28 January 2010
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Q.What's the difference between fiction and non fiction?
A.'Fiction' is any sort of literature or art based on a made-up story, eg a novel. 'Non-fiction' is based on reality, eg a documentary or biography.
Q.Who wrote how the leopard got his spots
A.Rudyard Kipling wrote 'How The Leopard Got Its Spots'. Find it in his 'Just So Stories'. Kipling won the Nobel prize for literature in 1907, aged 42.
Q.Who wrote the grinch
A.Dr Seuss wrote How the Grinch Stole Christmas. Theodor Seuss Geisel was born on 2 March 1904 in Springfield, Mass, USA, and studied literature at Oxford.
Q.First nobel prize winner in 1907 born in India?
A.Rudyard Kipling won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1907. Born in Bombay, India, his most famous works are 'The Jungle Book' and the 'Just So Stories'.
Q.What is the name of themulti coloured patchwork elephant in the childrens book?
A.Elmer The Patchwork Elephant was the title and star of the famous children's picture book by David McKee. It spawned 19 other books and a TV series.