Monday, December 7, 2009

A Puppy, Not a Guppy to visit tomorrow

Tomorrow Brain Cells & Bubble Wrap will be the first stop on 4RV Publishing's A Puppy, Not a Guppy (by Holly Jahangiri and illustrated by Ryan Shaw)virtual tour. I'll have an interview with a very interesting person, and you will miss a treat if you miss the post.

The author is holding a contest in conjunction with the blog tour. The details are below:


Prizes (two will be awarded):
One autographed copy of A Puppy, Not a Guppy.

Contest Rules
To enter: Leave a comment at containing verifiable evidence that you have completed one or more of the following activities:

 A link back to this blog. (For example, the link to this blog is and would be the blog you would link back to if you read tomorrow's post)

 A short review of or on ( )

 A question for one of the characters in Trockle or A Puppy, Not a Guppy

 A question for the author, Holly Jahangiri

 Answer to the question: What kind of pet do you like best, and why?

 Either of the following:
o Blog about A Puppy, Not a Guppy (be sure to include, in your own blog post, a link back to and a link to this blog; or
o If you already own a copy of Trockle or A Puppy, Not a Guppy, you may complete this activity by posting a new review of either book on or (NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Previously posted book reviews are not eligible as contest entries in this contest.)

Each activity equals one (1) entry, and you may do each activity once for a possible maximum of six (6) entries per valid email address. Your comment must be entered using a valid email address so that you can be contacted for mailing info if you win! Entries that do not have a valid email address will be considered null and void.

Duration: Contest begins at 12:01 AM on December 9, 2009 and ends at 11:59 PM on December 15, 2009. Winners will be drawn on December 16, 2009.

Eligibility: Contest is open to anyone age 13 or older. Tour hosts are eligible to enter.

Two winners will be randomly chosen (numbered in the order in which they are received, with the winning number chosen at ) from all qualifying entries, and will be required to provide a physical mailing address in order to collect a prize (one free book). Only one entrant per household is eligible to win. If a second entrant from a single household is chosen, another name will be drawn until all prizes are awarded.

Contest void where prohibited by law.


FYI, Holly is having DSL problems and may have limited Internet access this week. However, she will stop by when possible.



Holly Jahangiri said...


Irma and the Guppies are SO excited about the upcoming tour (and I'm just pleased as punch to be introducing them to the world).

You're going to have your hands full with your special guest tomorrow... sure you're up to it? :)

Vivian Zabel said...

Hey, if I can deal with technology that doesn't work, I can deal with this guest.

Holly Jahangiri said...

I should think your experience as a teacher helps, too. Oh, my - she is a precocious little minx, isn't she? I see you've fed her cookies; I just hope the sugar high doesn't keep her bouncing off the walls all week!