orders. Limited to United States orders only.

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