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Word Weavers Competition Winner

Thank you to all the poets who sent in entries to us - we loved reading all your poems on all manner of subjects!

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Shake-Up Shakespeare Winners

Thank you to everyone who took part in this year's Shake-Up Shakespeare competition. We loved reading all of your poems inspired by Shakespeare!

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If I... Winners

Well done to everyone who was published in our If I... publications. We loved reading all of your entries and choosing just 1 winner and 4 runner-ups has been very difficult! Congratulations to our winners...

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Spring Into Easter Winners

Thank you to everyone who took part in Spring Into Easter. We loved reading all of your poems. Congratulations to our winner...

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Ghost Stories From The Crypt Winners

Well done to everyone who was published in From The Crypt - A Collection Of Ghost Stories. We loved reading all of your ghost stories!

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World’s Best Mum Winner 2018

With Mother’s Day in March, why not celebrate your love for your mum or mother figure through poetry, because a mum can come in many forms. Thank you to everyone who took part, we loved reading all of your poems!

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Tall Tales Competition Winner

Thank you to all the poets who sent in entries to us - we loved reading all your poems on all manner of subjects!

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Wordsmiths - A Collection Of Creative Writing Winner

Thank you to all the stories who entered - we loved reading all your stories on all manner of subjects!

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Ghost Stories Winners - Tales From The Grave

Well done to everyone who was published in Into Tales From The Grave - A Collection Of Ghost Stories. We loved reading all of your ghost stories!

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Pet Poetry Winners - Amazing Animals

We loved receiving your poems all about your favourite animals, pets and even made up creatures! Thank you to everyone who took part in this competition. We are delighted to announce the winners as...

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Teen Poets Winner - The Colour Of Words

We are delighted to announce the best poet in reflections - A Collection Of Teen Poets and who has won a Divergent box set is...

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Ghost Stories Winners - Midnight Fear

Well done to everyone who was published in Into Midnight Fear - A Collection Of Ghost Stories. We loved reading all of your ghost stories!

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Ghost Stories Winners - Fright Night

Well done to everyone who was published in Into Fright Night - A Collection Of Ghost Stories. We loved reading all of your ghost stories!

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Ghost Stories Winners - Gone Haunting

Well done to everyone who was published in Gone Haunting - A Collection Of Ghost Stories. We loved reading all of your ghost stories!

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Let It Snow! Winner

Thank you to everyone who took part in this competition and congratulations to our winner...

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Rhymebusters Competition Winner

Thank you to everyone who has sent in their general entries, we are pleased to announce the winner in our Rhymebusters - A Collection Of Poetry publication is...

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Poetry Idol - Wondrous Rhymes Winner

Thank you to everyone who took part in Poetry Idol. We are pleased to announce the winner as...

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Phizz-Whizzing Words Winners 2017

Thank you to everyone who took part in this competition and congratulations to our winners...

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Midsummer Night Rhymes Winners

Thank you to everyone who took part in our Midsummer Night Rhymes poetry competition. We loved reading all of your fab poems.

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Pet Poetry - Pawsome Pets Winners

We loved receiving your poems all about your favourite animals, pets and even made up creatures! Thank you to everyone who took part in this competition. We are delighted to announce the winners as...

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Teen Poets - Reflections Winner

Thank you to all the teen poets who entered - we loved reading all your poems on all manner of subjects!

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Poetry Idol Winner - Everlasting Ink

Thank you to everyone who took part in Poetry Idol. We are pleased to announce the winner as...

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Ghost Stories Fangtastic Fiction Winners

Well done to everyone who was published in Fangtastic Fiction - A Collection Of Ghost Stories. We loved reading all of your ghost stories!

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Ghost Stories Grave Beginnings Winners

Well done to everyone who was published in Grave Beginnings - A Collection Of Ghost Stories. We loved reading all of your ghost stories!

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Ghost Stories Into The Shadow Winners

Well done to everyone who was published in Into The Shadows - A Collection Of Ghost Stories. We loved reading all of your ghost stories!

