The Scottish Granny Comes to NYC + Barnes & Noble Gift Card Giveaway!

Thank you to our partner Barnes & Noble! 

I adore reminders of all the goodness in the world, and it doesn’t get much better than a granny with a heartfelt, infectious laugh (AKA“The Scottish Granny” or “The Laughing Grandmother”) who went viral for merely being her delightful self while reading a book entitled The Wonky Donkey to her grandson.

Janice Clark has become quite the YouTube sensation, and Barnes & Noble recently brought her to their New York City – Union Square – location for fans (both big and small) to enjoy an exclusive live reading of the Craig Smith book.

Janice-Clark

Image via Barnes & Noble. 

More than 100 kids came to the event, and Janice could barely contain her laughter while reading The Wonky Donkey. Naturally, the kiddos laughed along with her and eagerly asked questions after the reading.

Janice Clark

He was a honky-tonky winky wonky donkey.”

Image via Barnes & Noble

I learned that the Wonky Donkey was out of print, and Barnes & Noble worked with the publisher to reprint copies for both their stores and online orders after they noticed a spike in searches of the book on BN.com when Janice’s YouTube video went viral. Thanks to this sweet Granny, the book has become a national bestseller!

Win It!

We are so excited that Barnes & Noble is spreading the love with a giveaway of a $100 Barnes & Noble Gift Card just in time for the holiday season.  Enter via the below widget. U.S. addresses only please, and all entries are verified. Don’t forget to check back to see if your name pops up as the winner!

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Check out the Barnes & Noble Holiday Gift Guides and find out where to catch a Barnes & Noble Storytime in stores nationwide every Saturday at 11 AM. Also, be sure to join their Kids Club for rewards and special offers throughout the year.

View the Scottish Granny in action here!

 

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  1. Tandi Vidal says:

    That is so great that Barnes and Noble was able to get the book reprinted. I need to get this book for my 7 year old. Thank you so much for the chance!

  2. Wendy Jabkowski says:

    I love the video of her reading it to her grandson, it’s so cute and you cant help laughing!

  3. Alicia Brown says:

    What a fun reading! My son would love this book!

  4. shelly dixon says:

    The word play in this book is fun! My kids would love it!

  5. Andreana Powell says:

    This book looks super cute. My son would love it.

  6. Rachel DeMille says:

    I love the Scottish Granny…and I love Barnes & Noble! Thanks for the chance!

  7. Angelica Dimeo says:

    the book sounds like one my kids would love

  8. I came across this video on Facebook recently and thought it was the cutest thing ever! Such a sweet story 🙂

  9. What an amazing event to bring so many kids to hear a great story.

  10. She was such a fun guest to watch! She is so happy and it makes other people happy as well.

  11. Mandy henry says:

    Such a fun book

  12. This sounds like a fun book & a great way to interest kids.

  13. B&N is always so supportive of readers and authors! This book looks so funny and & loved the grandma reading & laughing. I’m a grandma too and it made me laugh!

  14. Stefanie Latorre says:

    I love this! I need to get this book and read to the kids

  15. I’ve seen her video many times and it makes me laugh every time! The book is a good read also! Love to see books revived!

  16. Her laugh is contagious- that lucky little boy will have many others read to him

  17. Sonya Morris says:

    I love watching this granny!

  18. Kristine Barrett says:

    She is the reason I even know about this book! Love it! It is for sure going to be one of the books under or Christmas tree this year.

  19. I love how this is such a joyous appreciation of the power of books.

  20. Erin Walsh says:

    I saw this video on You Tube probably a month ago and loved it. An incredible way to promote what seems like a great children’s book. I would have loved to have it when my son was little.

  21. Betty Wojnar says:

    Such a fun book! I can’t wait to buy it.

  22. Love the book, adorable

  23. What a great event! I love anything that celebrates books and reading.

  24. She needs to come to LA too, this book is so great

  25. Looks like a good book.

  26. What a fun event!

  27. This looks like a cute book. My daughter loves to find books at Barnes & Noble.

  28. Susan Christy says:

    I’ve watched her YouTube video several times – always good when I need a laugh!

  29. I would love to have this. my son has been loving to read lately. This would help me buy more books for him.

  30. We are book lovers and Barnes and Noble has always had a great selection of books for every age.

  31. Gillian Basinger says:

    such a cute book!

  32. athena graeme says:

    My daughter would love this book, I’ve never heard of it before. But when we were in Cyprus they are famed for their wild donkeys that roam the beach, she thought it was hysterical. I think I should check this book out for her.

  33. Looks like a cute book. I love Barnes and Noble.

  34. Jessica Walker says:

    What a cute book!

  35. My mom sent me that video! We could not stop cracking up hahaha

  36. Laura Royal says:

    So great to watch her read the book. My daughter would love the book.

  37. Cassandra M says:

    I would love to take my son on a shopping spree for some new books. He just got into reading and loves it!

  38. A fun book. I love Barnes and Noble too. A real book is so much better than electronic reading!

  39. It looks like such a fun book. I’m glad they could get it reprinted.

  40. My son would love this book

  41. My kids love Barnes and Nobel, thanks for the giveaway. I hope to win this for them.

  42. What a fun event! Janice looked like she was having a wonderful time, and I expect the kids were as well.

  43. That book looks cute, I think my niece would love it.

  44. This would be great!

  45. Jennifer M; says:

    My daughter would love this book. I have a teen son and he would love the gift card.

  46. I love watching this woman read books to her grandson. What a delight.

  47. Storytime is a great reminder I need to take my kids to our local barnes and noble.

  48. Adrienne Gordon says:

    I love this video.

  49. I love Barnes and Noble, they have a great selection.

  50. Julie Matek says:

    My daughter and I love Barnes and Noble! We get lots of books from there:)

  51. Shannon Baas says:

    I love Barnes and Noble and this looks like a good book.

  52. Darcy Koch says:

    My grandson would love to read this book. He is very good at reading and comprehending. We read together frequently. I have shopped at a Barnes and Noble store before. I could spend a day in there just browsing.

  53. Tracy Pryor says:

    My son would love this book. I love how she laughed with all of the kids.

