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The Secret Garden Quiz

Have you roamed around The Secret Garden with as much interest and excitement as Mary and Colin? Do you understand it as well as Dickon knows the animal world? Try this multiple choice quiz to find out. The Secret Garden After her parents die of cholera in India, Mary Lennox is sent to live with her uncle in […]

The Railway Children Quiz

Do you think your knowledge is as exact as the 9.15 train? Or are you in need of some of Mother’s much loathed lessons? Try this multiple-choice quiz and find out! The Railway Children Roberta, Phyllis and Peter have their comfortable lives in London thrown into disarray by the unexpected disappearance of their father. They are forced to […]

Jungle Books Quiz

Do you reckon you’ve got the bare necessities? Are you as streetwise as Bagheera and Baloo? Or are you still running about in an orange loincloth? Find out below! The Jungle Books The adventures of Mowgli, the young man raised by wolves in the jungles of Central India, and his friends Baloo the bear, Bagheera […]

Lassie Quiz

Ah, so you’ve followed Lassie on her travels, have you? Do you think you’d be up for the challenge? Take our quiz to find out! Lassie Come-Home Everyone in the Yorkshire town of Greenall Bridge knows Lassie, the prize collie of miner Sam Carraclough and his son Joe. But when the family falls on hard times, Sam […]

Black Beauty Quiz

So did you pay attention when you were reading Black Beauty? Or were you struggling uphill with the bearing rein on? Take our quiz below and see… Black Beauty After a wonderful early life as a young colt on Farmer Gray’s meadows, the stallion Black Beauty is sold to Squire Gordon of Birtwick Hall and joins […]

Gabriel-Ernest Quiz

Have you read Saki’s short stories, Gabriel-Ernest, thoroughly, taking notes and plotting against your aunt? Let’s see what you’ve got…   Gabriel-Ernest and Other Tales The local landowner Van Cheele experiences an unnerving encounter with a youth sunning himself near a pond, and starts to wonder if there is any connection between this wild-looking boy and […]

Dracula Quiz

So now you’ve read Bram Stoker’s Dracula, you think you’re ready to pick up a wooden stake, grab a fistful of garlic and head into the woods? Find out if you’re ready – take our quiz below…     Dracula Illustrated by David Mackintosh Regarded as one of the most influential horror stories of all […]

Oscar Wilde Quiz

How well do you know the life and work of Oscar Wilde, including his classic children’s tales, The Selfish Giant and Other Stories? Take our quiz to test your knowledge, and find out more about our new edition of his children’s classics below.   The Selfish Giant When the Selfish Giant decides to build a wall […]