CREATE A PICTURE BOOK COMPETITION

ReadingZone Picture Book WBD Competition 2016

We are inviting those aged four to 18 years to make a picture book (closing date 23 April). Prizes include a free author event for the overall winner and 50 printed copies of their winning picture...

ReadingZone Picture Book WBD Competition 2016

Win 250 worth of books for your primary school!

Hachette Children's Books is supporting a special prize for this year's picture book competition - £250 worth of free books for an infant or primary school winner!

Tips for making your picture book

Creating a picture book, while fun, is no easy task so we have put together some brief guidelines to help get you started. These can also be downloaded as a PDF, below.

Tips for making your picture book

Picture Book Competition A4 Poster

We have created a simple A4 poster to help publicise the ReadingZone WBD Picture Book Competition to your classes and groups.

Picture Book Competition A4 Poster

Simple Template for your picture books

We have created a very simple template that you can use to set out your picture book. The template is set in Portrait style, and is 24 pages with a cover and back cover page.

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)

2015 Young Creators Winner

Up, Up, Up by the Reception class at Tarporley Primary School was the winner of our Young Creators Award. You can download the winning picture book here. This was also our overall winner.

2015 Young Creators Winner

2015 Primary Award Winner

The Primary Award for the 2015 picture book competition was won by Year 6 pupils at Cobden Primary School for their wonderful picture book, Monkey's Colourful Adventure. You can download it here.

2015 Primary Award Winner

2015 Secondary Award winner

The winner of last year's Secondary Award was Pershore High School in Pershore, for The Spirit of the Titanic by Lucy B in Year 9. This was the second year in a row that Pershore High School had won...

2015 Secondary Award winner

2015 Achievement Award winner

Last year's Achievement Award winner was presented 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...

2015 Achievement Award winner

2015 Winner of the Hachette Award

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

2015 Winner of the Hachette Award