Battle of the books


The Battle of the Books is a way to get The Regent School pupils to read a variety of books and learn to comprehend what they are reading. It is a way the Librarians wish to promote recreational reading in the school.

The programme is a "quiz" type of game in which house teams try to answer ques based on plots, settings, characters, titles and authors.

Participating pupils are given several weeks to read the 15 books selected by the Librarians and to choose house representatives by quizzing each other on the books they have read.
Whole school Battle of the Books will take place during Book Week.

List of Books

Lower Primary Upper Primary
Hansel and Gretel by Ladybird  Fantastic Mr Fox by Roald Dahl
The woman who won things by Allan Ahlberg The Worry Website by Jacqueline Wilson
Flat Stanley by Jeff Brown Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters by John Steptoe
Cliffhanger by Jacqueline Wilson Spring- Heeled Jack by Philip Pullman
The Wizard of Oz by Frank Baum The Hobbit by JRR Tolkien
Marvellous Magical Stories by Elizabeth Holland Paddington Races Ahead by Michael Bond
The Great Big Enormous Turnip by Alexei Tolstoy Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl The Hound of the Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Smartest Giant in Town by Julia Donaldson The Forbidden Library by Django Wexler
The Finger Eater by Dick King-Smith An Elephant in the Garden by Michael Morpurg
The Minpins by Roald Dahl Third Year at Malory Towers by Enid Blyton
An Alien Ate my Breakfast by Eric Brown The Clumsies make a mess of the school by Sorrel Anderson
Cool by Michael Morpurgo Necroplois by Anthony Horowitz
A Footballer called Flip by Ian Whybrow The Thief Lord by Cornelia Funke
The Hodgeheg by Dick King-Smith The Moon of Gomrath By Alan Garner