This giveaway is now over. See who won here.
If you’re a parent or a teacher, you’ve read your share of children’s stories.
But have you ever thought of writing your own children’s story?
Cheerios is kicking off it’s annual Spoonfuls of Stories new author contest this month. One grand prize winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize for their original children’s story and a possible publishing deal with Simon & Shuster Children’s Publishing.
In addition, the winner’s book will be featured inside specially-marked boxes of Cheerios cereal boxes. This spring, Laurie Isop’s book How Do You Hug a Porcupine? will be featured in more than 3 million specially-marked boxes of Cheerios and will be in bookstores nationwide this summer.
If you’d like a shot at adding children’s book author to your resume, check out the Spoonful of Stories Contest from March 22 to July 15, 2011 to find out more.
Need a little inspiration?
Enter to win a Spoonful of Stories Prize Pack!
The Spoonful of Stories Prize Pack includes a box of Cheerios with Laurie Isop’s book inside, as well as a “Create-Your-Own Book” kit for kids that contains two hard cover books and all the materials need to creatively fill the pages inside. You’ll even get some story starter ideas and colored pencils to illustrate your story.
To enter this giveaway, please fill out the form below:
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If you’re reading this post in an e-mail or a feed reader and can’t see the form, please click here to enter.
This giveaway is open to all US residents ages 18 and older and will end at 9 p.m. CST on Thursday, May 5, 2011. Only one entry per person allowed. The information I collect in this giveaway will only be used to contact you if you are a winner and will never be shared or sold.
I will randomly select a winner from all of the entries received. I will then notify the winner by e-mail and announce it here at Northern Cheapskate. The winner will have 48 hours to respond or I’ll draw a new winner.
While you’re welcome to comment on this post, please note that comments are not considered a valid entry. You must fill out the form to enter!