The Ultimate
Classic Children's Stories
Book Quiz

Question 1 of 100

What happens to Tikki Tikki Tembo-no Sa Rembo-chari Bari Ruchi-pip Peri Pembo?

  • Falls into a well
  • Gets lost at the Eighth Moon festival
  • Falls from a tree
  • Falls into the river

Question 2 of 100

Who is the beloved zoo worker who has special visitors the day he's sick in bed?

  • Amos McGee
  • Sam Amos
  • Amos McKay
  • Ron McGee

Question 3 of 100

How does the Mouse pay back the Lion's act of sparing his life?

  • By nibbling him free from a trap
  • By showing him the way to water
  • By leading him to shelter in a cave
  • By sharing his food with him

Question 4 of 100

When the librarian Ms. Merriweather falls and gets hurt, who breaks the library's rules to get help?

  • The library lion
  • The library ghost
  • The assistant librarian
  • The library dog

Question 5 of 100

In On the Night You Were Born, who danced until dawn?

  • The polar bears
  • The geese
  • The zebras
  • The giraffes

Question 6 of 100

What color was Mike Mulligan's beautiful steam shovel?

  • Red
  • Yellow
  • Purple
  • Gray

Question 7 of 100

What becomes of Mike Mulligan's steam shovel Mary Anne?

  • She becomes the furnace in the new town hall
  • She is sent to the scrapyard
  • She becomes the boiler for the schoolhouse
  • She goes to a steam shovel museum

Question 8 of 100

As Harold wanders with his crayon looking for his window, who points him the way he should go?

  • A police officer
  • His mother
  • His father
  • A dragon

Question 9 of 100

When a wolf tricks three children that he is their grandmother, their "Po Po," how do the children get out of the house?

  • They promise to bring the wolf some gingko nuts
  • They promise to fetch the wolf some magic water
  • They sneak out of the house when it's dark
  • They burn the wolf with candle wax

Question 10 of 100

What does the owner of Carl the dog say to him at the end of the story?

  • Good dog, Carl
  • Good job, Carl
  • Thank you, Carl
  • Well done, Carl

Question 11 of 100

What does Bo the armadillo think Harmony Jean's red boots are?

  • An armadillo
  • A lizard
  • A snake
  • An alligator

Question 12 of 100

When Miss Nelson goes missing, who is the substitute teacher?

  • Miss Viola Swamp
  • Mr. McSmogg
  • Miss Violet Sewer
  • Miss Ilga the Terrible

Question 13 of 100

When does the Boy receive the gift of the Velveteen Rabbit?

  • Christmas morning
  • His birthday
  • Easter morning
  • When he goes to school

Question 14 of 100

Before the Velveteen Rabbit, what did the Boy prefer to hold at bedtime?

  • A china dog
  • A model boat
  • A toy soldier
  • Timothy, the wooden lion

Question 15 of 100

Who is Duck's beloved friend in the classic series by Tad Hills?

  • Goose
  • Elephant
  • Lion
  • Rabbit

Question 16 of 100

Alexander T. Wolf claims he didn't blow down the pigs' homes on purpose, he simply what?

  • Sneezed
  • Tripped
  • Coughed
  • Laughed

Question 17 of 100

According to Alexander T. Wolf, why did he visit the three little pigs?

  • To borrow a cup of sugar
  • To eat a ham dinner
  • To blow down their houses
  • To borrow their building supplies

Question 18 of 100

Who comes to help the dump truck when his "big important wheels" get stuck?

  • The Little Blue Truck
  • Clifford the Big Red Dog
  • The Little Red Truck
  • The Big Tow Truck

Question 19 of 100

What is the name of the little girl who returns to the store to buy Corduroy?

  • Lisa
  • Stephanie
  • Eliza
  • Emily

Question 20 of 100

In the children's book Tuesday, what animals start flying around at the end of the book?

  • Pigs
  • Frogs
  • Dogs
  • Cows

Question 21 of 100

In the children's book Tuesday, what animals first fly around?

  • Frogs
  • Pigs
  • Dogs
  • Cows

Question 22 of 100

In addition to his home in Japan, what place does the grandfather in Grandfather's Journey love most?

  • California
  • Utah
  • New York
  • Kansas

Question 23 of 100

What is Brave Irene trying to deliver in the middle of a snow storm?

