Friday, February 11, 2011

On the bookshelf - Where's Walrus?

Tired of reading the same story over and over again? What if you didn't have to? What if each time you cracked open the pages, the story was different?

Hot off the presses is an amazing new picture book, called Where's Walrus, by Stephen Savage.

I'm as a designer, I'm such a sucker for cool illustrations and fonts. Naturally, I was head over heels in love with the book from the moment I saw the cover.


What's the book all about? Well, a Walrus (which my 3 year old named Billie) has escaped the zoo and is now on the loose in the big city. Adventures await on every page, from helping fight fires, to high kicks with dancing ladies, and even a high dive competition!

(watch this short video, it's so cute.)



This book is modern, sharp, and just as original as the kids who's reading it. In our opinion, it's the perfect give for kids (and adults) of any age.  All you need is your imagination.


GET IT YOURSELF! Where's Walrus, by Scholastic, is available wherever books are sold. As always, you can also find it online at the Scholastic Store or Amazon.

WIN YOUR OWN! Five (5) lucky Simple reader will receive a copy of Where's Walrus. To enter, simply leave us a comment, letting us know what your favorite story time book was growing up.

Extra Entries (leave an additional comment for each):
  • Follow Scholastic on twitter and tweet the giveaway: Visit @simplereviews to enter to win one of five Where's Walrus books by @scholastic: http://tinyurl.com/4obhlcv
  • "Like" Scholastic on Facebook
Winner will be randomly selected and announced on February 21, 2011. Good luck!


*I was provided a copy of Where's Walrus to facilitate this review.


77 comments:

  1. http://twitter.com/#!/hminnesota/status/36122121516093440

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  2. One book I loved was the Poky Little Puppy. :)

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  3. My favorite story time book was "Are you my mother?"

    melissaroach (at) comcast (dot) net

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  4. I loved reading Miss Nelson is Missing!!

    rboreing (at) gmail (dot) com

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  5. I like scholastic on facebook :)

    melissaroach (at) comcast (dot) net

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  6. I tweeted & now follow Scholastic :)

    melissaroach (at) comcast (dot) net

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  7. My favorite was Green Eggs and Ham.
    winit6 at hotmail dot com

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  8. I follow Scholastic and tweeted
    http://twitter.com/#!/winsome6/status/36130782753984512

    winit6 at hotmail dot com

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  9. I like Scholastic on Facebook.
    winit6 at hotmail dot com

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  10. I grew up loving the Madeline series!

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  11. Curious George!! And now my daughter loves him, along with all the little Golden books! She'd love this one though, and we need some new books, I have them all memorized from reading them so much! She's always been a little bookworm!

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  12. I loved The Baby Sitter's Club books. Read every single one!

    itswhatkatiedid at gmail dot com

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  13. Followed and tweeted!

    http://twitter.com/#!/itswhatkatiedid/status/36192444622049280

    itswhatkatiedid at gmail dot com

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  14. Liked on facebook

    itswhatkatiedid at gmail dot com

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  15. I loved the Little Critter books by Mercer Mayer. I'm trying to get my 4 year old into them now!

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  16. I remember the Little Bear series being my favorite books. My husband's favorite was Blueberries For Sal, which is currently our son's favorite too.

    mjbc07 at yahoo dot com

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  17. I loved the Berenstein Bears!
    brittanyvannoord@hotmail.com

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  18. fb fan of scholastic
    brittanyvannoord@hotmail.com

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  19. Believe it or not, Where's Waldo were my favorites!!

    mommawantstowin at gmail dot com

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  20. Super cute! I've read so many books I don't know if I had a favorite... but I did buy Jamberry for my sons as I remembered it!
    teacherkrista at gmail dot com

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  21. My favorite books were The Babysitter Club books!

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  22. I loved anything by Beverly Cleary.
    susaaan at gmail dot com

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  23. I follow Scholastic on twitter and tweeted.
    http://twitter.com/#!/susanlanai/status/36690445941608448
    susaaan at gmail dot com

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  24. I loved the Velveteen Rabbit

    jnieset@yahoo.com

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  25. My favorite story time book when I was young was The Big Bad Wolf

    Brook Maplesden
    unitsellers@yahoo.com

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  26. I follwed scholastic on twitter adn tweeted about the giveaway:
    http://twitter.com/#!/BrookBrook/status/36888332826845184

    Brook Maplesden

    unitsellers@yahoo.com

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  27. I liked scholastic on facebok
    my fb: http://www.facebook.com/brook.maplesden

    Brook Maplesden
    unitsellers@yahoo.com

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  28. I loved "And to Think that I Saw it on Mulberry Street" growing up!
    mommastaci33 at yahoo dot com

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  29. I liked Scholastic on FB. Thanks!
    mommastaci33 at yahoo dot com

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  30. abrennan09@hotmail.com
    My bros and I used to like hearing the Peter Rabbit tales.

