Win Your Child's Height in Books Facebook competition winner!

Our Facebook competition “Win Your Child’s Height in Books” is now over. The competition was a huge success, with a staggering 1695 entries.

The correct answers can be found below:


       Quote: You have been my friend. That in itself is a tremendous thing.

       Answer: Charlotte's Web by EB White


       Quote: You’re mad, bonkers, completely off your head. But I’ll tell you a secret. All the best people are.

       Answer: Alice in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll


       Quote: A person’s a person, no matter how small.

       Answer: Horton Hears a Who by Dr Seuss


       Quote: Courage, dear heart.

       Answer: Voyage of the Dawn Trader, C S Lewis


       Quote: If you want to live to be 100, I want to live to be 100 minus one day, so I never have to live without you.

       Answer: Pooh's Little Instruction Book by AA Milne and Joan Powers


       Quote: It doesn’t matter who you are or what you look like, so long as somebody loves you.

       Answer: The Witches by Roald Dahl


       Quote: To live would be an awfully big adventure.

       Answer: This one was so tough that even we got it wrong! Well done to those of you who noticed that this quote was from the 1991 film Hook, and not from Peter Pan by J M Barrie


       Quote: When someone is crying, of course, the noble thing to do is to comfort them. But if someone is trying to hide their tears, it may also be noble to pretend you do not notice them.

       Answer: Horseradish by Lemony Snicket


       Quote: Working hard is important. But there is something that matters even more. Believing in yourself.

       Answer: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling

The lucky winner is 4 year-old Grace, pictured below with 104cm worth of books, her mum and our very own relationship manager Nathan.

We would also like to give a special thanks to Waterstones in Bury for helping us picking a suitable selection of books.

Enjoy the read Grace!