Competitions

This is your chance to try your luck and win some brilliant prizes in BookTrust competitions.

We run various giveaways - from book bundles to signed copies and very special merchandise - so take a look below to find out which treats you could get your hands on at the moment. Keep your fingers crossed...

Current competitions

Win two amazing books for fact-fiends and budding adventurers

Follow Charles Darwin on his incredible voyage of discovery and get fascinating facts about the extremes of planet Earth by winning these two brilliant books about the natural world.

Win the stunning Mythologica plus three technicolour prints from the book

We're giving away three incredible prints by artist Victoria Topping, as well as the book that they're from: an encyclopedia on Ancient Greece for all readers 8+.

Win Kate Pankhurt's book about incredible women in the world of work, plus fun stationery too

Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, is back with more brilliant non-fiction – this time, all about amazing women who opened doors in the world of work. It's the perfect book for telling your child that ANYTHING is possible!

I Am A Story: Enter your class into our creative writing competition to win a free school visit from Cerrie Burnell

Calling all primary schools – fancy some fun that could win you a prize? Our Writer in Residence (and author) Cerrie Burnell has just the writing activity for you!

Celebrate a maths and computing icon by winning the Fantastically Feminist book on Ada Lovelace

Anna Doherty's book, The Fantastically Feminist (and Totally True) Story of the Mathematician Extraordinaire Ada Lovelace, introduces children to this historical genius who is considered the world's first computer programmer – before computers even existed!

Enter our Izzy Gizmo giveaway: brilliant books all about a mini-inventor

Win these two picture books, all about a spirited little girl who loves to invent things – even if something always goes wrong!

Win Michael Morpurgo's retelling of a classic tale centering on a young refugee

BookTrust President Michael Morpurgo’s new book, Boy Giant, is a retelling of the classic story Gulliver’s Travels, replacing Gulliver with young refugee Omar... and we're giving away TWO SIGNED COPIES by both Michael Morpurgo and Michael Foreman.

Win the debut picture book from the legendary Sir Paul McCartney

Don't miss out on winning the first picture book from the Beatles star, all about an intrepid explorer grandfather, and his four grandkids.

Win these two spooky detective books with a touch of the gothic

Any child aged 9+ will lap up the adventures of this unlikely detective duo, solving many a mystery in the rainy, dimly lit streets of Peligan City.

Win the brand-new magical adventure series from the former Children’s Laureate, Chris Riddell

Get hold of a new fantasy book by the Costa award-winning Chris Riddell – full of magic, imagination and his unique and breathtaking illustration.

Win three hilarious animal books and a signed print

Win a copy of Katy Hudson's new book The Golden Acorn as well copies of her two previous books; Too Many Carrots and A Loud Winter’s Nap... alongside an original illustrated drawing.

Win Beatrix Potter's retelling of Red Riding Hood, with beautiful illustrations by Helen Oxenbury

Discover a deliciously dark retelling of the classic fairy tale by master storyteller Beatrix Potter, illustrated by world-renowned artist Helen Oxenbury.

Bag your little ones a bundle of bedtime stories

These Ten Minutes to Bed stories are specially created to help children wind down and get ready for sleep - and you could win all three!

Help us name the Pori Drwy Stori Explorers!

Primary schools in Wales. You can win books for your school by helping us name the new Pori Drwy Stori explorers.

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