Monday, December 12, 2016

And the winners are...

Well done to all the entrants to our Christmas competition! We received 172 entries from all years, which is brilliant at such a busy time.
As promised, here are the answers to the questions of each quiz:
6th/5th class:
1. Alice in Wonderland (in Hebrew); 2. Diary of a Wimpy Kid (in French); 3. The Hobbit or The Lord of the Rings (both answers accepted, in Japanese); 4. Pippi Longstocking (around the world!); 5. Harry Potter (and the Philosopher's Stone, in Armenian)

3rd/4th class:
1. Harry Potter; 2. The BFG; 3. The Cat in the Hat; 4. The Wizard of Oz; 5. The Hobbit or The Lord of the Rings (both answers accepted)

1st/2nd class:
1. Wally; 2. Winnie the Pooh; 3. Winnie the Witch; 4. they're all elephants; 5. The Demon Dentist (it is the only book in the list NOT written by Roald Dahl)

Junior/Senior Infants:
1-D the boy in the rocket is looking for a star (from How to Catch a Star by Oliver Jeffers)
2-B George the dog is looking for Harris (in Oh, No, George! by Chris Haughton)
3-E the Gruffalo is thinking about a mouse (in The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler)
4-C the family is going on a bear hunt (We're Goin on a Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury)
5-A the very hungry caterpillar has eaten all the fruit (The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle)

And now, without further ado, the winners!
Junior Infants: Heidi
Senior Infants: Tatyana
First Class: Sari
Second Class: Ryan K.
Third Class: Stephanie
Fourth Class: Ryan M.
Fifth Class: Kiera S.
Sixth Class: Sophie N.

Well done all and thanks to the teachers and parent-librarians for helping out!

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