Competition Time with Ed Vere

Autumn is truly upon us and there is a definite chill in the air. This October the Scottish Book Trust School Events Team took bestselling author and illustrator Ed Vere to West Dunbartonshire, East Dunbartonshire and North Ayrshire for an exciting week of schools events! His interactive storytelling and draw-along sessions delighted and entertained the P1-3’s we met!

Competition Time

To celebrate Ed’s tour, we are giving away a free signed copy of his latest book Grumpy Frog. Frog isn’t really grumpy at all; he loves green, he loves hopping, and most of all he loves winning.

To be in with a chance of winning your own signed copy of Grumpy Frog, simply answer the question below.

What noise do frogs (grumpy or otherwise) make?

  1. Ribbet
  2. Neigh
  3. Purr

Closing date is Wednesday 15th November at 12pm. To enter please add your answer as a comment below along with your name and email address. View full terms and conditions here.

About Ed Vere

Ed studied fine art at Camberwell College of Art and has been writing and illustrating children’s books since 1999. He is also a painter and works from his studio in east London.

Ed’s picture book Max the Brave was a New York Times Bestseller and was listed in the Sunday Times “100 Modern Children’s Classics”. In 2009, Ed’s book Mr Big was selected for the Booktrust’s first Booktime programme and 750,000 copies were send to schools across the UK.

On the Bookshelf

Grumpy Frog by Ed Vere
Grumpy Frog is Ed’s latest book and was published in May this year. Frog (a fan of everything green) struggles to participate in activities with his friends due to his aversion to other colours (especially pink). But when a pink Rabbit hops into view, Grumpy Frog must learn how to compromise, develop friendships and apologise.
Max the Brave by Ed Vere
Max Series– including Max the Brave, Max and the Bird and Max at Night. All feature the brave, fearless and mighty kitten Max who heads out on all manner of adventures involving mice, monsters, the moon and flying.

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