Win a copy of Kiran Millwood Hargrave's spellbinding story A Secret of Birds & Bone

This magical tale set in Italy during the plague is utterly captivating - and we have five copies to give away.

The front cover of A Secret of Birds & Bone

You know you're in for a treat when Kiran Millwood Hargrave has written a book - she's the author of modern classics like The Girl of Ink & Stars and The Island at the End of Everything.

Her latest novel A Secret of Birds & Bone is now available in paperback - and if you haven't devoured it yet, we're giving you the chance to win a copy!

This spellbinding story follows Sofia, who lives in an Italian city ravaged by plague. Her mother carves beautiful mementoes from the bones of loved ones, but one day she doesn't come home - has her work led her into danger?

Sofia and her little brother Ermin escape from the orphanage they're sent to and, accompanied by their pet crow Corvith, follow clues in bones up to the towers of Siena - will they discover the terrible truth about what's going on?

Full of mystery and beautifully written, you won't be able to look away from this captivating tale - don't miss out on your chance to win!

We have five copies of A Secret of Birds & Bone up for grabs, so to enter simply answer the question below and leave your details before the closing date of 11pm on Thursday, 20 May. Good luck!

Win a copy of Kiran Millwood Hargrave's spellbinding story A Secret of Birds & Bone

What is the name of Sofia's pet crow in A Secret of Birds & Bone?

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, 20 May 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.

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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.

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

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