The answers to the Second Quite Niche Children’s Literature Quiz

As promised, here are the answers to the quiz I posted on Christmas Eve! How did you do?

Round One: Boarding School Stories

  1. One M-L hanging off a sturdy young sapling = One Mary-Lou hanging off a sturdy young sapling
  2. Two O’S T not caring at S C = Two O’Sullivan Twins not caring at St Clare’s
  3. One K F flipping from speedboat to speedboat = one Kathy Ferrars flipping from speedboat to speedboat
  4. One C N having quite the first term at the S O T G S = one Calla North having quite the first term at the School of the Good Sisters (forgive me for putting this one in!).
  5. Three R’s being adopted by the M’s = Three Richardsons being adopted by the Maynard’s (please congratulate me for not making any Hot Roger jokes at this point…).
  6. One D I M on her way to the J W F = One Daphne Isabel Maitland on her way to the Jane Willard Foundation
  7. One Inspiring Speech from M G at M T = One inspiring speech from Miss Grayling at Malory Towers
  8. One sensible S H = One sensible Sally Hope
  9. One rubbish proposal from R E to L M = One rubbish proposal from Reg Entwistle to Len Maynard
  10. One P W causing engine issues =  One Pink Worm causing engine issues

Round TwoPony Books

  1. One J M rescuing S from the circus = One Jinny Manders rescuing Shantih from the circus
  2. One V B riding T P to victory =  One Velvet Brown riding The Pie to victory
  3. One A R and T B making friends on a deserted island = One Alec Ramsay and The Black making friends on a deserted island
  4. One C D living out his retirement at F F = One Cobbler’s Dream living out his retirement at Follyfoot Farm
  5. One J with her ponies B B and R = One Jill with her ponies Black Boy and Rapide
  6. One P on the 12th floor = One Pony on the 12th Floor
  7. One R H meeting the Hot and Complicated P P = One Ruth Hollis meeting the Hot and Complicated Patrick Pennington
  8. One Smouldering Slow Burn Romance between H and N, members of the W B pony club = One Smouldering Slow Burn Romance between Henry and Noel, members of the West Barsetshire pony club
  9. One M of C = One Misty of Chincoteague
  10. One H and his B = One Horse and His Boy

Round Three: A little bit of everything

  1. Three P cycling to Paris = Three Piglettes cycling to Paris
  2. One A falling down the R H = One Alice falling down the Rabbit Hole
  3. Three F trying to put their name in the H B = Three Fossils trying to put their name in the history books
  4. One C M writing this in the K S = One Cassandra Mortmain writing this in the kitchen sink
  5. One S hitching a lift on a W tail = One Snail hitching a lift on a Whale’s tail
  6. One B who wants his H back = One bear who wants his hat back
  7. Two S meeting at G K = Two Strangers meeting at Green Knowe
  8. Five C and One P = Five Children and One Psammead
  9. One P R in M M garden = One Peter Rabbit in Mr McGregor’s garden
  10. One R taking a walk  = One Rosie talking a walk

2 thoughts on “The answers to the Second Quite Niche Children’s Literature Quiz

  1. Great quiz – I especially love the Cassandra Mortmain clue! May have to go and reread that book now – feels like a perfect end of the year comfort.

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