  54. Stacie Humphrey says:

    This is awesome! I love Barnes and Noble.

  55. Danielle Wood says:

    we love barnes and noble, I need to get my kids some new books for Christmas

  56. I love to read and I read a lot of books. This would really help out my budget so much! I would even share some of the gift card with my son. Thanks!

  57. She is an inspiration!! Love her books.

  58. Margaret Smith says:

    I had seen this video and I was laughing so hard it bought tears to my eyes. I didn’t know that B & N was carrying this book. I got to get this for my kids.

  59. This is a great prize pack because if I won I could get dozens of new cookbooks! That is my favorite read.

  60. Abigail Gibson says:

    Thank you for this awesome giveaway for Barnes and Noble gift card. I love going to Barnes and Noble.

  61. Trinity Rosario says:

    I love her laugh! So fun, thanks for posting!!

  62. Kelly Kimmell says:

    What a great book. My daughter would enjoy it.

  63. Sarah Cool says:

    Aww this is so cool she seems so passionate about her book. Barnes and noble is such a great store to take the whole family

  64. We love Barnes and Noble they have a huge selection of books to choose from something for everyone.

  65. My little brother would definitely want this book

  66. mary chapman says:

    The video with the grandmother reading to her grandbaby is hilarious!

  67. Bryan Vice says:

    Looks like a really good book my kids would definitely enjoy it

  68. Tara Darity says:

    I loves Barnes and noble! Very nice store!

  69. I love this adorable book!

  70. The donkey would be a hit with my niece and nephew!

  71. It looks fun. My son will like it.

  72. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    Reading aloud, playing with words, owning books—all are so great for kids to love learning!

  73. alena svetelska says:

    Sounds like great book to read..my kids would definetly enjoy it

  74. Kelley Shymkwich says:

    What a funny book. I need to get a copy of it for my son and daughter!!

  75. Ann Fantom says:

    I love this book! I saw the youtube video the grandma reading it. Hilarious!!!

  76. this book looks like such fun!

  77. Barnes and Noble is a great place to shop, I love going there.

  78. Ellie Wright says:

    The video was hilarious! I haven’t laughed so much in a long time.

  79. I love reading. My great grandpa used to read to me for hours when I was little.

  80. Steve Weber says:

    Love the word play 🙂

    thank you for the chance to win!

  81. I will always like reading real books….not reading on a Kindle! I hope bookstores like Barnes & Noble never go away!

  82. This video made my day. Maybe in the future I will read this to a grandchild of mine

  83. Would love to buy books for the kids. We love to read

  84. Darlene Carbajal says:

    I would love to give this gift card to my boyfriend. He loves to read books.

  85. Alexandra Y says:

    This would be fun to read.

  86. Debbie Erickson says:

    I laughed so hard while watching the video! Immediately ordered the book.

  87. So great to see it back in print.

  88. My Granddaughter would have a blast shopping at B&N with this card!!

  89. Roberta Thompson says:

    What a sweet story. How great is it that B&N was able to get the book republished. She is adorable!

  90. The Wonky Donkey sounds like such a cute book for kids.

  91. Awesome! I bet that was a great event to see and attend.

  92. Rebecca Graham says:

    I need to buy this book for my grandson.

  93. Donna Clifford says:

    An adorable book read by and adorable person.

  94. Azeem Isaahaque says:

    I love Barnes and noble!

  95. Ģaĺena Penrod says:

    Great idea and event. Realy wish we had event near me when my children were small!

  96. We love books. Thanks for the chance to win!

  97. Dee rossler says:

    Great book!

  98. Tari Lawson says:

    I could really use this to help purchase my book club books.

  99. I love books that make you laugh out loud. Such fun!

  100. This sounds fun!

  101. Lori Taube says:

    I’ve seen the video of her reading this book previously, and my kids and I laughed so hard! How great of Barnes and Noble!
    Thanks so much for the chance!

  102. Michele Pineda says:

    I haven’t seen the video but want to check it out. That is nice that B & N brought her to NY for a reading with other children as well. We love our local B & N and my teen daughter loves books!

  103. Karen Behrman says:

    I had never head of Janice before and loved the article about her and that she is famous for reading books

  104. Steve Novack says:

    A great book to give to my niece! Love it.

  105. Rachel Moliere says:

    Another addition to book club! Thanks for the giveaway!

  106. Jessica Abby says:

    Thank you for the GENEROUS chance to win!

  107. I love it when grandparents read to kids

  108. I love shopping at Barnes and Noble and feeding my daughter’s brain with knowledge. Her birthday is December 18th and I would love to give her this gift card. Thank you for the chance!

  109. Selene Montgomery says:

    Thank you for hosting the giveaway. I’d love to win the prize!!

  110. Shared the video of her reading Wonky Donkey to her grandson with my mother who is a retired elementary school librarian. We laughed for days!

  111. Ann Hoggard says:

    Seeing this story made me so happy! I absolutely adored that video and book!

  112. Love barnes and nobel for family and friends. There’s something for everyone.

  113. awesome giveaway

  114. Barbara Beverage says:

    A feel good story all around- grandmother reading to her grandchild- a book back in print- delicious laughter. Now I need to get the book!

  115. Great Video!

  116. John OBrien says:

    The artwork is well done – the expression in the donkey’s eyes especially.

  117. zevah steres says:

    i love this book! I need to get it for my grand children

  118. Sandy Hartig says:

    You are so generous. Reading is great for the whole family. Start early

  119. Antoinette M says:

    I will have to find a copy of this book. I’ve never read The Wonky Donkey!

  120. Dawn Kaestner says:

    My gandkids would love this book, and me as well!

  121. shannon fowler says:

    This sounds like such a great book for kids. I bet my nieces would love it.

  122. veronica sandberg says:

    Love this. Most of my family are avid readers.

  123. christina purvis says:

    Love that she was able to read to a room full of kids and everyone involved enjoyed it!

  124. lori Clark says:

    I saw the video of her reading on facebook, it was so cute!

  125. April Cronin says:

    Love the Wonky Donky video! So cool!

