CREATE A PICTURE BOOK COMPETITION

Picture Book Competition Winners Announced!

We are delighted to announce the winners and the overall winner of the 2015 ReadingZone WBD Picture Book Competition, selected from more than 1,500 picture book entries that we received for this...

Picture Book Competition Winners Announced!

Picture Book Competition Young Creators Winner

We are thrilled to announce that Up, Up, Up by Reception in Tarporley Primary School is the winner of our Young Creators Award.

Picture Book Competition Young Creators Winner

Picture Book Competition Primary Award

The Primary Award for this year's picture book competition goes to Year 6 pupils at Cobden Primary School for their wonderful picture book, Monkey's Colourful Adventure.

Picture Book Competition Primary Award

Picture Book Competition Secondary Award winners

We are delighted to announce the winner of this year's Secondary Award is Pershore High School in Pershore, for The Spirit of the Titanic by Lucy B in Year 9. This is the second year in a row that...

Picture Book Competition Secondary Award winners

Picture Book Competition Achievement Award

This year's Achievement Award winner is given to St Joseph's Catholic Primary School in Redhill for their fantastic achievement in encouraging all their pupils to take part in making a picture...

Picture Book Competition Achievement Award

Winner of Hachette Award announced

The winner of the Hachette Award, given to a school entrant in the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition, is Barford St Peter's Primary School, Barford, for their picture book, The Farmyard Great...

Winner of Hachette Award announced

Create a picture book!

We are challenging those aged four to 18 years to make a picture book for World Book Day, with the launch of the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2015!

Create a picture book!

Top tips from our judge David Melling

The ReadingZone Picture Book Competition judge David Melling (Hugless Douglas and The Kiss that Missed) shares some of his top tips for making your picture book fabulous!

Top tips from our judge David Melling

Getting started with your picture book

To follow are some suggestions from publishers to help young people when they begin work on their picture books, from thinking up ideas to structuring their story.

Getting started with your picture book

Simple Template to download

Picture book entries need to be A4 size and portrait (upright) rather than landscape (sideways). Here is a simple, 24 page template with page numbers that you can use for guidance.

How to enter your picture books

Once your picture books are finished, you will need to complete the entry form online. Please read the following information before filling out your form.

Win 250 of books from Hachette when you enter

Hachette Children's Group is offering a separate prize of 250 worth of free books to a school that enters the picture book competition via one of their school representatives.

 

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