By my reckoning in a week or so I’ll be hitting the Top 10 of the Top 100 Picture Books that you dear, sweet, adorable, CUTE readers voted on. You probably have a good idea of who’s gonna be in the Top 10. Heck, maybe, just maybe, some of you would be able to predict it. And sure as my nickname is "bets" I want to see how well you do.
So here’s the deal. I have a whole bunch of lovely Advanced Readers Galleys just itching to make their way in the world. Send me your predictions for the Top 10 and if you’re right then I’ll send you one of my precious galleys. Not old ones from two or three years ago either. Awesome ones. Heck, I’ll even let you pick amongst several in the category of your choice. How’s that?
Now this might all backfire in my face. Maybe 100 of you have a sixth sense as to what the Top 10 would be. But I dunno. I’m willing to bet that there are enough surprises in the mix to make this a fair fight. Here, then, are the rules:
1. Send me at Fusenumber8@gmail.com your guess as to what the Top 10 Picture Books on this poll were.
2. Do this before Monday, May 4th. Your deadline is Sunday, May 3rd at midnight.
3. The winners will receive their choice amongst the galleys I have in my possession. I’m talking galleys from every publisher you can name. Picture books, YA novels, middle grade, you name it. Just tell me your preference in terms of what you like to read and if you win I’ll send one along after checking with you.
You are aware, I’m sure, that since I’m counting down numbers 15-11 this week that the smart thing to do is to wait until Saturday’s post goes up and THEN email me. But what if you forget to do it in time? Maybe you should take the risk now. Oh, the choices, the choices, the choices…
Good luck to you. Undoubtedly some of you will get lucky. I just wonder how many that’ll be . . . .