Christmas Competition Time

12 Days of Christmas; Prize Give-a-way Competition! (courtesy of Digital Sea Ltd) are feeling festive and entering into the season of giving and goodwill to all…

From 1st of December for 12 days we will be offering a new competition with a different prize to be won every day!

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You can enter as many times as you wish, there are no limits; after all it is Christmas.

To enter all you need to do is either Tweet your answer to @writestorybooks or post your answer on our Facebook Page with the correct HASHTAG (#) that corresponds with the competition day you are entering, followed by #WIN #COMPETITION.

You must like and follow our page, in order to be put forward to win.

For your chance to win check the course dashboard daily, or visit Facebook and Twitter. For full terms and conditions please CLICK HERE.

Terms and conditions:

Competition winners for the first 11 days will be announced daily, so keep your eye on our social media sites to make sure you don’t miss out.

If you have won a competition, please contact WSBC directly at with your confidential address and postage details.

In the case that the winner is based outside of the UK, a gift voucher or e-voucher (of one of our courses) will be in replacement of the hardcopy book so that we can guarantee safe transport.

Should there be multiple winners with duplicated answers, one winner will be picked at random.

The 12th day prize of the kindle will be open until 19th December at 9AM GMT and the winner will be announced later that day.

The first 11 competitions will run for 1 day only each, so you’ll need to be quick! 
On the 12th day of Christmas, you can also enter to win a KINDLE (RRP £109.99), ready in time for Christmas!

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On the first day of Christmas, gave to me…

Day 1: The Elf on the Shelf: A Christmas Tradition – Carol V. Aebersold and Chanda A. Bell.
This rhyming children’s book tells the story of Santa’s magical scout elves, who are sent to children’s homes around the world to be Santa’s eyes and ears at Christmas time!

Challenge 1: For your chance to win a box set containing the hard backed book and your very own elf…

Tell us: What fun adventures and tricks would the elf play around your home this christmas? #Elfontheshelf

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On the second day of Christmas, gave to me…

Day 2: Mog’s Christmas – Judith Kerr.

Judith Kerr’s charming tale tells of Mog’s shock and horror when her family starts getting ready for Christmas by bringing a tree inside. Her attempts to escape from the noise have unintended consequences.

Challenge 2: For your chance to win 10 Mog storybooks…

Tell us: Your favourite animal character from a loved Christmas children’s book AND why?

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On the third day of Christmas, gave to me…

Day 3: Stick Man – Julia Donaldson.

All the Stick Man wants for Christmas is to get home to his family tree, but he keeps getting caught up in other’s adventures; will Father Christmas help him out? Any fan of the Gruffalo will surely know this book!

Challenge 3: To win a set of 10 Julia Donaldson books… 

List 3 other book titles (not named here) written by this incredibly talented author.

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On the fourth day of Christmas, gave to me…

Day 4: The Jolly Christmas Postman – Allan and Janet Ahlberg.

Christmas is around the corner and the Jolly Postman is on his rounds, delivering presents and cards to all our favourite fairy tale characters. A beautiful festive story. 

Challenge 4: For your chance to win this fabulous all-time favourite hardcover book…

Tell us: Which fairy tale character you would like to give a gift to, and what would the gift be?

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On the fifth day of Christmas, gave to me…

Day 5: Little Miss Christmas – Roger Hargreaves.

Little Miss Christmas works hard wrapping presents for her uncle to deliver, but who will take over her job when she takes a well-deserved holiday?

Challenge 5: For your chance to win a Mr. Men and Little Miss Christmas Story Hardcopy Treasury (Featuring 10 Christmas stories)

What name would you give to: A new Mr or Little Miss character this Christmas?

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On the sixth day of Christmas, gave to me…

Day 6: The Christmassaurus – Tom Fletcher.

This hilarious and heart-warming story features a little boy who loves Christmas and the last dinosaur. They come together for festive adventures.

Challenge 6: For your chance to win a copy of this wonderful book…

Create: Your own Christmassy creature!

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On the seventh day of Christmas, gave to me…

Day 7: How the Grinch Stole Christmas! – Dr. Seuss.

No Christmas book list would be complete without ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas!’ When the Grinch refuses to be moved by the Christmas spirit, drastic action is needed to stop everyone else from having fun.

Challenge 7: For your chance to win a set of 20 Dr. Suess books…

Create: Your own ‘Grinchy’ character; what are they called and what would their story be about?

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On the eighth day of Christmas, gave to me…

Day 8: Rover Saves Christmas – Roddy Doyle.

When Rudolph is sick and the sleigh is stranded, who will save the day? Rover, of course!

Challenge 8: For your chance to win a copy of Rover saves Christmas…

Simply share with us: A picture of your animal friends entering into the Christmas Spirit!

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On the ninth day of Christmas, gave to me…

Day 9: The Smelly Sprout – Allan Plenderleith.

A poor sprout is thrown out into the cold when no-one wants him at Christmas dinner.

Challenge 9: To be in with a chance of winning a selection of 3x Allan Plenderleith’s Christmas tales…

Simply tell us: Which food you would love to write a story about?

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On the tenth day of Christmas, gave to me…

Day 10: Bear Stays Up for Christmas – Karma Wilson.

Bear’s friends are determined to keep him awake for Christmas! They wake Bear up to help them with Christmas preparations, only for Bear to discover that giving is one of the best Christmas presents of all! 

Challenge 10: To be in with a chance of winning Bear Stays Up for Christmas Board Book…

Share with us: Your favourite Christmas Eve children’s read.

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On the eleventh day of Christmas, gave to me…

Day 11: The Twelve Days of Christmas; Jane Ray.

We all know this classic Christmas song of gifts and festivity.

Challenge 11: To be in with a chance of winning a fantastic writing course voucher (RRP £499)

Write: Either, an additional verse to the festive jingle or a new twelfth day verse.

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On the twelfth day of Christmas, gave to me…

Day 12: The Night before Christmas – Clement C. Moore.

The beautifully classic poem that’s the perfect read for Christmas Eve.

Challenge 12: Win a KINDLE! Kindle Paperwhite E-reader, 6″ High-Resolution Display (300 ppi) with Built-in Light, Wi-Fi (Black). For your chance to win…

Come up with a new 8-line rhyme to finish this classic poem – it can be silly/funny/cutesy/more reflective than the original, but must be unique and memorable to win.

Good Luck! 
Winner announced 19th December.

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We hope you enjoy taking part of some of our festive competitions and experience sharing some of our favourite Christmas reads.

A very Merry Christmas from everyone at

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