Win a M.G.Leonard beetle goodie set - including artwork and books

BBC Wildlife Magazine is giving away The Beetle Collector's Handbook, the Beetle Boy trilogy and a signed print, worth £61.96.

Win a M.G.Leonard beetle goodie set - including artwork and books


We're offering you the chance to win a copy of The Beetle Collector's Handbook and the Beetle Boy trilogy, by M.G.Leonard, plus a a print by illustrator Carim Nahaboo. Five runners-up will receive a copy of The Beetle Collector's Handbook.

Beetle mania is spreading, thanks to M.G.Leonard's bestselling Beetle Boy trilogy.



In the books, Darkus Cuttle learns all about beetles from The Beetle Collector's Handbook, an old book his father had used as a child. Now fans of the series have the opportunity to learn all about entomology from the very same guide ...

Hilariously narrated by fictional and highly eccentric entomologist, Monty G Leonard, and illustrated by Carim Nahaboo, this lavishly illustrated guide is the perfect starting point for young beetle collectors everywhere.

From scary to weird to jaw-droppingly gorgeous, the many species featured in this book are certain to inspire a lifelong love of Coleoptera in all who read it, young and old. 

The winner will receive a limited edition print by illustrator Carim Nahaboo 



M.G.Leonard © David Myers 

M.G.Leonard is an award-winning writer of children's books. Her Beetle Boy books have sold in thirty-seven countries and she is currently working with Nevision, writing the screenplay for a TV series based on the trilogy. She and her beetles have appeared on Blue Peter, Springwatch Unsprung, Countryfile, and the BBC documentary, The Bug Couple.


The Beetle Collector's Handbook is published by Scholastic.

The Beetle Boy trilogy is published by Chicken House.


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Terms and conditions

  • Read our full terms and conditions here before entering
  • The first entry drawn at random after the closing date will win a copy of The Beetle Collector's Handbook and the Beetle Boy trilogy, by M.G.Leonard, plus a a print by illustrator Carim Nahaboo. The next five entries drawn at random will win a copy of The Beetle Collector's Handbook.
  • No cash alternative is available.
  • Only one entry per household.
  • The competition is open to all residents of the UK, including the Channel Islands, aged 18 years or older, except employees or contractors of Immediate Media, Scholastic, Chicken House and anyone connected with the promotion or their direct family members.
  • Closing date for entries is 11.59pm on 25 September 2018.


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