Good Reading : June 2011
JUNE 2011 ı goodreading 27 Win one of 10 copies of You Lose These + Other Stories by Goldie Goldbloom courtesy of Fremantle Press! In You Lose These + Other Stories you’ll find a woman whose dead husband phones her from beyond the grave, the Messiah arriving in Wittenoom, an ageing man called Marvelous Lemonjello and a fat girl waiting to become beautiful. Goldbloom deploys her generous and wicked humour to explore lives on the edge. To enter, tell us the full name of the author. Write your answer and contact details on the back of an envelope and send it to ‘You Lose These Competition’ GPO Box 3835 Sydney NSW 2001 or enter online at www.goodreadingmagazine.com.au. Win one of 10 boxed sets of Flat Stanley Bumper Collection by Jeff Brown courtesy of Hardie Grant! Stanley Lambchop was just an ordinary boy until a large noticeboard fell on him and made him flat – only half an inch thick! Stanley gets rolled up, sent in the post, flown like a kite, and he helps catch dangerous criminals! In Invisible Stanley he becomes invisible and discovers he can do amazing things like perform magic and foil a daring robbery! And inStanley in Space Stanley gets to have his birthday in outer space and meet aliens! Being flat is fantastic fun! To win one of these fun-filled boxed sets, tell us the name of the protagonist. Write your answer and contact details on the back of an envelope and send it to ‘Flat Stanley Competition’ GPO Box 3835 Sydney NSW 2001 or enter online at www.goodreadingmagazine.com.au. competitions Win one of 5 double passes to a production of The White Guard courtesy of The Sydney Theatre Company! This June, Sydney Theatre Company presents Andrew Upton’s acclaimed adaptation of Mikhail Bulgakov’s 1926 novel-turned-play The White Guard, featuring a cast including Jonathan Biggins, Darren Gilshenan and Miranda Otto. In Kiev in 1918, Lena (Otto) presides over a chaotic, rambling household as the Turbin family and its numerous hangers-on eat, sing, squabble, fall in love and quaff copious quantities of vodka in preparation for the arrival of the Bolshevik Red Army. But as Lena’s brothers prepare to fight for the White Guard and the mayhem of war ensues, a way of life will be forever lost. This month we’re giving you a chance to win one of 5 double passes to The White Guard on Wednesday 6 July at 8pm. Entering the competition indicates your ability to reach the venue at the date and time specified. Travel to the venue is the responsibility of the winner. To enter, tell us the name of one of the cast members in The White Guard. Write your answer and contact details on the back of an envelope and send it in to ‘The White Guard Competition’ GPO Box 3835 Sydney NSW 2001 or enter online at www.goodreadingmagazine.com.au. Win one of 20 copies of Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton and the marriage of the century by S Kashner & N Schoenberger courtesy of The Scribo Group! This biography about Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton uses new research and includes unique access to Taylor herself and the Burton family. It’s a gripping story of a fairytale couple whose lives were even grander and more outrageous than the epic films they made. To enter, tell us the names of the stars biographised in Furious Love. Write your answer and contact details on the back of an envelope and send it to ‘Furious Love Competition’ GPO Box 3835 Sydney NSW 2001 or enter online at www.goodreadingmagazine.com.au. Win a three-day pass to the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival valued at $215! Kamal performing poems of passion; Paul Kelly live in concert; James Redfield on The Celestine Prophecy ; Louis de Bernières on films and fiction and Bill Leak’s hard-hitting cartoons. These are just a few of the amazing writers, performers, musicians and wordsmiths appearing at the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival on 5–7 August. The organisers and gr are giving you the chance to win a three-day pass. To enter, name one of the performers at the Festival. Write your answer and contact details on the back of an envelope and send it to ‘The Byron Bay WF Competition’ GPO Box 3835 Sydney NSW 2001 or enter online at www.goodreadingmagazine.com. au. Win one of 10 copies of The Wonder of Seldom Seen by J D Cregan courtesy of UWA Publishing! Starting over is always risky. Sometimes it can be fatal. Miles Jordon is a wanted man. But not in a good way. The police are after him. So too is the erratic, renegade ASIO agent Robert Wilson. For a while Miles thinks he may have found a way to start over, and then he’s forced to move on. He ends up in Seldom Seen, which appears to be a quiet hamlet in Victoria’s High Country – but this place harbours secrets that are deeper than could ever be imagined. To go in the draw, tell us the full name of the protagonist. Write your answer and contact details on the back of an envelope and send it to ‘The Wonder of Seldom Seen Competition’ GPO Box 3835 Sydney NSW 2001 or enter online at www.goodreadingmagazine.com.au . Win one of 10 copies of Everyday Play by Kaye Plowman courtesy of Five Mile Publishing! Based on a lifetime spent working with small children in Australian playgroups, Everyday Play is filled with play ideas to help children reach their optimum wellbeing. The book was written by Playgroup Victoria CEO, Kaye Plowman, and includes chapters about free play, how to encourage language development, songs and rhymes, encouraging the creative process with hands-on projects, and recipes to make safe homemade playdough, paint and glue. To enter, tell us the name of the author. Write your answer and contact details on the back of an envelope and send it in to ‘Everyday Play Competition’ GPO Box 3835 Sydney NSW 2001 or enter online at www.goodreadingmagazine.com.au. This month we have loads of goodies up for grabs! You could win a three-day pass to the Byron Bay Writers’ Festival, a copy of the dual biography about screen legend Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, a boxed set of books about the adventures of Flat Stanley, a double pass to The White Guard at the Sydney Theatre Company, and more! TERMS AND CONDITIONS: 1. Information on how to enter and prizes form part of these conditions. 2. The promoter is Good Reading Magazine Pty Ltd. 3. Entry is open to all residents of Australia. 4. Entries must be made between 1/06/11 and 30/06/11 and be sent to Good Reading Magazine, GPO Box 3835, Sydney NSW 2001 or entries can be made at www.goodreadingmagazine.com.au 5. The draws will take place on 1/07/2011. 6. Prizes cannot be transferred or redeemed for cash. 7. The promoter accepts no responsibility for late, lost or misdirected mail. 8. Any change in the value of the prizes between the publishing date and the date the prizes are claimed is not the responsibility of the promoter. 9. Winning entries will be those that are judged to have the correct or best answers. 10. The winners' names will be on the Good Reading website during July 2011.