Become a published author!

Throughout April, students have the opportunity to write a report and/or story that has the chance to be published in the third Night Zookeeper book, The Penguins of Igloo City.

How to take part

Students simply have to visit the Star Writing page and click ‘accept this mission’ to start writing.

Challenge 1 (running 1st – 15th April)

  • “Write a report about a magical animal that lives in Igloo City (max 500 words)”
  • Teachers must publish and nominate writing by 4pm GMT 15th April 2018

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Challenge 2 (running 15th – 29th April)

  • “Write a story set in Igloo City (max 500 words)”
  • Teachers must publish and nominate writing by 4pm GMT 29th April 2018

More information

Students are encouraged to take part in both challenges, and you can learn how to publish and nominate student writing by watching this 20-second tutorial video.

We will be announcing the winners in a special live storytelling event on Facebook at the end of April 2018! We will announce the official time for this event within the next couple of weeks.

Please email me on [email protected] if you have any questions about these Star Writing competitions.

Good luck to everyone taking part in these competitions throughout April!

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  1. By Melissa

    My students are so excited about this. So generous of Joshua Davidson and you guys to offer them this opportunity. I think several of my students will continue writing this weekend.

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