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Spring story-writing comp: THE WINNERS!

"Boy writing by Greg Mitchell"
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Here is the winning Under 7s story from our spring 2010 writing competition. You were asked to write a funny story about a musician.

A reminder: always check the rules of the competition. If you go over the word limit, we have to disqualify your entry and that makes us sad!

Under 7s winner: Jennifer Rose, WA

My Grumps Plays Funny Songs

My grumps plays lots of songs on his guitar. But there is one song for this story. It is called Silly Song.

First he plays the guitar, then joins in with the kazoo, and if I ask him very nicely he’ll juggle for me too.

My grumps is a funny musician and he sometimes plays for me.

Congratulationsto Jennifer! She receives a $20 book voucher for her winning entry.
Enter our summer writing competition. Entries close 7 January 2011.


This post was added by Rebecca Newman. Rebecca is a children's writer and poet, and the editor of the Australian children's literary blog, Alphabet Soup. For more about Rebecca visit: