As Summer (what Summer!?) gives way to Autumn and the nights draw in it’s the perfect time to stoke the fire, snuggle up on the sofa and coorie down with a good book. And what’s coorie, I hear you ask. It’s the Scottish answer to hygge. And what’s hygge? It’s the Scandinavian’s answer to coorie.
With the joy of reading in mind, the Scottish Friendly Children’s Book Tour is on the road visiting and delighting primary schools in Perth & Kinross, Dundee and Fife with fantastic author and illustrator Chris Judge.
To celebrate Chris’s upcoming tour, we are giving away a signed and dedicated copy of his brilliant illustrated chapter book Create Your Own Superhero. Doodletown’s resident superhero, Doc Maybe, is missing! Now who will save the day? An adventure where you read, choose, draw, fold, twist, tear and more to complete the story.
To be in with a chance of winning, simply create your own superhero and give them a unique superpower. Will you have a cape? Can you fly? Will your underwear go on the outside?? The most imaginative, funny and creative entry will covet the prize.
The closing date is Friday 11 October. To enter please submit your superhero design in the space overleaf along with your name, who you would like the book to be dedicated to and email address.
About Chris Judge
Chris Judge is an award winning author and illustrator from Dublin. His picture books include The Lonely Beast series, The Great Explorer and TiN. He illustrated Roddy Doyle’s children’s book Brilliant and collaborated with comedian David O’Doherty on the smash hit Danger is Everywhere!
His work is a mixture of illustration, painting and design, and has appeared in books, advertising, newspapers, magazines, exhibitions and interiors.
Chris also creates large-scale artworks most notably the recent completion of two large mosaics in collaboration with Triskill Design for Stanhope Street School in Dublin and Scoil Bhride in Kildare.