#1. Would you like to take part in our Christmas Quiz?
#2. This story first published in 1845 is set in a dark alley on New Years. The main character dies but the ending is said to be happy. What famous Christmas short story is this?
#3. After he made them some clothes they never returned again, but his failing business prospered. Which 1812 tale is this?
Wrong! 😭 The answer was The Elves and the Shoe Maker by The Brothers Grimm.
#4. This Christmas classic is found in 'Granny's Wonderful Chair', what story is it?
Wrong! 😭 The answer was The Christmas Cuckoo by Frances Brown.
#5. In 1888 Oscar Wilde wrote this story about a place children play on their way home from school, what story is it?
Wrong! 😭 The answer was The Selfish Giant.
#6. Marie Stahlbaum's toys’ comes alive in this 1816 story, what Christmas story is it?
Wrong! 😭 The answer was The Nutcracker and the Mouse King by E. T. A. Hoffmann.
#7. This 1843 publication made famous the phrase "Merry Christmas" what famous story was it from?
Wrong! 😭 The answer was A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.
#8. This long short story could almost be a Novella it has a gloomy title and gritty Christmas theme. What is this Irish story?
Wrong! 😭 The answer was The Dead by James Joyce.
#9. In 1978 this story was only in pictures, what is it?
Wrong! 😭 The answer was The Snowman by Raymond Brigg.
#10. Delivering 'a pearl of great price' makes the main character late for the caravan. What is this 1895 story?
Wrong! 😭 The answer was The Other Wise Man by Henry Van Dyke.
#11. This story is in the form of a letter from The Man in the Moon. Written in 1875 what was it?
Wrong! 😭 The answer was A letter from Santa Claus by Mark Twain written to his three year old daughter in response to a letter she wrote to Santa Claus herself.
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