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The ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2012

Children and young people aged four to 18 years are being challenged to make their own picture book in the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition, running in UK schools and libraries between now and 14th April 2012.

Author and illustrator Nick Sharratt (‘Don’t Put Your Finger in the Jelly, Nelly!, and Jacqueline Wilson’s illustrator) will select the winning entries across three Categories, which include: Young Creators (four to six years); Primary (six years plus) and Secondary (11 years plus). There is an additional award for those who are deemed to have put the most effort into creating their picture book.

Picture books entered for the award can be made by individuals or groups and any media can be used. They can be up to 24 A4 pages; a template is available at www.Readingzone.com (Schools) along with further tips and guidelines about making picture books.

The competition closes on 14th April 2012 and the winners will be announced in May. More details are available here:

ReadingZonePictureBook2012_PR

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