Cover Reveal! (And Giveaway!)

At long last, I am proud to present the cover for my upcoming picture book,


DDM Cover

How adorable is that????? Of course, I had very little to do with the cover. The thanks for that goes to the very fabulous Noah Z. Jones, the illustrator of such wonderful books as The Monster in the Backpack, Stuff, Dance with Me, and Not Norman: A Goldfish Story,

and also the creator of the tremendously entertaining television series Fish Hooks and Almost Naked Animals.

IN CELEBRATION OF THIS FABULOUS COVER, I will be giving away a free 45-minute Virtual Classroom Visit, where I would be happy to tell your chosen class all about how this book came together, from the initial inspiration to the totally terrific art. (Don’t worry if you’re not a teacher — you can donate the Virtual Visit to any class you choose!)

I will accept entries until May 27, 2013 and I will draw the winner’s name and announce it on May 29.

Here are the rules for this giveaway:

Required. Fill out the entry form below with your name, the school you would like to give the visit to, and your email address (so I can reach you!).

BUT WAIT! You can be entered to win the Virtual Visit multiple times. You will get an extra entry for doing any of the following:

(1) leave me a comment here with your thoughts on the cover.

(2) follow me on Twitter – mention that in a comment below.

(3) tweet this post to your own twitter followers and tag me @sudiptabq in the tweet.

(4) like my author page on Facebook – mention that in a comment below.

(5) follow this blog (right sidebar) — mention that in a comment below.

or (6) like fellow blogger Kami Kinard’s Facebook author page – mention that in a comment below.

That’s SEVEN ways to enter and win, folks! Don’t say I never did nothin’ for ya…


14 comments on “Cover Reveal! (And Giveaway!)

  1. :Donna Marie says:

    You know how weird stuff happens sometimes? Well, I opened up the page to check out your new cover and thought “How adorable is that?!” I then hit the scroll down arrow and what do I see?!!!! Not kidding here! Exact wording! lol So, I’d say it’s pretty concrete—-the cover is ADORABLE! lol

  2. laurimeyers says:

    The cover looks great!

  3. Anna J. Boll says:

    Reblogged this on Creative Bookings and commented:
    I am so pleased to announce that Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen will be joining the Creative Bookings team of award-winning talent. Sudipta is engaging, entertaining, and knowledgeable. Students will learn about writing and story structure and have fun. Sudipta is also prolific– she has four picture books and two middle grade novels slated for 2014! I’ve reblogged her recent cover reveal and giveaway info below. DO NOT MISS THIS CHANCE to win a FREE 45 minute Virtual Classroom Visit.

  4. Anna J. Boll says:

    Hooray for Free Virtual Classroom Visits! I’ve reblogged this at Creative Bookings where those who aren’t lucky enough to win, can contact me about scheduling you in their classroom! kidlitbooking [at] gmail [dot] com

  5. Kelly H-Y says:

    Love, love, love your cover and can’t wait to see/read what’s inside!

  6. Tweeted this and tagged you, as well as followed you!!

  7. “Liked” your facebook page as well and Kami Kinard’s page as well!

  8. […] is still time to enter the GIVEAWAY for a free VIRTUAL CLASSROOM VISIT! Check out the cover reveal for DUCK, DUCK, MOOSE! and enter to […]

  9. LOVE the cover! I can’t wait to read your book to my 5yo. I’m following you on Twitter, and I was already following your blog.

  10. […] Sudipta is doing a cover reveal for her upcoming PB. There is a giveaway, too, that people can enter: […]

  11. Reblogged this on Darlene Beck-Jacobson and commented:
    See the spectacular cover of Sudipta’s new Picture Book: DUCK,DUCK, MOOSE.

  12. Not sure if you wanted separate comments for each, but I’ve done all 7!

    Matthew Winner is always singing your praises and I would never argue with The Busy Librarian. 🙂 My elem students love your books.

  13. I too think the cover is adorable!! I entered as many of the 7 entries for the Giveaway as I could. Alas, I don’t have FB. I LOVE your books!!

  14. […] A lot of people are already celebrating DUCK, DUCK, MOOSE. […]

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