  126. Jessica DuBose says:

    Thank you!! Love books

  127. I think that everyone would love to have such a fun Granny & the book looks like it has a lot of appeal for the little ones!

  128. Heather Fleck says:

    I loved this video so much when I saw it on facebook! My kids would love this book!

  129. Any mention of Scotland makes me want to jump on a plane to visit. Glad these kids had a taste of Scotland visit them!

  130. ELIZABETH C. says:

    My son would love this book! I also love Barnes & Nobles. I’m there quite often.

  131. That looks like it was such a fun event! It sounds like your daughter had a great time. I think my kiddos would enjoy that book!

  132. KellieRose Wilson says:

    Reading is such a gift and it’s great to develop a passion for it at a young age!

  133. paige chandler says:

    I love Barnes and Noble. It’s the last remaining bookstore in my city

  134. How adorable! Her accent is the best 😊

  135. Natalie Hartmann says:

    This is so exciting!! It’s on my shopping list for sure!

  136. beth shepherd says:

    She seemed like so much fun! The kids loved it. Thank you

  137. Sounds like a fun book

  138. Laura Lanza says:

    we all need to read a little more – thanks for the chance

  139. Bella Martinez says:

    How exciting that Barnes and Noble worked to get this book back!

  140. Colleen Boudreau says:

    That book looks adorable!

  141. David Hollingsworth says:

    Reading is such an incredible gift to anyone. They just need to be willing to accept it.

  142. my nephew would love this book. love barns & noble

  143. This is great! We love the kids book club

  144. Kathy Eyre says:

    Who’da though she’d get her 15 minutes of fame just for reading to her grandson!!

  145. what a great title for a book! I bet it is a cute story

  146. karen ristow says:

    Love, love, love to win!

  147. I absolutely loved being read to when I was a child and I now enjoy reading to my children. Reading is a wonderful adventure and getaway from it all time.

  148. I have wathed that video so many times, Always room in life for laughter

  149. I saw her reading this on line. So funny. Two grandsons would love this.

  150. autumn mckenzie says:

    such a cute/funny story

  151. This gift card would be great to buy my grandchildren Christmas.

  152. Stephanie Fossum says:

    This is so neat! I love storytime at Barnes and Noble!

  153. Monica Dykeman says:

    Wat a cute book and she made me smile!

  154. Brandon Carter says:

    Such a sweet story!

  155. Very cute book story!

  156. I love to buy books at Barnes and Noble

  157. Danielle Day says:

    Love the book.

  158. Mary Novack says:

    Terrific book! Terrific lady!

  159. Sharon Schoepe says:

    The video of her was so fun to watch. Love her accent and her laugh is infectious.

  160. Anne Higgins says:

    Our family enjoys reading and this prize will allow us to pick up a book for each of us and maybe have a cup of hot cocoa while enjoying our search for the right books!

  161. My kids love The Wonky Donkey. How exciting that the Scottish granny visited NYC! She’s great.

  162. Very sweet read, I’m so glad they’re printing more copies, this sounds like a book my boys would love!

  163. I love Barnes & Noble, wish I still lived near a store

  164. Kelly Reynolds says:

    My girls and I love to read! This looks like such a cute book, my 3 year old would really enioy it

  165. Cathy Wentz Conrad says:

    So glad this is available!

  166. Thak you for the incredible giveaway

  167. think my little niece would love the book and the gift card

  168. LYN WILLIAMS says:

    I have watched and laughed at her reading this book to her grandson so many times, but its just as funny each time I watch it.

  169. Mary cariker says:

    It really is a joy to watch her reading to her grandson.

  170. Jennifer Meyer says:

    I could be at Barnes & Noble all day long I love going in there it’s so cozy plus I love to read.

  171. WE LOVE BARNES & NOBLE. MY KIDS LOVE A WIDE VARIETY OF BOOKS 🙂

  172. Christina Cohen says:

    This looks like such a great book. I definitely have to get this for my daughter!!

  173. I love books

  174. What a sweet little lady! Amazing that just her joy could do all that it has- and now she’s traveling and brining books back into print because of it! Thanks for sharing <3

  175. carey cole says:

    Watching her read this book was so cute!

  176. caro jensen says:

    fun video! great illustrations

  177. I love how excited she is to read the story, her face is priceless!

  178. Kimberly Schotz says:

    This is a book I wouldn’t mind reading again and again.

  179. I would love to win this barnes & noble gift card for my grandmother. She loves reading all day long.

  180. Julie murphy says:

    I love books as do my kids and grandkids.

  181. Cute book! I think my daughter would love it.

  182. I love reading – I’m in three difference book clubs – so a gift card to Barnes and Noble would be amazing! I’m keeping my fingers crossed.

  183. I will re-gift this to my daughter. She is a 1st grade teacher that needs some books for her class. She just started this year so she will need time to purchase all the supplies she will need. This gift card could help!

  184. My nieces would love this. Will be checking it out. Thanks for the chance.

  185. my grandson enjoys picking out new books at B&N

  186. Kids must read more

  187. How fun to listen to.

  188. Debbie Welchert says:

    I loved listening to the grandma reading the story to her grandchild. It had me laughing so hard I was crying. Boy she could read to my grandchildren anytime. My granddaughter loves reading so much. She is always asking me for new books to read.

  189. Angie Fiack says:

    I love reading to my grandkids, but I am sure I don’t do a tenth as well as she does!

  190. Love B&N – And this is too cute 🙂

  191. I wish my nieces could have attended! They love to read!

  192. Tina Henry says:

    What a wonderful way to reinvigorate the interest in a book and the laughter of a grandma and children.

  193. Vikki Billings says:

    Super cute book, I know my granddaughter would love it! I love Barnes and Noble, they always have everything I am looking for!

  194. Love this! I have to get one.

  195. Another mom showed me the video recently while waiting to pick up.our teens. My son used to love “hee haws”, so we had fun watching it again later. Even an eye rolling 14 year-old boy found it hilarious & sweet.

