The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club - Postcard competition

Polar bear jacket

The Polar Bear Explorers’ Club

It sounded like a respectable and worthy enough death for an explorer – tumbling from an ice bridge to be impaled upon a mammoth tusk – but Stella really, really didn’t want that to happen, just the same.

A gorgeously imaginative and snowy middle grade fantasy adventure combining the magic of Peter Pan, the chaos of A Series of Unfortunate Events, and the thrilling icy adventure of Northern Lights.

To celebrate this book’s publication, Faber and Faber have created a competition which promotes imaginative thinking, creative writing and drawing.

You can read a review from a Summer Reading Challenge child here.

How to enter

The children have to imagine they are on an exciting expedition like Stella, Shay, Ethan and Beanie. They have to draw and write a postcard which they would send from their expedition.

The winner will of the most creative postcard will win a copy of the brilliant Polar Bear Explorers’ Club by Alex Bell.

Please make sure the children’s name and your contact email are on the entries so that we 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,
London,
EC1R 3GA

h3. Terms and conditions

• The closing date for the competition is Friday 15 December 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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