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Win a visit to your school from children’s author, Darren Shan

20 May 2013

Darren Shan is supporting Read for RNIB DayThe exciting news is any school participating in Read for RNIB Day will automatically be included in a prize draw to win a visit from top children’s author of horror and fantasy books, Darren Shan.

 This visit is suitable for children aged over ten years and will take place at a mutually convenient time for both the school and the author.

As a child, I loved escaping into the world of books, and I think that everyone should be offered that opportunity. I am supporting Read for RNIB Day to help raise money for braille, large print and audio books, which can be a lifeline to children with sight loss. I urge schools all over the UK to sign up and get involved. Every little bit helps RNIB open up a world of reading to everyone. And it’s fun too!”
– Darren Shan.

Register for Read for RNIB Day today

Register your school now for Read for RNIB Day to be in with a chance of winning!

Darren Shan

Darren Shan lives in Limerick and has written over 60 books for children and adults which have been published in 31 languages in 39 countries. His books have sold over 25 million copies worldwide.

In January 2000 Darren’s first children’s book, “Cirque du Freak” was published. The first book in a series titled “The Saga of Darren Shan”; it attracted rave reviews and an ever-growing army of fans hungry to learn more about vampires which were quite unlike any that anyone had ever come across before!

Darren’s latest series for teenagers is a 12 book series called “Zom-B”. The first book was published in the UK in September 2012.

The legal bit

The prize draw will take place on Monday 16 December 2013. For more information, read our competition terms and conditions, email us at or call 0845 345 0054 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm).

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