Last October we announced Lovereading4kids involvement and support of the Orangutan Awareness Week writing competition. The judging panel received over 300 entries and said they were enormously proud and impressed with the creativity and insight expressed in each of them.
Each child wrote a story or poem to the theme of ‘The Orangutan’s World’, and every entry did a fantastic job at highlighting the problems that orangutans and their rainforests face. Selecting the winners was an incredibly difficult undertaking as the standard was so high, but our guest judge Joanna Lumley was finally able to select her favourites!
We are delighted to announce that Morgan Davidson, Angeline Islam, and Toby Mawer have won the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes (respectively) for the 6-9 Year Old category, and Eloise Blakey, Jacob Bicker, and Orla Dalby have won the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place (respectively) for the 10-13 Year Old category! Congratulations to all! Special mentions also went to Hannah Tudor, Daniel Pilling, Imogen Caughan, George Astill and Catherine Douneen.
The prize winners have not only won a number of incredible prizes, and you can read both 1st place winners below.
Joanna Lumley said ‘Keep on writing and thinking and believing. Soon, you will inherit the earth and your dear goodness will keep it safe
Winner of the 6 - 9 Year old category Morgan Davidson