  196. alessandro pampolino says:

    awesome book..love it

  197. Perlita Mata says:

    Super sweet story! I love how inspiring she was for many kids and readers and how Barnes and Noble brought this jewel of a boy back for the kiddos to enjoy! I see her smile in the picture and can only imagine how happy she really was seeing and hearing all the kids and parents who were in attendance. I will definitely need to read this book to my kiddos

  198. Brittany Deaver says:

    The video of grandma reading this to her grandchild melted my heart And made me laugh with her. I know my nephew would love this book!

  199. I just bought this book for the kids I nanny and they are in love!

  200. Erica Rich says:

    Love it♥️

  201. kathleen eheler says:

    I would love some good books to give my daughter for xmas

  202. Her laugh is the best, an dis so contagious! she tells the story so well that now EVERYONE wants this book, after not being printed for so many years! its a great book, and a wonderful way to get some giggle time in!

  203. Mary Pettiford says:

    Such a cute story and cute granny!

  204. Andrea Chandler says:

    My grandson would love this.

  205. Patty Wright says:

    My husband and I read nightly. It would make a nice Christmas gift.

  206. Ah! I’d join anything with Barnes and Noble in it! 🙂

  207. Brandy Monday says:

    I have some little ones who would love this! what a fun read!

  208. kelly haws says:

    this is wonderful

  209. So cute, thanks for sharing.

  210. Velder Dixon says:

    Awesome book.

  211. Jessica Blain says:

    Love the Scottish Granny! Hilarious video!

  212. mandy atchinson says:

    what a great looking book

  213. Derek Jennings says:

    Great video! Love barnes & noble and happy holidays to all!

  214. I think it’s wonderful that they brought this book back to life. That’s the kind of thing bookstores should be doing.

  215. Teana Lewis-Hoyle says:

    Thanks for the opportunity 🙂

  216. What a great event. Everyone need to read a little more.

  217. Carolyn Daley says:

    The Wonky Donkey looks cute. I always love a fun trip to Barnes & Nobles to pick out something new to read.

  218. jane valencia says:

    what a great opportunity!

  219. Lisa Haaland says:

    Thank you for the chance!

  220. Great book! My grandkids would love it!

  221. My kids would enjoy shopping at Barnes and noble for books and games! We have a store really close to our house!

  222. What a cute book. It would be a great addition to any library, personal or otherwise.

  223. A great story. We love to read and are always looking for new books.

  224. Kayla Harmon says:

    i need this!!

  225. Aeryka smith says:

    Love this!!

  226. Lauren Becker says:

    How fun! This looks like a really enjoyable book. I love children’s/picture books.

    -Lauren

  227. Thank you for letting me know this book in back in circulation. Thank you for the BN giveaway

  228. Wendy Rafferty says:

    Nanny Goals! Just loved her and her viral video! So happy to see laughter and positivity! The world needs more Scottish Nanny’s and winky wonky donkey’s!

  229. Wendy Rafferty says:

    Nanny Goals! Just loved her and her viral video! So happy to see laughter and positivity! The world needs more Scottish Nanny’s and winky wonky donkeys!

  230. My five year old daughter loves to read. This book sounds like lots of fun.

  231. My nieces would enjoy reading The Wonkey Donkey.

  232. shelly peterson says:

    Looks like a cute book and a fun reading.

  233. DeAnna Keller says:

    My niece would love this book!

  234. There are so many books I would love to have.

  235. Sharee Givens says:

    Great book.

  236. Jacob LaFountaine says:

    Interesting sounding book. Something a bit fun but different

  237. I imagine that there was some serious laughing going on! Great pictures and article.

  238. Chrissy McPherson-Lee says:

    My teen daughter loves to read & her favorite place to shop is B&N <3

  239. She does have such a great personality. Such a joy to watch.

  240. Kristin Premo says:

    Such a cute book!!! I know a few kids who would love it!!

  241. Sharon Yarrell says:

    My nephew would love this book.

  242. Suzie Hurst says:

    Love her! And this is such a fun book!

  243. I love this so much…it is incredible that B&N has a love of books that goes so deep as to assist in republishing a book. that isn’t all about money but a love for books and readers alike!

  244. Nancy Rexroad says:

    Love it !

  245. Ashley Cotter says:

    Super cute book! My boys would love this!

  246. Shannon Peterson says:

    I laughed so hard at this video !! The book sounds great and i know my daughter would love it. Great job !

  247. Jennifer Clair says:

    I loved watching the Scottish granny reading the book. Her laugh was so infectious and brightened my day. I’ve watched her video numerous times and still laugh everytime. She brings so much joy to many lives. I am happy to see that barnes and noble joined forces to get the book printed for their stores and online. It’s definitely a book I want to get. I think its adorable.

  248. Cherie Johnson says:

    I just love Barns and Noble. It’s so comfortable when you first walk in and everyone is friendly to help if you need. Our store in Wilkes Barre was hit by the hurricane not long ago but I am so happy it’s open again. Love this video.

  249. This was so wonderful to read/watch! My son would love the Wonky Donkey. Although, I don’t think I can read it quite like Janice.

  250. Melissa Helgeson says:

    I always loved reading to my little ones ♥️📑

  251. Shannon Rabren says:

    Aww. My nephew would love the Wonky Donkey. Such an awesome giveaway!

  252. After reading this, I just had to watch the video of Janice reading the story to her grandson! Super adorable, and I couldn’t help, but laugh, once she started.

  253. Sara kepler says:

    I love when she reads to her grandson. I saw another time when she read a book about a bum it was hilarious.

  254. This book is the cutest story!! The kids will love it

  255. I will go seek out her video just for a bright spot in my day. I am so glad there is a reprint

  256. I watched the video and laughed so hard I was crying. Glad to see they bought the book back to print.

  257. Meredith Beard says:

    Thanks so much for the giveaway!

  258. Mimi Fiorelli says:

    I am a school leader. Reading to kids is so important. Thank you!!

  259. Sarah A Cascio says:

    My youngest daughter is finding her passion for reading as she has been learning over these last few months. There’s nothing cooler to me than watching her grow and use her vast, innocent, pure imagination as she flips pages and discovers new stories! The quality time one-on-one reading allows for is nothing to balk at either! Cool giveaway!

