Book review & Giveaway: Bailey

It's back-to-school time, and in best-selling illustrator Harry Bliss' latest delight, Bailey the dog has joined all the (human) students in heading back to class. Bailey meets the principal, has his own special cubby, and shares some of his favorite things with the class ("slow-moving squirrels" making the list, of course).

Bailey also learns math, gives reports, enjoys art class, and more. Just like every other student come school time.

Well, here, take a look for yourself at Bailey by Harry Bliss (Scholastic, $16.99):

What I loved about this book: The illustrations are truly delightful and fully capture Bailey's personality. The speech (and thought) bubbles above the heads of the human students—and Bailey—throughout the book increase the chuckle factor. Each page is a nice spread with lots to discover with younger readers, perfect for the intended age of 4 to 8 years.

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Scholastic has generously offered THREE copies of Bailey by Harry Bliss for me to give away to readers of Grandma's Briefs. Which means it doesn't take advance math skills to figure out that your odds of winning this charming back-to-school tale are pretty darn good.

To enter, simply comment to this post with the answer to the question:

What was your favorite subject in school?

Entries accepted until midnight MDT Friday, Sept. 9. Winner chosen by and notified by email Saturday, Sept. 10. Be sure to include your email address as winners will be contacted by email for shipping information.

Thank you for entering! Good luck!