Holly Jolly Giveaway: Macmillan Unicorn Book Stash

NOTE: The items in our Macmillan Prize Pack Giveaway were provided by the brand for the purposes of our Holly Jolly Giveaways. No money was exchanged, and all opinions are our own. We reached out to these brands for this giveaway series because they create products we love.

Calling all unicorn lovers – we’ve got a stash of majestic reads that are the perfect escape for anyone who needs a little magic in their life!

Winter weather is the perfect time to curl up under your comfiest blanket and spend a few hours getting lost in and a literary adventure. Discover the history of unicorns, find out what it would be like to have a very farty unicorn as your BFF, and become a unicorn expert as you devour facts about these fascinating fantasy creatures!

We teamed up with our friends at Macmillan to bring the magical winter reading to YOU! We’re giving FIVE lucky winners a chance to win an enchanting prize pack filled with unicorn reads. Ready to enter? Grab your favorite adult and have them fill out the form below – but first, take a peek at these amazing books!

The Magical Unicorn Society Official Handbook:

AUTHOR: Selwyn E. Phipps
ILLUSTRATORS: Helen Dardik, Harry Goldhawk, and Zanna Goldhawk
SYNOPSIS: A vibrantly illustrated official guide to everything unicorn-related, from the Magical Unicorn Society.

After centuries of mystery, the mythical Magical Unicorn Society has published its official handbook.

These learned lovers of unicorns have created a veritable treasure trove of unicorn lore—the facts, the fiction, the where, why and what of these elusive creatures. Discover where unicorns really live around the world, how to find them, and what they eat Learn how to look after them, what powers they have, how to tempt them, train them, and even ride them, and so much more.

With breathtaking artwork from Helen Dardik and Harry and Zanna Goldhawk, this special book is the ultimate gift for true believers.

The Magical Unicorn Society: A Brief History of Unicorns:

AUTHOR: Selwyn E. Phipps
ILLUSTRATORS: Helen Dardik, Harry Goldhawk, and Zanna Goldhawk
SYNOPSIS: The Magical Unicorn Society has released from its top-secret case files an entire book full of tales of unicorn encounters from throughout world history.

From the story of the 17th century sailors rescued from pirates by Water Moon unicorns, to the mystery about the girls who believed they’d discovered a Woodland Flower unicorn in modern-day Central Park, this book shares some of the most amazing stories of humanity’s experiences alongside these magical creatures.

Brought to life by vivid and enchanting artwork throughout, A Brief History of Unicorns is an essential companion to The Magical Unicorn Society Official Handbook. A truly magical must-have for unicorn enthusiasts of all ages!

For Unicorn Lovers Only: History, Mythology, Facts, and More:

AUTHOR: Penelope Gwynne
SYNOPSIS: Readers of all ages can learn all about the magnificent unicorns of the past and the charismatic creatures of today with this beautifully illustrated treasure trove of unicorn lore and history from Penelope Gwynne and Katie O’Neill.

Unicorns have changed a lot through the ages, but some things have stayed the same: They’re still magical and mysterious, elusive and entertaining. And they’re still the most fascinating mythical beasts in the world.

Vibrantly illustrated by Eisner Award winner Katie O’Neill, For Unicorn Lovers Only tells fans everything they need to know about unicorns of yesterday and today—when and where the legends came from, how unicorns have influenced pop culture, and much more.

Find new ways to express your unicornimania through crafts, clothes, and activities, and experience unicorn magic through retellings of legends and history with this unique combination of fact and fiction.

Dave the Unicorn: Welcome to Unicorn School:

AUTHOR: Pip Bird
ILLUSTRATOR: David O’Connell
SYNOPSIS: Welcome to Unicorn School, where you get your own unicorn best friend! You go on magical quests together! There is glitter! There is even more glitter!

Mira can hardly contain her excitement as her fellow students are paired with their unicorns. Darcy is assigned the statuesque Star, whose shimmering coat always catches the light. Raheem is matched with Brave, whose every step reverberates like thunder. And Mira is paired with…


Dave loves doughnuts. He doesn’t follow directions very well. And he farts. A lot.

Mira is a little disappointed. But she soon realizes Dave is unlike his fellow unicorns in another way: He’s a little smarter than they are. When a school trip goes awry, the only way to save the day is for Mira to embrace her unexpected unicorn best friend.

Dave the Unicorn: Team Spirit:

AUTHOR: Pip Bird
David O’Connell
SYNOPSIS: Mira is excited for Unicorn School Field Day, even though her unicorn, Dave, loves donuts more than prancing. Mira’s teammates are counting on them—especially when the prize for winning Field Day is revealed to be the chance to go on a Magical Rainbow Quest.

As Mira struggles to get her UBFF (Unicorn Best Friend Forever) to hurry to the finish line, a series of mysterious mishaps make Mira wonder if everyone is playing fair. Can she and Dave track down who’s sabotaging them before they end up in last place?

This second book in the hilarious new chapter book series continues the story of Mira at Unicorn School and her unicorn Dave, who’s not the statuesque stallion we’re trained to expect. But Dave has a few tricks up his sleeve that remind Mira—and all of us—that friendship is more important than winning.

Macmillan Unicorn Book Stash Giveaway:


FIVE (5) lucky winners will receive a Macmillan Prize Pack that includes:
– ONE (1) copy of The Magical Unicorn Society Official Handbook
– ONE (1) copy of The Magical Unicorn Society: A Brief History of Unicorns
– ONE (1) copy of For Unicorn Lovers Only: History, Mythology, Facts, and More
– ONE (1) copy of Dave the Unicorn: Welcome to Unicorn School
– ONE (1) copy of Dave the Unicorn: Team Spirit
*Prizes generously provided by Macmillan


Grab a parent or guardian and have them fill out the form below by December 02, 2020 at 11:59pm ET.

Giveaway runs from 11/25/20 at 12:00 pm ET through 12/02/20 at 11:59 pm. Open to US residents ONLY. Be sure to read the fully detailed rules HERE before entering.


You must be 18 or older to enter. Please, only ONE entry per person. If selected as a winner, we will provide your parent/guardian with an affidavit to confirm that you are a valid winner who has permission to win. They will be REQUIRED to sign and return the affidavit to YAYOMG! to claim your prize. Prizes will not be mailed out without signed parental consent.

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