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

Join Claire: Justice Ninja as she sets the world to rights

Find out how you could win a copy of Joe Brady and Kate Ashwin's super stories about a girl determined to right the wrongs in her community.

Win a copy of The Fowl Twins and join Eoin Colfer's brilliant new adventure

We have five copies of the brand new story featuring Artemis Fowl's younger twin brothers to give away.

Discover a whole heap of hidden nature

You could win a copy of the fantastic Hidden Planet and boggle at things you never knew about nature.

Ice: Win this stunning book about the planet's frozen worlds

Packed with incredible illustrations and photography, Ice will take you on an amazing journey to our planet's most beautiful but threatened environments.

Win six real-life biography books for children

Your child will lap up these extraordinary true-life stories of history’s most interesting people: from conservation hero Jane Goodall to activist Harriet Tubman.

Discover How the Stars Came to Be by winning a stunning book

Find out how you could win a copy of Poonam Mistry's beautiful new story, about a fisherman's daughter looking for a way to help her father home in the dark.

Win a signed copy of beautiful true story The Bear Who Went to War

Find out how you could win Alan Pollock and Bryony Thomson's gorgeous book about the astonishing bear Wojtek.

Win all the books shortlisted for the Blue Peter Book Awards 2020

This year's prize has something for every child, from facts to fiction. Here's your chance to get hold of all six shortlisted books.

Go on a magnificent adventure with Mr Gumpy's Rhino

Find out how you can win a copy of John Burningham's beautiful book Mr Gumpy's Rhino.

Fifteen beautiful board books up for grabs

Give your bookshelves a boost by winning a complete set of beautifully designed Ingela P Arrhenius board books that are perfect for pre-schoolers.

Win the COMPLETE Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, including the brand-new Wrecking Ball book

These books have sold over 200 million copies for a reason. Make the child in your life very happy by winning every book in the series so far, including Jeff Kinney's latest.

Win an awesome almanac

Get your hands on an exquisite, full colour country almanac by artist Catherine Hyde, following the phases of the moon and a hare's journey throughout the twelve months of the year in a lyrical tribute to the natural world.

Win a set of The Wizards of Once books by Waterstones Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell

Get your hands on this spellbinding trilogy – with its wizards, warriors, spells and thrills, magic and friendship – written by How to Train Your Dragon author Cressida Cowell.

Win a bookful of animal poems

Fall in love with a wondrous pairing of lyrical poetry and heart-warming illustrations.

Win a celebration of the African continent, country by country

Discover the amazing diversity of the African continent in this beautiful book, with words by Atinuke and lively illustrations from Mouni Feddag.

Win the latest Asterix book

Upheavals and pandemonium are definitely on the horizon! The daughter of the famous Gaulish chieftain Vercingetorix is being hunted down by the Romans. Enter this competition to win the the latest adventure of Asterix and Obelisk to find out what happens.

Win two fairy tale books given a modern makeover for a new generation

What if princesses didn't always marry Prince Charming and live happily ever after? What if heroes were celebrated for their hearts and not their swords? Enter this competition to read Vita Murrow's brilliant fairy tales entertainingly re-imagined.

Win two amazing books for fact-fiends and budding adventurers

Follow Charles Darwin on his incredible voyage of discovery and get fascinating facts about the extremes of planet Earth by winning these two brilliant books about the natural world.

I Am A Story: Enter your class into our creative writing competition to win a free school visit from Cerrie Burnell

Calling all primary schools – fancy some fun that could win you a prize? Our Writer in Residence (and author) Cerrie Burnell has just the writing activity for you!

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