Monday, October 4

The Year Of The Hobbit - Give-away Number 2... Plus, Blogtoberfest!


The Year Of The Hobbit began last month as my tribute to fabulous literature that's worth passing on and 'getting out there'.

You can read more about its beginnings and the reasons behind it here.

But, briefly, my hope is who-ever wins each book will enjoy it themselves and/or pass it onto someone else..... their children, a friend's children, the local school.

As a primary school teacher (amongst other things!) myself, I know how important great literature can be to the life of a child.

So, this is my small attempt to 'spread a little love', book style!


Plus, it's an extra important month this month because it's Blogtoberfest!! Blogtoberfest is a month long festival of blogging that also includes heaps of give-aways!

So this month, I'm also celebrating Blogtoberfest with this give-away. If you'd like to join in the Blogtoberfest fun, visit Tinnie Girl's blog to find out more.

To win a copy of The Hobbit, just leave a comment below! The give-away is open until midnight (Melbourne time), next Saturday the 9th of October. I'll draw the winner using random.org the next day, and post the result.

Where will October's 'Hobbit' find a home?

Good luck everyone!

Linda. xox

P.S: Here's another riddle from the book. (The first riddle is here). Do you know the answer?

'What has roots as nobody sees,
Is taller than trees
Up, up it goes,
And yet never grows?'

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16 comments:

  1. Hi Linda,
    Oh my...The Hobbit is one of the best books ever! I read it when I was in high school (long long ago... and in a far away land from where I am now...!!) and again two years ago! Can't wait for the movie!
    But don't put my name in the give away...I'm looking at my copy of the Hobbit. Give it to someone who doesn't have it!! I'm just writing to tell you that it's a great idea and I totally agree with you in your assessment of it! One of the best books ever and well done to you for telling people about it!
    Ann

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  2. I've never read it but would love to try it. Thanks for the giveaway!
    ap_lemos at yahoo dot com

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  3. I haven't read The Hobbit since I was a kid. Would love to read it again. Thanks for the chance.
    aeonie x

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  4. I"d never heard of Blogtoberfest. What a great concept to bring like-minded bloggers together. I just took a quick look at Tinnie Girl's blog and am intrigued. Thanks for passing on the word. Hope you had a great weekend.

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  5. oh Linda what a fabulous giveaway The Hobbit would be so wonderful to read. I feel dreadful I have never read it but I have read LOTR years ago and love the movies too! Your blog is gorgeous

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  6. I would be very happy to give the hobbit a new home. Come live with me and with my eight babies, dear hobbit!!
    I never heard of blogtoberfest either. Is free beer included?? ( my friend just returned from Octoberfest in Munich and took wonderful pictures, I'm begging her to let me post them on my blog!)
    Have a great week Linda and good luck to everyone for the giveaway!!

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  7. My boyfriend's dog ate his copy (hobbits are just so tasty!) so this would be a great present for him. thanks for the giveaway and Happy Blogtoberfest!

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  8. What a great giveaway. For some reason I never read the hobbit as a child so would love to discover it now.

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  9. I have introduced the kids to hobbits and Gollum just this weekend.

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  10. I never read I never read the hobbit and everyone says I should... What do you think? About time I believe! Happy Blogtoberfest!

    xo Steph

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  11. hopefully that hobbit finds it's home here! :)
    thx for your generosity!
    entering on my Birthday, so it may help :))
    tea's on at my place - cake too ! welcome...

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  12. Best book ever! In addition to the LoTR series of course :)
    Fingers crossed!

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  13. oooh my boyfriend loves this book! and the rings series, he keeps telling me to read it!

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  14. I've recently read The Hobbit and I loved it! I read it prior to reading The Lord of the Rings trilogy and it so much made sense. I would love to own this book, so hopefully I'll win. :)

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  15. thank you linda, what a super giveaway, i loooovee THE hobbit.x

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  16. Entries are now closed! I'll draw the winner via random.org when I get up tomorrow!!

    Linda. x

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I'm very grateful for your participation.

Until next time may your home be full of lots of love, laughter, and life!

Linda. xx

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