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Search Launched For Thousand Most Inspiring Places For Children In The World
Issued : Tuesday 26th June 2007
Embargo : Not For Print Or Broadcast Before 6.00 a.m. Friday 29th June 2007

The search is on to find the places in the world that best promote children's sense of wonder and most fully nurture their imagination, curiosity & creativity with the founders of the UK based website behind the initiative calling on people today to nominate their favourites.

Between now and the end of 2007 will publish all legitimate recommendations made by visitors to the site with the opportunity coming next year for everyone to vote on the overall top place from amongst those recommended.

Both the person nominating the place that tops next years poll and a randomly chosen voter for it will receive truly inspirational once in a lifetime family holidays.

As co-founder Valerie Catterson explained there are no limits to the type of places that can be recommended ‘people can nominate places local to them or somewhere they've visited that's far afield. she said.

Ms Catterson continued ‘likewise nominations can be for somewhere that is very famous or a place that is not very well known.’

She concluded ‘we are looking for people’s favourite inspiring place of any sort be it a wilderness; natural feature; managed park; venue that consistently hosts quality children's events; sacred place; museum; gallery; waterway; forest; beach; theme park; animal or other attraction; castle; cave; statue or whatever’.

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For further information contact Harry Reid Tel 028 90 421827 (landline) or 07990687086 (mobile) or email

Notes To Editors:

1. Full details of the ‘world’s most inspiring places for children’ initiative can be found at where you will also find information concerning the site’s ethos; purpose; content and ambitions.

2. The newly launched is dedicated to providing quality information for parents and others with children in their lives about events, experiences and products that nurture children and enrich their experience of childhood. Amongst the wide range of content on the site are:

- Listings of a spectrum of quality children’s and family events taking place across the UK and beyond with the team at hoping to expand the coverage of this with the help of visitors and event organisers in the UK and worldwide;

- Detailed recommendations for hundreds of great books; games; toys; music related items and films for infants, children and teenagers with information on where to get hold of the ones that take the eye of parents and others with children in their lives. This makes the site a great resource to help with special and everyday occasions when an adult is searching for quality items for a youngster.

- ‘Bouncing Painted Burger Syndrome’ – the first post in the site’s new ‘Kidscape’ blog.

- Competitions offering winners copies of the winning and shortlisted titles from a wide spectrum of children’s book awards such as the Carnegie Medal; Guardian Children’s Fiction Prize; the Aventis Junior Science Book Of The Year and others.

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