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You, your pupils and your school could win HUNDREDS of pounds (or Euros) worth of books with our fantastic National Book Tokens DESIGN A BOOK TOKEN competition.

One lucky winner’s design will be made into a real-life National Book Tokens gift card, to be distributed across bookshops nationwide in time for Christmas! And there are National Book Tokens galore to be won too – just imagine all those beautiful new books for your school’s bookshelves…

To take part, your pupils simply have to make their mark on the template here and design a National Book Token with the theme of Share a Story. A panel of judges will select a winner and runner-up in each of three age categories: up to 8 years, 9-12 years and 13-16 years.

2018’s winning design by Eleanor, aged 12               2017’s winning design by Eleanor, aged 11

FIRST PRIZE in each age range wins: 

  • £250/€280 National Book Tokens for the school
  • £100/€110 National Book Tokens for the child
  • £100/€110 National Book Tokens for the teacher

SECOND PRIZE in each age range wins:

  • £150/€170 National Book Tokens for the school
  • £50/€55 National Book Tokens for the child
  • £50/€55 National Book Tokens for the teacher

The competition is also open to home-schooled children and if you’re a parent or guardian, you’re welcome to submit your child’s entry individually. Please note the prizes will be slightly different should your child be picked as one of the winners. Take a look at our terms and conditions to find out more.

How to enter:

All entries should be produced on A4 paper using the template provided below. Every entry must be signed by the teacher (or parent/guardian), who must print in capitals on the reverse of the entry the pupil’s full name and age, school name (if applicable), address and phone number.

Please send entries to:

World Book Day Design a Book Token Competition,
Book Tokens Ltd,
6 Bell Yard,
London WC2A 2JR

The closing date for entries is Friday 12 April 2019. Winners will be announced in early summer 2019.

FIND OUT MORE and download an entry form to enter. See the terms and conditions here.

Good luck!