Magazine article NATE Classroom

Classroom Quiz Page: Summer Quiz 2010

Magazine article NATE Classroom

Classroom Quiz Page: Summer Quiz 2010

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Random House novels prize!

The price this time is a class set of books chosen from this selection of recently published titles from Random House Children's Books. The winner could choose 30 copies of a single title or have a selection for group or individual readers.


Send your answers to or by post to 'Classroom quiz', NATE, 50 Broadfield Road, Sheffield, S8 OXJ Don't forget to include your name and postal address, email and telephone number if possible. Teams are welcome! A winner will be drawn at random from all entries with the most correct answers and the results will be posted on NATE homepage ( by 31 August 2010.

A little touch of magic

A spellbinding quiz ...

Below are listed eleven spells and each is linked to a particular fantasy story. Can you match the spell to the initials of that book, and then identify the initials of the missing story?

TSITS          A spell to make glass disappear and
               chessmen to come alive
TPPOH          A spell to make oneself invisible and to
               speak with dragons
HPATPS         A spell to make it winter but never Christmas
PP             A spell to attract undesirable rodents and
               small children
CCBB           A spell to make a part of the body grow to
               enormous size
TH             A spell to make a vehicle of the land travel
               by sea and by air
TWOO           A spell to make the fruits of the tree and the
               creatures of the earth grow to enormous size
JATGP          A spell to make stone grip steel--or not. … 
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