PalmettoPride announces children’s book contest

By: Staff Report

COLUMBIA — PalmettoPride, the state’s anti-litter and beautification organization, is hosting an inaugural children’s book contest open to adults and children across South Carolina.

Interested writers can submit an “Anti-Litter” themed story for consideration, with an application to follow. The grand prize is a published book that will be donated to schools, libraries, and also will be available for purchase from PalmettoPride.

Criteria to enter contest:

• The writer must live in South Carolina.

• The writer must have an original story about littering.

• The story must feature Louie the Lion, PalmettoPride’s mascot.

• The book must not be more than 30 pages.

This is an adult or children friendly contest so anyone can submit an idea. Illustrations are not required for the book, but they are encouraged. The deadline to enter the contest is Oct. 14.

To submit your “Anti-Litter” book idea, contact Jessica at or call 803-758-6034.

Contact Sarah Lyles at or 803-758-6034 for more information.

Staff Report