Win a copy of Michael Rosen's brilliant new book, Sticky McStickStick

Get your hands on one of five copies of Sticky McStickStick, inspired by the walking stick that helped Michael Rosen through his long road to recovery from COVID-19.

In March 2020, poet, author and former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen was admitted to intensive care suffering with symptoms of COVID-19. His experience of the illness saw him in hospital for three months - and when he started feeling better, he found that he had to learn to walk again.

Sticky McStickStick is the name he gave to the walking stick that helped him through his long recovery, and that he ended up seeing as a friend - helping him through his difficult steps back to health with perseverance and strength.

Read the interview: How Michael Rosen's COVID-19 recovery inspired an unusual story about a walking stick

For the chance to win a copy of Sticky McStickStick, simply answer the question below and leave your details by the closing date of Thursday 9 December 2021.

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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, 9 December 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.

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