THE CANADIAN CHILDREN'S BOOK CENTRE's latest national contest for children encourages kids to "Get Writing." The contest is open to children in grades two to six, and includes all types of writing (poetry, short stories, essays, articles) with a suggested length of five hundred to fifteen hundred words (any length for poetry).
Stories may be written in English or French, and can be submitted individually or as a class. Only one entry per person, please (up to five poems).
Be sure that all necessary information is included with each entry (name, age, telephone number, grade level, address, school name, etc.) and that entries are double spaced and legible.The deadline is June 30, 1996.
There will be up to eighty-five prizes given out to participants, and the winning entries will be printed in an anthology.
English entries are mailed to:
The Canadian Children's Book Centre
25 Spadina Road
Be sure that copies are made of the children's writing pieces as entries will not be returned.
Call 1 (800) 5-IWRITE for further information.
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