Prize-winning Pirate Fights off over 300 Entries in Cover Competition!

Start date and time

Tuesday 1 May 2012


Scotland-wide competition.

Scottish school children were invited to submit ideas for a book cover – with the winning entry chosen to go on the front cover of our new book.

Over 300 entries were received.

Photo shows Ben Lewis, a primary five pupil at Stockbridge Primary School, after being awarded his prizes for winning our ‘Treasure Island: A Play‘ Book Cover Design Competition.

Iain McIntosh, illustrator for Alexander McCall Smith’s books, was judge.

The shortlist of winners was announced on World Book Day.

Dedicated website was created for all the entries: Treasure Island: A Play.

The prizes were awarded at a special prize-giving ceremony at Stockbridge Primary School.