  • A new gown
  • New shoes
  • Fresh bread
  • A letter

Question 24 of 100

Who chased the Stinky Cheese Man?

  • No one
  • The little old woman and the little old man
  • The cow
  • The fox

Question 25 of 100

Why did the little old woman make the Stinky Cheese Man?

  • Because she and the little old man were lonely
  • Because she and the little old man were hungry
  • Because she and the little old man liked cheese
  • Because she was mad at the little old man

Question 26 of 100

What was Buster looking for in the story that introduces Rocket to reading?

  • His bone
  • His dog house
  • His friend
  • His water bowl

Question 27 of 100

Who was Rocket's teacher?

  • The little yellow bird
  • The little yellow duck
  • The little red bird
  • The little red hen

Question 28 of 100

Harry is usually a white dog with black spots, but what color was he when his family didn't recognize him?

  • Black with white spots
  • Black
  • White
  • Brown with white spots

Question 29 of 100

What did Harry do when he heard the water running in the bath?

  • He took the scrubbing brush and buried it in the backyard
  • He ran and jumped in the bath tub
  • He hid under his bed
  • He took the scrubbing brush to his family

Question 30 of 100

What is the dog, Carl, supposed to do when his owner leaves?

  • Look after the baby
  • Guard the house
  • Eat his dinner
  • Run the cats off

Question 31 of 100

Who did Frances trade lunches with so she could have bread and jam?

  • Albert
  • Gloria
  • Mother
  • Father

Question 32 of 100

How long had Toad been sleeping?

  • Since November
  • All day
  • Since 8:00 pm
  • All weekend

Question 33 of 100

What did Bear's hat look like in I Want My Hat Back?

  • Red and pointy
  • Blue and round
  • Green and square
  • Orange and wavy

Question 34 of 100

Who played in the shade of the trees that were cut down?

  • Bar-ba-loots
  • The Lorax
  • The Once-ler
  • Max

Question 35 of 100

When did Toad say it was okay for Frog to wake him?

  • Half past May
  • April
  • Afternoon
  • Half past eight

Question 36 of 100

In I Want My Hat Back, who was wearing Bear's hat?

  • Rabbit
  • Turtle
  • Fox
  • Frog

Question 37 of 100

What kind of trees did the Once-ler cut down?

  • Truffula
  • Lorax
  • Bar-ba-loot
  • Thneed

Question 38 of 100

What meal does Frances finally want more than bread and jam?

  • Spaghetti and meatballs
  • Poached egg and toast
  • Cucumber and tomato sandwich
  • Hard boiled egg and soup

Question 39 of 100

Who enjoys a snowy day in his read snowsuit?

  • Peter
  • James
  • Neil
  • Steven

Question 40 of 100

What problem did Farmer Brown have with his cows?

  • They liked to type
  • They ate all his hay
  • They bullied the other animals
  • They liked to read

Question 41 of 100

When his story is finished, who gets carried away by flying books?

  • Mr. Morris Lessmore
  • Mr. Morris Bookmore
  • Mr. Jon Johnson
  • Mr. Lawrence Morrison

Question 42 of 100

What does the Giving Tree not offer the boy she loves?

  • Her roots
  • Her apples
  • Her branches
  • Her stump

Question 43 of 100

What color is the crayon Harold uses for his imaginative adventures?

  • Purple
  • Pink
  • Blue
  • Red

Question 44 of 100

In what story does a zoo animal follow behind the zookeeper unlocking all the animals' cages?

  • Good Night, Gorilla
  • Good Night, Zoo
  • Good Night, Giraffe
  • Good Night, Monkey

Question 45 of 100

What kind of fish does the Pout-Pout Fish discover he is?

  • A kiss kiss fish
  • A hugging fish
  • An artistic fish
  • An adventurous fish

Question 46 of 100

What causes Ferdinand the bull to act so excitedly in the pasture?

  • A bee sting
  • An allergic reaction
  • A drink of sugar water
  • The smell of dinner

Question 47 of 100

What one thing does Strega Nona tell Big Anthony not to touch?

  • The pasta pot
  • Her cat
  • The well bucket
  • Her mirror

Question 48 of 100

After writing the zoo asking for an animal, which animal does the letter writer choose to keep?

