Competition Time with John Fardell

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In 2018, Scottish Friendly is celebrating 20 years of the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour with the Scottish Book Trust. From 1998-2018 the tour has taken over 100 authors and illustrators to meet 100,000 children across Scotland, England and Northern Ireland. In the first tour of this anniversary tour, the Scottish Book Trust team are taking the award-winning author and illustrator John Fardell back on the road. John first toured with the Children’s Book Tour in 2007 and visited schools in Clackmannanshire and Inverclyde, but this January John is visiting schools across Northern Ireland for a week of exciting school events!

Competition Time

To celebrate John’s tour, we are giving away a free copy of his beautifully illustrated Jeremiah Jellyfish Flies High! In this fun filled adventure, Jeremiah the jellyfish decides that drifting in the sea just is not for him, and he heads off to the big city.

To be in with a chance of winning your own signed copy of Jeremiah Jellyfish Flies High!, simply answer the question below:

Where do jellyfish live?

  1. In a forest
  2. In the sea
  3. In the desert

Closing date is Friday 2 February at 5pm. To enter please add your answer as a comment below along with your name and email address. View full terms and conditions here.

About John Fardell

John was brought-up in the countryside near Bristol with his two sisters and a brother. John has always enjoyed inventions and drawing, and combined these loves with writing when creating his wonderful children’s novels and picture books. He has won the Scottish Children’s Book Award twice, and in 2009 won the Royal Mail Children’s Book Award for Manfred the Baddie. John now lives in Edinburgh, and visits schools all over Scotland delivering his inspiring and engaging workshops.

On the Bookshelf

The Day Louis Got Eaten won the Scottish Children’s Book Awards in 2012. When Louis is eaten by a monster, his sister Sarah must act fast to save him as there are other monsters out there which are hungry too.

In The Flight of Silver Turtle, whilst trying to create a flying boat, Zara, Ben and Sam discover the secret to anti-gravity. However, others are keen to steal their invention. To stop their discovery falling into the wrong hands, they much crack encrypted clues, escape sky-cases across the rooftops of Edinburgh and outwit their ruthless chasers in this thrilling adventure.

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