Monitor quiz: Picture these picture books

There are other famous children's books besides 'Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix,' you know. Read these excerpts and see if you can identify the well-known picture books from which they were taken.

1. George promised to be good. But it is easy for little monkeys to forget.

2. In the great green room there was a telephone and a red balloon and a picture of - the cow jumping over the moon.

3. The policemen held back the traffic so Mrs. Mallard and the ducklings could march across the street, right on into the Public Garden.

4. The very little engine looked up and saw the tears in the dolls' eyes. And she thought of the good little boys and girls on the other side of the mountain.... Then she said, "I think I can. I think I can. I think I can."

5. Now, what can I say when I get home today?... There's nothing to tell of, that won't do, of course.... Just a broken-down wagon that's drawn by a horse. That can't be my story. That's only a start. I'll say that a ZEBRA was pulling that cart!


(1) 'Curious George,' by H.A. Rey, 1941; (2) 'Goodnight Moon,' by Margaret Wise Brown, 1947; (3) 'Make Way for Ducklings,' by Robert McCloskey, 1941; (4) 'The Little Engine That Could,' by Watty Piper, 1930; (5) 'And To Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street,' by Dr. Seuss, 1937.

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