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Quiz about Goodreads Top Childrens Books Vol 2
Quiz about Goodreads Top Childrens Books Vol 2

Goodreads Top Children's Books Vol. 2 Quiz

Match the author to the correct book. These are top children's books. These are from the 2022 list.

A matching quiz by Morganw2019. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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3 mins
Match Quiz
Quiz #
Aug 28 22
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Avg Score
8 / 10
Mobile instructions: Press on an answer on the right. Then, press on the gray box it matches on the left.
(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer box and then on a left side box to move it.
1. "Winnie the Pooh"  
Robert Munsch
2. "The Chronicles of Narnia"  
Margery Williams Bianco
3. "Love You Forever"  
Judith Viorst
4. "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie"  
A.A. Milne
5. "Matilda"  
Roald Dahl
6. "Corduroy"  
C.S. Lewis
7. "The Velveteen Rabbit"  
Dr. Seuss
8. "Alexander and The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day"  
Don Freeman
9. "Horrid Henry"  
Francesca Simon
10. "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"  
Laura Joffe Numeroff

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. "Winnie the Pooh"

Answer: A.A. Milne

"Winnie the Pooh" is about a bear and his friends. The inspiration for "Winnie the Pooh" came from A.A. Milne's son Christopher Robin's toys. Christopher had a teddy bear and named it Winnie after a bear at the London Zoo, Winnipeg.
2. "The Chronicles of Narnia"

Answer: C.S. Lewis

"Chronicles of Narnia" is a series with mystical creatures and epic battles set in the land of Narnia. The name Narnia is based on the name of the Italian town "Narni". "The Chronicles of Narnia" were originally published in between 1950-1956.
3. "Love You Forever"

Answer: Robert Munsch

"Love You Forever" is about a mom and young son and her love for her child. "Love You Forever" was inspired by Robert and Ann Munsch having had had two miscarriages. Topher Payne wrote an alternative ending to the book.
4. "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie"

Answer: Laura Joffe Numeroff

"If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" is about a little boy and a mouse. The mouse is given a cookie and milk. Charles Schulz created two "Peanuts" strips about the book. Oprah Winfrey choose "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" as one of her favorite things. Michelle Obama read the book at the 2009 White House Easter Egg Roll.
5. "Matilda"

Answer: Roald Dahl

"Matilda" is about a little girl named Matilda. She has telekinetic powers and saves the school and the children. Mr. Wormwood was based on a real life character from Roald's home village. Mara Wilson and Danny DeVito starred in the 1996 movie "Matilda". The movie was a box office bomb at theaters.
6. "Corduroy"

Answer: Don Freeman

"Corduroy" is about a teddy bear trying to find a home. Corduroy was a nickname for Don's son, Roy. "A Pocket for Corduroy" was written in 1978 but Don passed away before it was published. Viola Davis wrote "Corduroy Takes a Vow" in 2018.
7. "The Velveteen Rabbit"

Answer: Margery Williams Bianco

"The Velveteen Rabbit" is about a stuffed bunny who comes alive at Christmas. Margery was 41 when "The Velveteen Rabbit" was written and published. Margery wed Francisco Bianco and they had a daughter and a son.
8. "Alexander and The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day"

Answer: Judith Viorst

"Alexander and the Terrible" is about a little boy who is having a bad day. In 1990 "Alexander and the Terrible" was made into an animated musical TV special. The book characters Alexander, Nick and Anthony are based on Judith Viorst's three sons.
9. "Horrid Henry"

Answer: Francesca Simon

"Horrid Henry" is about a little boy who does horrible things, until one day he decides to change. His brother Peter doesn't like Henry changing and gets mad. In 2006 "Horrid Henry" was made into a British animated series.
10. "How the Grinch Stole Christmas"

Answer: Dr. Seuss

"How the Grinch Stole Christmas" is about a Scrooge-like character, who hates Christmas until one day he decides to change. "How the Grinch Stole Christmas" was published in Redbook magazine in 1957. The first movie debuted in 1966 narrated by Boris Karloff. Helen Palmer Geisel was the editor for "How the Grinch Stole Christmas".
Source: Author Morganw2019

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