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20 lucky winners will receive a copy of Bluebottle by Belinda Castles valued at $29.99 each, thanks to Allen & Unwin.

On a sweltering day in a cliff-top beach shack, Jack and Lou Bright grow suspicious about the behaviour of their charismatic, unpredictable father, Charlie. A girl they know has disappeared, and as the day unfolds, Jack’s eruptions of panic, Lou’s sultry rebellions and their little sister Phoebe’s attention-seeking push the family towards revelation.

Twenty years later, the Bright children have remained close to the cliff edges, russet sand and moody ocean of their childhood. Behind the beautiful surfaces of their daily lives lies the difficult landscape of their past, always threatening to break through. And then, one night in late summer, they return to the house on the cliff…

Gripping and evocative, Bluebottle is a story of a family bound by an inescapable past, from the award-winning author of The River Baptists and Hannah and Emil.

Please note this competition is open from 31 May 2018 until 30 June 2018 and is only available to members of Mouths Of Mums. This competition is a game of skill – answer in 50 words or less. We are unable to accept entries posted via facebook. Facebook LIKE functionality is not a requirement of entry to this competition. The winners of this competition will be published on this page. Winners’ name and address will be provided to the promoter of this competition and prizes will be sent to the address you have in Your Profile. Please ensure your details are up to date so that you receive your prize.

Winners for this competition

  1. K. GarnerNSW
  2. J. CarterNSW
  3. B. StimsonVIC
  4. J. WilliamsVIC
  5. D. SchubertVIC
  6. J. GilchristSA
  7. K. SeidelSA
  9. T. VranovicNSW
  10. K. HartNSW
  11. W. CassieQLD
  12. K. De Bono-MuscatNSW
  13. T. GodwinNSW
  14. S. CaligariACT
  15. A. HarriesQLD
  16. G. BroadNSW
  17. A. HumbleSA
  18. L. HazeldineNSW
  19. R. Van KetwichVIC
  20. B. WeberSA
  • Going to Inland Australia, visiting Alice Springs, Uluru, Lake Eyre etc. Going to the desert zoo, riding a camel and flying in a glider plane. Seeing the reddest sand ever and enjoying the history, culture and learning heaps about what Australia has to offer.

  • We drove to Arlie beach from Brisbane last year. The family had a ball and despite the heat we managed to keep cool. 5 nights at the best hotel and managed to visit couple of the islands.

  • The family trip to the Gold Coast. The grandparents, the children and all the grandchildren spent a week with each other, the best family memories were created which we reflect on all the time!

  • My most memorable holiday is always the one that just been – absolutely love spending holidays together as a family – creating memories by simply exploring the diverse offerings and beauty of our local area!

  • We went to Disneyland and our daughter was 2 years old with her hair in bunches just like Boo, the Characters from Monsters Inc had pics taken with her. She had an amazing time.

  • We were catching a ferry and my husband had bought our 2 toddlers a packet of Smarties. The crossing got very rough and I was feeling very sea sick. Both girls were also sea sick and I couldn’t help them as I was so ill. My husband was running around the ferry trying to help us all. I dreaded the trip home.

  • When I was a child and we sent on a tropical holiday to queensland. The resort had a kids club and I loved that we could be there on our own – it was probably my first experience of independance

  • love taking my kids to the beach its free and so much fun sand under your feet the sun beaming down paddling splashing in the water.

  • Several years ago,
    To Disneyland we did go,
    Staying there for a week and a day,
    We had lots of time in which to play,
    We went on rides galore,
    Returning again to go on more,
    Other days we would just watch and cheer,
    The Disney characters that did appear.

  • Any holiday that involves the beach has been memorable… First one to come to mind was when I was abit younger, my sister and I went away with two of her kids… We just chilled and had an awesome time together.

  • I remember going to the Gold Coast with my family and it was fantastic for a country kid like me to see the amazing things there.

  • My most memorable family was being able to take my family to Brazil and Argentina as I won the trip and to give my children their first overseas holiday. We had a wonderful time and saw and experienced so much.

  • Most memorable is a recent one to halls gap, relaxing and fun the whole week!!

  • The only one we’ve had was a weekend in Albany which was life changing for us

  • Taking my Aussie children to England to visit my family in England for the first time, and for the grandparents to see them and spoil them

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