A Kino Christmas giveaway

Here’s your chance to WIN 1 of 2 prize packs of books from our 2017 Gift Guide, worth $1500 each!

We have hand-picked over 80 titles from our Christmas Gift Guide this year to give away to 2 lucky winners (total value over $3,000). Each winner will receive titles across a range of categories, from fiction to history, science to travel, kids and young adult to art and design, graphic novels, manga and more. There will be a gift in each pack for all the loved ones in your life this Christmas, OR keep them all to yourself – our Christmas gift to you.

Help us name Moichi’s new friends for your chance to WIN!

This Christmas, our furry blue store mascot, Moichi, has acquired some new friends – eight of them, all beautifully illustrated by the talented Charles Santoso. We’re asking you for your help to name them!

To enter the giveaway, you will need to be a Kinokuniya Card Member and to fill out an entry form with all required details and at least ONE name suggestion for any of the characters below. Drop your form in store at our English Books Information Counter or email it in to us by December 13th! If you’re not already a Kinokuniya Card Member, you can sign up now online or in store (fees and terms and conditions apply, see here for full details).



Here is the full list of the hand-picked titles that you could win:

A Die Hard Christmas by Doogie Horner // Ali: A Life by Jonathan Eig // Alone: Britain, Churchill, and Dunkirk by Michael Korda // Artemis by Andy Weir // Astrophysics for People in a Hurry by Neil deGrasse Tyson // Atlantic Black by A.S. Patric // Atlas Obscura by Joshua Foer, Ella Morton and Dylan Thuras // Becoming Myself: A Psychiatrist’s Memoir by Irvin D. Yalom // Bourke Street Bakery: All Things Sweet by Paul Allam and David McGuinness // Bystander by Joel Meyerowitz and Colin Westerbeck // City of Crows by Chris Womersley // Cornersmith: Salads & Pickles by Alex Elliott-Howery and Sabine Spindler // Culture Trails by Lonely Planet // Dinosaur Atlas by Anne Rooney and James Gilleard // Dinosaurium by Chris Wormell and Lily Murray // Downtime: Deliciousness at Home by Nadine Levy Redzepi // First Person by Richard Flanagan // Footpath Guides: Sydney box set by Jacques Sheard // Funko Pop Mystery Minis // Giants, Trolls, Witches, Beasts by Craig Phillips // Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust // Harry Potter: The Wand Collection // Here’s Negan! (Kinokuniya Variant Cover) by (W) Robert Kirkman (A) Charlie Adlard, Cliff Rathburn (CA) Charlie Adlard, Dave // Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie // How to Draw Almost Every Animal by Chika Miyata // Hummus and Co.: Middle Eastern Food to Fall in Love With by Michael Rantissi and Kristy Frawley // Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty // Incredibuilds : Harry Potter Stag Patronus by Jody Revenson // The Kinfolk Entrepreneur by William Nathan // La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume 1 by Philip Pullman // Leonardo Da Vinci by Walter Isaacson // Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng // Mirror, Mirror by Cara Delevingne // Munich by Richard Harris // My Neighbor Totoro Big Totoro plush // My Neighbor Totoro Picture Book by Hayao Miyazaki // Mythos: A Retelling of the Myths of Ancient Greece by Stephen Fry // Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend // Nick Cave: Mercy on Me by Reinhard Kleist // Oi Cat! by Kes Gray and Jim Field // Peddler Issue 1 // Plant Style by Alana Langan and Jacqui Vidal // Princess Mononoke Soft Plush Kodama // Provenance by Ann Leckie // Queens of the Conquest by Kate Howells // Rain Birds by Harriet McKnight // Renegades by Marissa Meyer // Rewordable : The Uniquely Fragmented Word Game // Sherlock Holmes: The Australian Casebook edited by Christopher Sequeira // Silence: …in the age of noise by Erling Kagge // Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King // Small House Living Australia by Catherine Foster // Space is Cool as Fuck by Kate Howells // Spectrum by John Pawson // The Apartment House edited by Katelin Butler and Cameron Bruhn // The Art Museum by Phaidon Editors // The Australian Bird Guide // The Best Australian Poems 2017 edited by Sarah Holland-Batt // The Cities Book by Lonely Planet // The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone by Jaclyn Moriarty // The History of Bees by Maja Lunde // The Life to Come by Michelle de Kretser // The Little White Lies Guide to Making Your Own Movie in 39 Steps by Matt Thrift // The Lost Words by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris // The Magic Misfits by Neil Patrick Harris // The Museum of Words by Georgia Blain // The Number Games by Adam Spencer // The River of Consciousness by Oliver Sacks // The Saga of Tanya the Evil Vol. 1 by Carlo Zen // The Story of Looking by Mark Cousins // The Vegetable by Caroline Griffith and Vicki Valsamis // The White Book by Han Kang // The Whiz Mob and the Grenadine Kid by Colin Meloy and Carson Ellis // Tintinnabula by Margo Lanagan, illustrated by Rovina Cai // Tokyo Ghoul: Re Vol. 1 by Sui Ishida // Unearthed by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner // Vitamin C: Clay and Ceramic in Contemporary Art by Clare Lilley and Phaidon Editors // Where to Drink Coffee by Liz Clayton and Avidan Ross // Wild Dyer by Abigail Booth // Young Hitler by Paul Ham


Competition closes 13 December 2017 and is open to Kinokuniya Card Members only. Only winners will be notified, by email, by 20 December 2017. Prizes are available for pick up in store only from Books Kinokuniya, Sydney. Each prize pack consists of a selection of books picked by Books Kinokuniya Australia staff from the list above, with total retail value of no less than AUD$1500. Each prize pack is presented as is and no part of the pack may be exchanged or redeemed for cash. By entering the competition the entrant agrees to grant Books Kinokuniya Australia permission to use their name suggestions in naming selected fictional characters illustrated by Charles Santoso for Books Kinokuniya Australia, as pictured above. The entrant also agrees to receive Books Kinokuniya Australia’s monthly e-newsletters, from which they can unsubscribe at any time.

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