Special Sub-Topic: Cats & Bananas, Only in "The Cat Who Went Bananas"
|At the beginning of the book, what Oscar Wilde comedy play is the Theatre Club performing?|
The Importance of Being Earnest. My favorite quote from this play is "To lose one's parent, Mr. Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune. To lose both looks like carelessness."
|One of the many colorful characters is currently a maitre d' at the Grist Mill, and he's 6'8". What is his name?|
Derek Cuttlebrink. Alden Wade is the male lead.
Larry Lanspeak owns the department store.
Arch Riker is editor in chief of the 'Moosecounty Something'.
|Why bananas? I advised Qwill to eat more broccoli, less coffee and one banana a day. Who am I?|
Dr. Diane. Qwill loves donuts, cinnamon rolls and lots of cups of strong coffee, but not broccoli or bananas.
|Qwill decides to move to Indian Village early in the book. One of his neighbors is the local weatherman, Wetherby Goode. What is Wetherby's real name?|
Joe Bunker. Joe Bunker organizes pizza parties at the drop of a hat, owns a music player that plays only John Philip Sousa marches, and plays the piano every chance he gets.
|Every bookstore needs a bibliocat, don't they? The Pirate's Chest has an orange marmalade that fits the bill. What is his name?|
Dundee. Winston owned Edd Smith.
Brutus, along with Catta, owns Polly.
Toulouse owns Arch and Mildred Riker.
|At the opening of the new bookstore, who was coerced into cutting the ribbon?|
Scott Gippel. Scott Gippel arrived wearing greasy coveralls.
Mayor Amanda Goodwinter arrived wearing a golf hat and refused to cut the ribbon!
Iris Cobb loved pink and was Qwill's housekeeper.
Polly Duncan was the "chief woman" in Qwill's life.
|Now for more bananas: who does Koko trip up with a banana peel on the steps in the barn?|
Alden Wade. Judd Amhurst was the man everyone thought Violet would marry, not Judd.
Kip MacDiarmid was editor-in-chief of the 'Lockmaster Ledger'.
Edd Smith was the owner of Edd's Place.
|We are five lovely "ladies" who look out of the window of the Sprenkle Building. We are all rescues and are named for famous ladies. Who do we own?|
Maggie. Violet Hibbard is a dog person and is owned by Tasso.
Polly Duncan is owned by Brutus and Catta.
Mildred Riker is owned by Toulouse.
|Kathie MacDiarmid recognizes Kenneth, the copy facilitator at "The Something", at Granny's Ice Cream Shoppe. What name does she know him by? |
Wesley. He firmly believes Alden killed his mother, but the police find insufficient evidence. That's why Wesley gives up J School to go to a police academy out west.
|Who was suspected, by Wesley, of the sniping incident in Lockmaster and who gave Ronnie pills to keep him awake for the long drive back and forth from Lockmaster? |
Alden Wade. G. Allen Barter was Qwill's lawyer and the cat's Uncle George.
George Breze was one of the many nefarious characters in Moose County.
Lyle Compton was the superintendent, and always crabby.
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