OFFICIAL RULES: Get Your Book Printed! Picture Book Contest

                  1. NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. To enter, teacher must create an original 32-page picture book manuscript. Illustrations must be included. Illustrations can be the work of a collaborator as long as that collaborator is also a teacher working in a US school. If two people are involved in the creation of the book, then prizing will be shared between the two creators.

Entries must follow these formatting guidelines:

All submissions must be accompanied with contact information that is clipped to the entry. Contact information must include the name of the teacher(s), school name, grade level, school address, and phone number, as well as an email and phone number for each of the teachers involved in the creation of the book.

Send all entries to: Get Your Book Printed! Picture Book Contest, PO Box 714, New York, NY 10013-0714. All entries must be received by May 1, 2018. No other means of entry accepted.

                  2. Winners will be selected based on the equally weighted criteria of originality, clarity of thought, and execution. Winners will be notified on or about July 2, 2018. Scholastic Book Clubs, Inc. (“Sponsor”) is not responsible for late, lost, stolen, misdirected, damaged, mutilated, postage-due, incomplete, or illegible entries or mail.

                  3. Contest is open to all teachers teaching in US schools in grades PreK through 12 who are legal residents of the United States. Employees, and members of their families living in the same household, of Sponsor and its parent company, subsidiaries, brokers, distributors, dealers, retailers, affiliates, and their respective advertising, promotion, and production agencies (collectively, the “related entities”) are not eligible to enter. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. One entry per person.

                  4. One (1) Grand-Prize Winner will receive 150 printed copies of their submitted picture book manuscript and a class set of the book How This Book Was Made. If the winning manuscript is created by a team of two rather than one person, the prize will still be 150 printed copies and will be split between the two creators. (Approximate retail value of this prize is $3,500.)
Ten (10) Runners-Up will receive a class set of the book How This Book Was Made. (Approximate retail value of this prize is $35.)

                  5. Winners, as a condition of entry, agree to release Sponsor, each prize provider in this contest, and their respective related entities from any and all liability for injuries or damages of any kind sustained through participation in this contest and/or use of a prize once accepted.

                  6. No cash substitutions, transfers, or assignments of prizes allowed, except by Sponsor in case of unavailability, in which case a prize of equal or greater value will be awarded. All matters relating to this contest shall be subject to Sponsor’s sole discretion, and Sponsor’s decisions shall be final and binding on all entrants and the winners. The winners may be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release within five (5) days of notification attempt or an alternate winner may be selected. By accepting the prize, the winners grant to Sponsor the right to use the winner’s name, likeness, hometown, biographical information, and entry for purposes of advertising and promotion without further notice or compensation, except where prohibited by law. The winners may also be asked to attend and participate in media and/or public relations events (the “Media Events”) designated by Sponsor and prize provider and/or requested by various media outlets. Upon Sponsor’s request, and subject to winner’s availability, the winners agree to participate in such Media Events without any further compensation. By accepting the prize, the winners agree to release Sponsor, prize provider, and their respective related entities and hold each of them harmless from any claims relating to their participation or nonparticipation in any Media Events.

                  7. The names of the prizewinners (available after July 9, 2018) will be listed on the Sponsor website at: You may also obtain the list of winners by sending a self-addressed, stamped envelope to Winners List, Get Your Book Printed! Picture Book Contest, PO Box 714, New York, NY 10013-0714 by August 3, 2018. Sponsor: Scholastic Book Clubs, Inc., 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012