Romford girl's short story wins national competition
- Credit: Chandini D'Souza
A Romford girl, six, has won a national story writing competition.
Brittni D’Souza won the Brush Time Tales contest, launched by oral care brand Aquafresh.
More than 2,500 primary school children from across the country signed up and Brittni's short story, called Hugo the Monster, was judged the best.
The story is about a monster called Hugo who helps his best friend Amy receive a visit from the tooth fairy.
Famous Five illustrator, Becka Moor, has added pictures to Brittni's story and her school will receive £500 of book vouchers.
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Her mum Adriana said: “Brittni is a natural storyteller and loves creating wonderful stories to entertain her friends and family."
Becka added: "Brittni is such a deserving winner and it was so much fun to bring her creative thinking to life."
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