Spoon Full of Stories Contest. First place wins a publishing contract with Simon & Schuster AND $5000. Not bad! The deadline for this 4th annual contest is July 15, 2010, so get cracking. Winners will be announced in March of 2011. Be sure to check Spoon Full of Stories for contest rules and while you're at it, visit Simon & Schuster's site for the low down on why books are important and for tips on how to get kids reading.
Sorry all you Canadians, you'll have to sit this one out. Judging criteria, contest rules and eligibility information can be found at www.spoonfulsofstoriescontest.com. There is no cost to enter.