  260. This is awesome! I will be getting my grandbaby and niece and nephew this book for Christmas!

  261. Sandy Klocinski says:

    Barnes & Noble is awesome! What kid wouldn’t love this book!? Thanks for the opportunity to win!

  262. Melissa Englebright says:

    Im really happy Barnes and Noble worked it out and printed the book! So awesome, They are such a good company.

  263. Jessica ebel says:

    💕 this

  264. marilyn orsini says:

    love Barnes and Noble always in that store

  265. Andrea Sperry says:

    Love this book!!!!! so glad it’s back… We lost our one copy so know we can reorder it!!!!

  266. Rachael lambert says:

    That is such a sweet story thank you for sharing it!!

  267. Kimberly Bryan says:

    This would make a great Christmas gift for my oldest son. Thank you for the chance!

  268. Definitely a great book! I’ve seen the video on YouTube, and she had me and my son laughing hysterically! Thank you for the chance!

  269. Andrea Russell says:

    This is a great idea thanks and good luck

  270. The kids loves Barnes& Noble

  271. Tabitha Menzdorf says:

    This is amazing. Thank you

  272. I love this reading grandma

  273. Sara Payne says:

    I’m always looking for great books to add to my children’s book collection, especially since my kids get so excited for every new book. Thanks for the book idea!

  274. I love the video it’s so cute. reading is so important it’ll carry you anywhere in your life and your dreams good luck everybody

  275. Linda Szymoniak says:

    I grew up loving books, and now my daughters are avid readers (and collectors). One has even written a number of her own books. Any chance to win a gift card to a bookstore is gold to us! Thanks for the chance.

  276. Thanks for the chance!

  277. Lacey Waters says:

    adorable! thank you ^_^

  278. Richard Hicks says:

    One of my fav places to shop

  279. “Granny” looks like a happy soul. She has a great smile. What a great opportunity for her and for the kids!

  280. Jean Allison-Dahl says:

    I would love to be able to give this to a school for their summer readers program!

  281. Thanks for the intro to this fun book & video. Repetitive books are a favorite in our household.

  282. Rebecca Meyer says:

    My parents always gave us books (in addition to other gifts) every Christmas and it was always a favorite. I always give books as gifts now because of them.

  283. Gwendolyn Jordan says:

    My daughter would the book

  284. Angel Heaps says:

    this would be awesome for Christmas. Thank you!

  285. Teresa Kunberger says:

    I giggled at her video she is amazing!!

  286. Grace Bertou says:

    I love Barnes & Noble. So far this holiday season I’ve already purchased a few gifts on their website!! They have great deals on vinyl records and my bf loves them.

  287. MaryAnn Myers says:

    Such a good book! I would love to win a gift card!

  288. Kelly Hanley says:

    My nephew would love this book!

  289. Desiree J Hernandez says:

    This is so exciting…!

  290. Katie Amanda says:

    What a great story! This is a good example of how happiness can affect others. So glad she agreed to read to little ones. Thanks!

  291. Annmarie Weeks says:

    I love Barnes & Noble, and the fact that they have so much more than books! My hubby loves the puzzles that they carry…with thousands of pieces!

  292. Rhea Chladek says:

    I haven’t watched the video yet of her reading “The Wonky Donkey,” but her other video of her reading “I Need A New Bum” is hysterically funny. The fact that she gets so doubled over in laughter that she has to stop several times is the BEST! 😀

  293. Pamela Smith says:

    My granddaughter would love this book! ❤

  294. Tammy Basile says:

    What a lovely lady!

  295. Angela Smith says:

    looks like a cute book..and a fun event

  296. What an amazing book!! I also love Barnes & Noble!

  297. Amber Bennett says:

    What a beautiful person. The world could use more people like her.

  298. Not sure how long it has been since I picked out a good book from Barnes and Nobles.

  299. Amanda Daggett says:

    This is awesome! She seems like such a fun and sweet lady.

  300. rita leonard says:

    I would love to get this book for my granddaughter

  301. We love Barnes and noble! This would be great to get my DH some Christmas presents

  302. I had never heard of Janice Clark before just now, but she seems like a lot of fun! 😁
    This would make an awesome Christmas present for my book worm sister! Thank you for the chance! 😁😍

  303. Chavonne H says:

    Barnes and Nobles is awesome. It’s so exciting to see all the books available and the atmosphere is great too.

  304. Jennifer Olson says:

    So glad Barnes and Noble is still in business and can team up for this giveaway.

  305. Wonderful story! I love B&N. It’s like entering a safe, fascinating and exciting world when I walk through the doors.

  306. A wonderful story… the classic books are usually the best…

  307. B&N is such a fun place to shop.

  308. Rebecca Smithee says:

    This is so very AWSOME!!!!!!!! I do love Barnes n Noble!!!!!!!! So much going there n looking at everything!!!!!

  309. I need to get this book! I saw the video on Facebook and couldn’t stop laughing!

  310. This sounds like a funny book. I love author readings. I love Barnes and Noble. I can spend hours in there.

  311. Janet OBrien says:

    Love when she was reading the book in the video. My nephew would love this!

  312. How sweet! I hope I can be like her when I become a granny. Thank you!

  313. Phillip Arnitz says:

    lol, some laughs are just contagious

  314. CASSANDRA HUBER says:

    Barnes and Noble is by far the best book store.

  315. linda ricotta says:

    such an amazing memory for both and lots of fun 🙂

  316. Elizabeth Miller says:

    My 13 year old and 5 year old both love Barnes an Nobles. It is one place I do not mind spending a little extra as reading is everything for growth in kids.

  317. Angela heerde says:

    I love barnes and noble bookstore and nice giveaway. Thanks for the chance to win.

  318. Bobbiejo m Patten says:

    What a Beautiful Story

  319. Nicole Given says:

    This book is one of my favorites.

  320. Susan Smith says:

    This sounds like a cute book that my niece would love.

  321. What a great story and thank you for sharing it. The book looks amazing.

  322. Jeremy McLaughlin says:

    Looks like a fun book.

