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Summer of Imagination Writing Contest

Create an Original Story for a Chance to Win Great Prizes

  • Grand Prize: A NOOK Color™, a $500 Barnes & Noble Gift Card, and meet The 39 Clues® bestselling author Peter Lerangis in New York City
  • 2nd Prize: $100 B&N Gift Card and $50 Tikatok Gift Card
  • 3rd Prize: $50 B&N Gift Card and $25 Tikatok Gift Card
Go to My Bookshelf (If you already created a story that you want to submit.)
Contest open to three age groups: 6-8, 9-11 and 12-14.
One grand, 2nd, and 3rd prize winner in each age group. Nine winners total.
  • No purchase necessary
  • Contest open to children ages 6-14 at time of entry, who are legal residents of the United States and have parental consent
  • Submit entries on from July 11, 2011 - August 21, 2011
  • To enter, must have a valid Tikatok account (create an account for free at
  • Stories can be a maximum of 20 pages in length

Stories Will Be Judged On:

  • Creativity and originality
  • Quality of artwork
  • Compatibility of text and illustrations
  • Clear presentation of idea or story
  • Accuracy of spelling and grammar