A Place Called Perfect Specs competition

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A Place Called Perfect

A quirky, creepy, and unforgettable adventure, perfect for fans of Roald Dahl, Neil Gaiman and Tim Burton.

To celebrate the release of this brilliant debut by Helena Duggan, Usborne have a competition for school and libraries to run with their children. There is even a prize for you!

Download the template for children to create their own special pair of A Place Called Perfect Specs and then send us copies of the designs.

The child with the most creative pair of glasses will win a lucky dip jar full of ‘Perfect’ inspired goodies.

All teachers and librarians who run the competition and send in the entries will be entered into a prize draw to win a tea pot and selection of luxury tea bags, along with a copy of First Sticker Book Optical Illusions, and three copies of A Place Called Perfect for your library.

How to Enter

Download the competition sheet and get creative with your Chatterbooks group or class! You can send us photographs or the actual glasses but make sure the child’s name and your contact email are on them so that I can get in contact if they win.

You can send us the entries by email, to Kimberley.Sheehan@readingagency.org.uk

Or by post, to
Kimberley Sheehan,
The Reading Agency,
60 Farringdon Road,

Find out more about A Place Called Perfect

Violet never wanted to move to Perfect, but when her father is offered a job that he can’t possibly refuse at the local opticians, she’s unwillingly thrust into a town full of rose-tinted-spectacle wearers. As her own eyesight begins to deteriorate and her mother starts acting as strangely as the other residents, Violet vows to discover the secret at the heart of Perfect – and then her father disappears! With the help of the invisible Boy, and a little imagination, can Violet save her family without making too much of a spectacle?

Can you see what we see? Download our your own pair of A Place Called Perfect Specs, and find out.

Terms and conditions

• The closing date for the competition is Friday 13th October 2017.
• The competition is open to UK residents only, and entrants must be aged 12 years or under.
• The judges’ decision is final.


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