Friday, March 1, 2013

1,2,3 by the Sea - publication day giveaway!

'1,2,3 by the Sea' is officially here!


And to celebrate I'm having a giveaway for 2 lucky winners!
TO ENTER
FOLLOW THIS BLOG 
AND LEAVE A COMMENT ON THIS POST. 
(Alternatively send me an email if your comment will not post, to hazel-mitchell@hotmail.com)
Open internationally - draw will be made from entries 10pm ET March 8th 2013.

There will be TWO great first prizes ...

Prize ONE will be a signed copy of the book
and the ORIGINAL cover sketch, also signed!


Prize TWO will be a signed copy of the book
and a signed giclee print of the first page.


 Which one would you like to win?
Good luck!

(remember you must be a follower of the blog and leave a comment on this post to be in the draw!)
 
Toodles - Hazel
'1,2,3 by the Sea' is available to buy on line at 

 and the print is available on my ETSY store.





174 comments:

  1. 1, 2, 3 cheers for my friend Hazel! Congrats! :)

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  2. Congratulations, Hazel! Best to you. Fingers crossed. Would LOVE to win Prize Two. :)

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  3. Absolutely delightful illustrations! I can't get enough of them! I would be thrilled to win either print.

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  4. I LOVE THIS BOOK!!! But the honor of getting a painting signed by you would be more awesome!!! Love your work Hazel!!

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  5. I think this is a fabulous book! (and yes, a bit of bias, but that's okay) Either prize would be wonderful. Congratulations!

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  6. Congrats, Hazel, and best of Luck! Love this book! Can't wait to own it!!

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  7. It would not matter to me which prize I won! You know how much I love your work. I would frame the signed piece and display it proudly! My birthday was last week; would make a great belated gift!
    Congrats, Hazel!

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    1. That's just beautiful Andrea .. and happy birthday! Belatedly :-)

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  8. Such beautiful work. I would love a copy of the book. Of the two prizes, They're both amazing, but having the original cover sketch would be a treasure.

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  9. Great competition Hazel - I'd love either of these on my study wall, they would be a brilliant distraction from work! Best of luck with the book.

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  10. Happy, happy publication day! Woohoo!

    And thanks for prompting me to follow your blog. I catch all of your FB posts but hadn't managed to follow you here, too. No matter which piece I might win, it would be displayed proudly in my work space as inspiration.

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    1. Thanks Michelle .. thanks for joining me here!

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  11. Hazel,
    This is so exciting. What a beautiful cover and illustrations. You are so talented and I don't care if I win or not. I just wanted to tell you congratulations on another beautiful picture book.

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    1. Thanks you Jaimi! That's so lovely to hear .. good luck!

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  12. Congratulations on your publication day! Such beautiful artwork.

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  13. Happy publication day, Hazel! 1,2,3 by the Sea looks like such a delightful book! I'm already a follower (you betcha I am!).

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    1. Thanks Beth! And for all your support :-)

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  14. Just knowing you, Hazel, is a prize. Congrats on Pub Day! How exciting. Wonderful wonderful.

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    1. Thanks Margi ... shippers hugs to you girl! xo

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  15. This looks like a great book! And I'm not just saying that because I love to get books where we can say, "THIS is why we live in MAINE."

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    1. Thanks Julie ... Maine is such an inspiration. Thanks for the comment!

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  16. Love, love , love your illustrations!! So excited for you... and hopeful for me that I win :)

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  17. Wonderful giveaway, and an adorable book. Thank you for the opportunity.
    Best,
    Jeanne

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  18. Thanks for this opportunity and congratulations on your book! Your artwork looks beautiful! If I were lucky enough to win, I'd be thrilled with either prize.

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    1. Thanks Rebecca ... and thanks for commenting!

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  19. I just signed up for your blog. It's a lovely book, Hazel. Congratulations! It looks like a wonderful giveaway.

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    1. Hi! You won the second prize!

      Please let me know where I should send the prize.

      Thanks and congratulations!

      Hazel
      hazel-mitchell@hotmail.com

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  21. So happy for you Hazel. It looks adorable!

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  22. Beautiful artwork! Congratulations, Hazel!

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  23. By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea! Have a great launch!

