Can you write a witty book review in not more than 300 words?

Chiswick Book Festival gives you a chance to let authors know what you think of their work


Chiswick Welcomes A Host of Literary Stars - Sir Ian McKellen, Antonia Fraser, Anthony Horowitz and Jaqueline Wilson amongst authors appearing at W4's inaugural book festival

Full Programme of Events

Day Passes and tickets for the Antonia Fraser, Anthony Horowitz and Jacqueline Wilson events are on sale now at Waterstones on Chiswick High Road and via the Advance Booking Form which can be obtained by eMailing the Box Office.

Tickets for the Literary Quiz / Supper and the Comedy Night at the Tabard are available only via the Advance Booking Form.

Further details can be found here


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Can you write a witty book review in not more than 300 words (including the title and author’s name)?

The three best entries will win prizes.

Send your entry marked ‘Book Review’ to the Festival Administrator Dinah Garrett, either by email at or to PO Box 31497, London W4 1QF.

Please enclose your name, address and phone number – and age if under 18.

Entries close on Friday September 25th 2009. The judges’ decision is final.

And don’t miss the The Chiswick Book Festival Treasure Hunt in Turnham Green Terrace before the festival begins.

Simply pick up an entry for from Trotters from September 12the. See how many of the children’s books you can spot in the shop windows, say which is your favourite and why.

The winner will be announced at the Children’s Book Festival on Saturday morning 26th September.


September 18, 2009