Monday, 15 August 2011

Book competitions for children

The summer is almost over for Scottish children, who go back to school this week, but there's still time for some book related competitions. You'll need to hurry with the one in the Guardian - win a Kindle pre-loaded with Neil Gaiman's books by reading his short story of 247 words and taking up the challenge to write one of excatly the same length. The closing date is 22nd August.

 You have longer for The Children’s Story Competition and Young Illustrator’s Competition. 7 -18 year olds should write a short story or illustrate one of the titles below:
  • The Enchanted Rainforest
  • The Accident
  • Finders Keepers
  • The Family Next Door
  • Mission to the Moon
There are cash prizes to be won, the entry fee is £5 per submission and the deadline is at midnight on Monday 31 October 2011.  More details from Chapter One Promotions.

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