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  24. I followed you (privately), I would love a chance to win a copy of the book! Thanks -- Ned V

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  25. Have a great launch. Looking forward to reading this. LP

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  26. Your book looks too cute! Happy launch and congrats!!!

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  27. Those are brilliant prizes! So hard to decide .... [flips coin] ... [flips coin again] ... [flips coin one more time to break tie of previous coin flips] ... original sketch please. :)

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    1. ha! Good luck and thanks for joining in the mayhem!

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  28. This new book looks beautiful Hazel! I can't wait to read it to little L.

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  29. Boy, oh, boy! A chance to win art for my wall here at the store. That would be wonderful.

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  30. Three cheers for Hazel!
    Hip hip hurray!
    1,2,3 By the Sea's
    Being published today!

    Congratulations! I'm 'drawn' to either lovely prizes, if you'll forgive my terrible pun!

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  31. 1,2,3 ... I wish it could be me ;)
    Congrats on the new book!! Yay!

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  32. What a wonderful giveaway! Count me in! ;)

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  33. Yay! Congrats on the Book! It looks great! :D

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  34. Whoop it up, Hazel!! You deserve it. :D

    What generous prizes! I would be grateful to have either donn my office wall. 1, 2, 3 by the Sea would be a welcome addition to my special library collection. :D

    Lori
    lj DOT mozdzierz AT gmail DOT com

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    1. Thank you so much ... good luck in the draw!

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  35. Congratulations, Hazel! This looks like a wonderful book for kids and their grownups :)

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  36. Hazel 1, 2, 3 by the Sea looks like a wonderful book. I'd love to give it to my sweet wee grandson. If I won the gorgeous giclee print, however, I would keep it for myself. ;)

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    1. Sounds like wonderful ideas! Good luck!

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  37. I would love to win the giclee print--it would look ever so perfect on my studio wall! I would probably keep the book as well, for slumber parties at Grammy's house. Good luck and huge sales to you, Hazel!

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  38. Congratulations! And what a cool giveaway! Best of luck with all your endeavors!

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    1. Thanks Renee, and thanks for visiting :-)

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  39. Happy Book Launch, Hazel! Looking forward to meeting you at the conf in Paris in March.

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  40. How could your biggest fan not want to win this awesomeness!!!

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  41. Your artwork is absolutely wonderful! Congratulations. Looks like such a fun book. Hoping this is my lucky week!! So glad I was introduced to your blog. :)

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  42. Oh,how I love new children's books! I would love prize 2. We would treasure it forever!

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  43. Thanks, Hazel! I would like to win the book. I love your books.

    Congrats on this new one. :)

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  44. Rock-on Hazel! If we were in the same state, I'd bring you whiskey and angel poop. ;) xo

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  45. You know I think you're ridiculously talented, AND you love a cuppa, how can I not like you!!

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    1. Aw MICHELLE ... thank you so much! xo

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    2. Reet gradely, Hazel! I'd adore and love to win a sample of your work in any form - even better for a publisher to pay you to illustrate one of my stories.

      All best wishes from Australia via Hertfordshire, York and Cheadle, and I hope this new book sells heaps,

      Peter

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    3. Thank you Peter, that's grand! :-))

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  46. Congrats Hazel, you truely are talented, beautiful work!

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  47. Your work never fails to bring a smile..love this image.

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  48. Found you through my friend Kelli Brooks :) This looks like a book that my preschool class will love! Congrats to you!

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  49. Congratulations, Hazel! I can't wait to share this book with the kindergarten classes I supervise! Best wishes!

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    1. Thanks Stephanie, let me know how it goes!

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  50. Love your illustrations. Fingers crossed that I win!
    Fingers double crossed that your book is a tremendous success.

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    1. Good luck Linda, thanks for the good wishes!

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  51. Hazel, it seems like yesterday I was lucky enough to have you in my classroom. I need more Hazel artwork in my life!! :)

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  52. Hazel,
    My daughter Sarah(MissGtravels) and her fourth graders were so fortunate to have you work with them as an artist in residence. I would love to win either prize to donate to her classroom (and sneak the book home to read to my future grandchildren!) Mumma G.

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    1. Hi MummaG! I had a great time with Sarah and the children. have my fingers crossed for you!

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    2. Hi MummaG! I had a great time with Sarah and the children. have my fingers crossed for you!

