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Winner for the Monica Holloway’s Cowboy and Wills contest

Rachel and I reading Cowboy and Wills together
Rachel and I reading Cowboy and Wills together

We have a winner for Monica Holloway’s Cowboy and Wills contest: Congratulations to Ms. Vivian See. I am heartened by the fair number of emails that I received for this contest, including entries that came from abroad.

However, there is only one prize. I will be contacting the winner via email.

If you interested to get a copy of Monica Holloway’s Cowboy and Wills, you can visit her official website to find out more.

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Monica Holloway’s Cowboy and Wills

Book cover
Book cover

The publicist for the above book, Cowboy and Wills, written by Monica Holloway contacted me back in November last year and send me two copies of the books for reviewing. As I was quite occupied the past few months, I did not get the chance to go through the book till a few weeks ago.

In summary, the book is about an autistic boy (Wills)’s extraordinary relationship with his pet dog (Cowboy). The book is written by the boy’s mother and you can feel her love for her son, browsing through the pages as she document the bitter sweet experience of bringing up a special boy with special needs.

Getting a pet dog for Wills changed him for the better as Cowboy helped to overcome the boy’s fear of crowded places among others.

An autographed copy
An autographed copy
Rachel and I reading the same book together
Rachel and I reading the same book together

It’s the kind of motivational book that will inspire and cheer you up when you are going through a rough patch in life. Not exactly my favourite genre, but still accessible.

Since I have two copies of the book, I am running a small contest on this blog to give away a copy. If you are interested, email me your name, contact number and the answer to the question below to alvinologist@gmail.com before 25 Mar 2010:

What is Cowboy’s full name? HINT

I will select the winner via a random draw and notify the person via email.

You can watch the book trailer below:

In addition, you can also read the book excerpt, check out the official facebook page or visit the official website for more information. If you are interested in buying the book, there are links to major online book stores with stocks of Cowboy and Wills on the official website. 🙂

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