Children’s Short Story Competition

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Competition winners announcement

Over 170 children entered the Short Story Competition and we were truly amazed by the creativity and high standard of entries. Congratulations to our winners and highly commended writers! Thank you to everyone who entered and we wish you many happy years of writing.

Winning Entries:
Each winner in the following categories has won a $25 Dymocks gift card.

Age 6-8 category
Eliana Braid, age 7 – The Magical Library

Age 9-11 category
Noah Packer, age 10 – The magic library

Age 12-13 category
Helena Farley, age 13 – What a gripping book

Age 14-16 category
Liam Gilbert, age 13 – Drowning in research

Highly commended:

Age 6-8 category

Claudia Bradbury, age 7 – How I met Ava

Lucinda Royle, age 8 – Broom zoom

Ruby Jean McNaughton, age 7 – Magic Library

Age 9-11 category
Amelia Dent, age 11 – SNAP!

David Tan, age 9 – Hunter: The war hero

Aleila Brand-Starkey, age 9 – First glance

Gabriel de Vos, age 11 – Superpowers for planetary peace

Ashleigh Rechnitzer, age 11 – Sucked into the pages of my favourite books

Age 12-13 category
Ava Griffin, age 13 – Mystical library

Ben Hade, age 13 – Justice best served deep-fried

Naomi Livermore, age 12 – The magic library

Age 14-16 category
Zoe Cooper, age 14 – Ordinary is boring

Jet Cheung, age 13 – Heroes never kill