Friday, October 7, 2011

The Cheshire Cheese Cat Challenge!

Ready for a Dickens of a contest? There are MANY ways to enter this one for the chance to win a signed copy of The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale and a poster! Multiple entries are encouraged, friends – the more points, the better!

I’ll be picking three winners and you have the next two weeks to enter as many ways as you can! The three people with the most points will be contacted Friday evening, Oct. 21!

Ways to enter:

1. "Like" The Cheshire Cheese Cat: A Dickens of a Tale on Facebook (2 points)

2. Leave a comment on this post (2 points)

3. Find and comment on as many Cheshire Cheese Cat reviews as you can and send me the links! You can do this via email, our Cheshire Cheese Cat Facebook page ( or Twitter (tweet to @PeachtreePub with #cheshirecheesecat) (3 points per comment)

4. Find a copy of The Cheshire Cheese Cat at your local independent bookstore and take a photo of yourself reading it! Again, you can email the photo(s) to me or share them on The Cheshire Cheese Cat Facebook page ( or Tweet them to @PeachtreePub with #cheshirecheesecat (5 points)

5. Mad Libs (sorta, more like a Wordy Scavenger Hunt)! Go through the book and put together the secret phrase:
· 32nd word of chapter 1
· 2nd word on page 5
· 14th word on page 24
· 2nd word on the last line of page 65
· 23rd word on page 25
· Last word on the 5th line of page 89
· 1st word on the 11th line of page 24
· 1st word on the 19th line of page 154
· 1st word on the 2nd line of page 30
· Last word on first line of chapter 41
· 2nd word of the 4th line on page 129
· Second-to-last word of the 2nd line on page 93

Email the phrase to me with subject line: The Cheshire Cheese Cat Secret Phrase!
*Don’t put this one on Twitter or Facebook though – shh! It’s secret!
(5 points)

Good luck everyone! Happy Reading!

**Contest ends Oct. 21, 2011
***US residents only, please


  1. This book is so cute! I really loved it, and so did my nephew. (And we are NOT cat people.)

  2. Really enjoyed the book. Can't wait to read it with my kids!

  3. A very enjoyable book. My library owns 14 copies!

  4. I have not read this with the kids yet, but would love to! Thank you for the chance to win! :-)

    khmorgan_00 [at] yahoo [dot] com

  5. Shouldn't it be a "Carroll" of a tale if the cat is so Cheshire-y?

  6. would love to win such an adorable book
    annsavd at gmail dot com

  7. thank you for the contest! the book looks amazing!

  8. Another wonderful book by Ms. Deedy! I'm looking forward to reading it with my students!
    writer grad at gmail dot com

  9. Ditto -- any book by Carmen is worth examining -- can't wait to share this!

    crwg96 at aol dot com

  10. Thank you to everyone who entered!! If you got an email or message on Twitter from Peachtree, congrats!


Leave us a comment and make sure to include an email address so we can contact you if you win a giveaway! Happy Reading!