Kirklees World Book Day Quiz

We held our 6th annual Kirklees World Book Day Quiz at Huddersfield Town Hall on 20 March 2018. All mini-quizzers represented their schools with pride.

Who took part?

43 teams of Year 5, 6 and 7 pupils from 27 local schools took part in an afternoon of excitement and reading fun.

Popular poet and storyteller Conrad Burdekin was the guest quizmaster and entertained teams parents and school staff between rounds.

Who were the winners?

Coming in first place for the 4th year in a row, was Birkby Junior School, in 2nd place was Hopton Primary School and 3rd place was St Patricks Catholic Primary School from Huddersfield.

What was the quiz about?

Questions were based on a reading list of twenty books, ranging from Because of Winn-Dixie (Kate di Camillo) to The Firework Maker’s Daughter (Philip Pullman)

More information

Quiz organisers Kirklees Schools Library Service – booksplus, are already planning ahead for the 7th annual World Book Day Quiz in March 2019.

Walker Books sponsored the event and provided book prizes for the day.

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