Quiz: Can you judge these books by their covers?

May 9, 2018

Here are ten well-known New Zealand children's books. But can you recognise them from just a small part of their covers? Advanced readers, try to get the authors, illustrators and publishers, too! Answers are at the bottom of the page.

 

 

 

1. What book cover is this detail from?

 

 

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9. What book cover is this detail from?

 

 

10. What book cover is this detail from?

 

 

 

 

Answers

 

1. Old Huhu by Kyle Mewburn and illustrated by Rachel Driscoll. Published by Scholastic NZ

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2. Down the Back of the Chair by Margaret Mahy and illustrated by Polly Dunbar. Published by Frances Lincoln.

 

3. Barnaby Bennett by Hannah Rainforth and illustrated by Ali Teo. Published by Huia.

 

4. The 10PM Question by Kate De Goldi. Published by Longacre.

 

5. The Boring Book by Vasanti Unka. Published by Penguin NZ.

 

 

6. The Duck in the Gun by Joy Cowley and illustrated by Robyn Belton. Published by Walker.

 

7. If I Was a Banana by Alexandra Tylee and illustrated by Kieran Rynhart. Published by Gecko Press.

 

8. Piano Rock by Gavin Bishop. Published by Random House NZ.

 

9. The Travelling Restaurant by Barbara Else (with illustrations by Sam Broad). Published by Gecko Press.

 

10. The Animal Undie Ball by Ruth Paul. Published by Scholastic NZ.

 

 

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