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SLARead80 - Photographic Competition

The Small Print

  • Sla 80 Stars RoundelJudges’ decisions are final.
  • Photographs must be digital in format and can only be submitted by the photographer or by a reponsible adult in the case of younger photographers.
  • Photos to be taken during the competition run dates, please do not use photos from before these dates.
  • Permission for use by the SLA on their website, in publications and other promotional material is granted and assumed by entry into the competition. Entrants to ensure all relevant permissions are sought before entering the photo in the competition.
  • Entrants don’t have to be a member of SLA to enter.

The judging panel comprises Barbara Band, Jodi Brooks, Joy Court, Sally Dring, and Bev Humphrey plus celebrity author judge Matt Whyman whom will make the final choices from the panel's shortlists.  There will be prizes for both Junior (Primary school age) and Senior (Secondary school age to adult) sections.  NB Please indicate in tweet/Instagram post (J) for junior entrant or (S) for senior entrant.

Further Prizes Announced

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New prizes for all the age groups generously supplied by publisher and book suppliers!  Huge thank you's to all concerned.

Dorling Kindersley

Hot Key

Macmillan Children's

OUP Children's

Peter's Books

Simon and Schuster

Walker Books UK

Prizes announced

We are delighted that sponsors have generously offered prizes for this competition.  Very many thanks to our partners MLS and National Book Tokens.

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Micro Librarian Systems – prizes for schools – 2 prizes of the Reading Cloud (one for Primary and one for Secondary Schools); The Reading Cloud is a fantastic new online reading community designed to engage students, parents, teachers and librarians in reading for pleasure. The Reading Cloud uses the very latest technologies to really capture the imagination of students, linking real and virtual reading experiences to drive up literacy standards and develop core reading skills.  NB Please note that the winning schools will require an existing Junior Librarian.net or an Eclipse.net hosted licence.


National Book Tokens - £80 worth of book tokens to tie in with the SLA’s 80th birthday – prizes for the junior and senior competitions; Start a book token adventure - Take a trip to Animal Farm via The Secret Garden. Enter a Brave New World and then head for Treasure Island. Because choosing a book is an adventure in itself.  A National Book Token starts a journey that ends with a book they’ll love. Accepted in thousands of bookshops, online and on eBooks.  www.nationalbooktokens.com