Once There Was a Bear: Win the adorable official prequel to Winnie-the-Pooh

The beloved bear is celebrating his 95th anniversary this year, and a new collection of stories is being released to mark the occasion.

The front cover of Once There Was a Bear: The official 95th anniversary prequel to Winnie-the-Pooh

If you love Winnie-the-Pooh, we've got just the competition for you - we're giving you the chance to win the adorable, authorised prequel!

Once There Was a Bear is a gorgeous new collection of stories being released to mark the 95th anniversary of the beloved bear.

Written by Jane Riordan in the style of A. A. Milne, Once There Was a Bear takes us back to the moment that Winnie-the-Pooh was first bought for baby Christopher Robin, and lets us discover how all his friends became the characters we know and love.

The book also features illustrations from Mark Burgess in the style of E.H. Shepard, making it a really beautiful title to treasure.

We have three copies of Once There Was a Bear to give away, so if you fancy getting your hands on one, simply answer the question below and leave your details before the closing date of 11pm on Friday, 29 October. Good luck!

Once There Was a Bear: Win the adorable official prequel to Winnie-the-Pooh

Which anniversary is Winnie the Pooh celebrating this year? *

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 Friday, 29 October 2021.

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. 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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