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Ghost Stories Bone Shaker Winners

Well done to everyone who was published in Bone Shakers - A Collection Of Ghost Stories. We loved reading all of your ghost stories!

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Ghost Stories Winners

Well done to everyone who was published in Shivers Down The Spine - A Collection Of Ghost Stories.

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Teen Poets Winners

Thank you to all the teen poets who entered - we loved reading all your poems on all manner of subjects!

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Ghost Stories Winners

Well done to everyone who was published in Horror Unleashed - A Collection Of Ghost Stories.

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Easter Eggstravaganza 2017 Winner

Easter is one of the most egg-citing times of the year! The weather is getting warmer, the school holidays are here and of course, we get to feast on chocolate! We ask you what your favourite things are about Easter and how you celebrate through poetry. Thank you to everyone who took part, we loved reading every single poem!

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Shake-Up Shakespeare 2017 Winners

Thank you to everyone who took part in this year's Shake-Up Shakespeare competition. We loved reading all of your poems inspired by Shakespeare!

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Super Mums Winner

With Mother’s Day in March, we wanted to celebrate mums and mother figures across the UK through poetry, because a mum can come in many forms. Thank you to everyone who sent in their poems and photos of their special mother figures and congratulations to our winner...

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Wintertime Rhymes Winners

Thank you to everyone who sent in their fantastic winter poems, we loved ready what you loved about winter! Well done to both of our winners...

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Poetry Idol Inspirations Winner

Thank you to everyone who took part in Poetry Idol. We are pleased to announce the winner as...

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Teen Poets Inner Voices Winner

Thank you to all the teen poets who entered - we loved reading all your poems on all manner of subjects!

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Treasured Verse Winner

Treasured Verse Winner is...

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Phizz-Whizzing Words Winners 2016

Thank you to everyone who took part in this competition and congratulations to our winners...

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Ghost Stories Winners

Midnight Madness Winners

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Design A Bookmark Winners

Design A Bookmark 2016 Winners

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Teacher Quiz Winner

Find out who has won the Online Teacher Quiz 2016!

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Authors of the Future Winners

Well done to our overall winner who has won a Bamboo Spark and a Kindle Fire HD!

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Summertime Rhymes Winners

Congratulations to our winners and thank you to everyone who took part!

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Shake-Up Shakespeare Winners 2016

Well done to all of our Shake-Up Shakespeare winners! We received so many fantastic entries, thank you.

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Ghost Stories Haunted Dreams / Winners

Congratulations to our winner and two runner-ups for their spook-tacular ghost stories!

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Ghost Stories Winners / Fear Factor

Congratulations to our winner and two runner-ups...

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Ghost Stories / Grave Tales Winners

Congratulations to our winner and two runner-ups...

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Teen Poets - Echoes of Silence Winners

Thank you to all the teen poets who entered - we loved reading all your poems on all manner of subjects!

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Mum In A Million Winners

Congratulations to our Mum In A Million 2016 winners who have won a luxury bouquet of flowers and chocolates for their mother figures.

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Next Generation Author Winners

Find out which 10 young writers we think have amazing writing talent and could be a best-selling author in the future!

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Winter Wonderland Winners

Our Winter Wonderland Winner from Cooks Spinney Primary Academy

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Winter Wonderland Winners

Our Winter Wonderland Winners 2015

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Ghost Stories / A Lonesome Road Winners

Ghost Story Winners - A Lonesome Road

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Create A Mascot Winners

We're delighted to announce our 25th birthday Create A Mascot competition winners as…

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Ghost Stories - Fear Itself

Well done to our winners...

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Ghost Stories - Grave Encounters

Ghost Stories - Grave Encounters

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Whizz Pop Poetry Winner

During March, children were invited to send in their poems inspired by science and we received lots of entries covering a huge array of subject matter, from space and the human body to discoveries and the natural world. We're delighted to announce the winner as…

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Teen Poets - Chasing Shadows

Check out who has won a Divergent Box Set...

