Sam’s Infrequent Kidlit Trivia Hooha

The answers to the last question:

A) Piper at the Gates of Dawn is an out-of-place chapter in Wind in the Willows

B) “And his fingers they noticed were ever straying, As if impatient to be playing upon his pipe” is a quote from  the Pied Piper of Hamelin

C) Piping Down the Valleys Wild is an Ellen Raskin illustrated poetry tome

D) Up the airy mountain, down the rushing glen… is the “fear of little men” poem from the original movie “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.” (By the way, there’s an excellent site that features the MANY literary allusions from the movie: http://home.att.net/~tom.brodhead/wonka.htm)

I’m sorry that I left out: Piper Reed, Navy Brat

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Ready for a new question? Match the Lloyd Alexander book to its locale/geo-inspiration:

 

A) The Iron Ring

B) Prince Jen

C) Carlo Chuchio

D) The Arkadians

E) Prydain

 

1 The Far East

2  Greece

3 India

4 Wales

5 The Middle East

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