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‘Read This’ Competition

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Got a favourite book? How would you go about convincing your friends to read it?

The National Year of Reading, the State Library of Victoria and Good Reading Magazine are having a competition for residents of Australia aged between 12 and 18 years. Here’s the link – you can get the competition details and see some of the entries that people have already sent in. Note that you have to enter online.

There are prizes in each state as well as a national prize, and you can enter as yourself or as part of a team. I’m one of the Tasmanian judges (but don’t send your entries to me!), and I know from the quignog competition I held a while back that there are a lot of very creative people out there, so I’m looking forward to it.

I can’t enter of course (waaaaay too old 😀 ) but I’ve been thinking about which book I would do if I could enter, and whether I would write a story or paint a picture or what. Haven’t decided yet. How about you?


6 Responses to “‘Read This’ Competition”

  1. Mia says:

    Sounds interesting, I’ll have to check it out 🙂

  2. Mia says:

    Oh shoot, Austrailian residents only 🙁 I should really read more carefully.
    Somtimes I wish I lived in Austrailia :/

  3. Romi says:

    Sounds great! I’m in for sure!

  4. Jicksy says:

    i didn’t even know aout his until now and i really wanned to do it….I realise the entries closed years ago 🙁

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