Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his needs, is good for him. – Maya Angelou
World Book Day was designated by UNESCO as a worldwide celebration of books and reading, and is marked in over 100 countries around the globe.
In celebration of world book day we have put together an amazing selection of prizes that will not only encourage your little ones to read, but keep them reading and entertained for hours! We even have something for the young teens out there.
5 x Timmy Failure Hampers including:
*Timmy Failure T-shirt
*Timmy Failure tattoos
*Timmy Failure poster
*Timmy Failure bookmark
*Timmy Failure stickers
5 x Emily Gravett Hampers Including:
* 1 copy of Again (in hardback)
* 1 copy of Cave Baby book (with signed book plates by Julia Donaldson and Emily Gravett)
2 Mixed Author Hampers including:
* 1 copy of Charlie and Lola:My Best Best Friend by Lauren Child
* 1 copy of Diary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney
* 1 copy of Charlie & the Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl
* 1 copy of When Did You See Her Last by Lemony Snicket
And for the teens we have 9 signed Hardcover copies of The Maleficent Seven by Derek Landy!
There is no such thing as a child who hates to read; there are only children who have not found the right book. – Frank Serafini
To enter the competition you need to tell us who your favourite Children’s book author is (as well as which of the prizes you would like to win – you can only pick one!) in the comments section below.
Winners will be selected by random draw and announced at 2pm on World Book Day (23 April 2014)
Terms and Conditions apply.
If you are looking for fun activities that you and your little reader can enjoy together on World Book Day, we suggest you take a look at the Timmy Failure website!
There are perhaps no days of our childhood we lived so fully as those we spent with a favorite book. – Marcel Proust
This guide has been lovingly compiled by a panel of experienced booksellers who spent countless years scouring overstuffed bookshelves to find the best selection of children’s books for your child’s reading pleasure.
These books are about more than good marks or homework assignments. They’re all about reading under the sheets with a flashlight, walking into lampposts on your way to school and soggy pages in a bathtub.
The books in this guide are the stepping stones that will lead your child into the magical world of reading for fun. After all, there’s no such thing as a child that doesn’t read, just a child that hasn’t found the perfect book yet
And the winners are:
And the winners are:
Timmy Failure Hampers:
Emily Gravvett Hampers:
Mixed Author Hamper:
Signed copy of Maleficent 7: