Poetry Activity!

To celebrate Poetry this October, ReadingZone is asking for your nature-based poetry activities. The prize for the two winners is a set of Nosy Crow's gorgeous poetry books - Tiger, Tiger Burning...

14/10/2020Poetry Activity!

Big Dreams writing competition & festival

Puffin is to launch a Big Dreamers Writing Competition for children aged 6-18 years in the run-up to its online Festival of Big Dreams (8th - 14th June), part of its 80th birthday celebrations.

18/05/2020Big Dreams writing competition & festival

Writing competition from Nicola Morgan

Author Nicola Morgan is running an 'anti-viral' creative writing and poster competition for those aged 11-18 years, with free visits from the author and books as prizes. Closing date is 31 May.

12/05/2020Writing competition from Nicola Morgan

Write a Letter from Lockdown

Top authors are writing letters to children during lock down - a project set up by The Children's Bookshow - and encouraging them to write their own 'lockdown letters'.

11/05/2020Write a Letter from Lockdown

Life in Lockdown writing competition

A writing competition has been launched for those aged 7-17, about life during lockdown, which will be judged by authors with categories for each year. Closing date is Friday 17th July.

11/05/2020Life in Lockdown writing competition

2020 Henrietta Branford Writing Competition

The closing date for the Henrietta Branford Writing Competition, which runs alongside the Branford Boase Award, has been extended to Sunday 31st May 2020. The competition, for those aged up to 19,...

25/04/20202020 Henrietta Branford Writing Competition

Competition for Carnegie / Greenaway Shadowing groups

The 2020 ALCS Carnegie and Kate Greenaway (CKG) writing competition has been launched, encouraging children to imagine a day spent with their favourite character. Closing date is 14th September.

21/04/2020Competition for Carnegie / Greenaway Shadowing groups

Create a story resources

Publisher Chicken House has created a resource to help children get started in writing their own creative story, including writing tips, downloads and an inspiring author video.

25/02/2020Create a story resources