The Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour helps young people discover the life changing power of reading, bringing the magic of an author visit to classrooms and living rooms.
To help make reading fun this summer, author and illustrator Cressida Cowell is helping us launch a magical competition with some amazing book prizes. Watch the video below to find out what's in store.
For your chance to win, invent your very own dragon and tell us all about it using the form below. The lucky winner will receive an e-reader, the entire collection of Cressida Cowell's books, and a one year Historic Scotland family membership(this will open in a new window), granting free access to all Historic Scotland sites and other discounts across the UK. Entries close at midnight on August 2, 2021.
To find out more about the Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour and how we bring books to life, check out our virtual tour videos on our on demand library. If you'd like to receive updates on when the tour is visiting your area, please sign up to our schools newsletter.
Only one entry per household. Full terms and conditions(this will open in a new window) apply.
Scottish Friendly Assurance
Scottish Friendly Assurance has been sponsoring the tour for over 20 years(this will open in a new window). Through its support, The Scottish Friendly Children's Book Tour reaches an average of 6,000 children every year in a vast range of communities, from rural schools with as few as 8 pupils to 2,000 seat theatres.
Scottish Friendly Assurance is a progressive and modern financial services group, which has been around for over 150 years. It provides investors and families with a wide range of financial products.
You can find out more about Scottish Friendly on their website(this will open in a new window).