Books Alive! Houston Public Library Contest

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April 5, 2012 by WITS Editor

ENTER and WIN
Contest to Win a Catered lunch with Tom Angleberger
Contest is open to children ages 6-12
Use your creativity, you will. The Houston Public Library wants to see your Origami Yoda-inspired art or fiction. Fifty winners will be rewarded with a catered lunch during the third annual Children’s Book Celebration on Saturday, May 5th, 2012.  The contest winners and one adult guest each will be treated to a delicious meal and an autographed copy of Tom Angleberger’s book, The Strange Case of Origami Yoda.  Winners will be ages 6 to 12 years old; twenty-five winners will be from the 6 to 8 age group and twenty-five winners will be from the 9 to 12 age group.
Instructions:
You may submit your contest entries to your local library, or you may submit entries by mail.*
Please mail submissions to:
Houston Public Library
Attn: Programming & Youth Services, Deborah Moore
500 McKinney St.  | Houston, TX 77002
Your submission must include:
  • Child’s full name
  • Child’s age & grade if applicable
  • Parent or guardian full name AND if this is a class project, the teacher’s name
  • School attended (if not applicable write home school)
  • Contact information so that we may contact you if you win:
  • Two phone numbers OR one phone number and an email address
For more information call 832-393-1313.
DEADLINE IS APRIL 16, 2012.
WINNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED BY MAY 1.
*Note: Traced or copied artwork or images will not be accepted; please do not use copyrighted images. One person per entry and one entry per person. Please limit story to two pages typed.
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