Special Sub-Topic: Goodnight Mister Tom
|What is the name of the village that Willie Beech goes to live in?|
Little Weirworld. The village is small with a few houses. Everybody knows each other well. There is a school and a church that every family attends.
|What does Zacharias Wrench say his name is?|
A mouthful. Zacharias is Jewish. When Willie's mother finds this out she is disgusted because she thinks everyone should be Christian.
|What are the names of the twins that live in the village?|
Carrie and Ginnie. Carrie and Ginnie have different interests like most twins. One is a tomboy and the other is girly. They are friends with George who also lives in the village.
|What is the name of Tom's late wife.|
Rachel. Tom is the old man who looks after Willie when he is evacuated. He doesn't like to talk about Rachel because he is upset about his loss.
|What is Willie good at?|
Drawing. He draws Tom's dog Sammie with some paints that Tom buys for him.
|What does Carrie receive at school?|
A scholarship. She's the cleverer twin and gets to go to a high school. This was very special in the time that the book is set in and she would probably be considered as a "swot" these days.
|Lucy is in love with Willie.|
t. She is rather fat and seems to have a crush on Willie the first time they meet. She is younger than Willie.
|Willie is in the play "A Christmas Carol".|
t. He enjoys this very much as he used to be very shy and not very confident so when he starts acting it gives him a huge boost.
|What did George break?|
A window. George is the most loud and least sensitive character in the book.
|What does Tom play at Willie's birthday party?|
The piano. Everyone at the party thinks this is fantastic and dances around. Tom however is very modest about how good he is.
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