NOI – A writing and drawing contest based on the Mr Gum series by British author Andy Stanton was recently launched
to appeal to the creative minds of Vietnamese children.
celebrated the author's visit to Viet Nam in May, the contest is open to
Vietnamese pupils aged between 7-17 who are interested in English literature in
general, and the writings of Stanton in particular.
are required to write and illustrate a story about Mr Gum's potential
adventures in Viet Nam.
will receive prizes at the EUNIC Literature Festival on May 11 at the National
Library in Ha Noi, where Stanton will introduce the seventh volume of the
series entitled Mr Gum and the Cherry
should be submitted to the British Council in Viet Nam by April 20.
series of humorous stories was released in Viet Nam by Nha Nam Publishing
among the series, You're a Bad Man, Mr
Gum, won the Blue Peter Children's Book Award for the Most Fun Story with
Pictures category. VNS