  323. I saw this video!! She is so fun and cute!

  324. ashley svendsen says:

    my daughter would love this book

  325. Sarah Ochocki says:

    This is the most adorable thing ever. The Internet isn’t all bad.

  326. MargaretAnn Rice says:

    This would be great book for any child, I would donate it to holiday gifts this year.

  327. christina cruz says:

    Reading is a way to escape to a new adventure

  328. I love the video of her reading it to her grandson, it’s so cute and you cant help laughing!

  329. Nancy Hansen says:

    This is such a cute video and she is great at telling it. She adds so much with her cute personality. The story is made so fun with her. Great opportunity to win. Thanks

  330. Derek Miller says:

    Wow, I never realized B&N would go that far to help out an author and a book. I wonder how often they do this for others as well. Makes sense in a way though.

  331. Rebecca Orr says:

    This book looks adorable! My sons and daughter would really enjoy it.

  332. I laughed out loud watching her read this book to her grandson!

  333. Marilyn Nawara says:

    I enjoy going to the local Barnes & Noble and spending a few hours browsing the books and magazines.

  334. wow

  335. love B&N’s toy selection as well

  336. Boy, Janice Clark’s popularity has really exploded! My grandkids are too old for those stories but they do enjoy reading and this gift card would be great!

  337. Michelle J. says:

    I love bookstores!

  338. This is the first I’ve heard of this. Too cute!

  339. Sherry Lambing says:

    Such a heart warming article! It would be nice to hear Janice’s laugh-along with the children!!

  340. ColleenMarie says:

    Looks like a great book !

  341. Tara-Funair says:

    I would read to my boys nightly when they were smaller. Some of their favorite books and sometimes (not often), my 16 yo asks me to recite parts of books we used to read. I hope that I get the opportunity to read to grandchildren one day

  342. Kayla Doan says:

    I’ve never shopped at Barnes & Noble, but would love too!

  343. cassandra register says:

    This is pretty amazing, thank you for the chance.

  344. Jeanie Hicken says:

    I love Barnes and Noble. I like to just go and look at all the books.

  345. Carrie Lancon says:

    I never heard of this book before but it sounds silly and fun just what my kids love.

  346. Victoria Scott says:

    Love this story! So glad she loves sharing the humor!

  347. Jen Rodrigues says:

    I love reading and would love to win this gift card. Thanks for chance.

  348. Crystal McKinley says:

    I love Barnes and Noble! That place is peaceful and relaxing.

  349. I saw that video a while back and she definitely had me laughing! 😀

  350. i love barnes and noble ! love sitting there drinking a cup of coffee, reading a book, with NO kids !

  351. Jaclyn Reynolds says:

    This would make my son laugh! Such a cute book!

  352. Francine Anchondo says:

    My kids love to read and so do I . Thanks for the chance.

  353. I have seen her on fb before…this looks so fun for kids. I know my kids love their nana to read to them.

  354. Thanks for the giveaway. Come in hand for college books.

  355. Pamela Grogan says:

    So funny

  356. What a cute book that I think my grandson would love. Love shopping and B&N!

  357. Katherine Ohliger says:

    I’m glad they were able to get more copies printed, that’s so nice!

  358. Terri Quick says:

    Thank you for hosting this awesome giveaway!

  359. My granddaughter would enjoy this book.

  360. I couldn’t stop laughing when I saw this video.

  361. Adorable! She reminds me of my mom with my son.

  362. I love to read!!!

  363. What a fun book

  364. Leland Lee says:

    What a awesome book

  365. Golden storm says:

    I read all the time and love this store..i saw some jigsaw puzzles in there several months ago..its a great store

  366. Casandra LaMonaca says:

    What a wonderful story. Books are so important for kids and I’m happy my little girl loves to read.

  367. Megan Blumenthal says:

    What a beautiful story! Thanks for the giveaway.

  368. Marie Beauregard says:

    Looks like such a fun, cute book!

  369. kathy Persons says:

    Love to give books to kids

  370. It warms my hear to see children enjoy reading! It was my favorite activity as a kid and I still can’t get my nose out of a book these days.

  371. Cynthia Roach says:

    Reading to children is so important and fun.

  372. Jennifer Reed says:

    My husband loves to browse in Barnes & Noble. Reading is such a passion for him. This would make a great gift.

  373. Danalee Davis says:

    This is such a great giveaway. I would buy books for Christmas.

  374. Donna Follmann says:

    Thanks for the giveaway. Loved the YouTube video!

  375. Tracie Cooper says:

    Such a funny video! I would love to use this gift card to buy some books for my nieces!

  376. I would use this gift card for my 8 year old granddaughter.

  377. Barnes and Noble is our favorite and my daughter would love this book !

  378. My son would love to get some books.

  379. It’s so great to see kids enjoying being read to. I love that Barnes and Noble brought back that book.

  380. I love barnes and noble. It is a wonderful store! Thanks for the chance to win cbootsone@charter.net

  381. Stephanie Liske says:

    I love me some books 😉

  382. The video was adorable. 🙂 This looks like another book to add to the list I’ll be buying for my nephew

  383. We do love to read.

  384. Molli Taylor says:

    id never heard of this before, but i love barnes and noble. my first bookstore!

  385. I could spend hours in Barnes and Noble just wandering from section to section.

  386. Clarissa Hiciano says:

    The video was too cute! My son would love this!

  387. I can watch her over and over reading that book

  388. Louis A Davila says:

    What a fun reading! My son would love this book!

  389. JASON JENNINGS, Sr. says:

    thanks for the chance

  390. joseph gersch says:

    this would be a great book for my great niece

  391. kathie hoehn says:

    My grandkids would love this book

  392. Shannon Kirby says:

    I’m getting this book for my husband to read to our boys!

  393. Angela Thorpe says:

    I love Barnes & Noble! Id use this to buy some Christmas presents for my daughter 🙂

  394. Heather Kaufman says:

    This looks like a great book for kids.

