Win exclusive Books Are My Bag tote bags!

It's back! Books Are My Bag is the country's biggest celebration of bookshops, with Bookshop Day on Saturday 7th October - see what's going on near you - and the second Books Are My Bag Readers Awards. Vote for your favourite books (and be entered to win a £100/€115 National Book Token).

This year's limited edition bags are:

  • By beloved Irish designer Orla Kiely
  • A Pip and Posy design celebrating picture books by the bestselling illustrator of The Gruffalo, Axel Scheffler 
  • A Pigín of Howth design inspired by the beloved series by Kathleen Watkins & Margaret Anne Suggs, if you're in Ireland

These bags are available to buy from bookshops nationwide and we have 10 to give away, plus a beautiful Orla Kiely mug and a £20/€25 National Book Token to spend in your favourite bookshop.

This competition has now closed. Winners will be notified shortly.



Terms and Conditions

10 x winners will receive a £20/€25 National Book Token, an Orla Kiely mug, an Orla Kiely tote bag, and a Pip and Posy tote bag (if UK) or Pigín of Howth tote bag (if Ireland).

  • No purchase necessary.
  • Only one entry per person will be accepted.
  • The prizes are non-transferable and there are no cash alternatives.
  • Closing date 11:59pm, Thursday 2nd November 2017.
  • In the event of a winner not responding when contacted via email after 14 days, we reserve the right to allocate the prize to another winner.
  • The competition is open to UK and Republic of Ireland residents except employees of the Booksellers Association, Book Tokens Ltd and employees of participating bookshops.
  • By entering, entrants acknowledge that this competition is a game of chance, which does not involve exercising any skill or judgement.
  • Entrants agree to Book Tokens Ltd 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.
  • The promoters’ decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into.
  • Promoter: Book Tokens Ltd, 6 Bell Yard, London, WC2A 2JR.


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