Enter our Tom Gates Doodle Competition!

WIN! A Tom Gates Doodle For Your School!

WIN! A personalized Tom Gates doodle by Liz Pichon for your school: ARE you in Year 4,5 or 6? Do you absolutely love doodling? Are you also a massive Tom Gates fan? If your answer is a big fat YES to those three questions, we have a brilliant competition for you!

Furthermore, you can actually win a special doodle for your school, drawn by international bestselling author and illustrator Liz Pichon!

Liz is famous for her iconic doodles that have made her hilarious story books featuring Tom Gates, international bestsellers and huge hits with young readers globally.

In a fantastic collaboration, Art For All, Bookworm and Scholastic are bringing Tome Gates Live to the UAE in January 2020. As part of this event, Liz Pichon will also be in attendance. She will be running workshops and doing book signings at the theatre on specified dates.


  • Students must be in years 4, 5 or 6
  • Students who take part must create a doodle of any kind which is given to the school librarian for judging
  • Only one doodle per student is allowed
  • The librarian or chosen judge/s will select one doodle from each qualifying year group to enter it into the final round
  • Entries must be submitted by Thursday January 16th. Late submissions will not qualify. Final entries are to be handed to Bookworm to be displayed in the foyer of The Theatre at Mall of the Emirates, which is opening especially for the Tome Gates show.
  • Liz Pichon will judge the final entries on January 27th. She will also visit the winner’s school (date TBA) and she will create a doodle in the location chosen by the school.
  • Second prize will be a collection of Tom Gates books, signed by Liz herself.


For more competition entry details, email Dorisa@artforall.ae

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