  395. I love reading books! 😀

  396. Angela MacRae says:

    This would be an awesome gift for my daughter for her kids 🙂 So thnakyou for the chance to win 🙂

  397. That’s so neat that you got to meet the Scottish Granny!!

  398. Cathleen N says:

    “wonky” is my favorite word – for a long time I thought that it was a figment of my imagination, ha!

    This looks like an adorable kid’s book – I love donkeys and books that engage all ages.

  399. Sheila Fiske says:

    She is a cute and funny grandma.

  400. Jema Tapley says:

    That’s such a funny video!

  401. I think I remember that book from when I was a kid. So glad to see it back in print..So many really god books are out of print now. I miss some of the classics

  402. Looks like a fun event!

  403. Shannon Goldschmidt says:

    I remember seeing the video of her reading that book. It was so funny and her laugh was so infectious. I think this book would be great for anyone to have. Thank you for this wonderful opportunity.

  404. Christina O says:

    I love going to Barnes and Noble. It’s exciting to walk around and look through the books.

  405. I used to go to Barnes & Noble when I lived across the street from them. Thank you

  406. abbie guerrero says:

    I love reading and love Barnes and Noble. I’m an author and have my book sold on B&N online so I def. support Barnes and Noble 🙂

  407. looked like a fun event

  408. I would love the chance to win this book for my grandson!

  409. I could fill all my Christmas list with this GC.
    It is wonderful when a big corporation works to help the little guy, and getting this book reprinted is awesome.

  410. It sounds like a book my son would like.

  411. Nicole Byer says:

    Such a funny book. Made me laugh as well

  412. Lindsay Molloy says:

    this is great!

  413. MARTHAIA NORRIS says:

    So Awesome !!!! Thanks

  414. my niece would love this book.

  415. This would come in handy this holiday season.

  416. Saegan Anderson says:

    Cute idea for a book!

  417. Audra O'Hara says:

    My daughter would like that book. Thank goodness she loves to read! Thanks for the giveaway; that would really buy her a lot of books!

  418. Polly Hall says:

    my nieces daughter would love this book

  419. heather padilla says:

    would love the chance to win this prize. Alot of great reading ahead!

  420. Shakeia Rieux says:

    What a cute book! I would love to get it for my youngest niece.

  421. Paula Michele Hafner says:

    That’s such a funny video. She seems like a delightful person.

  422. Thank you for the giveaway. This book sounds so cute! I’ll have to look for it as I think my nieces and nephew would love this.

  423. Serena Powell says:

    I hadn’t see her video before this post, but The Scottish Granny seems like an absolutely delightful person. I’m so glad that she was able to partake in an amazing event and that the kids had a book read to them by her.

  424. Brandon Sparks says:

    I could really use this. I really do need to get new books. Thanks for this chance..

  425. Holly Thomas says:

    I loved the video!

  426. Linda Kohlenberg says:

    This would be a great book for my newest nieces and nephews.

  427. Brenda Robinson says:

    You just can’t go wrong with Barnes and Nobles.

  428. I love reading! I could buy so many great books!

  429. Lauren Hecker says:

    I go to Barnes and Noble every weekend. I like spending hours reading books and looking at the toys. Thank you for the oppurtunity to win this gift card!

  430. Kyl Neusch says:

    The word play in this book is neat

  431. Dana Rodriguez says:

    This looks like it was a fun event. And the book sounds awesome!

  432. Michelle C says:

    What a wonderful story! Thanks for the chance to win. We are big fans of Barnes and Noble.

  433. Hesper Fry says:

    My kids would get a kick out of The Wonky Donkey book!

  434. Julie Bickham says:

    This granny is so cute and funny!

  435. Michelle Mortensen says:

    Looks like a perfect gift for my young nephew. Thanks for sharing!

  436. My twin girls would love to go to a reading like that.

  437. My kids love to read! 🙂

  438. I love Barnes and Noble! Nothing like finding a good book to read!

  439. My Granddaughter would really enjoy this book,

  440. Tricha Leary says:

    It is so much fun to rediscover stories and books from the past

  441. Debbie CAMPBELL says:

    There is nothing I love more than books. Barnes and Noble is great.

  442. My hubby loves Barnes and Noble! I’d love to win this for him for Christmas! Thanks and God bless.

  443. Kim Holsapple says:

    I so wish more YA authors would visit us in Harford County, MD.

  444. Her video is so funny!

  445. looks like a great event

  446. Whitney Lindeman says:

    Love B&N! Just walked around in B&N with my spouse and his family in town for quite a while the other night, and we all had the best time. Having $100 to spend would’ve made it even better, though! 😉

  447. I really like to read and Barnes and Nobles is a great place to get lost in book. Really would like to win this gift card.

  448. Kayla Klontz says:

    This book looks like so much fun! If I won I would get this for a Christmas gift for my son! He would love reading it to us!

  449. Sounds like a great book for my niece and nephew, I wish she was able to read it to them.

  450. Sounds like a great book for kids.

  451. Charity Cram says:

    This looks like a really cute book! Thank you for the chance to win!

  452. Shirley Emitt says:

    The event sounded like a good time, the book sounds fun.

  453. Isaac Abadi says:

    My niece is 6 and I think she would like this book.

  454. Tracy Robertson says:

    That’s a great story and I love that the book got reprinted! Barnes and Noble is just about my favorite place outside of my own home and maybe the library. I’m an avid reader and always searching for titles I’ve heard about. I buy what I can’t find at the library at Barnes and Noble, plus it’s a great place to buy gifts and enjoy a latte!

  455. steve stone says:

    what a nice way to read. our children would love this. thanks.

  456. Bruce Hammersmith says:

    Love the grandma. would love to win for my granddaughter

  457. donna porter says:

    The video was so cute! My nephew would love this book and I would love the gift card to shop for my reading friends for Christmas.

  458. Leah Shumack says:

    That was great! I think my daughter would have a lot of fun with this book!

  459. Jillian Too says:

    Her laughter is definitely contagious.

  460. Diane Wolf says:

    I’m so glad that Barnes and Noble got this reprinted so that a whole new generation of kids can get the enjoyment out it!

