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World Book Day Winners

WORLD BOOK DAY 2012

Summarise a book in 10 WORDS competition

World Book Day Staff Entries

The winner = Mrs Dolman

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

“Miser meets phantom, views past short-comings; faces future failures; reforms.”

The runner up = Mr Foston

The Bible

“Start – leave – legislate – chronicle – mystify – communicate – reveal. Life ever after?”

Mrs Wishart – Endurance by Alfred Lansing

“Incredibly brave men who faced challenges beyond imagination and survived.”

Mr Sampson – Mud, Sweat and Tears (Bear Grylls)

“Life is all about the living. I am smiling!”

Mrs HillRomeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

“Love at first sight for young couple from opposing families.”

Mr HampThe Call of the Wild, Jack London

“Large hound recalls and responds to ancient sound of wilderness.”

Mr CorbettThe Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

“Man stands up for workers’ rights – idiots side with bosses.”

Mrs DibbThe BFG, by Roald Dahl

“A whizzpoppingly awesome adventure between large/ small, good/ bad.”

Mrs WilliamsBirdsong by Sebastian Faulkes

“Man finds and loses love, fights war, survives – happy ending.”

Mr DerbyFantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl

“Three nasty farmers, a fantastic fox. A race against time!”

Mrs MusgroveTess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

“Tess lives on a blighted star, suffering and sorrow abound.”

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