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 โ€“ 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:

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  • For any of the extra entries to count you must leave a separate comment here on this post saying what extra chance youโ€™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**

    94 Responses

    1. Ellen

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

    2. Kate Slater

      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!

    3. Lisa Sunbury

      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!

    4. jennifer

      count me in! Love Eric Carle and the Museum! Wish we didn’t live so far away…. ๐Ÿ™‚


    5. Sandie Sing

      Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you see?

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

    6. Margaret Smith

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

    7. Sara

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

    8. lauren

      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

    9. 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!! ๐Ÿ™‚

    10. 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!

    11. Murfmensch

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

    12. 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!

    13. laurie f

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

    14. ne-knopka

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

    15. ally

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


    16. virjmummy

      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 ?!!

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