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Phizz-Whizzing Words Winner 2015

Thank you to everyone that took part! We are pleased to announce that the winner of a family pass to The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre is...

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Poetry Idol

And the winner is...

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Magic Moments

We're delighted to announce the winner of 'Magic Moments: A Collection of Poetry'...

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Shake-Up Shakespeare 2015 Winners

Our Shake-Up Shakespeare 2015 Competition Winners Revealed

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Design a Bookmark Winners

We ran our first ever 'Design a Bookmark' competition in Jul-Sept 2015 and received over 1,000 entries

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Ghost Stories - The Restless Dead

Ghost Stories - The Restless Dead

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Pet Poetry 2015 Winners

We loved receiving your poems all about your favourite animals, pets and even made up creatures! Thank you to everyone who took part in this competition. We are delighted to announce the winners as...

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Teen Poets - The Poet Within Winner

Teen Poets - The Poet Within Winner

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Dedicated To Mum

Mum', 'Mummy', 'Mother' - whatever name you use, your mother figure plays an important role in your life. We invited you to send in your poetry in celebration of your mother or mother figure, because a mum can come in many forms. We are delighted to announce the best poet in this competition is...

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Summer Challenge 2015

Thank you to everyone who took part in our 2015 Summer Challenge! You can read more about the challenges and the winners' work here

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Dedicated to Mum 2015

We're delighted to announce the winner of Dedicated to Mum 2015...

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The John Grisham Reading Challenge Winners

To celebrate the release of the latest in the Theodore Boone series, The Fugitive by John Grisham we gave you the chance to win a Kindle and the entire Theodore Boone series!

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Winter Wonderland

Congratulations to our Winter Wonderland winners!

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Phizz-Whizzing Words Winner

Phizz-Whizzing Words Winner

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Ghost Stories: What Lies Beneath

What Lies Beneath is a spook-tacular collection of ghost stories written by under 11s.

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Ghost Stories - Beyond The Grave Winners

Ghost Stories - Beyond The Grave Winners

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Things That Go Bump In The Night

Things That Go Bump In The Night was our popular ghost story competition run in October 2014. We have 2 winners to announce...

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Ghost Stories: Where Shadows Fall

Where Shadows Fall is a spine-tingling collection of ghost stories written by young adults aged 12+. We're delighted to announce the winner as...

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Pet Poetry Winners

We loved receiving your poems all about your favourite animals, pets and even made up creatures! Thank you to everyone who took part in this competition. We are delighted to announce the winners as...

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Teen Poets - Fountains of Ink Winner

We're delighted to announce that our Teen Poets - Fountains of Ink winner is ...

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Poetry Idol

We're delighted to announce our Poetry Idol competition winner as...

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Wrapped in Rhyme

Wrapped in Rhyme is a collection of poetry on all manner of subjects which have inspired the poets to put pen to paper. We're delighted to announce our winner!

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The Storytellers

The Storytellers is a delightful anthology of short stories, created by young writers of all ages. We're thrilled to announce our winner!

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Shake-Up Shakespeare 2014

Shake-Up Shakespeare 2014

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Teen Poets - Beyond Words

Thank you to all the teen poets who entered! We loved reading your poems on all manner of subjects and are delighted to announce our latest winner ...

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The Creeping Dark: A Collection of Stories & Poems

The Creeping Dark: A Collection of Stories & Poems

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Teen Poets - Immersed In Verse

Teen Poets - Immersed In Verse

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Thank you to everyone who entered this competition! We had an amazing response.

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Spring Awakening

We received hundreds of entries for our spring competition theme and we are delighted to announce that that the overall winner is...

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Teen Poets - Pen To Paper

Teen Poets invites children from across the globe to write a poem telling the world how they feel and what matters to them. This is an ongoing competition and a winner is picked from every publication. The best published poem will receive a 25 Love2Shop voucher!