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  31. i liked http://www.facebook.com/pages/SIMPLE-Reviews/66464944308

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  32. i liked
    http://www.facebook.com/Scholastic?v=app_10339498918

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  33. i have twittered for a chance to win

    http://twitter.com/#!/tomgirlbc

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  34. my favorite story time book growing up was Green Eggs and Ham.

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  35. Good Night, Moon.
    irishluck1114@yahoo.com

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  36. Monster at End of this Book..with Grover only, not Elmo!
    wendyw329 at aol dot com

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  37. I was an avid reader and loved books as a child... My first memories are of 'Goodnight Moon' and then later my favourite was 'Moira's Birthday' by Robert Munsch. I would love to win this for my nephews... Thank you!

    Aliya D.
    aliyadaya(at)shaw(dot)ca

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  38. I like Scholastic on Facebook under the below name. Thank you!

    Aliya D.
    aliyadaya(at)shaw(dot)ca

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  39. The Cat in the Hat Comes Back was fun and whimsical, and brought smiles...like a walrus!

    pumpkinlady430@yahoo.com

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  40. I loved where is spot books!! thanks for the chance to win.

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  41. What a neat book! My favorite book growing up was the Boxcar Children series!

    I am very appreciative of the chance to win this for my three little ones!

    maureenruble@yahoo.com

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  42. I like Scholastic on Facebook!
    maureenruble@yahoo.com

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  43. My favorite book was The Little Engine That Could.

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  44. I loved the book are you my mother!

    purcellkatie22@gmail.com

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  45. fb fan of scholastics
    purcellkatie22 at gmail dot com

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  46. Oddly, I don't remember being read to as a child. But I do remember reading (and loving) "The Monster at the End of this Book" to my much younger brother.

    kwhite826@hotmail.com

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  47. I loved "Where the Wild Things Are". Funny because my son loves it too!!!

    m_castellanos2001@yahoo.com

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  48. I "like" Scholastic on Facebook

    m_castellanos2001@yahoo.com

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  49. I liked Where the Sidewalk Ends when i was little.

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  50. So cute! My fave growing up were the Little Critter books.

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  51. My favorite books were the Cam Jansen series.

    I would love to win this for my classroom!!!

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  52. I "like" Scholastic on facebook!!!

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  53. I loved those good old Bernstein Bears!
    ykatrina at hotmail dot com

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  54. I have read every thomas the train book... and my son likes em too!

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  55. Ive read every thomas the train book ever... and my son loves em too!

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  56. I loved A Kiss For Little Bear, mostly because my mom always read it to me!
    runtskin @ att.net

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  57. My favorite was Pippi Longstocking!

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  58. following on twitter and tweeted: http://twitter.com/#!/terpblog

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  59. My favorite story time book was Madeline. tylerpants(at)gmail.com

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  60. Likes Scholastic on Facebook (Lisa L). tylerpants(at)gmail.com

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  61. My favorite book was Ten Apples Up on Top.

    kawaiicrafter@gmail.com

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  62. My favorite book growing up was a Jack in the Beanstalk pop-up book!

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  63. I follow Scholatic on Twitter (@kjmaje) and tweeted

    http://twitter.com/#!/kjmaje/status/39727956205121536

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  64. I like Scholastic on Facebook

    Kevin Elak

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  65. My favorite childhood books were captain underpants.

    axelrulz@hotmail dot com

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  66. My favorite was Black Beauty by Anna Sewell. I had a copy of the book that belonged to my mom when she was a child...it was amazing!

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  67. My favorite book growing up was Good Night Moon! I still read it to my kids and they love it too!

    lilcutiejmr at yahoo dot com

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  68. I tweeted again:

    http://twitter.com/#!/mp_roach/status/40427099424702464

    melissaroach (at) comcast (dot) net

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  69. The Amelia Bedelia books were my favorite at story time.

    danielleaknapp at gmail dot com

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