Escape to Strasbourg for an exciting break with your family! The Children’s Bookshow and The Independent offer you the chance to Win a Trip to the Medieval City of Strasbourg, France. See competition details here…

This beautiful medieval city is the capital of the Alsace region in northern France and is a World Heritage Site.

The Tourism Office in Strasbourg offers four Strasbourg passes for two adults and two children. These will take you to various wonderful sights and museums including the Tomi Ungerer Museum, where work by Tomi Ungerer and other artists, such as Ronald Searle, is displayed, as well as Tomi’s large collection of ancient toys. There is also the fabulous The Secrets of Chocolate Museum, a real pleasure trip that begins with the incredible history of cocoa and chocolate, and where a professional chocolate-maker will reveal the secrets of his art.

And don’t forget to visit Strasbourg’s Gothic Cathedral with its famous astronomical clock!

The prize also includes Eurostar rail travel from St Pancras to Strasbourg and 2 nights hotel accommodation including breakfast in the Hotel Mercure Strasbourg Quartier Saint Jean in the heart of the city.

For more information about Strasbourg’s delights go to

Three runners up will win a hardback copy of The Three Robbers by Tomi Ungerer (Phaidon Press) and Quentin Blake and John Yeoman’s Amazing Animal Stories (Pavilion Children’s Books)

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