Monday, 12 May 2014

Children's Book Week Giveaway hop

 

 

I am so pleased to be able to join

 Mother Daughter Book Reviews and Youth Literature Reviews

to help celebrate Children's Book Week in this awesome giveaway hop.

 Each one of the bloggers on the list, are passionate about spreading the word about children's literature.

 Be sure to hop around the links to go in the draw for some awesome giveaways, including fabulous children/teen's books and gift cards.


Which brings me to my contribution.

 

 I am so thrilled to be able to reveal to you, my soon to be released middle grade mystery.

  

The Blurb:

When his cousin Kat disappears from Enderby Manor, Frankie Dupont jumps on the case. Bumbling Inspector Cluesome is convinced that Kat is lost in Myrtle’s Mesmerising Maze, but Frankie isn’t buying it.
He follows the evidence trail to a conniving concierge, a six fingered chef, a talking parrot, a mad maid and a shifty dwarf, and quickly finds himself in a desperate race to recover Kat before her time runs out….
This is the first in my Frankie Dupont Mystery Series, for ages 8-12.

It will be released it in July 2014 
To celebrate my cover reveal, I am giving away a

 Be sure to enter the rafflecopter below.

Happy Hopping Folks and I hope you enjoy Book Week.
Ps. If you would like to know a little more about me and my books, stop by my side bar and sign up for my mailing list.  

a Rafflecopter giveaway

119 comments:

  1. Love the cover Julie. It's fantastic!

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    1. Thank so much for stopping by Louisa, I love it too, hurrahhh

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    1. Thanks for stopping by LJ, we are delighted with the cover. So glad it hooked you in....

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  3. Love it, Julie. It's awesome. Well done.

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    1. Thanks Steve, so great you could stop by.

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  4. Love the colors of the cover. My children are still at the stage of judging a book by its cover and I think this would definitely draw their attention.

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    1. Heather thanks so much for stopping by, I am also guilty of judging a book by its cover, it is the window to the words. I am so glad you like it.

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  5. Cover looks great. Very engaging. Looking forward to the book.

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    1. Thanks for joining us Brenten, we hope you enjoy it when it's released.

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  6. The cover looks great! I wish you much success with your new book!

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    1. Thanks so much for stopping by Eric, we are so delighted to share it with you,

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  7. I also joined your email list! Thanks for the opportunity to win your contest!

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  8. Such a cute cover :) Looking forward to the mailing list emails!

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    1. Great to meet you Courtney, we will keep you updated closer to release, hurrahhh

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  9. Cast of characters and a stately manor...love it!

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    1. Thanks MrB, we can't wait to share it with the world, he he

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  10. Love the cover!!! Super cute! And Signed up for emails

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    1. Hurrahh Joelle, so glad you stopped by, we will keep you posted.

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  11. That's an awesome cover, Julie! Looking forward to reading the inside too :)

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    1. Thanks for stopping by Jo, we are so pleased you joined us.

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  13. The Book cover is very engaging, and makes me wonder about what is inside.

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    1. Hurrahh Cheryl, we are so glad you like the cover and hopefully what is inside, he he

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  14. I also joined your mailing list!

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  15. I love mysteries. This looks like a great series. Good luck with it.

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    1. Thanks Rita, I love mysteries too, that's why I had to write one, best wishes.

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  16. The cover is eye catching and fun!

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    1. Thanks for stopping by Sherry and we can't wait to share the book with the world, he he

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  18. Congratulations and thanks for the great giveaway!

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    1. Thanks for joining us Stephanie, we are so delighted to share this with you.

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  19. Hey Jules, the cover looks fantastic!! Lachie and I can't wait to read. Jodi

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    1. Thanks so much Jodi, I can't wait for you to read it too

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  20. I really like the cover. I also joined the mailing list.

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    1. Thanks so much for stopping by Ana, I will keep you posted on its release.

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  21. I love it. The art is creative and fun to look at.

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    1. Thank you Lisa, my illustrator is very talented. Thanks for dropping by.

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    2. Thank you Lisa, I am so glad you like it. Cheers

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  22. I love, love, love that cover!!! Can't wait to see the finished book! :)

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    1. Hurrahh, wait till you see the illustrations, thanks so much for all your support.

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  23. I think the cover is neat, introduces us to some of the characters and the colors are bright and uplifting, I think this sounds like it will be fun to read the finished book.

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    1. Great to see you here Dorothy. Thank you for your kind words and for joining my mailing list.

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  24. I love that the cover introduces us to some of the characters in the book, I love the colors it is bright and makes me want to open the book to see what it is about.

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  25. I singed up to follow your blog and reviews.. Thank you - email follower

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  26. Fabulous cover. Love the vibrant colors. Let me know when it comes out. I have a kid's book blog where I can host you. Congratulations on your upcoming book.

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    1. Thanks Cheryl, I will check out your blog and be sure to let you know when its released, cheers

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  27. I have subscribe to ur mailing list. Thank you.

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    1. Thanks so much Von, I will keep you posted on its release.