  • A puppy
  • A giraffe
  • A monkey
  • A snake

Question 49 of 100

Where are Mrs. Mallard and her ducklings supposed to meet Mr. Mallard?

  • At the Public Gardens
  • At the City Library
  • At the City Pool
  • At the Town Hall

Question 50 of 100

In Make Way for Ducklings, in what city do Mr. and Mrs. Mallard choose to have their ducklings?

  • Boston
  • New York
  • Philadelphia
  • Atlanta

Question 51 of 100

What does Little Sal meet on her day with her mother in the mountain?

  • A bear
  • A wolf
  • A cougar
  • An eagle

Question 52 of 100

What does Little Sal spend the day picking with her mother?

  • Blueberries
  • Blackberries
  • Raspberries
  • Apples

Question 53 of 100

When the crayons tell Duncan they're quitting, which two crayons are no longer on speaking terms?

  • Yellow and Orange
  • Blue and Yellow
  • Green and Blue
  • Blue and Pink

Question 54 of 100

In Goodnight Moon, what is something not bid goodnight?

  • Fireplace
  • Mittens
  • Moon
  • Nobody

Question 55 of 100

What day of the week did the Very Hungry Caterpillar hatch from his egg?

  • Sunday
  • Monday
  • Wednesday
  • Saturday

Question 56 of 100

The poky little _____ is always falling behind.

  • Puppy
  • Tadpole
  • Kitten
  • Caterpillar

Question 57 of 100

Who gets scared in his red pajamas while waiting for his mama?

  • Llama Llama
  • Clifford
  • Corduroy
  • Paddington

Question 58 of 100

What do dragons hate even more than they love tacos?

  • Spicy salsa
  • Sandwiches
  • Refried beans
  • Sour cream

Question 59 of 100

What was not something Miss Rumphius said she would do?

  • Become an artist
  • Make the world more beautiful
  • Live beside the sea
  • Go to faraway places

Question 60 of 100

Who gave Miss Rumphius three pieces of advice?

  • Her grandfather
  • Her grandmother
  • Her father
  • Her sister

Question 61 of 100

"I'll ____ you forever, I'll ____ you for always, as long as I'm living my ____ you'll be."

  • love, like, baby
  • like, love, baby
  • love, like, dolly
  • love, like, sweetheart

Question 62 of 100

How much does Big Nutbrown Hare love Little Nutbrown Hare?

  • To the moon and back
  • To the sun and back
  • To the stars and back
  • To the sky and back

Question 63 of 100

What young bat is separated from her mother and raised by birds?

  • Stellaluna
  • Olivia
  • Pollyanna
  • Madeline

Question 64 of 100

Who loves her name until the first day of school?

  • Chrysanthemum
  • Astoria
  • Amethyst
  • Cleopatra

Question 65 of 100

After getting in pajamas and brushing their teeth, why do the animals head to the ship's deck?

  • To exercise
  • To sleep
  • To stargaze
  • To read

Question 66 of 100

Where is Spot hiding from his mom, Sally?

  • In the basket
  • In the piano
  • In the closet
  • Under the bed

Question 67 of 100

Who is not a main character in the classic tale The Wind in the Willows?

  • Mouse
  • Mole
  • Mr. Badger
  • Mr. Toad

Question 68 of 100

Three monks fix what type of soup to bring reclusive villagers together again?

  • Stone soup
  • Taco soup
  • Lentil soup
  • Clam chowder

Question 69 of 100

Which is not something Joseph made from his overcoat?

  • Apron
  • Button
  • Tie
  • Vest

Question 70 of 100

What game brings wild jungle animals to your home until you finish and call out the game's name?

  • Jumanji
  • Journey
  • Jungle Safari
  • Jungle Escape

Question 71 of 100

What does Camilla Cream refuse to eat that gives her a bad case of the stripes?

  • Lima beans
  • Broccoli
  • Kidney beans
  • Asparagus

Question 72 of 100

What does Madeline have removed?

  • Her appendix
  • Her kidney
  • A wart on her hand
  • A mole on her leg

Question 73 of 100

What color was the little engine that ran out of coal in the Little Engine that Could?

  • Red
  • Yellow
  • Black
  • Blue

Question 74 of 100

What cargo does the Little Blue Engine help deliver?

