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Quiz I

  1. Name the race of small people who help Willy Wonka operate his factory in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?




  2. Who wrote the book that follows the antics of Peter Rabbit as he is chased about the garden of Mr. McGregor?
  3. Who lives in a children's residential care home nicknamed "The Dumping Ground"?
  4. Who wrote the children's novel The Wind in the Willows?
  5. Which fantasy novel by Mary Norton features a family of tiny people who live secretly in the walls and floors of an English house?
  6. What sort of food does Paddington Bear like?
  7. Carlo Collodi created which famous children's character?
  8. The White Witch who rules Narnia made it always winter but never what?
  9. In which children's book by Dr. Seuss does the vocabulary of the text consist of just 50 words?
  10. First published in 1969, complete the title of Eric Carle's book "The Very Hungry ....."?
  11. Of Thee I Sing: A Letter to My Daughters is a children's book by which very famous author?
  12. Sophie uses her local knowledge to take the BFG to which location in London?

Answers:

  1. Oompa-Loompas





  2. Beatrix Potter (The Tale of Peter Rabbit)
  3. Tracy Beaker (by Jacqueline Wilson)
  4. Kenneth Grahame
  5. The Borrowers
  6. Marmalade
  7. Pinocchio
  8. Never Christmas
  9. Green Eggs and Ham
  10. Caterpillar
  11. Barack Obama
  12. Buckingham Palace (The BFG by Roald Dahl)



Quiz II

  1. Who wrote the children's novel Swallows and Amazons?
  2. Mildred Hubble is a major character in which book series by Jill Murphy?
  3. Who wrote the children's story The Old man of Lochnagar?
  4. Who has a younger brother called Perfect Peter in a series of books written by Francesca Simon?
  5. Which trilogy of fantasy novels follows the coming of age of Lyra Belacqua and Will Parry, as they wander through a series of parallel universes?
  6. Which children's character was created by Mary Tourtel?
  7. Who wrote the children's classic Ann of Green Gables?
  8. Which children's character lived at Scatterbrook farm?
  9. Which novel tells the story of a pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a barn spider?
  10. Which character created by David McKee, appears in several children's books and an animated television series created in the early seventies?

Answers:

  1. Arthur Ransome
  2. The Worst Witch children's book series
  3. Prince Charles
  4. Horrid Henry
  5. His Dark Materials (by Philip Pullman)
  6. Rupert the Bear
  7. Lucy Maud Montgomery
  8. Worzel Gummidge
  9. Charlotte's Web (by E. B. White)
  10. Mr. Benn



Kids Books Trivia III

  1. Thomas the Tank Engine is the central figure in which writer's Railway Series?
  2. Who does Ben hate staying with every Friday night when his parents go to see a dancing show named "Strictly Stars Dancing"? (Hint: its a book by David Walliams)




  3. Miss Agatha Trunchbull is the fictional headmistress of Crunchem Hall Primary School in which book?
  4. Harry Potter learns he is a wizard on his birthday when he becomes what age?
  5. "Jabberwocky" and "Tweedledum and Tweedledee" all feature in which book?
  6. Dodie Smith was an English children's novelist best known for which 1956 novel? (Hint: Disney made it into an animated film in 1961.)
  7. Which series of books by Jeff Kinney are the journals of Greg Heffley?
  8. Pippi Longstocking lives in a small village in which country?
  9. In a short children's story written and illustrated by Judith Kerr what sort of animal came to tea?
  10. On her way down the yellow brick road who does Dorothy meet first, the cowardly Lion, the Scarecrow or the rusted Tin Man?
  11. Who wrote the books The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Rip Van Winkle?
  12. Can you name the follow up to the 1926 children's book Winnie-the-Pooh by A. A Milne?

Answers:

  1. Reverend W. Awdry (Wilbert Audrey)





  2. His grandmother (in Gangsta Granny)
  3. Matilda (by Roald Dahl)
  4. 11
  5. Through the Looking-Glass
  6. One Hundred and One Dalmatians
  7. Diary of a Wimpy Kid
  8. Sweden (in a book by Astrid Lindgren)
  9. A tiger
  10. The scarecrow
  11. Washington Irving
  12. The House at Pooh Corner (1928)





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