Enter The Shadow World by winning an incredible storytelling game

This brilliant set of cards lets you create your very own sci-fi adventure... but what will happen in your world?

An image of The Shadow World, illustrated by Shan Jiang

We're always looking for brilliant ways to inspire creativity in young people, and The Shadow World seems like just the thing!

This brilliant sci-fi adventure introduces us to a brilliant scientist who leaves the world above to create his own world below, and it's full of time-bending, space-collapses and overlapping dimensions.

The rest? Well, that's up to you, because The Shadow World is made up of 20 cards which can be arranged in any order you like to create millions of different stories. Which one will you tell?

Reviving the Victorian craze for 'myrioramas', these brilliant cards are illustrated by Shan Jiang and published by Laurence King - but really, it's up to you where this story takes you. And now you can get the chance to see what you can come up with, as we have five sets to give away!

To be in with the chance of winning one, all you have to do is answer the question below and leave your details before the closing date of 11pm on Friday, 28 September. Good luck!

Enter The Shadow World by winning an incredible storytelling game

What is the name of the Victorian craze that inspired The Shadow World?

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, 28 September 2018.

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.

12. By entering you are agreeing to the terms and conditions in our privacy statement.

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

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