The Medusa Malarky by Sarah McIntyre
If you’d like to complete the story as a comic strip in words and pictures, here’s what to do:
- Download the image above – right click with the mouse and then choose “Save Picture As” (or ask an adult to help)
- Print the picture at home or at your local library
- Think of some really great creative ways to develop Sarah’s story
- Finish the story with your own words and pictures
- Enter the competition! EITHER sign up to our website and post us your entry, along with your email address and website username.
- Scan your entry and email it to us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Here’s our postal address: Summer Reading Challenge Team, The Reading Agency, 60 Farringdon Rd, London EC1R 3GA
If you would prefer to complete The Medusa Malarky as a written story, that’s also fine! Just finish the story in 500 words or less using the box below.
Sarah McIntyre is the co-author (with Philip Reeve) and illustrator of Oliver and the Seawigs.
Terms and Conditions
- The closing date for the competition is 8 September 2014.
- Winning stories will be available on this website from 30 September. Stories may also be published elsewhere.
- Your completed story (including the opener) must be no longer than 600 words
- The work must be your own
- Competition is open to UK and Eire residents only, and entrants must be aged 12 years or under. The judges’ decision is final.