QUIZ: Can You Identify These Quotes from Legendary Children’s Books?


Children’s books hold a special place in our hearts, taking us back to the innocence and magic of our childhoods. Many of these books contain memorable lines that have left a lasting impact on readers across generations. But how well do you know these famous children’s books and their memorable quotes? Test your knowledge with this fun quiz!

Question 1:

“In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines, lived twelve little girls in two straight lines.”

  1. The Secret Garden
  2. Charlotte’s Web
  3. Madeline

Question 2:

“I meant what I said and I said what I meant.”

  1. The Cat in the Hat
  2. Horton Hears a Who!
  3. Where the Wild Things Are

Question 3:

“‘I don’t understand it any more than you do,’ said the Dodo, ‘but if everybody minded her ownbusiness, the world would go around a deal faster than it does.'”

  1. The Wizard of Oz
  2. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
  3. The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Question 4:

“Some say that during the time the animals had these pearls, they were afraid of nothing.”

  1. Bridge to Terabithia
  2. Treasure Island
  3. The Tale of Despereaux

Question 5:

“For what you see and hear depends a good deal on where you are standing.”

  1. The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe
  2. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  3. Little House on the Prairie


1: C – Madeline by Ludwig Bemelmans

2: B – Horton Hears a Who! by Dr. Seuss

3: B – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

4: C – The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

5: A – The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis


So, how well did you do in identifying these famous quotes from legendary children’s books? Regardless of your score, it’s always fun to reminisce about the stories that shaped our childhoods. Why not revisit these classic tales and share them with a new generation? The magic and wisdom found within these pages will never grow old.

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