Week of Grossness—Draw a Germ Contest!

By Carol Hinz
Editorial Director, Millbrook Press

Did Michael Slack’s drawing lesson inspire you to draw a gross germ of your very own? Enter our contest, and you can win an original drawing from Michael Slack himself! Michael Slack Germ 1Michael Slack Germ 4

Michael Slack Germ 2

-Open to residents of the U.S. and Canada, ages 5-14.

-One entry per person.

-Your drawing may be black-and-white or color.

-Your entry must be received by November 13, 2009.

-Include your name, age, grade, and e-mail address or telephone number with your entry.

-You must get permission from a parent or teacher to enter the contest.

-Submit a scan or digital photo of your drawing to: GrossContest@lernerbooks.com. Or you can mail your entry to:
Publicity Department-Gross Contest
Lerner Publishing Group
241 First Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Michael Slack Germ 3Prizes: First prize winner will receive an original virus drawing from Michael Slack and a copy of one of the books in the Gross Body Science series.

Judging Criteria: Entries will be judged on creativity and overall composition.

Questions? Please leave a comment with your question, and we will respond.

Fine print: No purchase necessary. Entries submitted by mail will not be returned unless a SASE (self-addressed stamped envelope) is included with entry. E-mail addresses and telephone numbers are only for purposes of contacting the winner and will not be used for any other purpose. Winner will be notified by December 1, 2009. Winner agrees that winner’s name, age, grade, hometown, and drawing will be displayed on the Lerner Books Blog in the month of December 2009.

Update: You can check out the winning entries here!