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Win a class set of The Train to Impossible Places

We are offering one school the chance to win a class set of 30 copies of The Train to Impossible Places and a visit from author P.G. Bell!

The author visit will be a spectacular, madcap journey on the Impossible Postal Express – including tips on creative writing, how to use anything and everything and turn them into ideas for a book (Trains! Bananas!), and creating your very own Impossible Express.

Enter by telling us in the form below why your school should win.

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The Train to Impossible Places

The Train to Impossible Places

Shortlisted for the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2019 Shortlisted for the Branford Boase Award 2019 Shortlisted for the IBW Book Awards 2019 All aboard for a magical journey... When Suzy hears a strange rattling noise in the middle of the night, she creeps downstairs to find a train roaring through her house. But this is no ordinary train. This is the magical delivery express for The Union of Impossible Places. Whisked onboard by a troll boy called Wilmot, Suzy's world is turned upside down when she's given the job of delivering a cursed package to the fearsome sorceress, Lady Crepuscula. Except when the mysterious package begs not to be delivered, Suzy discovers the fate of the Impossible Places might just be in her hands...


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Competition Rules

  1. Deadline for entries is midnight on 30th June, 2019.
  2. Competition is UK only.
  3. If more than one correct entry is received the tiebreaker will be judged on originality.
  4. Entrants under 13 must have permission of an adult.
  5. Usborne employees and Usborne Books at Home Organisers may not enter.
  6. Only winners will be contacted. If you have not heard within two weeks of the closing date, please assume your entry has not been successful.
  7. The prize is not negotiable and Usborne will select the products that make up the prize.

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