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Teen Poets - Youthful Expressions

Teen Poets invites children from across the globe to write a poem telling the world how they feel and what matters to them. This is an ongoing competition and a winner is picked from every publication. The best published poem will receive a 25 Love2Shop voucher!

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Shake-Up Shakespeare

To celebrate the birthday of William Shakespeare in April we wanted you to send us your poetry inspired by Shakespeare! The overall winner had the chance to win a copy of 'The Life and Times of William Shakespeare'!

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Animal Antics

For our Animal Antics poetry competition we wanted to hear you express yourself through poetry about the love you have for animals. It could have been a poem about their antics, habits or simply why they mean so much to you.

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Phizz-Whizzing Stories

We received over 2,000 stories and we're delighted to announce the winner ...

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Wicked Words: A Collection Of Ghost Stories

Wicked Words: A Collection Of Ghost Stories. Winners announced.

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Ghost Stories Collection Winners

Thank you to everyone who has entered so far! We have had some amazingly scary stories on all types of themes so far.

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Teen Poets

Teen Poets invites children from across the globe to write a poem telling the world how they feel and what matters to them. This is an ongoing competition and a winner is picked from every publication. The best published poem will receive a 25 of Love2Shop voucher!

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Teen Poets

Teen Poets invites children from across the globe to write a poem telling the world how they feel and what matters to them. This is an ongoing competition and a winner is picked from every publication. The best published poem will receive a 25 of Love2Shop voucher!

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Sporting Days

Sporting Days With the Olympic, Euro 2012, Wimbledon, Tour De France, the US and British Open this summers calendar was packed with exciting sporting events. Whichever sport you followed we wanted to read your poetry about your love of your favorite sport. Whatever inspired you we wanted you to be part of this sporting summer, you could of won a 25 sporting voucher for your poem!

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Winter Wonders

We were on the lookout for your winter-inspired poems for our Winter Wonders competition. How do like to spend the winter days, perhaps waiting for snow to go sledging, or huddling in front of the fire with a delicious hot chocolate. Whatever you love about winter and the festive season, we wanted to hear your poems.

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Celebrate 2008

We received hundreds of entries for our competition celebrating the 18th anniversary of Young Writers. Thank you to everyone who entered and was successful in having their poem published in our special anniversary edition hardback anthology. The lucky winner of the laptop was Govinda Bal (15) with the poem The Greatest Gift. Well done!

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My Favourite Things

We asked young poets to write poems inspired by the things that mean the most to them in the world, the things they couldn't live without and that made each day a joy. The response was enormous and subjects ranged from their favourite person or pet, to the hobby they enjoy the most or the TV programme they can't bear to miss.

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Ghost Stories

Congratulations to all who entered and were published in this latest edition. If you fancy entering one of your own ghost stories for publication and the chance to win tickets to The Dungeons then please visit the competitions section of our website for more information. Alternatively click here to download the entry form.

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Fantastic Friends

Congratulations to Shauna Corrigan (14) who is the winner of our Fantastic Friends competition. Shauna wins an MP3 for her fabulous poem Daffodil Promise.

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My Favourite Person 2009

Everyones favourite person is different. Whether its a family member, school friend or celebrity, they all have one thing in common - seeing them will always make you smile!

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Looking for Lyrics

Looking for Lyrics was our popular poetry writing competition in the summer of 2009. Thank you to everyone who participated and congratulations to our winner Eleanor Hynds (14).

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If I Ruled the World

If I Ruled the World inspired so many of you, we were spoilt for choice when it came to creating the collection. We really enjoyed reading your poems, both serious and funny. Thank you to everyone who entered the competition.

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I Was Here

Thanks to all who participated in the competition. We loved reading about what you'd put in a time capsule, all the poems were thought-provoking!

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Christmas Poetry 2009

Congratulations to our 2009 Christmas Poetry competition winners! Each of the poets below has been awarded a fantastic MP3 player. Thank you to everyone who participated in the festive collections youre all poetry stars!

