Win all 20 books featured in this year's Hidden Books Game...

...but you won't find out what they are until January! 

Can you guess which books these are?

If you know the answers, you'll love our Hidden Books Game. This bookish brainteaser tests your literary knowledge, from classics to contemporary fiction, as you search for the 20 book titles hidden in the fun and fiendish scene.

We're giving you the chance to win a bundle of all 20 books featured in this year's Hidden Books Game, plus a BBC Maestro writing course of your choice

BBC Maestro's online courses are by some of the most prestigious and talented writers around. From Julia Donaldson on Writing Children's Picture Books and Malorie Blackman on Writing Young Adult Fiction, to Lee Child on Writing Popular Fiction and Alan Moore on Storytelling, the courses are perfect for people who are inclined to write and are looking to improve their craft, or for anyone who might be looking to start from scratch.

4 runners-up will each choose a BBC Maestro writing course.

The books included in the prize will be revealed in January (but you'll know what they are if you complete the game!).

5 Caboodle Points


Win the perfect prize for readers and writers

Enter now and collect 5 Caboodle Points. This competition will close after 31/12/2022.

Terms and Conditions

1 x winner will receive a copy of all 20 books featured in the 2022 Hidden Books Game and a BBC Maestro online course of their choice
4 x runners-up will receive a BBC Maestro online course of their choice

  • By entering this competition, you also agree to the Caboodle Terms and Conditions and Caboodle Points Terms and Conditions.
  • Visit bbcmaestro.com/terms for additional BBC Maestro Terms and Conditions.
  • Closing date: 11:59pm, Saturday 31st December 2022.
  • No purchase necessary.
  • Only one entry per person will be accepted. Entrants may not win more than one prize.
  • The competition is open to UK and Republic of Ireland residents except employees of the Booksellers Association and Book Tokens Ltd., their families, employees of participating bookshops, and anyone else connected with this promotion.
  • Entrants must be aged 16 or over.
  • The Promoter accepts no responsibility for entries that are incomplete, illegible, incorrect, corrupted or fail to reach the Promoter by the closing date for any reason. Automatically generated entries or entries via third parties are invalid and shall not be considered.
  • Entrants agree to the Promoter using their details in post-competition publicity. Your details will not be used for any other purpose, or passed onto any third parties, unless specified. Winners’ details may be shared securely with a third party (such as the publisher) in order to fulfil the dispatch of competition prizes.
  • Entrants will automatically collect 5 Caboodle Points. Find out more about How Caboodle Works.
  • The prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives, and are subject to availability. The Promoter reserves the right to amend the specification of the prize or offer an alternative prize. In exceptional circumstances, the Promoter reserves the right to foreclose the competition without notice.
  • If National Book Tokens gift cards or e-Gift cards are included in the prize, they can be spent in participating bookshops. Find out more.
  • If signed copies are included in the prize, books will either be signed directly by the author/illustrator(s) or signed bookplates will be provided (either separately or stuck in the book).
  • The Promoter will choose winners at random from all qualifying entries.
  • The Promoter will contact winners by email shortly after the closing date. In the event of a winner not responding after 14 days, the Promoter reserves the right to allocate the prize to another winner, or foreclose the prize. Unsuccessful entrants will not be contacted.
  • The Promoter accepts no responsibility for winners not receiving the Promoter’s communications due to their spam filter, accidental deletion, incorrect email provided, or for any other reason. In the event of this, the Promoter is unable to provide compensation.
  • The Promoter accepts no responsibility for winners not receiving their prize once it has been dispatched. On a case-by-case basis, the Promoter will do their best to compensate the winner but regretfully this may not always be possible.
  • The Promoter’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • The Promoter will only use your email address and other personal information as outlined in our privacy policy.
  • Promoter: Book Tokens Ltd, 6 Bell Yard, London, WC2A 2JR.
  • Due to the ongoing pandemic (COVID-19), there may be a delay in prizes being dispatched or delay in contacting winners due to the availability of such prizes. The Promoter accepts no liability for the delay of prizes being received and is unable to compensate for delays or any other unavoidable issues.

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