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Autumn 2012 writing competition

Entries close 12 APRIL 2012

Imagine your favourite folktale or fairytale has been rewritten as a newspaper article. Create the perfect headline for that article! (We only need a headline. You do not need to write the article.)

You can enter as many times as you like, but each entry must include a separate competition entry form. This may be printed from the website (see competition rules), photocopied, or contact us to have one emailed or posted to you.

Your entry can be handwritten or typed. Make a copy of your entry as we cannot return entries.

A $20 book voucher is awarded to the winner in three age categories: Under 7s, Under 9s, and Under 12s.

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Summer ’10 poetry comp: THE WINNERS (Part II)

"Boy writing by Greg Mitchell"
© Greg Mitchell

Here is the winning Under 9s poem from our summer 2010 writing competition. You were asked to write a poem incorporating the word ‘snap.’

A reminder: always check the rules of the competition. If you don’t stick to the rules, we have to disqualify your entry and that makes us sad!

Under 9s winner: T Arthur (NSW)

Hearing Snap

Snap is the sound that you hear when the elastic in
your underpants goes.
Snap is the sound of crocodiles’ teeth.
Snap is the sound of …
Who knows!

Congratulations! The winners of our writing competitions receive a $20 book voucher.

Enter our autumn writing competition. Entries close 29 April 2011.

Posted in competitions, info, poetry, teachers' resources

Summer ’10 poetry comp: THE WINNERS

"Boy writing by Greg Mitchell"
© Greg Mitchell

Here is the winning Under 7s poem from our summer 2010 writing competition. You were asked to write a poem incorporating the word ‘snap.’

A reminder: always check the rules of the competition. If you don’t stick to the rules, we have to disqualify your entry and that makes us sad!

Under 7s winner: P Burstow (QLD)

Secret Handshake

Once there were two friends
And they had a special handshake
And the special handshake was
Click, Knuckle-Punch, SNAP!

Congratulations! The winners of our writing competitions receive a $20 book voucher.

Enter our autumn writing competition. Entries close 29 April 2011.