Thursday, December 3, 2015

December SurLaLune Giveaway: What Fairy Tale Things Are On Your Holiday Wish List?

It's December! Time to give away a few books! So what better way to solicit giveaway entries than to ask you what fairy tale related gift you want this year for whatever December holiday(s) you celebrate?

Share your fairy tale related wish list for this year either through a comment to this blog post or through an email to me. Each wish list item, up to five items, will count as a giveaway entry.

I'll make posts of your wishlists to share with other readers here since at least I am always curious and several others have asked me to share so they might find new treasures, too. Entries will be accepted through Thursday, December 31st so you can also come back and share what you may have received, too!

You will get one giveaway entry for each item you share.

I will draw random winners from the entries in early January and giveaway to three winners a SurLaLune Fairy Tales library title of their choice. There 10 titles to choose from and this way you won't have to win a title you may already own. And, no, list price doesn't matter. So choose one of the bigger books if that is what you want!

The Grateful Dead Tales From Around the WorldBeauty and the Beast Tales From Around the World by Heidi Anne Heiner
Cinderella Tales From Around the WorldMermaid and Other Water Spirit Tales From Around the World by Heidi Anne Heiner
Sleeping Beauties: Sleeping Beauty and Snow White Tales From Around the WorldBluebeard Tales From Around the World by Heidi Anne Heiner
The Grateful Dead Tales From Around the WorldRapunzel and Other Maiden in the Tower Tales From Around the World by Heidi Anne Heiner
The Frog Prince and Other Frog Tales From Around the WorldThe Fairy Tale Fiction of Anne Thackeray Ritchie


  1. I'm going for a mix of fairy tale themed and FAIRY TALE ;)
    1. A magical talking horse
    2. A complete set of the Lang Fairy Books
    3. A copy of Tales of the Marvellous and News of the Strange
    4. A door that opens wherever I want (to London! to Narnia! to the 1800s)
    5. An original Arthur Rackham
    Can't wait to see what others are wishing for!!

  2. On my wishlist?
    1. Dogstar by Diana Wynne Jones
    2. Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales
    3. Bitter Greens by Kate Forsyth
    4. The Classic Fairy Tales by Maria Tartar
    5. A collection of Ivan Bilbin's artwork

  3. I actually have a very long list of fairy tale related things on my list. Most are books.
    1. Rapunzel by Barbara Rogasky and illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman (I love her art).
    2. Beauty and the Beast by Deborah Apy and Michael Hague
    3. Scandinavian Folk &Fairy Tales: Tales from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Iceland by Claire Booss and Mary McBride
    4. A set of Ursula Jones and Sarah Gibb fairy tale books: Beauty and the Beast, Rapunzel, The Princess Who had no Kingdom and The Princess Who had no Fortune. (the art is gorgeous!)
    5. Another thing I would love to have would be a nice collection of bookmarks featuring fairy tale illustrations (traditional versions, not Disney). Beauty and the Beast, East of the Sun, West of the Moon, Catskin, Snow White, Cinderella, Snow Queen... So far my searches have come up empty.

  4. let's see.

    1. the bag with five gold pieces in it every morning
    2. A cap of invisibility
    3. a friendly talking fox
    4. a friendly talking horse
    5. a castle

  5. My wishlist:

    1. a 1970s copy of "A Candle in Her Room" by Ruth M. Arthur
    2. "Giants, Monsters and Cannibals" by Ruth Moskowitz Strain
    3. "Baba Yaga: The Ambiguous Mother and Witch of the Russian Folktale" by Andreas Johns
    4. a never-ending cup of chai tea
    5. a little cottage in the forest

  6. That is a wonderful idea! And, boy, do I have a wishlist... here are my top five:

    1. a necklace with a frog prince pendant
    2. Rapunzel illustrated by Trina Schart Hyman
    3. Peter Panzerfaust by Kurts J. Wiebe
    4. a Moleskine notebook with fairytale illustrations
    5. Angela Slatter's shor story collections in hardback

  7. 1. Fables graphic novel
    2. Fables graphic novel
    3. Fables graphic novel (still need a lot to complete my collection)
    4. Dvd of Thumbelina (loved the movie when I was young but I can't seem to find a version with my mother language which is dutch)
    5. Fairytale gloom (a board game I recently came across on the internet)

  8. 1. Beauty and the Beast picture books (every and any)
    2. The Little Mermaid picture books (again, every and any)
    3. a fairy tale necklace of some kind (something that is not too big or flashy, though)
    4. Hans Christian Andersen biographies
    5. fairy tale coloring book

  9. This sounds fun! Here is my wish list:
    (Some of these are older books that have been on my list forever)
    1.Cinderella in America: A book of folk and fairy tales
    2.Neil Gaiman: The sleeper and the spindle
    3.Vivian Vande Velde: The Rumpelstiltskin Problem
    4. Katharine Briggs: The Encyclopedia of Fairies
    5. Fables 22: Farewell

  10. 1. These really cool fairy tale bookends:
    2. Out of the Ashes by Alicia Buck
    3. Once Upon a Frog by Sarah Mlynowski
    4. This fun mushroom lamp:
    5. The board game Dixit that I keep hearing so much about.

  11. This is perfect, considering my wishlist is pretty much nothing BUT fairy-tale stuff.

    1: DVD of the 2015 live-action Cinderella
    2: Cinderella's Dress/Cinderella's Shoes by Shonna Slayton
    3: The Whimsical Watches polar bear watch that reminded you of East of the Sun, West of the Moon
    4: A Lunar Chronicles boxed set
    5: A pair of magic dancing shoes (hopefully the kind that I can remove without chopping off my feet, but I'll take anything at this point)

  12. Two things so far - the new version of the Snow Queen illustrated by Sanna Annukka and also the little Ladybird jigsaws of some of their classic fairytales. Both things came into the shop when I work and they are in my Christmas wish list basket!

  13. 1.) Maleficent Funko POP figure:
    2.) Oxford companion to fairy tales:
    3.) Disney's Beauty and the Beast storybook figurine:
    4.) This Beauty and the Beast picture book:
    5.) This Little Red Riding Hood print: