Win family scooters with our World Book Day Competition

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World Book Day Competition
What better way to celebrate World Book Day than with a competition?

If your little ones are anything like ours they will love the chance to get dressed up as one of their favourite storybook characters, and we're pretty sure they'd also love to win FOUR scooters, too! We've also thrown in a few runner's up prizes to make the fun go even further.

And since World Book Day is such a big day in schools across the UK we've included those lovely teachers, too! Get them to enter for the chance to win a whole dressing up box worth of costumes from Smiffys.

The prizes

First prize for kids

To celebrate World Book Day the lovely team at Micro Scooters are offering the chance to win two child and two adult scooters - perfect for family #scootingadventures. We've found these little scooters make the school run much less stressy if you walk your kids to school (no more dragging feet!), and we've even been known to use the adult versions as an alternative to the usual busy bus journey.

The Micro Scooter team say, 'If you've already got some scooters then don't forget to dress them up in time for the big day with our range of fun accessories.'

You're free to choose scooters from their new deluxe range if you win, perfect for even for the fanciest of Nancys. With adjustable handlebar height, new and improved weight limits, raised silicone Micro grips, and bright two-tone anodised stems they're sure to be the envy of the playground (or office!).

Runner's up prizes for kids

For three lovely runners up we've also got some great prizes from our friends at University Games - the perfect motive to get the kids to put down the iPads and phones for an afternoon.

Each runner up will receive a word-based board game that is sure to help with little ones' reading and a fun balancing game perfect for pirates.

Who doesn't love Postman Pat? The Postman Pat Word Rhyming Game helps children have fun while picking up the language and rhymes from the story. Players follow the rhyming patterns but have special cards to help them out. There is an additional, bonus card game inside where the characters in the story are collected and the first player to have the set wins. Don't Rock The Boat takes little ones on a rockin' adventure with a crew of 16 pirate penguins. They take turns balancing the pirate penguins on the ship without making it tip! They'll have to be ever so careful though, because if they rock the boat and send the penguins overboard, they'll have to walk the plank! A fun balancing game for all buccaneers.

First prize for teachers

Teachers, we're not forgetting you! If you're class has what it takes to win the best-dressed class award then roll up right here. Smiffys fancy dress retailer has given us five literary-themed costumes to fill your dressing up box with. Perfect for free play time. Each costume is worth up to £50 and your class can decide which five they want from Smiffys World Book day section! All you have to do is to follow the entry instructions below by sending us a picture of yourself dressed up. Let the battle of the best dressed teachers begin.

How do I enter?

We've made it simple, because we know there's not a lot of time in between the final gluing, sticking and sewing of costumes and the school run where you've got to fit Humpty Dumpty in the car somehow (note to self: never again). Just snap a picture of your little one(s) in their World Book Day costume(s) and tell us why they chose their idea. Then send it our way via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or email.

If you're a teacher wanting to win the dressing up box costumes then take a picture of yourself in your finest World Book Day costume and send it our way.


You can post your pictures on our Facebook page using the hashtag #GTKlittlebookworms.


Tweet us your pictures @GTK_ Essentials using the hashtag #GTKlittlebookworms.


Tag your pictures with @goodtoknow_essentials and use the hashtag #GTKlittlebookworms.


Simply send us your pics via email to with the words 'GTK little bookworms competition' in the subject line.

Closing date: 23:59 Friday 4 March 2016

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Take a look at the brilliant entries we've recevied:



Terms and conditions

  • The winning photo will be judged by the goodtoknow team and their decision is final.
  • One winner can choose 2 child and 2 adult Micro scooters (up to the value of £100 and £200 each respectively), three runners up will receive two board games each from University Games and one class will receive five costumes from Smiffys
  • There is only one entry per person allowed.
  • Competition details form part of these terms and conditions.
  • Entry is open to residents of the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland except employees (and their families) of Time Inc (UK) Ltd, its printers and agents, the suppliers of the prizes and any other companies associated with the competitions.
  • The winner(s) must be aged 18 or over.
  • The sponsor is Micro Scooters and University Games.
  • The closing date is 23:59 4 March 2016.
  • The promotion is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook or Twitter.
  • The sponsors will endeavour to send the prizes to the winners within 28 days of being notified of the winners' details.
  • Proof of identity and age may be required.
  • Use of a false name or address will result in disqualification.
  • All entries must be made directly by the person entering the competition.
  • Photos must belong to the user that submits the photo and all copyright will remain with them.
  • Ensure you have the permission of the child's parent or guardian if you are submitting a picture of a child who doesn't belong to you.
  • All entries will be posted onto as part of their gallery content but will not be used for any other purpose other than for
    creation and promotion of these galleries as a result of the competition.
  • In submitting your photo of your child you are giving permission for to post this photograph in the gallery section and on goodtoknow's social media platforms.
  • Entries made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void.
  • No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, delayed or corrupted, or due to computer error in transit.
  • The prizes are as stated, are not transferable to another individual and no cash or other alternatives will be offered.
  • The winner(s) is(are) responsible for expenses and arrangements not specifically included in the prizes, including any necessary travel documents, passports and visas.
  • Prizes are subject to availability and the prize suppliers' terms and conditions.
  • The promoters reserve the right to amend or alter the terms of competitions and reject entries from entrants not entering into the spirit of the competition.
  • In the event of a prize being unavailable, the promoter reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value.
  • The winner(s) agree(s) to the use of their name, photograph and disclosure of county of residence and will co-operate with any other reasonable requests by Time Inc (UK) Ltd relating to any post-winning publicity.
  • Reasonable efforts will be made to contact the winner(s). If the winner(s) cannot be contacted, or are unable to comply with these terms and conditions, the Promoter reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant drawn at random.
  • Failure to respond and/or provide an address for delivery, or failure to meet the eligibility requirements may result in forfeiture of the prize.
  • Where applicable, the decision of the judges is final based on the criteria set out in the promotion and no correspondence will be entered into over this decision.
  • Competitions may be modified or withdrawn at any time.
  • The providers of the prizes are specified within the promotional material.
  • The Promoter is Time Inc (UK) Ltd, Blue Fin Building, 110 Southwark Street, London SE1 0SU.
  • In the event of a discrepancy between these standard terms and conditions and the details in the promotional material, the details of the promotional material shall prevail.
  • A list of winners will be available by writing into the publisher of the magazine or website at the Promoter's address no earlier than 6 weeks (unless otherwise stated) after the close of the competition. Only the surname and county of the winners will be disclosed.
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