Crime, magic and thrills: Win this perfect page-turner for children 9+

Rita Wong and the Jade Mask by Mark Jones is a breakneck detective story set in a landscape studded with danger, the unexpected, lots of chocolate doughnuts, and lashings of humour.


Image from the book jacket of Rita Wong and the Jade Mask by Mark Jones 

Rita Wong leads an ordinary existence sipping hot chocolate in Morecambe until one winter morning a dragon called Lester Thyme crosses her path. He takes her to Neon City where the streets are dark with magic, crime, werewolves and vampires. In this murky world, Lester and Rita become detectives for hire...

This rollercoaster ride of a book combines the atmosphere of classic hard-boiled crime thrillers with plenty of laughs, secretive magic and fantastical characters.

Can you help Rita Wong crack the case? Enter the competition below before the closing date of 11pm on Monday 8 November to win one of five copies of this book, which will have young readers turning the pages in excitement and hunting for clues. 

Win the riveting Rita Wong and the Jade Mask

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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 Monday 8 November 2021.

6. There will be five 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. Prizes will be sent out to winners by post. However, BookTrust cannot be held responsible for any prizes lost, damaged or stolen after they have been sent.

13. Where a third party is supplying a prize, BookTrust accepts no responsibility for inaccuracy of any prize description, and the third party is responsible for prize fulfilment.

14. Due to the coronavirus situation, the prize will be sent out only when the prize provider is able to safely return to their office. There may be a delay before a chosen winner receives their prize.

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

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

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