  • Food and toys
  • Hospital equipment
  • Zoo animals
  • Coal

Question 75 of 100

What does the Gruffalo have at the end of his nose?

  • A poisonous wart
  • A horn like a rhinocerous
  • Firebreathing nostrils
  • Pointy fangs

Question 76 of 100

What is the name of the town in Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs?

  • Chewandswallow
  • Biteandswallow
  • Biteandchew
  • Chewandeat

Question 77 of 100

What meal does Sam I Am suggest be eaten in all sorts of places with all kinds of company?

  • Green eggs and ham
  • Bread and jam
  • Toast and eggs
  • Pancakes with syrup

Question 78 of 100

Which energetic little pig wears everyone out with her busy days?

  • Olivia
  • Matilda
  • Madeline
  • Eloise

Question 79 of 100

The smell of supper lulls whom back from the land of the Wild Things?

  • Max
  • Tom
  • Alex
  • Sam

Question 80 of 100

In which classic tale do a very old but very lonely man and woman seek out a new pet?

  • Millions of Cats
  • Babar
  • Olivia
  • Corduroy

Question 81 of 100

In a moment of panic, what does Sylvester use his magic pebble to become?

  • A rock
  • A bird
  • A spoon
  • A shadow

Question 82 of 100

Which little bear goes searching for his missing button in the department store?

  • Corduroy
  • Winnie-the-Pooh
  • Paddington
  • Papa Bear

Question 83 of 100

What precocious young girl lives at The Plaza in New York City?

  • Eloise
  • Madeline
  • Olivia
  • Matilda

Question 84 of 100

On a cold, wet day, who shows up to have "lots of good fun that is funny?"

  • The Cat in the Hat
  • Clifford
  • Curious George
  • Winnie-the-Pooh

Question 85 of 100

Which is not an instruction followed literally by Amelia Bedelia?

  • Air the pillows
  • Change the towels
  • Dust the furniture
  • Draw the drapes

Question 86 of 100

My Father's ________ begins with Elmer Elevator helping a stray cat.

  • Dragon
  • Dream
  • Adventure
  • Backpack

Question 87 of 100

According to Mo Willem's bus driver, who should not drive the bus?

  • The pigeon
  • The squirrel
  • The grandma
  • The monkey

Question 88 of 100

What animal searches high and low asking, "Are you my mother?"

  • Bird
  • Dog
  • Cat
  • Bear

Question 89 of 100

What monkey's curiosity gets him into all kinds of mischief?

  • Curious George
  • Curious Clifford
  • The Monkey in the Hat
  • Curious Jim

Question 90 of 100

A, B, and C were meeting at the top of what type of tree?

  • Coconut
  • Pine
  • Walnut
  • Apple

Question 91 of 100

To avoid a string of never ending requests, never give a mouse what?

  • A cookie
  • A dollar
  • An inch
  • A brownie

Question 92 of 100

What animals steal the peddler's caps while he rests?

  • Monkeys
  • Rabbits
  • Squirrels
  • Birds

Question 93 of 100

Whose pet is Clifford the Big Red Dog?

  • Emily Elizabeth's
  • Amy Anderson's
  • Penny Little's
  • Jamie Johnson's

Question 94 of 100

What is Babar?

  • An elephant
  • A rhinocerous
  • A bear
  • A walrus

Question 95 of 100

Who was not a sister to Peter Rabbit?

  • Hopsy
  • Mopsy
  • Flopsy
  • Cotton-tail

Question 96 of 100

What color was Peter Rabbit's beloved jacket?

  • Blue
  • Red
  • Orange
  • Brown

Question 97 of 100

What lay on a leaf in the light of the moon?

  • An egg
  • An ant
  • A dew drop
  • A flower

Question 98 of 100

In Goodnight Moon, what color is the "great ____ room?"

  • Green
  • Red
  • Blue
  • Yellow

Question 99 of 100

In what forest do Winnie-the-Pooh and friends live?

  • Hundred Acre Wood
  • Thousand Acre Wood
  • Hundred Tree Forest
  • Pooh Corner

Question 100 of 100

Who had a "terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day?"

  • Alexander
  • Winnie
  • Augustus
  • Alexandria

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