Make Your Own Story Book

The Make Your Own Story Book Competition is held annually and attracts entries from young people statewide. It includes categories for picture books and story books. Winners will be announced at an Award Ceremony, the date of which will be decided once new dates for Children's Book Week 2020 are announced.

This competition is open to all WA students from Pre Primary to Year 8. Individual and school based entries accepted. Please read entry form for specific guidelines.

NEW CLOSING DATE: Friday 24th July 2020

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Contact: Denise Robins myosbwa@cbca.org.au

 

Important Dates 2020

February

Entry forms sent to schools

Friday 24th July

NEW CLOSING DATE!

Closing date for entry submission  (Late entries CANNOT be accepted)

Westbooks

152 Burswood Road

Burswood

WA 6100

NOTE: Westbooks is the collection point only.

Please direct any queries to Denise Robins: myosbwa@cbca.org.au

October

Entries returned to the address listed on the entry form during August

Winning entries will be retained for display at the Awards ceremony.

Sunday 25th October

Presentation to Prizewinners [invited guests only]

 

Make your own story book lessons with Sean E. Avery

WA Author Sean E. Avery has created a series of YouTube videos that are specifically designed for children who want to enter the Make Your Own Story Book Competition. They can follow the steps at home to create a story book or a picture book. 

Lesson 1: Story Books and Picture Books: https://youtu.be/h3wL9mwlJG8

Lesson 2: Brainstorming Ideas: https://youtu.be/AK7SfA5VqTA

Lesson 3: Story Mountain: https://youtu.be/vEZUTSrGys8

Lesson 4:  Story Book Intro: https://youtu.be/5z5JhqXKzco

Lesson 5: Picture Book Intro: https://youtu.be/k7hQD4YI7Rc

Lesson 6: Story Book Build Up:  https://youtu.be/FLG4HNW94Jg

Lesson 7: Picture Book Build Up: https://youtu.be/IxrDra7QYto

Lesson 8: Character Illustrations (Part 1) https://youtu.be/_bHBv21FJgU

Lesson 9: Character Illustrations (Part 2) https://youtu.be/n41xRidNSeM

Lesson 10: Story Book Conflict Part 1: https://youtu.be/00UMJ2uIpSY

Lesson 11: Story Book Conflict Part 2: https://youtu.be/PXm-z7Ia164

Lesson 12: Picture Book Conflict Part 1: https://youtu.be/Zz2AZ11MUlM

Lesson 13: Picture Book Conflict Part2https://youtu.be/gfj9Zt_BGI8

Lesson 14: Story Book Resolution: https://youtu.be/-bG9o7n2DBU

Lesson 15: Picture Book Resolution: https://youtu.be/A1IBG6HJ1LA

Lesson 16: Story Book End: https://youtu.be/ZWT_7qIeNUM

Lesson 17: Picture Book End: https://youtu.be/oiuZJW-rWzA

Lesson 18: Writer's Tool Kit (Part 1): https://youtu.be/q_ANOjNjyZE

Lesson 19: Writer's Tool Kit (Part 2): https://youtu.be/DnzFyymZ8MU

Lesson 20: Shape And Size: https://youtu.be/bGUfgxqL2Bw

Lesson 21: Layout And Composition: https://youtu.be/phmXwiDJfn8

Lesson 22: Illustration Mediums: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-BjVo8T4G0

Lesson 23: Page Binding: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NSOKLNjYx14

Lesson 24: Case Binding:  https://youtu.be/CoQmQZlE4rs

Lesson 25: Final Binding:  https://youtu.be/9BGuRe3cfxc

Lesson 26: The Final Checklist:  https://youtu.be/JRKcBjEYN7Y

 

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