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Summer is here, and while that may sound relaxing to most people, parents know it actually means spending all day, every day cooped up with your children.
After a week or so, when all the fun activities you planned for the season just don't cut it any more, your little ones start climbing the walls.
If you're looking for a cheap way to keep your kids entertained all summer long, you're in luck.
We have a special offer for free baby books, and a pair of sweepstakes for thousands of dollars in free books and toys.
There's something for kids of any age - and parents too - so keep reading!
Get 5 free books from Babsy Books
Raising bright and creative children takes a lot of hard work. So getting kids excited about learning from a young age is a big help.
Babsy Books makes sturdy board books for all ages from newborns to toddlers.
The books are designed with input from experts (the company was founded by a teacher, after all), including black and white pictures that help babies focus better.
You just pay the shipping and handling for your order.
Win 50 free books and $1,000 worth of toys
Two great companies with important missions, Brightly and Melissa & Doug, are teaming up for a Family Summer Fun Pack sweepstakes.
The grand prize includes everything your family needs to enjoy the long summer months, including $1,000 worth of toys and 50 free books.
Brightly curates books to help parents and teachers raise a generation of readers.
All of their recommendations are hand-picked by a team of experts to help your children spark their imagination.
They're offeing 50 free books to the winner, including bestselling titles for kids of all ages and their parents.
Melissa & Doug are toymakers who want to inspire children through play.
All of their products are designed to encourage creativity and imagination, helping your children grow up to be problem solvers.
The contest's lucky winner will get $1,000 worth of toys from Melissa & Doug.
To enter the sweepstakes, head to Brightly's website and fill out the entry form.
There's one entry per person, so you and your partner can both sign up. But hurry! The contest closes June 22.
Win 100 classic novels
Penguin Random House is celebrating the new PBS series The Great American Read with a sweepstakes any book lover will adore.
The series features a list of 100 novels that American readers love, from classics by Agatha Christie to recent bestsellers by Stephen King.
You can win all 100 titles on the list by signing up for the sweepstakes - that's more than $1,000 worth of books.
And there's something for everyone in your family included in the prize, because it also features thrillers from authors like Gillian Flynn and children's titles like Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and The Chronicles of Narnia.
The contest is only open to legal residents of the 50 U.S. states and D.C., and you must be 18 or older to claim the prize.
Don't miss your chance to win, because the contest closes on August 31.
Take advantage of these great deals and contests while they last!