Creative writing competition for children in Years 5, 6 & 7

What’s the next big adventure? Who is the next villain to overcome? Where will the next discovery be made?

Write the title and synopsis (blurb) for a sequel to one of the Channel Island Children’s Book Award shortlisted books.

(Max. 150 words not inc. title)

Click here to download further competition tips and advice

Entries can be submitted by clicking below or sent via post using the addresses on the contact page. All Bailiwick of Guernsey entries must be sent to the Schools’ Library Service and all Jersey entries must be sent to Jersey Library.

The closing date for entries will be the 10th April 2019. We cannot guarantee that entries received after this time will be entered into the competition.

Guernsey Prizes

First Prize – A trip to Jersey (inc. flights and hotel) for the winner and one adult to the CICBA Award Ceremony on Friday 21st June

Second Prize – £20 Book token

Third Prize – £10 Book token

Jersey Prize 

A set of the shortlisted books and a £20 Book token