Eric Carle Postcard Set Giveaway!

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**This giveaway is now closed**

To continue celebrating the International Postcard Swap for Families (there are still a few days left in which you can sign up for it – see here for details) I’ve another great and very appropriate giveaway today.

Image from "Slowly, Slowly, Slowly," said the Sloth by Eric Carle (Philomel Books, 2002). Reproduced with permission.

The kind folk at none other than The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art have provided two sets of Eric Carle postcards to giveaway to readers of this blog. There is one set of Eric Carle favourites and one set of Eric Carle Animals and Plants up for grabs. Each set contains 35 assorted postcards, all featuring Eric Carle’s art.

Image from 10 Little Rubber Ducks by Eric Carle (HarperCollins, 2005). Reproduced with permission.

To enter, simply leave a comment on this post.

If you want extra chances to win an Eric Carle postcard set you can:

  • Tweet about this giveaway

  • Mention this giveaway on your blog

  • Link to this giveaway from your Facebook page

  • For any of the extra entries to count you must leave a separate comment here on this post saying what extra chance you’ve gone for (eg tweeted about the giveaway etc).

    This giveaway:

  • is open worldwide

  • is open until 6am (UK time) 19th May 2011

  • The winner will be selected randomly with the help of, and announced here on Playing by the book sometime during the day on 19th May. Good Luck!

    In addition, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art is offering Playing by the book readers a 15% discount on one entire purchase from their online store. Just use coupon code PLAY2011 at checkout. Offer expires May 19, 2011.

    The online shop is full of gorgeous items! I particularly like their exhibition posters, the Very Books fabric line and the Animals carpet.

    **This giveaway is now closed**

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    94 Responses

    1. One of my favorite artists- and one of my favorite museums! I’d love to have these to send to my students.

    2. Erin Mawn

      count me in! I’d love a set of these postcards!

    3. Ooooh I’d LOVE to win these, as a collage illustrator and owner of a much loved (and sellotaped) copy of The Hungry Caterpillar these Eric Carle has always inspired me!

    4. Love sharing Eric Carle’s books with young friends (I’m a nanny, and toddler teacher.)Wrote a blog post to share Slowly, Slowly, Slowly Said The Sloth, with parents. Will be visiting the museum for the first time this month, from California. Can’t wait!

    5. Emily Curtin

      Great giveaway!

    6. katie klein

      So cute I would love to win!

    7. Rose Ann

      What a fun idea! :)

    8. Rose Ann

      shared on facebook as well!

    9. Rose Ann

      and twittered too!

    10. jennifer

      count me in! Love Eric Carle and the Museum! Wish we didn’t live so far away…. :)


    11. jennifer

      Just shared on my Facebook page!!

    12. Sandie Sing

      Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see?

      I see Eric Carle giving post cards to a blogger he sees!

    13. Margaret Smith

      As an art teacher I would love to have the postcards for class.

    14. They look wonderful framed (IKEA has nice frames that hold 3 so you can arrange them)

    15. would love to win this! we drove from NC to MA in 2009 to meet eric carle at his museum! it is a beautiful place, and the museum store is wonderful! <3

    16. Rita Painter

      My school LOVES Eric Carle! If I win I will frame these beautiful cards and display them in my library! Keeping my fingers crossed in Texas!! :)

    17. Rita Painter

      Just shared this on my FB page…

    18. Rachel McInnes

      I know who I will share them with!!

    19. Lucy A.

      Eric Carle is my hero :)

    20. What a great idea!
      Sarah Tuttle recently posted..Stephen Savage at the Eric Carle Museum

    21. These are fabulous! My young nephew would love getting notes from me on them.

    22. What a super cute give away, I am in lol!
      bakingteacher recently posted..Interview with Eva Ibbotson’s son

    23. Barbara

      Yes please! My nephew is obsessed with his books!

    24. Barbara

      I have just FBed it!

    25. Ah such a big fan of the artist!

    26. Eric Carle’s books are pure joy.

    27. Colleen Ferrante

      Took my class to the Eric Carle Museum back in 2003. It was a two hour bus ride to get there from NH but the kids loved it! We even made our own tissue paper creations and turned them into T-Shirts!

    28. Murfmensch

      This museum has done so much to help me get over a distant move.

    29. Ooh, what a lovely giveaway! I shall tweet it as well.
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    30. tweeted as liveotherwise
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    31. and shared on fb :)
      liveotherwise recently posted..Silent Sunday 15 May 2011

    32. Retweeted the giveaway. Would love to win. The Very Hungry Caterpillar is one of my favourites!
      LouiseH recently posted..LouiseH- Sure do! RT @playbythebook- Dont you just love Eric Carles books Win a set of his postcards here http-bitly-lzRfQu

    33. Wow, they look gorgeous!
      Alison recently posted..A day in pictures

    34. I’ve shared it on FB too.
      Alison recently posted..A day in pictures

    35. Paige Cunningham

      What a fabulous way to spread color around the world! Teaching Eric inspired art at camp this summer!! The postcards would be fun way to keep in touch with pen pals, friends…. Thanks for the chance!

    36. Paige Cunningham

      I just shared it on my Facebook page!

    37. laurie f

      We love the Eric Carle! Planning a “secret getaway” for my family to come up and visit! Love his artwork…always have!!

    38. laurie f

      Linked the contest to my FB page!! :)

    39. ne-knopka

      Looks great!

    40. ne-knopka

      shared on fb-!/permalink.php?story_fbid=184702541578285&id=100000397851099

    41. what a gorgeous prize
      great site
      love the post card swap idea


    42. My son is crazy about these drawings, thanks to his aunty an oncle who lives in liverpool !
      maybe I will have a little chance to win ?!!

    43. jennifer northrup

      I would love love love to win!!

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