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Thursday 19 October 2017

'Book trailer' competition aimed at Wexford children

Caroline Busher, one of the judges of the competition
Caroline Busher, one of the judges of the competition

Maria Nolan - Town and Country Life

Wexford Literary Festival have announced a competition which aims to get students in every national and secondary school in Wexford reaching for a book to read and then depicting its story and characters in their own unique book trailer.

The competition is open to students in any national or secondary school in Wexford. Entries will be accepted in three age categories; 10-12 years old, 13-15 years old and 16-18 years old.

there will be fantastic prizes in each category for the winning schools kindly sponsored by Byrne's Bookstore.

The closing date for entries has been extended to May 8. The competition is being judged by county librarian Eileen Morrissey and Children's author and reader in residence with Wexford public library services Caroline Busher.

Winners will be announced during the festival at a special library event on 19th May 2017.

Please email entries using wetransfer.com to booktrailer@wexfordliteraryfestival.com

For more details see: www.wexfordliteraryfestival.com

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