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Support Soles4Souls with “My Purple Toes”! (Giveaway)

Posted Aug 07 2010 6:33pm
Imagine the look on your child’s face if he or she suddenly noticed that their father had painted his toenails purple! You can bet there would be a lot of giggling! And that’s exactly what kids do when they read the children’s board book, My Purple Toes, by Blair Hahn.

In this chuckle-inducing book, Dad proudly proclaims, “Purple toes make me smile!” When he shows his purple-painted toenails to his family, Mother rolls her eyes, Sister giggles, Brother gets embarrassed, and Gus the dog barks at his purple toes! But Dad doesn’t care because he loves his purple toes. His purple toes feel the tall green grass of spring, play in the sand on the beach in summer, wiggle in the autumn leaves, and jump in the winter snow! (Meanwhile, young readers are asked to spot the purple toes in the charming illustrations by Tate Nation.) Dad’s purple toes go with him all over the house until they finally end up in his favorite place -- his warm and cozy bed.

My Purple Toes delighted my children and is certain to entertain yours, too! Another thing I really love about this book is that a portion of its proceeds support children around the world through the nonprofit organization, Soles4Souls , which provides shoes to those in need. So, you get a two-for-one when you purchase this book: a fantastic read for the whole family plus the knowledge that you’re helping a very worthy cause.

Go to to learn more about My Purple Toes and purchase a copy. You can even find out how to host a Purple Party! And please visit to learn more about this terrific organization.


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I have a copy of My Purple Toes to give away to one lucky person! To enter, go to and leave a comment on this post with something you learned on the site. You must do this to enter the giveaway.

You can earn optional, additional entries by... (leave a separate comment for each)

- Following Susan Heim on Parenting ( @ParentingAuthor ), My Purple Toes ( @MyPurpleToes ) and Soles4Souls ( @Soles4Souls ) on Twitter. Leave your Twitter name in your comment. (1 entry total)

- Tweet about this giveaway. You may tweet twice a day. (Please space them at least an hour apart.) Leave a separate comment with the URL of each tweet. (It’s easy to tweet this giveaway by using the buttons at the bottom of this post. 1 entry per tweet.)

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- Putting a button for Susan Heim on Parenting on your blog (the code is in the upper right-hand column of this site) and/or a text link on your blog roll. Post a comment with your blog’s URL. (1 entry for button; 1 entry for text link)

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One winner will be randomly selected from the qualified comments received by Sunday, August 22, 2010, at midnight ET. Please leave an email address on one of your comments if it’s not available on your Blogger profile. Winners must respond within 72 hours or another winner will be drawn. Contest is open to US residents only.

DISCLOSURE: I received a complimentary copy of this book to facilitate this review. No other compensation was provided.
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