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Puck of Pook’s Hill Art Competition

Part of Arthur Rackham in Sussex: A 150th Birthday Celebration

About the competition

The Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy will present an exhibition of Arthur Rackham’s works in Sussex for his 150th birthday at the National Trust’s Bateman’s House in September 2017 – and you can get involved too!

We are holding an art competition inspired by Rudyard Kipling’s Puck of Pook’s Hill, which Arthur Rackham illustrated in 1906 for the American edition.

If you want to take part, please download the text extract from Puck of Pook’s Hill here and create your artwork on A4 paper (portrait or landscape) based on that. Then send your artwork to:

Heather Robbins

Sussex Centre for Folklore, Fairy Tales and Fantasy

University of Chichester

College Lane


West Sussex

PO19 6PE

Please include your name, age group and contact details. If you want your artwork returned, please also include an SAE.

Alternatively, e-mail a high-resolution image of your picture along with your name, age group and contact details to rackhamcomp@chi.ac.uk.

Prizes include complete sets of PanMacmillan’s Rudyard Kipling books for children, kindly donated by the Rudyard Kipling Society, and framed art prints of Arthur Rackham’s illustrations for Puck of Pook’s Hill kindly donated by Pook Press.

One winner will be selected from each of the following categories: entrants aged 5-10; entrants over 11-16; entrants aged 17+.

Please include your name, address and age category. The closing date for entries is Friday 21st July 2017.

Please download our full terms and conditions here, as by entering the competition you are deemed to have agreed to them.

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