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A Search For A 'Monster' Writer!

21st December 2008

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The competition to find the best 'Monster' story writer from pupils attending primary schools across the North of Scotland has been completed.
The competition was launched at the beginning of the year by Graham Winkle the author of 'The Loch Of Mey Monster' and involved entries from Caithness to Aberdeenshire.

"Finding the winning entries from hundreds of wonderful stories was no easy task, the standard was very high." Graham Winkle

The winners were as follows ;

Overall Winner - Ellie Mair - Millbank Primary, Buckie
2nd - Genevieve Jones-Purdie - Edderton Primary, Ross-shire
3rd - Mairead Hickey - Miller Academy , THURSO
4th - Rhiannon Kirk - Castletown Primary, CAITHNESS
5th - Shannon Elizabeth Turney - Brora Primary, Brora

Best Primary - Gina Alexander - Thrumster Primary, CAITHNESS Age P1-P4

Special Commendations
Chloe Anderson - Pennyland Primary, THURSO
Martyna Zielinska - Kiitybrewster Primary, Aberdeen

School Prize - Castletown Primary, CAITHNESS.

The prizes include signed books ,T Shirts and more AND a chance to record 'The Loch Of Mey Monster' song with the author!!

"In judging the stories I look for imagination and story telling ability the rest will take care of itself eventually. I want the children to know how important each of them are and how unique they and the work they produce is."


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