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  53. I would love to win either prize for my 3 year old!

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  54. I'd be happy with either prize! I think I might be partial to #2. Thanks to my friend Jeanne for introducing me to your blog! Kim Washburn (aka Knitty Kitty)

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  55. Awesome contest, Hazel! I hope I'm following now. I thought I already was. Love your work <3

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    1. Thanks Denise! You are in the draw :-)

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  56. I would love to win any of the prizes. Just want you to know how much I love your art.

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    1. Thank you so much! Thanks for entering and good luck!

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  57. Kimberley ArdelianMarch 1, 2013 at 7:38 PM

    I love your drawings! Prize 2 would be great.

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  58. Phew! Made it just in time. Wish me luck, Hazel! :D

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  59. Looks like a fun book! We are trying to buy a beach house and enjoy our own 1, 2, 3 by the sea.

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    1. A beach house sounds wonderful! Good luck in the draw!

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  60. Congratulations Hazel! Sure do miss the sea in CO!

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  61. 1, 2, 3, ... good luck to thee!!! Great work!!! Hope I get it!!!

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  62. 1,2,3 .............. do you have some copies for sale? Please add me to your drawing.

    I must tell you how much my cat likes your magnet of "Being the Best Self I Can Be"! He takes it off the refrigerator and carries it 2-3 rooms away for me to find in the morning.

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    1. Hi Jane .. you are in the draw.

      Is he the Best Cat He Can Be??

      The book is available at your local bookstore or online at http://new.myubam.com/p/2082

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  63. Congratulations, Hazel! What a wonderful way to celebrate publication day! I'm in! :-)

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  64. I can't wait to see you in Paris!!!!!!!!! :)

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  65. I have just loved following your journey with this fab book. Congratulations Hazel!

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    1. Thank you so much Nicky! It is making me long for beaches and sea and seagulls!

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  66. Hazel, Congrats on your recent illustration Gig...I read about it on Kathy Temean's blog. I signed up for your blog and love your illustrations. It would be great to win one of your books! I'd be honored if you visited my blog sometime: www.darlenebeckjacobson.wordpress.com

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    1. Thanks Darlene! Many thanks for taking part and best of luck .. I will check out your blog :-)

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  67. Hi Hazel,
    Congratulations on the publication of your new book. I love stories about the sea and your beach illustrations look beautiful. I would love to win prize one for my daughter who is always asking when we'll be at the beach again!

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    1. Thank you Catherine! Good luck and hope you get to the beach soon! Me too!

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  68. The guests aboard the Evans are going to love this book! Thank you so much for sharing your wonderful work!

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  69. Congratulations, Hazel. Wouldn't it be fun to work together someday?

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  70. Oh! Oh, me! I'd love to win 1, 2, 3 by the Sea. And congratulations, Hazel!

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  71. Congrats, Hazel! I so enjoy your lovely style of art! I imagine "1, 2, 3" will fly off the shelves!

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    1. Thank you Linda ... hugs and good luck!

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  72. This book is so great. Love the IHE cameo! Makes me wish that I lived in Maine.

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    1. Thanks so much! I am lucky to live here. Good luck.

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  73. SUPER duper Congratulations, Hazel. The book looks fabulous!! Your illustrations always make me smile and I know this will be enjoyed by many!!

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  74. Congratulations Hazel! I always love your illustrations.

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  75. Beautiful, beautiful work Hazel! Monkey hug!!!! :)

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  76. Love both illustrations! Congrats on publication day!

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    1. Hi - You won the first prize!

      Please let me know where I should send the prize.

      Thanks and congratulations!

      hazel-mitchell@hotmail.com

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  77. Looks wonderful! Congratulations!

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  78. This is a beeaaautiful book!! Your illos are so fun and alive! Congrats to you. The glicee print would be my choice.

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    1. Thanks Sara! Glad you like them ... good luck!

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  79. Beautiful illustrations! I love them all and one of my favorites! Congratulations! I would love to win this for my daughter!

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  80. The book is beautiful! Congratulations!!!

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  81. You do such lovely illustrations, Hazel, and anyone would be proud to have either of your prizes. Me? I have a 4 yr old great nephew who'c never seen the sea. He's love it. I'm in.

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