Purpose of this Blog...

You may have noticed that not all books are equal in capturing children's imaginations and in cultivating those innocent, tender souls. My goal is to help you find the ones that do!
(Painting by Mary Cassatt: "Mrs Cassatt Reading to her Grandchildren" -1888)

Friday, May 31, 2013


After entering the names of all you awesome commenters into the trusty "List Randomizer" (found at random.org), I'm ready to announce the three winners of my May Giveaways in celebration of my third year blogging here at "Good Books For Young Souls".  

But first I want to say, "thank you", blog followers old and new - hopefully you enjoyed learning about Russia's amazing history and culture of art, literature, and faith from my posts this month.  I always love and appreciate your kind comments.  I wish I could send each of you a gift!
Here are the three names picked totally at random:

"TawniM" - won the Matryoshka Luggage Tag.

"Elizabeth in Alaska" - is the winner of the book - The Littlest Matryoshka, (1999) by Corinne Demas Bliss, illustrations by Kathryn Brown. (ages 3-7) Click HERE to read all about the making of this book on Corinne's website. Go to The Littlest Matryoshka website to see activities and games related to the book!

"Angie" - gets the Matryoshka Measuring Spoons - perfect for bakers young and old!


  1. Congratulations to everyone who won!!! ♥ Such a fun, giveaway, Wendy!

  2. Yay! Thank you! I'll e-mail you my mailing address. And thank you for your lovely blog!

  3. Wow! How exciting! I'll email my address to you.