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  28. I think the cover is awesome! Well done! Thanks for hosting an awesome giveaway!
    Tina

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    1. Hurrahhh Tina, thanks so much for stopping by.

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  29. Like the cover and colors in it

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    1. So glad you could stop by, yes I love the colours too. My illustrator is awesome.

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  30. Love the cover- it's awesome!
    I signed up for your mailing list. :)

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    1. Thanks so much Ashfa, I will keep you posted on its release.

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  31. Awesome! I really like the colorful design~

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    1. Thanks so stopping by Esperanza, I will keep you posted on its release.

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  32. Also, I joined the mailing list~

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    1. Thanks Danielle, I am so glad you like it and thanks for joining my mailing list.

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  34. I also signed up to follow your blog by E-mail!

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  35. How exciting Julie, congrats! I had no idea you had a new book coming out. The cover is fantastic!
    Thanks for participating in the Kid Lit Giveaway Hop!

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    1. Hurrahhhh Katie, yes this one has been a long time coming, lol, but soon to be released, hurrahhhh. Thanks for stopping by

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  36. I think the cover is very nice. My daughter would love to read it.

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    1. Thanks so much Rachel for stopping by, I will keep you posted on its release.

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  37. Love the cover. It's very eye catching and makes you wonder about the mysteries he will solve. The green of the trees really draws the eye towards the center. Great job!

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    1. Hi Ginny, so glad you could stop by. Thanks for your kind words and for joining my mailing list.

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  38. Love the cover. Added to my Goodreads to read list.

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    1. Thanks so much for your support Sally, thanks for the Goodreads add.

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  39. Also, joined your mailing list.

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  40. The cover illustration style reminds me of the older Carmen Sandiego books.

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    1. LOL Ducky, that is awesome, I loved Carmen Sandiego, where in the world did she go LOL

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  41. The cover reminds me of the old Carmen Sandiego books. I also signed up for your mailing list.

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  42. I really like this cover, Julie. It reminds me of the "Clue" game, which I love! :)

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    1. Hurrah, thanks Writersideup, I love love love Clue the game, we play it at every family BBQ I host, he he. So glad you like the cover.

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  43. Great cover Julie! Glad you are revealing it as part of this event. Thanks for joining and I will pin and tweet about your great giveaway! :-)

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    1. Thanks so much Renee, and thanks for keeping me sane. You know why, he he

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  44. i love the balance of colors on the cover.

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    1. So glad you like it Alena, David my illustrator is very talented.

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  45. Love the art style of the cover! Looks like some wacky, fun characters!

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    1. Hurrah, Cheryl, so glad you like it, yes it is wacky, just like me really. LOL

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  46. The cover art is nice, very comic book style.

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    1. So glad you like it Helga, yes I love the comic book style, so that is what we were going for.

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  47. Hi, Julie!
    The cover is lovely! Catchy and funny (and I also love the colors). Really great!

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    1. Thanks so much for stopping by Renata, and I am so glad you like it.

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  48. And I subscribed to the blog :-)

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  49. The cover fits the story. By looking at the cover and know what the story is aboout.

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    1. Thanks Fiberone, great feedback, yes I hope you can guess it is a middle grade mystery.

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  50. Very cool cover. I really love the colors and the cool font you use!

    Jenny Stanek
    orangestar17(at)hotmail(dot)com

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    1. Thanks so much for stopping by Jenny, glad you like it.

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  51. I think the cover is very interesting and goes quite well with your blurb. The book sounds great. I know it's something my children would love to read.

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    1. Thanks Michelle, so glad you like it and for the feedback re the blurb.

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  52. I subscribed to your blog. Thanks for the invitation.

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  53. I also signed up to the mailing list.

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  54. The cover is cute and eye catching, such great colors.

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    1. Thanks Susan, so glad you were able to stop by.

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  55. I joined your mailing list!

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    1. Hurrray Leah, thanks for joining my mailing list and I will keep you posted about when Frankie is released.

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  56. the cover looks really fun! - regnod(at)yahoo(d0t)com

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    1. Thanks for stopping by Daniel, so glad you like the cover.

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  57. What a fun cover! Look forward to the upcoming release! :-)

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    1. Hurrahh, so glad you could stop by.

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  58. I think the cover is very eye-catching.

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    1. Thanks Linda, I am very happy with it, thanks for stopping by.

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  59. I like the cover. It caught my attention and I am sure my youngest son would be intrigued. Thank you


    candieluster(at)gmail(dot)com

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  60. Nice cover. Very kiddy and reflect its contain :) Success!

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    1. Thanks for stopping by Ratri and thank you for your kind comments on the cover.

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  61. I joined in and confirmed :) Thank you!

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  62. i think the cover looks great. i think it would def get a childs attention and make them curious to read it

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    1. Thanks Sarah for your kind comments, I hope that kids really enjoy this one.

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  63. The cover looks like it would be a fun read.

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  64. I like the cover the characters look funny and interesting

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  65. I subscribed as jess62404@gmail.com

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  66. I think the cover looks interesting. Love the gnome :)

    I'm also an email subscriber
    Lmbrunken at gmail dot com

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