  461. Looks like such a cute book! My girls love going to Barnes and Noble. Great stocking stuffer =)

  462. This is one of the most fun stores out there they have everything!!

  463. fun book

  464. Denise Sachs says:

    This sounds great. I love all kinds of books.

  465. we love going to their storytime

  466. julie Smith says:

    Barnes and Noble was my first thought and stop when my grandbebe girl asked for the Harry Potter book set for Christmas! Ordered and on the way! 🙂

  467. How exciting! We are always on the lookout for great books because my kids love to read!

  468. Joanna Peter says:

    That video of her reading it is quite funny! I loved taking the boy I nannied to story times like that.

  469. Debra Holloway says:

    My grandson would love this. We love Barnes & Noble.

  470. Always looking for new books for my little guy! Thanks for the giveaway 🙂

  471. Angelique Moore says:

    Sounds like a funny book.

  472. DENISE WINDLEY says:

    So thankful for Barnes and Noble’s books. I am going to check out this one for the kiddos. Thank you so much!

  473. My niece would love this book.

  474. Emily Benzing says:

    Barnes & Noble is my favorite, it’s so comforting and inviting. I could spend all day in there!

  475. I’m happy brick and mortar bookstores such as Barnes and Noble are still around to visit and I think my grandchildren would love this book!

  476. Tracy Shafer says:

    This would be a dream! I could buy so many books!!

  477. Janice McArthur says:

    Looks like a fun book for children!

  478. Pamela Frady says:

    My grandkids would love The Wonky Donkey !! Thanks for the great contest !!

  479. I’m so happy to have a Barnes & Noble around the corner from me!! Thank you for this chance! Merry Christmas

  480. David ODonnell says:

    The book is amazing! Thank you for the opportunity.

  481. Barbara (Winsalot) Beverage says:

    What fun! Will be getting that book!

  482. Anita Jude says:

    This book sounds like a good read for my grandkids

  483. It is so good to see someone having so much fun with a book and children!

  484. I love that it has been reprinted. The illustrations are adorable.

  485. kathy pease says:

    I will have to get this book for my granddaughter. She would love it.

  486. Edward Jarosz says:

    I have seen some great reviews for this book! It will make a perfect Christmas gift!

  487. I had never heard of this book or author before. Thanks for the post.

  488. I get the impression that people do not read anymore. I am not one of them.

  489. This book looks great! Thank you so much for the chance!

  490. sheila ressel says:

    Hooray to Barnes and Noble for making this book available to so many children. I know it will bring happiness into everyone’s lives involved.

  491. Sabrina Zehner says:

    Would be great to take the grandkids to story time.

  492. DANIELLE MCKEE says:

    Your article enrriched me

  493. My four year old is learning to read and he loves books like this. They help him learn to sound out so many diff words and sounds that when put together really grab his interest to! I hope that he continues to read his whole life.

  494. vivian blevins says:

    great get some books for my niece and nephew.

  495. Trisha Musgrave says:

    My daughter and I love to read, this would be wonderful!

  496. Trisha McKee says:

    I love watching that video! So funny. Barnes and Noble is such a great store and ready to help with all of my requests!

  497. Beverly Metcalf says:

    That’s a cute book and I could use some new ones for my grandchildren. Thanks!

  498. Mindy Ausseresses says:

    How fun!

  499. Maureen Blatz says:

    You have made reading exciting again

  500. Gennie Lancaster Johnson says:

    What a cute book! My daughter and I enjoy reading together every night and we love to shop at Barnes & Noble.

  501. Aubrey Scott Daniels says:

    This would be the perfect sticking stuffed for my daughter. She loved to read!

  502. What a story! Also, what a grandmother! Barnes and Noble is the best book store. Bringing this book back and it
    becoming a bestseller is awesome!

  503. My niece would love that book!

  504. Janice cracked me up! Barnes & Noble is such a fun store to shop in.

  505. Laura Bradley says:

    Thank you so much for the chance to win!

  506. CLAUDIA DAVIS says:

    I live 2 1/2 blocks from the BN location. I would have loved to attend this event. She sounds so adorable and amazing as does the book.

  507. Stephanie O'Day says:

    The Wonky Donkey is hilarious!! I’ve got it on my book list!

  508. This looks like such a fun event. I’d like to read one of her books.

  509. ellen casper says:

    I would love to get some new books.

  510. Jane Jakins says:

    sounds like great book

  511. Kayla Carrillo says:

    This book looks great. I love stories that incite giggles 🙂

  512. Ashley Williams says:

    Love the reading to her grandson makes me wish my mom was around to read or tell stories to my kids.

  513. Celeste Herrin says:

    The Scottish granny sounds so fun! I would love to hear her read a story.

  514. jessica cox says:

    Love it! I would love to share this book with my son. We read a ton and he is in first grade. 🙂

  515. Jessica Caughey says:

    Hi 👋 Hi there , tell me more

  516. Janine Hwang says:

    I love shopping at Barnes & Nobel. So much to offer!

  517. Terri L Scialpi says:

    Awesome! How great is this! Thanks for the chance to win!

  518. Thanks for the chance to win. I am always looking for something new.

  519. Rajee Pandi says:

    I love to buy her book if I won This book is the best for Christmas gifts

  520. This would be great for holiday gifts

  521. Sounds like a great book! This would come in handy as my littles need to read 100 books a year!

  522. The Scottish Granny is so darling and delightful, and I love the look of this book – I’m thinking it’d make a great Christmas gift for my nephew. 🙂

  523. Jerry Marquardt says:

    Janice Clark looks truly awesome. I cannot wait to check into this, and thanks for the review.

  524. Philip Lawrence says:

    $100 could certainly buy several Xmas gifts in the form of books for friends.

  525. Laurie Nykaza says:

    We love shopping there for books for the holidays

  526. I never heard of her and I never heard of this book before either. It sounds really cute. I’m sure my grandkids would love it so I’m going to have to look into getting it for Christmas.

  527. This sounds like a great book, so fun. My granddaughter would love it.

  528. Seyma Bennett Shabbir says:

    Barnes and Nobles has a great collection of books, I love the location and being able to have coffee while I read.

  529. Nice they reprinted the book. I’d love to win.

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