Enthusiasts urged to create cover in St Ives Book Jam competition

Book Jam

Book Jam - Credit: Archant

Young reading enthusiasts are being urged to use their creative talents to design a book cover ahead of the fourth Book Jam.

Mick the Skip

Mick the Skip - Credit: Archant

ACE Friends of St Ives Corn Exchange’s annual festival returns on Saturday, May 9, and to spark children’s interests a competition has been set up to design a cover for the story Mick the Skip Goes on an Adventure.

The competition is split into five year groups: Reception, Years 1 and 2, Years 3 and 4, Years 5 and 6 and Years 7 and above, with three prizes for each category, with book tokens worth £40, £25 and £10 up for grabs.

Book Jam is backed by The Hunts Post and Mick George and supported by Heffers of Cambridge and Cambridgeshire Libraries.

There is a host of free workshops for children to learn from authors and illustrators, author signing sessions, books for sale, a soft play area for younger children enjoying their first books and appearances by book characters.

More details of workshops and activities during Book Jam will be revealed in the coming weeks.

INFORMATION: Artwork should measure no more than 26cm x 20cm. Send entries, with child’s name, year group, address and telephone number or email address to: The St Ives Corn Exchange, The Pavement, St Ives, Cambs, PE27 5AD by April 17.

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For more details, visit www.stivesbookjam.com, email bumble.bookjam@btinternet.com or call 01480 467094.