Win one of three copies of the beautiful Seal Child

Find out how you could win this tale of hope from Robert Vescio and Anna Pignataro.

The front cover of Seal Child

After a terrible storm, a girl and a seal pup are separated from their families - but when the duo find each other, they form a beautiful friendship.

Travelling across the oceans together for many days and nights, the pair keep each other warm and safe - through good days and bad days, harsh weather and sunshine.

And the pair keep looking for the families they have been parted from: a task which isn't quite so scary and overwhelming when they have each other.

Illustrations from Seal Child: a girl cuddling a seal, and a girl and a sea in a boat together during a starry night

Seal Child is an utterly beautiful new story from Robert Vescio, with themes of friendship, hope and resilience.

Anna Pignataro's watercolour illustrations perfectly capture the sea and the sky, making this a really special book to share.

We have three copies up for grabs, so if you fancy winning one simply answer the question below and leave your details before the closing date of 11pm on Thursday, 30 September. Good luck!

Win one of three copies of the beautiful Seal Child

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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 Thursday, 30 September 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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