Adorable Guinea Pig Chooses Book Winner

Inspired by Cynthia Lord, whose sweet guinea pig Cookie selects her book giveaway winners, we proudly present the results for Maria Gianferrari’s debut picture book giveaway Penny & Jelly: The School Show as chosen by Storm!

Names were written on slips of paper and mixed in a bowl.
2015 July D 018

Storm faced his options…
2015 July D 020







And after bring fortified with a basil leaf…
2015 July D 022






nibbled selected the lucky winner!
2015 July D 038

Congratulations Lisa Robinson!

2015 July D 054Please forward your mailing address to and a brand, spanking, sparkling new copy of Penny & Jelly: The School Show will be mailed to you!

Thank you everyone for your comments sharing your terrific school show talent ideas.

Congratulations again Maria!


About Cathy Ballou Mealey

Children's book author, repped by Liza Fleissig of the Liza Royce Agency. Wife, mother, daughter, sister, alumna, autism advocate, book reviewer. Reach me via email at or Twitter @catballoumealey
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

26 Responses to Adorable Guinea Pig Chooses Book Winner

  1. THE cutest way of choosing a winner! I missed that post while I was on vacation…darn.

  2. Catherine Johnson says:

    Best idea ever!

  3. Storm is adorable, Cathy. And I love Penny and Jelly. That is a great dog. A lot of awesome debut picture books this summer.

  4. mariagianferrari says:

    Thanks, Robin! I love the way Thyra rendered Jelly too! Very sweet. If you check out the Amazon page, you can see some behind-the-scenes of her art for the book :).

  5. mariagianferrari says:

    Thank you again, Cathy & Storm :).

    And congrats to Lisa!!

  6. Congratulations Lisa! What a fun way to conduct a contest.

  7. Love this. Congrats to Lisa!

  8. Lauri Meyers says:

    I betcha Storm was confused by all that temptation and then having that chew toy ripped out of her curious jaws:)

  9. You are also a winner Cathy! You won a signed copy of LAND SHARK by Beth Ferry. Please send me your email address so I can let Beth know.:

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s