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Under The Sea

Under The Sea Art Competition invited children from after school clubs to send their artwork in to be in with a chance of winning their club 1,000 and 1 of 5 50 vouchers. The Young Writers team were blown away with the artwork they had to judge and found it extremely difficult to choose the club and pupil winners! Congratulations to everyone that took part, keep up the good work!

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True Colours

True Colours invited children between 11-18 years old to send us their pieces of art created by them to be in with a chance of having their winning artwork on a canvas and for their school to receive 1,000! The artwork received from children all around the world were outstanding, the amount of talent and hard-work which went into each piece. A huge congratulations to all that took part, please keep up the good work!

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Express Yourself

Express Yourself invited children between 7-11 years old to send us their pieces of art created by them to be in with a chance of winning an art set and for their school to receive 1,000! The artwork received from children all around the world were outstanding, the children showed how talent and hard-work went into each piece. A huge congratulations to all that took part, please keep up the good work!

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Acrostic Competition

Acrostic Competition invited children from after school clubs to send their acrostic poems to us for the opportunity to have their poem published and the chance of winning a book token. Clubs also had the chance to win 1000 for the best set of poems sent in to us. The Young Writers team were blown away with the poems they had to judge and found it extremely difficult to choose the club and pupil winners! Congratulations to everyone that took part, keep up the good work!

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Summertime Stories

Summertime Stories invited children over the summer holidays to tell us about their fun tales. The imagination that went into every story was amazing! Keep up the good work. Top three stories awarded with a prize!

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Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland invited children to send in winter inspired poems for the chance of being published. Children also had the chance of winning a 25 Game voucher, which was given to the best poem in each anthology. Thank you to all who entered!

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Ghost Stories

Ghost Stories competition invites children to send in funny, scary and attention-grabbing stories in to us for the chance of being published. Ghost Stories is an ongoing competition and out of all the entries we have received winners have been announced for two publications.

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Magnificent Mums

Magnificent Mums competition invited poets to send in a poem to celebrate their mother or a mother figure in their life for the chance of being published in this special anthology. We would like to thank everyone who has entered this touching tribute to motherhood. After reading through all of the lovely poems a winner has been chosen and their someone special will be sent a bouquet of flowers.

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Summertime Stories

Summertime Stories invited children to send us stories all about their exciting tales over the summer holidays. We would like to thank everyone who entered, the stories were amazing this year! Please keep up the excellent work. The top three winners have been chosen and will be awarded with their prizes shortly.

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Father's Day

Father's Day With Father's Day on the 17th June we wanted you to tell us what your fathers mean to you! Whether your poem was about your dad, grandad or step-dad we wanted to hear all the special things they have done for you, maybe he has taught you how to ride a bike, encouraged you to do something exciting or just been there for you when you needed him.

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Someone Special

Someone Special invited you to tell us in the form of poetry why your favourite person is so special to you. Everyone has someone special in their lives, this could be your parents, friends or maybe a celebrity who has inspired you.

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Christmas Cracker

Christmas Cracker competition invited you to share with us what you love about this special time of year through poetry. Did you have a Christmas message for someone important? What are your favourite things about Christmas time? Is it the presents, hoping for snow, or simply spending time with your family? What inspires you?

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Easter Eggs-travaganza

Eggs-travaganza invited poets to write a poem all about the Easter period. What was your favourite part? Maybe the chocolate, Easter egg hunt or the going to church with your family? However you celebrated Easter we wanted to hear about it.

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Magnificent Mums

Magnificent Mums competition invited poets to send in a poem to celebrate their mother or a mother figure in their life for the chance of being published in this special anthology. We would like to thank everyone who has entered this touching tribute to motherhood. After reading through all of the lovely poems a winner has been chosen and their someone special will be sent a bouquet of flowers.

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Phizz-Whizzing Stories

To celebrate the birthday of the world's number one storyeller we wanted to hear your stories inspired by Roald Dahl. The overall winner of this competition won a collection of 15 Roald Dahl books!

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