Marvellous Montana

Y6 children from St Leonard’s CE Primary in Bridgnorth were among those who entered this year’s Shrewsbury Bookfest Creative Writing competition. Each entrant wrote a story following a visit from children’s author Jo Cotterill. From over 1,500 entries, eight winners were selected, and Dame Jacqueline Wilson led a prize-giving ceremony at a public event in Shrewsbury on Saturday 4 May.
Montana Malin of St Leonards’ won third prize with her highly acclaimed story entitled Bully.

Jane Payton – Trustee of Shrewsbury Bookfest and previously head teacher of St John’s Catholic Primary School, said, “The judging was not an easy task. Every child that entered showed tremendous creativity. The quality of writing and presentation of the entries was amazing. All the books were a pleasure to read.”

Share:

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
Share on pinterest
Pinterest
Share on linkedin
LinkedIn
On Key

Related Posts

Jessie strikes gold!

Jessie Pearson aged 7  has earned all twelve badges and the Gold Award Challenge from the Girlguiding’s Rainbow programme.  Jessie of 2nd Bridgnorth Rainbow unit

Get ready with me

Meraki Hair and Beauty, based downstairs at The Parade Shops, are offering exclusive use of their salon for private hair and make-up lessons during November

Ice and easy does it!

Ice and easy does it! The finishing touches were today being put to the latest star attraction at Shropshire’s world-famous Blists Hill Victorian Town –

A virtual double act!

Identical twins, Victor and Albert, will be creating a virtual village hall variety show – live from Albert’s living room! Victor and Albert’s comical show

Canal regeneration

Volunteers working to breathe new life in to Wappenshall Wharf near Telford are close to completing a major milestone in its transformation. The Shrewsbury and