And the winner is… WIN! 1 of 2 beastly good ‘A Monster Calls’ merchandise bundles!

Not long now until Patrick Ness’ book, ‘A Monster Calls’ hits the silver screen and we literally cannot wait!


And what better way to celebrat than with an epic giveaway? To see what you can win, and details on how to enter, keep reading!

To celebrate the release on New Year’s Day of the stunning ‘A Monster Calls’, we’re giving TWO lucky winners the chance to win a fantastic bundle.

Adapted from the award-winning novel by Patrick Ness and brought to the big screen by acclaimed director J.A. Bayona, this uniquely powerful and visually spectacular story of love, loss and hope will teach us all about the miraculous healing power of the imagination and the remarkable strength we discover within.

12 year old Conor O’Malley (Lewis MacDougall) is a young boy growing up whilst struggling to take care of his sick mother, cope with an absent father and tolerate his difficult grandmother•, with a daily existence at school that provides little respite.Withdrawing into a world of monsters and fairy tales, Conor seeks to find solace from the events unfolding around him.

‘A Monster Calls’ is in cinemas New Year’s Day.


To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is answer this simple question, which actor voices the fantastic Monster? 

  1. Liam Neeson
  2. Morgan Freeman
  3. Robert De Niro

Send us your answers by tweeting us @maximumpopbooks, and remember to include the hashtag #AMonsterCalls in your tweets. It’s that simple!

Congrats to the winners! @ShannenCarrigan and @rachael_emma_89.

Terms and Conditions:


Entrants must be over the age of 13

Competition is open to UK residents only

Prize for 2 winners is x 1  merchandise pack containting, x 1 t-shirt, x 1 sketchpad  x 1 branded pencils, x 1 A Monster Calls novel, 2 x bookmarks

Entrants must answer the question  “which actor voices the fantastic Monster?” to enter

Winners will be notified via email

Winners will be picked at random from all correct entries via the Maximum Pop! website

The winners must respond accepting the prize within 7 days of notification otherwise the Promoter reserves the right to redraw the prize from the remaining eligible entries up to 5 times before the competition is then declared void

In the unlikely event the prize style has discontinued a similar model to the same value will be provided

There is no cash or other alternative to the prize stated and the prize is non-transferable and no part or parts of the prize may be substituted for other benefits, items or additions

By entering, all entrants consent to the use of their personal data by the Promoter for the purposes of the administration of this prize draw and any other purposes to which the entrant has consented

By entering, the winner agrees to take part in reasonable post event publicity and to the use of their names and photographs in such publicity

The Promoter’s decision is final and binding on the entrants – no correspondence will be entered into

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Sarah is the Lead Writer and Design Queen here at Maximum Pop! Sarah holds an MA in Professional Writing from Falmouth University, and a BA in Creative Writing with English Literature from Marjon (BIG UP THE MARJON MASSIVE!). Sarah joined MP! after seeing an advertisement for writers on Instagram – because where else would a design master find their dream job?

Sarah is currently working on an expose on Draco Malfoy in her spare time. But not if his father hears about it.

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