Win a class set of Jonathan Meres' new book

This week, Scottish Book Trust are giving away 20 copies of The World of Norm: May Contain Nuts by Jonathan Meres.


The World of Norm: May Contain Nuts features Norm, a boy for whom life is consistently unfair. His parents' decision to move house has left him confused, angry and unable to remember where the toilet is. Between this, getting the blame for everything and being kept awake by his dad's snoring, Norm is left wondering if life will ever get less unfair...

The book is great for teaching at levels 2-3.


To be in with a chance of winning 20 copies of Norm, simply answer the following question:

Jonathan Meres, the author of the book, has had a large number of jobs. Name three of them!

You can find some clues here.

Email your answer to teen@scottishbooktrust.com with the subject line World of Norm. Closing date is 15th December, so get cracking!

In your email, please specify the name of the school you would like the books to be sent to, as well as the school address, your own name and job title.

Competition Terms and Conditions

There is no cash alternative to this prize.

Only one entry per person. 

Applicants must be resident in the UK. 

Every entry will be considered. 

The decision on winners is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Competition entries will not be returned. 

Competitions are not open to employees of Scottish Book Trust and their immediate family.