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Giveaway: Grace Hester Designs Poster!

**Update 10/17/10: congrats Jenny Rebecca who is the winner of this contest. Post announcing winner is here.  Thanks for your interest!***

Hurrah! Hurrah! We have a humdinger of a grand giveaway for you, my friends!

A gorgeous post from Grace Hester Designs!  Our gal, Grace is kind enough to give away a customized “Print for a Little Reader” poster (11 X 14).  The giveaway winner can go with the titles shown or provide their own list for a personalized print for their own little boo.  Oh, how great is that–to do a personalized one! List out those books that you’ve read HUNDREDS of times until the edges are frayed and the binding hopelessly broken in.  Such a great childhood keepsake, if you ask me. And Grace will even let you pick out the colors so they’ll match your nursery to boot. Way to be a rockstar, Grace!

Grace was inspired by her sweet daughters’ current and all-time favourite reads and designed this poster that lists the titles in different typefaces. What a great way to encourage an appreciation for typography to our children.   All materials used are archival-safe. Print is made on archival-quality photographic paper with a lustre finish that really allows the vibrancy of the colors to show. The choice of materials also makes this a keepsake that can be passed down through the years.

Isn’t that poster just the dandiest?  Oh, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg of all the goodness that is Grace Hester. The artsy lady’s fabulous work has been feature all over the Web on Ohdeedoh, CoolMomPicks, and oodles of other places in the know.  Here is a wee sample of her other goodies she has available in her Etsy store. Prepare to be awestruck, folks.

I know right? Adorable.  Really, you should go check out Grace’s Etsy shop right now. I’ll wait…

OK, now how to get this wonderful one of a kind poster, you can:

  1. Leave a comment (natch) and tell us about your favorite children’s book!
  2. “Like” Grace Hester on Facebook (she’s so likeable anyway, so that shouldn’t be a problem!)
  3. If you already follow us on twitter, tweet about this giveaway—don’t forget to include @modernkiddo in the tweet please!
  4. “Like” this postie

If you do all five you’ll be entered five times. Woot!

Good luck!

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  1. keepingupwithstella says

    Amazing giveaway today ladies! I am a huge fan! Especially her Birth Date Announcements!
    I am now a “liker” of Grace on FB
    I retweeted the giveaway @kuwstella
    And I “like” the giveaway on FB too!

  2. Michelle says

    Right now it is a tie between “Walter The Farting Dog” and “I Love You Stinky Face.” Yes, I have boys 🙂

  3. RocketGirl says

    Eliza’s favorite book currently is “I Know a Rhino” (and fortunately I love the book too). But I’m looking forward to reading non-board books so we can pull out “The Snowy Day” and “Corduroy”!

    Tweeted, liked and commented!

  4. Melanie says

    Currently, the favorite book at my house is, My Friends, by Taro Gomi. It is so sweet!

  5. Cathy says

    Graces prints are darling! My girl is quite the reader so this is right up her alley! Our current favorite is Mr. Brown Can Moo because of all the sounds my girl makes for the animals.

  6. Eden Bosniak says

    hello! love the prints! it’s hard to choose a favorite book, but my 5 yr old son is into the Skippyjon Jones series right now. i’m especially loving reading anything by Oliver Jeffers to him 🙂

    my (almost 1 yr old — she turns 1 this sunday!) daughter always reaches for Where is Baby’s Belly Button.

  7. lishyloo says

    we are loving some Frances books right now.

    my passion is kids books, turned it into a career when i got my masters in lib science a few years ago 🙂

  8. catie says

    I love The Giving Tree. It’s an oldie but a goodie.

  9. catie says

    Oh, and I’m also a fan on facebook and I “liked” this post!

  10. Stacy Miller says

    Ohh, I am going to order my kids a Christmas present ASAP. How cool.

    We read some favorites tonight–Amazing Grace , The Story of Ping, and (groan) Walter the Farting Dog.

  11. Lauren says

    I love “And Tango Makes Three,” politics be darned! It’s an adorable book. I also love “The Stinky Cheese Man” 🙂

  12. Tara says

    I love the Velveteen Rabbits

  13. Tara says

    like Grace Hester Designs on facebook

  14. Mallory Robinson says

    My favorite children’s book is Love you Forever. So sweet!!!

    Mallory1031 at gmail dot com

  15. Mallory Robinson says


    Mallory1031 at gmail dot com

  16. Andrea says

    My Violets favorite book right now is Seals on the bus.

    My favs are Nate the Great, Eloise and Mr. Bells’ Fix-it Shop.

  17. Rachel (Hounds in the Kitchen) says

    My favorite of the season is Pumpkin Shivaree

  18. Stephanie says

    My son’s favorite book is Goodnight Moon. He is one and loves to spot the cats on the random pages! So cute! Would love to win this print! Such a nice idea!

  19. Kate says

    I love the sing songy quality of The Napping House!

  20. Amber G says

    Charlotte’s Web is my favorite children’s book!

  21. Wehaf says

    I always loved “I am a bunny” by Richard Scarry.

