Celebrate 30 years of Kipper by winning The Blue Balloon

This is your chance to win an anniversary edition of Mick Inkpen's classic picture book, which introduced us all to the much-loved dog Kipper.

An illustration from The Blue Balloon

We can't quite believe it, but Kipper the dog is turning 30 this year!

Yes, the much-loved dog first appeared in Mick Inkpen's book The Blue Balloon, which was published in 1989.

Since then, Kipper's gone from strength to strength by appearing in over 30 books and his very own television series. And his popularity shows no sign of waning, either!

To celebrate Kipper's 30th, we're giving away an anniversary edition of The Blue Balloon to three lucky winners.

To be in with a chance of getting your hands on one, just answer the question below and leave your details before the closing date of 11pm on Thursday, 18 April. Good luck!

Read an interview with Mick Inkpen about Kipper and The Blue Balloon

Celebrate 30 years of Kipper by winning The Blue Balloon

Which of these is NOT a Kipper book?

Terms and conditions

1. Participants must be at least 18 years old to enter.

2. To enter the competition, you must be a resident of England, Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland.

3. The competition is not open to employees (or members of their immediate families) of BookTrust.

4. Only one entry per person.

5. Entries must be submitted by 11pm on Thursday, 18 April 2019.

6. There will be three winners selected at random (from all eligible entries).

7. If a chosen winner does not respond to correspondence within one week, a new winner will be selected.

8. Our decision will be final, and no correspondence will be entered into.

9. The prize will not be transferable to another person.

10. No part of the prize is exchangeable for cash or any other prize.

11. The prize is run by BookTrust of G8 Battersea Studios, 80 Silverthorne Road, Battersea, London SW8 3HE. However, the prize will be sent out by a third party and by entering you acknowledge that your details will be passed on to them, solely for the purposes of administering this competition.

12. By entering you are agreeing to the terms and conditions in our privacy statement.

13. BookTrust reserves the right to amend the competition end date at any time.

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