The Victory Dogs is Stockton on Tees Children’s Book of the Year

The Victory Dogs has been voted by children in primary schools across Stockton as the 2014 Children’s Book of the Year.


Victory Dogs by Megan Rix which tells the incredible story of two lost puppies who become heroes of the blitz.  The heart-warming tale follows Bark and Howl, as they make their way through the maze of tunnels under war-torn London.

Congratulations to Alexandra Tunner from Billingham South Community Primary School who won the award for the “The Book Review of the Year” for her review of Chosen by Neil Harrison.


The Victory Dogs is available from all good book stores and Amazon in both paper back and for Kindle

More competitions to enter….


Become an Oxford Children’s Classics Champion

Oxford Children’s Classics are looking for young people who love one of the stories in their new-look Oxford Children’s Classics range to become a Classics Champion by writing a short review.

Winners will get their review published in the book itself, and win £100 books for their school, as well as a stack of the book to share with their friends.

More Details and How to Enter


Derbyshire Talks / World Book Day

To help celebrate World Book Day 2014, On Friday Feb 28th & Saturday March 1st, I will be doing some free talks in Derbyshire about my books and how I’m inspired.



Just heard about 2 competitions thanks to Joan Lennon on the GHB site  First there’s a 500 word Breakfast Show Story competition (for ages 9 and under, and 10-13) – Click here for more details The closing date is the 26th February.     And then there’s The Divine Chocolate Poetry Competition (age categories 7 […]


Message to Bethany

Hi Bethany, Thanks for your email. I’m so glad you enjoyed The Bomber Dog and thanks for your question about where I get my ideas. I’ve always got lots of ideas for books (too many to write really) and love writing about animals. Usually I start with the character of a dog (if I’m writing […]


Message to Sam

Hi Sam, Thanks for emailing me. I’m so glad you enjoyed the talk at Folkestone and the books. When you sent the form it should have asked for your email address but it didn’t so I can’t reply directly to you so I am replying here. All the best, Meg  

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Kate’s Creative Writing Competition… x

Kate Maryon from Girls Heart Books has just announced a writing competition with a great prize:


Happy World Hello Day!

Did you know the 21st November is World Hello Day? Just been blogging about it over at Also just heard the good news that online auction that ended last night raised over 55 thousand pounds. Amazing and thanks so much to the organisers for all their hard work.

Megan Rix and her dogs

Writing Competitions and Folkestone Book Festival

Thanks to everyone who came to see me at Leas Cliff Hall today – all 1500 of you in total – with the two sessions. I had a great time and hope you did too. Lots of you were interested in writing competitions and I’m going to post them on my website as they come up. […]

cover of a soldiers friend by megan fix

Authors for Philippines Appeal

Authors and illustrators, agents and editors have put up items and services to bid for in an auction that closes on the 20th November. All the money from the auction is going to help the people from the Philippines after the terrible typhoon. Have you seen the authors for philippines website? Have you bid yet? […]

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