CREATE A PICTURE BOOK COMPETITION

Overall Winner of the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2017

We are thrilled to announce that The Monkey who Learnt his Lesson by Indi (age 10) from Fairways Primary School in Leigh on Sea, is the overall winner of the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition...

Overall Winner of the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2017

Winner of the Primary Award

We are thrilled to announce the winner of the Primary Award in the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2017 is The Monkey who Learnt his Lesson by Indi (age 10) from Fairways Primary School in...

Winner of the Primary Award

Winner of the Secondary Award

We are pleased to announce that the winner of the Secondary Award for the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2017 is Hot Pot and Co by Isabel (age 12) from Francis Holland School, and there are...

Winner of the Secondary Award

Winner of the Young Creators Award

We are thrilled to announce that Max and Me by Thomas (aged 5) from New Scotland Hill Primary School in Sandhurst has won this year's Young Creators Award for the ReadingZone Picture Book...

Winner of the Young Creators Award

Achievement Award Winner

We are delighted to announce that Hob Green Primary School in Stourbridge has won this year's Achievement Award for the ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2017. Buckingham Park Primary School in...

Achievement Award Winner

Make a Picture Book Competition

We are inviting children and young people aged four to 18 years to create their own picture book. The prize for the creator of the winning picture book is a free author event and 50 printed copies...

Make a Picture Book Competition

Picture Book Competition Guidelines

The ReadingZone Picture Book Competition 2017 is now open. Here are some guidelines for the competition, which will run through schools, libraries and homes until Saturday 29th April - the final...

Picture Book Competition Guidelines

Tips for Creating a Picture Book

Here are some general tips to help children get started in creating their picture books, including thinking about character, settings and planning the story. You can also download these tips via the...

Tips for Creating a Picture Book

Simple Template for your picture books

Here is a very simple template that you can use to set out your picture book. The template is set in Portrait style (upright rather than landscape), and is 24 pages long, including the front and...

Simple Template for your picture books

How to enter your picture book(s)

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

How to enter your picture book(s)

Winner of the 2016 Picture Book Competition

The overall winner for the 2016 competition was a secondary entry, The Grand Pancake Race, created by William Thompson from Cockermouth School. You can download the picture book, below.

Winner of the 2016 Picture Book Competition