The 2016 Daunt Books Children’s Short Story Competition is here! For children aged four to fifteen.

• Open to all children 15 years and under
• Your story must be all your own work
• Submit your story typed, double spaced and single sided
• Your story must be between 300 and 1500 words
• Entries should be emailed to
• Competition closes Wednesday 6th January 2016
• Please make sure your contact details are supplied with your work 
• Results will be announced during April 2016
• Winning stories will be published in May 2016