Book Quiz! Famous First Words.

Book Quiz! Famous First Words.

Do you know which books these famous opening lines are from?


Book 1

It’s a funny thing about mothers and fathers. Even when their own child is the most disgusting little blister you could ever imagine, they still think that he or she is wonderful.

Book 2

Mr and Mrs Dursley, of number four Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.

Book 3

If you went too near the edge of the chalk-pit the ground would give way. Barney had been told this often enough.

Book 4

Miss Cackle’s Academy for Witches stood at the top of a high mountain surrounded by a pine forest.

Reveal the answers below

Book 1.


by Roald Dahl

Book 2.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone

by J.K. Rowling

Book 3.

Stig of the Dump

by Clive King

Book 4.

The Worst Witch

by Jill Murphy