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National Libraries Day and Win a Free Book!

on Thu, 02/06/2014 - 16:37

We’re looking forward to this year’s National Libraries Day on Saturday February 8th, and so we thought we’d have a literature-themed quiz to celebrate! Answer all of these questions correctly and you could win a hardback first edition of Lee Child’s latest novel Never Go Back, signed by the author himself.

So, on with the questions:

1—    Who wrote the novel The Grapes of Wrath?

2—    Which is the shortest of William Shakespeare’s plays?

3—    What is the name of the farm in George Orwell’s Animal Farm?

4—    What is the real name of the Artful Dodger in the Dickens novel Oliver Twist?

5—    In the Enid Blyton stories, what did Noddy do for a living?

6—    What was the name of Don Quixote’s horse?

7—    What do J.K. Rowling’s initials stand for?

8—    How much did the Owl and the Pussycat pay for their wedding ring?

9—    What word meaning chaos was first used in John Milton’s Paradise Lost?

10—    What is Lee Child’s real name?

Answer all ten questions correctly, and send your answers to or Tweet us at @Geraldine_Cooke for your chance to win! The winner will be selected at random on the 20th of February – two weeks from today – and you must enter by twelve noon on that day. Good luck!