Thursday, April 7, 2011

Blogoversary Month: Giveaway from Beyond the Attractions

Beyond the Attractions: A Guide to Walt Disney World with Preschoolers (2011)I've met some terrific people in the Disney online community doing some really creative things since I began blogging.  One of my favorites is Lisa Battista, author of Beyond the Attractions.  Lisa has written the book on visiting Walt Disney World with preschoolers and she's generously offering a copy to a lucky Growing Up Disney reader to help celebrate our anniversary! 

I reviewed the 2011 edition last fall prior to my late October/early November trip.  I loved the tips as we were preparing for the vacation and found it very helpful on the go.  I know I'll be reading it (or a new edition) again before our next trip.  Next time, Tink will be solidly in the preschool years and we'll have another little one.  We'll need all the ideas we can get!

Excerpts from my review:

I loved reading the book to prepare for this review. Lisa provides lots of great tips, and while there are some excellent general WDW guide books out there, it's nice to have one so well geared to a specific audience. Throughout the book, she maintains the focus of travel with preschoolers and we all know if we keep the little ones happy, the rest of the group has a much better time.

Beyond the Attractions is well-organized to make it an easy quick reference guide. There are chapters covering topics ranging from preparing for your trip to bringing home the magic and just about everything in between. The chapter on child care and safety won't be found in any general WDW guide and has some valuable information for keeping your kiddos safe while away from home.

Beyond the Attractions: A Guide to Walt Disney World with Preschoolers (2011) will be a valuable resource to anyone planning a trip to WDW with small children. Even if you've braved it before, I'm sure you'll learn something new from this excellent book.

Please read the full review here.

Beyond the Attractions is available on Amazon in both paperback and Kindle versions.  If you carry a smart phone to the parks, the Kindle option is a super reference and you can search as needed to avoid crisis.

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Ready to enter to win a copy of Beyond the Attractions: A Guide to Walt Disney World with Preschoolers (2011)? 

You get one entry for each of the following. Please note each as a separate comment below so you receive your maximum number of entries. (If you are already following us through any of these channels, just note that. Hey, free entry!)

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This contest ends at midnight Eastern time on Thursday, April 14, 2011, and is limited to residents of the United States and Canada. The winner will be chosen at random from all eligible entries. You'll be notified via email and have 48 hours to respond or another winner will be chosen. Good luck!


The winning comment (determined by random number generator) is #2!  Congrats Amanda! 


And don't for get to enter our giveaway for Passholder and DVC exclusive pins from this year's Flower and Garden Festival before the contest closes on April 7 (midnight Eastern)!!!


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