Win signed books by the two incredible winners of our Lifetime Achievement Award

Helen Oxenbury and John Burningham have just won our Lifetime Achievement Award – and now you can win some of their beautiful signed books.

Two iconic children's authors and illustrators, Helen Oxenbury and John Burningham, have won our award for a lifetime of outstanding contribution to children's books. 

Between them they have created dozens of brilliant picture books and board books, which have won over fans everywhere: from Avocado Baby to Granpa, Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes and We’re Going on a Bear Hunt.

And here's your chance to get hold of some of them - SIGNED by the winners! 

One very lucky family could win:

  • Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes (Helen Oxenbury)
  • We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (Helen Oxenbury)
  • So Much (Helen Oxenbury)
  • Time Now to Dream (Helen Oxenbury)
  • Mr Gumpy’s Motor Car (John Burningham)
  • Motor Miles (John Burningham)
  • Would You Rather... (John Burningham)
  • Mouse House (John Burningham)

All you need to do is answer the question below... (The answer can be found somewhere on our prize page!)

Read an interview with John Burningham

Read an interview with Helen Oxenbury

Win signed books by Helen Oxenbury and John Burningham

Which of these people HAS won a Lifetime Achievement Award from BookTrust in a previous year?

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 Sunday 18 March 2018.

6. One winner will be 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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Lifetime Achievement Award

2018 winners: Helen Oxenbury and John Burningham

Learn more about our award, which we give every year for outstanding achievement in children's literature.


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