Saturday, 12 May 2012

Happy 200th Birthday Mr Lear

Saturday 12th May marked the 200th birthday of Edward Lear, the man who created the wonderful and fantastical lyrics of The Owl and the Pussycat. To celebrate the special occasion, we at Templar are holding a creative Lear inspired competition! Create your own limericks and drawings inspired by Edward Lear and send them to with the subject title 'Edward Lear competition'. One lucky winner will win a signed copy of our The Owl and the Pussycat illustrated by Robert Ingpen.

'The Owl and the Pussycat went to sea
 In a beautiful pea-green boat...'

Entrants must be a resident in the UK or ROI. Drawings cannot be returned so please keep a copy for yourself. Entrants under the age of 16 must ask permission from a parent or guardian before they enter. The closing date for entry is 12/6/12, any entries received after this date will not be entered into the prizedraw. All entrants must include their name and address with their drawing or they will not be entered into the prizedraw. Only the winning entry will be contacted. The judges decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Full terms and conditions can be found on the Templar Publishing website

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