Tuesday, April 19, 2016

The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin blog tour + giveaway

Thank you to Walden Pond Press for inviting me to be part of The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin blog tour! And thank you to Ben Whitehouse for the illustration for this blog tour.

One lucky reader will win a signed finished copy! (Keep reading)

About the book:
Roald Dahl meets The Penderwicks in this quirky, humorous, whimsical, and heartwarming middle grade debut about two siblings who run away from home to escape working in the family coffin business.

John Coggin is no ordinary boy. He is devising an invention that nobody has ever seen before, something that just might change the world, or at least make life a little bit better for him and his little sister, Page. But that’s only when he can sneak a break from his loathsome job—building coffins for the family business under the beady gaze of his cruel Great-Aunt Beauregard.

When Great-Aunt Beauregard informs John that she’s going to make him a permanent partner in Coggin Family Coffins—and train Page to be an undertaker—John and Page hit the road. Before long, they’ve fallen in with a host of colorful characters, all of whom, like John and Page, are in search of a place they can call home. But home isn’t something you find so much as something you fight for, and John soon realizes that he and Page are in for the fight of their lives.

Check out a new video from Walden TV about The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin:

Download the John Coggin activity kit

Visit Elinor Teele's website to learn more about the author.

And now what you've all been waiting for....

The Giveaway!

Terms and conditions:
Must be 13 or older to enter and have a U.S. mailing address
One winner will be selected to receive a signed copy of The Mechanical Mind of John Coggin
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Visit the other stops on the blog tour:

April 12 - Novel Novice
April 13 – This Kid Reviews Books
April 14 - Maria's Melange
April 15 - Unleashing Readers
April 18 - Next Best Book 
April 19 - Foodie Bibliophile
April 21 - Walden Media Tumblr
April 22 - Charlotte's Library
April 25 – Flashlight Reader
April 26 - Teach Mentor Texts
April 27 - Librarian's Quest
April 28 - Kid Lit Frenzy
April 29 - Novel Novice

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