We are pleased to announce this year’s writing competition.


Here is the scenario

The library closes for the weekend, the lights go out.

But wait, something is stirring on the shelves..!

Imagine your favourite book character(s) come to life. Create a story to tell us who they are and what they do.

Who do they meet ..?


There will be four year-group categories to the competition.

Reception, Years 1 and 2,Years 3 and 4, Years 5 and 6.

The stories should be no longer than 750 words, and the reception year entries may include pictures.

There will be three prizes for each category of book tokens to the value of £40, £20, and £10, which will be presented at the Book Jam event, in the St Ives Corn Exchange on 20 May 2017.

The stories must be submitted in an envelope with your name, year group, address and telephone number or your email, to The St Ives Corn Exchange, The Pavement, The Old Riverport, St Ives, Cambs PE27 5AD. Mark the envelope ‘Book Jam Competition’ and submit by Friday 21st April 2017.