Red House Children’s Book Award Blog Tour – The Grand Giveaway!

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To celebrate the recent announcement of the shortlist for the Red House Children’s Book Award, we’ve not one, but four brilliant prizes to give away this week!

You could win your choice of:

  • A complete set of the shortlisted books in the “Books for Younger Children” category
    Superworm – Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler (Scholastic)
    Walter and The No Need To Worry Suit – Rachel Bright (HarperCollins)
    How To Hide A Lion – Helen Stephens (Alison Green Books)
    Hippospotamus – Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross (Andersen)
  • or

  • A complete set of the shortlisted books in the “Books for Younger Readers” category
    The Land of Neverbelieve – Norman Messenger (Walker)
    Atticus Claw Breaks The Law – Jennifer Gray (Faber & Faber)
    Claude In The Country – Alex T Smith (Hodder Children’s Books)
  • or

  • A complete set of the shortlisted books in the “Books for Older Readers” category
    Killing Rachel – Anne Cassidy (Bloomsbury)
    The 5th Wave – Rick Yancey (Penguin)
    W.A.R.P.: The Reluctant Assassin – Eoin Colfer (Puffin)
  • or

  • 4 tickets to the Red House Children’s Book Award Ceremony at the Southbank Centre in London on February 22nd. (You can see photos of last year’s award ceremony here)

  • To enter, simply leave a comment on this post. 4 winners will be drawn at random a week today ie Tuesday 12 November. Once winners have been drawn you will be asked which prize you would like to win (you do not need to make your mind up in advance). The first drawn winner will have a choice from all 4 prizes, the second drawn winner will have a choice of the three remaining prizes, and so on. If a drawn winner does not wish to recieve one of the remaining prizes, there is no alternative prize.

    Book prizes can only be dispatched to UKaddresses, and tickets to the award ceremony do not cover travel or accommodation costs.

    You can find out more about the RHCBA at our Festival of Children’s Literature on November 9 in Birmingham where there will be free storytelling based on the shortlist, and the chance for you to vote for your favourite. And if you can’t make it to the Festival, don’t forget, you can always vote online here!

    What are you waiting for? Leave a comment and be in with a chance of winning!

    This Giveaway is now closed

    32 responses to “Red House Children’s Book Award Blog Tour – The Grand Giveaway!”

    1. Nicola Cooper says:

      The books for older readers look great for my 11 year old daughter who is a prolific reader.

    2. L Prabu says:

      Excellent prizes, I like the range for the older kids!

    3. Laura Farren says:

      Fantastic selection, id love to be considered for the draw xx

    4. Lorna Brown says:

      Excellent short list. I hope I win the ‘older reader’ category.

    5. […] And don’t forget, you can win the books on the shortlist, or tickets to the award ceremony where the category winners and overall winner of the Red House Children’s Book Award 2014 will be announced – find out more here: […]

    6. Kelly Snow says:

      It’s so nice to see quality children’s literature being celebrated. x

    7. Anne Thompson says:

      A wonderful shortlist this year and lovely prizes too. Claude in the Country is a huge hit in our school library already.

    8. Katy Stephenson says:

      What a lovely short list of books, impossible to choose!

    9. Helen O'Keeffe says:

      Great selections in all three categories!

    10. holly says:

      How to hide a lion is such a good title for a children’s book!

    11. Sarah says:

      All fabulous books! Great shortlist

    12. Catherine says:

      Wow – what a wonderful prize. I would love to win the set for younger children 🙂

    13. Emma Joyner says:

      What a great list of nominees. Looking forward tonadding some of these titles to our girls library.

    14. Chloe Abbott says:

      Shortlist looks great -something for all the family.

    15. Elspeth Scott says:

      My keen readers borrowed all three of the level 3 shortlist titles within half an hour of me putting them on display. I could really do with a other set, so crossing my fingers.

    16. Rose Palmer says:

      Children so excited about getting stuck into these great books and I’m so excited about winning a prize!

    17. Val Gould says:

      I always look forward to the Red House Book Award as they are always really popular with our kids. Looks like a good choice again this year

    18. Fiona Trott says:

      Lovely shortlist of books – so delighted that the latest Anne Cassidy is included………. Really hope you pick out my name!! 🙂

    19. Sarah Merchant says:

      What a great variety of books. I can see the appeal already!

    20. Izzy Legg says:

      Was lucky enough to get a preview of the fab picture books before sending them out to the testers, my daughter really enjoyed them all. Would love to win them for her.

    21. georgie p says:

      I’d adore to go to this as I’m really interested in kids’ books. I know my son (14) would love it too as he’s a great reader….

    22. Rosie Godfrey says:

      Always good to see what children vote for as their favourites. Good luck to all the authors & illustrators!! 🙂

    23. Andrea Alway says:

      A great short-list, would love to share the books for younger children at pre-school.

    24. Sarah Leipnik says:

      The titles in Books for Younger Children look very interesting and both my daughters will enjoy learning more if we win!

    25. what a fantastic selection! It would be the perfect xmas present for two little monkeys that i know….And an honour for m to be able to attend the ceremony…Can I win, please?

    26. Dawn Woods says:

      Have nearly read them all, but none of the younger category, so need to look those out

    27. donnako1 says:

      I’d love any of the book sets. Couldnt make ceremony cos of baby.

    28. Anabel Marsh says:

      A great selection of books – destinations already in mind for them if I win!

    29. Emily Branch says:

      We will enjoy reading this selection what a choice!

    30. Awesome giveaway – some cracking titles in the ‘Books for Younger Children’ category. Ceremony prize looks particularly interesting!

    31. Clare Phillips says:

      The ‘Books for Younger Children’ look exciting.

    32. Jayne Gould says:

      A really good shortlist this year and a wonderful set of prizes – keeping everything crossed that my name is chosen!