  22. Robin J says

    My favourite book was “Little Cloud”… when I got married I found a copy in my husband’s baby box. Now we have two! Apparently it was his fav book too, even though he’s five yrs older than me. We now read it to our daughter!

  23. Robin J says

    I have liked Grace Hester on Facebook!

  24. Shannon says

    My favorite book? I have so many but right now I like reading Goodnight Moon to my twins- I love watching them fall asleep as I get to the end of the book.

  25. Shannon says

    I like this postie 🙂

  26. Shannon says

    I like Grace Hester on FB

  27. Cindy Yandle says

    I absolutely love Grace’s sweet and simple designs! They are beautiful. My little boy would be so excited to see a “fun list” of his favorite books displayed on his bedroom wall. My whole family LOVES “The Giving Tree” by Shel Silverstein.

  28. Leanne H says

    It’s a tie…
    Little Pea and The Very Hungry Caterpillar!

  29. Leanne H says

    I liked this post!

  30. Leanne H says

    I already “liked” Grace on Facebook!

  31. Brandy says

    Ooo! Love this giveaway!
    My fav children’s book is “I Love You Through and Through” mostly because I LOVE how happy it makes my son, and its adorable!
    I also..Liked this post, and joined Grace Hester’s Fbook page.

  32. Tracy says

    Our favorite kids books are the Katie Morag series, we own them all and read at least one of them eat day, their house is dirty, the mom breast feeds, she looses her temper and Katie miss behaves contstantly – we love it! This is real live, but in rural Scotland – you HAVE to read it with a accent, can’t get more fun than that 🙂

  33. Brooke says

    I loved this book called No Flying In The House. My mom and I read it together probably a hundred times. I love the print BTW. 🙂

  34. Rachel says

    Favorite children’s book for older kids- is “THe Giver” by Lois Lowry. For younger kids I am in love with Oliver Jeffers books- stories AND illustrations!

  35. Heather@junevintage says

    I liked this post and on Facebook and tweeted this great giveaway! We love to read chapter books in our house…Huck Finn and Swiss Family Robinson has been my lil man’s fave’s so far!

  36. Erin says

    Our favorite is Snuggle Puppy. A cute song with a kiss ta the end! 🙂

  37. KeriAnne says

    It is so hard to pick a favorite children’s book! I love “Barnyard Dance”, “Chrysanthemum”, and many others.

  38. KeriAnne says

    Already like Grace on facebook!

  39. KeriAnne says

    Liked this post!

  40. Heather says

    My favorite children’s book is Brave Margaret: strong female character in a great fairy tale!

  41. Jenny Rebecca says

    What fantastic prints!!! One of my favorite books also became one of my daughter’s: Babies by Gyo Fujikawa Those illustrations are a vivid memory for me.

  42. Jenny Rebecca says

    Am now liking Grace on Facebook. :o)

  43. Jenny Rebecca says

    Liked this post. Woo hoo!

  44. Very Married says

    oh my gosh! grace hester is AMAZING.


    my fav children’s book is The Good Master by Kate Seredy

  45. Gemma says

    My little boy and I love Dr Suess’s Horton Hatches the Egg. Just brilliant. I really liked this post and the prints are gorgeous!

  46. Jill says

    i will always love the book ‘corduroy’. i read it to my 1st grade kiddos every year.

  47. Courtney says

    Awesome giveaway! My favorite childrens book is The giving tree. My grandmother always read it to me, now I canshare it with my children.

  48. ShootingStarsMag says

    I love The Rainbow Fish and The Giving Tree.

  49. Kendall says

    my favorite childrens book was Eloise 🙂 and now it’s my little sisters favorite book!

  50. Kendall says

    i also follow you on twitter 🙂

    i’m @kendallcrow

  51. Kendall says

    aaaand i “like” Grace Hester on facebook 🙂

  52. Mimi Galore says

    I love the Shell Silverstein Books and Curious George! Great giveaway!

  53. thursday says

    Favourite kids book is a classic – Love You Forever. Makes me cry every single time. My daughters favourite book is called Kittens by Art Seiden. It’s a pretty good choice too 😉

  54. samantha says

    “The Poky Little Puppy” is near and dear to my heart.

  55. Danielle says

    Beautiful print!
    My favorite children’s book is We Like Kindergarten (Little Golden Book)
    I made my mom read it to me over and over again. I finally found a copy to read to my baby girl.

  56. Danielle says

    I ‘liked’ Grace Hester Designs on Facebook 🙂

  57. Michelle says

    The Little Prince – I loved that book!


  58. Michelle says

    I ‘liked’ this post!


  59. Jessica K says

    My favorite children’s book is Silly Sally. I read that to my preschool kids all the time last year.

    jkupc7 at gmail dot com

  60. Michelle says

    I ‘liked’ Grace on Facebook.


  61. Michelle says

    I tweeted it:!/113Elle/status/27170894214


  62. Shairbearg says

    I don’t really have a favourite kids book, just whatever one my boys are currently loving, and getting excited about! I love that!

  63. Shairbearg says

    like her on FB

  64. Shairbearg says

    liked this post

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