Oxford English Quest: DfES

Oxford English Quest: DfES : Write Here Write Now

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Write Here, Write Now is a national writing awards event run by the DfES in primary schools. 2005 is the sixth year the competition has been running and now attracts 34,000 entries from over 6,000 primary schools across the country. This book includes short pieces of writing by 7-11 year olds - stories, poetry, journalism, persuasive writing - that have been shortlisted to win prizes by a national judging panel of famous authors and celebrities. Starting points and advice for the children has been provided by Gillian Cross; Brian Patten; Geraldine McCaughrean and Lizo Mzimba. Other supporters of the initiative include Michael Cox; Tim Bowler; Jamie Rix; and Jeremy Strong. A donation of 50p from each copy sold goes to Save the Children, Oxford's chosen charity for 2005 book sales.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 128 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 11mm | 137g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • Numerous line drawings
  • 0198349009
  • 9780198349006