Win a six-month subscription to toucanBox, a copy of The Artist and an illustration by Ed Vere

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We've partnered with toucanBox for an exclusive giveaway! We're giving you the chance to win a six-month subscription (a total of 6 boxes), a signed copy of The Artist by Ed Vere AND an original illustration by the author-illustrator, based on artwork within the book.

The Artist is a joyful story about a young artist who goes on an epic adventure to share her art and along the way learns that it is ok to make mistakes. Written and illustrated by the award-winning picture book creator Ed Vere, it is a book celebrating creativity and beauty to inspire and bring confidence to all young artists.

toucanBoxes are craft boxes curated by experts for children aged three to eight, and each one features exciting themes kids will love to learn. Each month in your toucanBox, little ones can expect two exciting crafts, an activity magazine with fun stickers, educational play to boost their development, and a Grown Up Guide to track their learning.

For a chance to win this exciting prize, simply fill in your details below. Good luck!

Terms & Conditions

1. No purchase necessary to enter the prize draw.

2. This competition is open to UK residents aged 18 years or over, with the exception of employees of the Promoters, their families, agents and anyone else connected with this promotion.

3. Entries must be received by 23:59 BST on 02.08.23. The Promoters accept no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete, illegible, corrupted or fail to reach the Promoters by the relevant closing date for any reason. Proof of posting or sending is not proof of receipt. Automatically generated entries or entries via agents or third parties are invalid and shall not be considered. Entries become the property of the Promoters and are not returned.

4. Only one entry per person. No entrant may win more than one prize.

6. All valid and correctly completed entries received by the closing date will be entered into a prize draw which will take place within 3 working days of the competition closing. The first name drawn at random will be the winner.

7. The prize is a six-month subscription to toucanBox (a total of 6 boxes), a signed copy The Artist book by Ed Vere and an original illustration by Ed Vere, based on artwork within the book (please note that the original illustration may differ from the illustration in the advertising photo). The winner must acknowledge and accept toucanBox’s Terms and Conditions to receive the prize.

8. Prizes are subject to availability. Not exchangeable for cash and not transferable. Delivery to UK addresses only. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, the Promoters reserves the right (a) to substitute an alternative prize of equivalent or greater value and (b) in exceptional circumstances to amend or foreclose the promotion without notice. No correspondence will be entered into.

9. The winner will be notified via email by 09/08/23. The winner must claim their prize within 30 days of the Promoters sending notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse, and the Promoters reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute winner selected in accordance with these rules.

10. By entering this competition, all entrants agree to the use of their personal data by the Promoters for the purposes of running the competition as detailed in these terms and conditions.  Details on how we process the personal data of entrants can be found in our Privacy Policy ( and toucanBox’s Privacy Policy (

11. Penguin will be responsible for sending the book and artwork to the winner and for the purposes of prize fulfilment only, Penguin will share the winner’s details with Dodadine so that Dodadine can send the toucanBox subscription to the winner.

12. Where an entrant has opted in for their personal data to be shared with Dodadine for their newsletter, they agree that the promoter may transfer their personal data to that company for that purpose and Dodadine will be deemed to be the data controller of the personal data transferred to them. For information on how they process that data please see their privacy policy ( Penguin will remain the controller of any personal data it retains for the purpose of the competition and any newsletter opt-ins to its own newsletter.

13. We will make the winner’s name and county available on request to the following email address Please state the name of the competition in the subject heading 10 weeks after the closing date.  If you do not want your name and county to be made available in the event that you win, please let us know by emailing Please note we are required to make the winner’s details available to the ASA if requested.

14. The promoters may disqualify any entrant whose entry does not comply with these terms and conditions (in Promoters’ opinion) or who, in Promoters’ sole determination, has acted in a manner that is fraudulent, dishonest or unjust to other entrants including, without limitation, tampering with the operation of the prize draw, manipulating or rigging votes, hacking, deceiving, cheating or by harassing or threatening other entrants or a representative of Promoters.

15. The Promoters are Penguin Books Limited 20 Vauxhall Bridge Road, London SW1V 2SA, and Dodadine Ltd., 6th Floor Capital Tower, 91 Waterloo Road, London, England, SE1 8RT.

16. By entering the prize draw each entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions.

17. These terms and conditions are governed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

18. If any provision of the terms and conditions is deemed invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions will still be valid and enforceable.

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