Competitions

This is your chance to try your luck and win some brilliant prizes in BookTrust competitions.

We run various giveaways - from book bundles to signed copies and very special merchandise - so take a look below to find out which treats you could get your hands on at the moment. Keep your fingers crossed...

Current competitions

Marvel at the wonders of life on Earth by winning two brilliant books

You could win the fabulous titles When the Whales Walked and We Build Our Homes in our nature non-fiction competition.

Win a beautiful new wartime classic from two legends of children's literature

As the world commemorates the 100th anniversary of Armistice Day, Sir Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman have partnered with The Royal British Legion to tell a new story inspired by the history of the poppy.

Don't miss out: win the ENTIRE Blue Peter Book Awards 2019 shortlist!

Want to get hold of the year's very best books for children? Here's your chance to win six brilliant shortlisted books.

Win some super-cute animal finger puppet board books

Follow along with these adorable and comforting stories for toddlers about all sorts of animals, from your park ducks and hedgehogs to made-up dragons and unicorns.

Set up your own science lab by winning a Recipes for Wonder prize bundle

You could win a copy of the brilliant book Recipes for Wonder - and a box of goodies filled with everything you need to carry out the experiments!

Mary Poppins: revisit the children's classic by P L Travers in this beautiful edition for a new generation

Exquisitely reimagined by illustrator and Children's Laureate, Lauren Child, here's your chance to win a signed copy of the famous story about a magical nanny called Mary Poppins.

Win Shaun Tan's dazzling new illustrated book, Tales from the Inner City, plus an exclusive print

A new book from artist Shaun Tan is always an event: beautiful and beguiling, powerful and engaging. Enter our competition to win an incredible prize that the whole family will love.

Win this inspiring look at some of the most amazing women in history

Get hold of this fascinating and interactive activity book on history's most incredible women. It's sure to spark your child's imagination...

Win amazing nonfiction books from Dara Ó Briain

As it's Nonfiction November we thought we'd kick it all off by with a competition to win two great books from the funniest man with degree in mathematical physics we've ever met, Dara Ó Briain.

Win a beautiful copy of Helen Oxenbury: A Life in Illustration

This beautiful book includes personal photographs from Helen's collections along with some of her beloved illustrations - and an account of her incredible career.

Win Mary and Frankenstein, plus a dreamy illustrative print from the book

Mary and Frankenstein looks at how Mary Shelley wrote the book that's often called the first-ever science fiction story – and at such a young age. Here's how you can win a copy and a print from inside it.

Win the classic children's stories about Pongwiffy the witch by Kaye Umansky, plus two new books

If the Pongwiffy stories had you in stitches, it's time to try Kaye Umansky's Witch for a Week children's books – published 30 years later. Win all the books and bring some magic into story time...

Win a signed set of Goth Girl paperbacks by Chris Riddell

Former Children's Laureate Chris Riddell is the man behind the deliciously dark and silly Goth Girl series for children. Here's your chance to win the set, signed by the author-illustrator!

Get ready for beetlemania: win your child a funny and illustrated guide to the insects, plus beetle prints

M G Leonard, author of the Beetle Boy series, is the talented creator behind The Beetle Collectors' Handbook: a non-fiction gem full of fascinating facts, from the scary to downright weird.

Win a set of Skullduggery Pleasant books

It's Derek Landy's birthday! To celeberate we are giving away a whole bunch of Skulduggery Pleasant books.

Giveaway of funny Goose books with CD read by Bill Oddie

Cheeky but lovable Goose goes on adventures in Laura Wall's laugh-out loud series – now brought to life in audio by Bill Oddie (who knows a thing or two about birds). Here's how to win the set...

Win a brand new book and a stack of classics from the beloved Michael Foreman

Win a signed copy of Michael Foreman's brand new book Stubby as well as four more of his fantastic picture books.

Under My Sky: a poetry competition for children at primary school

Get your class inspired about nature and writing and they might win your school a fantastic prize...

Win a signed (and framed) Little Monkey print to brighten up your child's bedroom

Little Monkey is a fun and beautifully illustrated picture book. Here's your chance to win an exclusive print by its talented author-illustrator Marta Altés, plus a signed copy of the book.

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