This competition is now closed.
The winners will be announced at the start of Book Week Scotland
which runs from 21 to 27 November 2016.
We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with SLIC -
Scottish Library and Information Council - for an exciting
competition for budding young artists to design an original book
cover for their favourite Scottish book.
Who can enter?
Anyone in Scotland between the ages of 5 and 18. Entrants will
be split into the following groups:
- Ages 5 to 8
- Ages 8 to 12
- Ages 12 to 18.
What do you win?
Three winners, one from each group, will have their artwork
credited and showcased at a high-profile design
exhibition held by Publishing Scotland during Book
Week Scotland in November. The winners will also receive gift
vouchers from Waterstones.
How to enter
- Create an original design for your favourite Scottish book. The
design should be A4 in size and a front cover design only.
- Ensure that you put your name, telephone number, email address,
and age clearly on the back of your design.
- Hand your entry into your local library by FRIDAY 30
Entries will be co-judged by Publishing Scotland and SLIC in
October. Good luck!
Note for Libraries
Libraries are asked
to please send entries directly to
- Gill Tasker, Publishing Scotland, Scott House,
10 South St Andrew Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AZ
by FRIDAY 7
OCTOBER 2016 at the latest. Please note that if you are
based in a library in the Scottish Highlands a van collection for
the entries will be coordinated by the library support unit in