If you’re a bookworm – or just someone who enjoys reading fantastic novels – then you’re definitely in for a treat this Winter! We at Snizl host exciting competitions all the time, with prizes ranging from outdoor adventures like helicopter rides to small gadgets and gizmos like beard baubles: and currently we have 4 award-winning iconic books to be won!
WIN – Around The World In 80 Days – Jules Verne
Closing Date: 25/12/2018
In honour of Phileas Fogg Wager Day, we are giving away a copy of Around The World In 80 Days by Jules Verne.
This fun holiday takes place on 2nd October every year and celebrates key events in Jules Verne’s novel Around the World in Eighty Days.
In the book, Phileas Fogg, the main character of the 1873 novel makes a wager of 20,000 pounds to circumnavigate the Earth in 80 days on 2nd October 1872.
WIN – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Closing Date: 02/12/2018
In honour of Roald Dahl, we are giving away a paperback edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Mr Willy Wonka is the most extraordinary chocolate maker in the world.
And do you know who Charlie is? Charlie Bucket is the hero. The other children in this book are nasty little beasts, called: Augustus Gloop – a great big greedy nincompoop; Veruca Salt – a spoiled brat; Violet Beauregarde – a repulsive little gum-chewer; Mike Teavee – a boy who only watches television.
Clutching their Golden Tickets, they arrive at Wonka’s chocolate factory. But what mysterious secrets will they discover?
WIN – Ocean Meets Sky by The Fan Brothers
Closing Date: 29/11/2018
Win this fabulous hardback edition of Ocean Meets Sky.
From the creators of The Night Gardener, comes a stunning new picture book about a young boy who sets sail to find a place his grandfather told him about… the spot where the ocean meets the sky.
It’s a good day for sailing.
Finn lives by the sea and the sea lives by him. Every time he looks out his window it’s a constant reminder of the stories his grandfather told him about the place where the ocean meets the sky. Where whales and jellyfish soar and birds and castles float.
Finn’s grandfather is gone now but Finn knows the perfect way to honour him. He’ll build his own ship and sail out to find this magical place himself!
And when he arrives, maybe, just maybe, he’ll find something he didn’t know he was looking for.
WIN – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
Closing Date: 29/11/2018
Win Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine: Debut Bestseller and Costa First Novel Book Award Winner 2017 – by Gail Honeyman.
The Sunday Times bestseller Soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon `Funny, touching and unpredictable’ Jojo Moyes Eleanor Oliphant has learned how to survive – but not how to live Eleanor Oliphant leads a simple life. She wears the same clothes to work every day, eats the same meal deal for lunch every day and buys the same two bottles of vodka to drink every weekend. Eleanor Oliphant is happy. Nothing is missing from her carefully timetabled life. Except, sometimes, everything. One simple act of kindness is about to shatter the walls Eleanor has built around herself. Now she must learn how to navigate the world that everyone else seems to take for granted – while searching for the courage to face the dark corners she’s avoided all her life. Change can be good. Change can be bad. But surely any change is better than… fine? An astonishing story that powerfully depicts the loneliness of life, and the simple power of a little kindness