How Well Do You Know Jackie French

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Jacqueline "Jackie" French is an award-winning Australian author who has written over 140 books and has won more than 60 national and international awards. She is considered one of Australia's most popular and awarded children's authors, writing across a number of children's genres including picture books, history, fantasy and historical fiction. Can you name some of Jackie French's books?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why did I first decide to become an author?
    • A. 

      I was in a desperate attempt to earn $106.40 to register my car

    • B. 

      I love reading books...why not!

    • C. 

      I needed to get money to rent a house

    • D. 

      Someone said that I couldn't write :(

  • 2. 
    My middle name is Elizabeth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Which book is nominated to receive: Older Readers Picture Book of the Year 2015?
    • A. 

      Diary of a Wombat

    • B. 

      Flood

    • C. 

      Wombat goes to School

    • D. 

      Fire

  • 4. 
    What is my favourite animal?
  • 5. 
    Who am I married to?
    • A. 

      Steve Irwin

    • B. 

      David Jascal

    • C. 

      Bryan Sullivan

    • D. 

      Nate Connors

  • 6. 
    Who is the illustrator of 'Diary of a Wombat'?
    • A. 

      John Teligrock

    • B. 

      Bruce Whatley

    • C. 

      Daniel Smith

    • D. 

      Guy Parker-Rees

  • 7. 
    Were my parents your major influence?
    • A. 

      Yes they have helped and supported me along the way :)

    • B. 

      No. Wombats were! Wombats are determined animals which made me so determined to write books!

  • 8. 
    What are my top 2 favourite colours? (pick two)
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Purple

  • 9. 
    What was the first book I sold?
  • 10. 
    If I was born in November 1953 I am turning 63 in 2015.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Am I dyslexic?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    What was my favourite Subjects at school?
    • A. 

      English, Art

    • B. 

      English, History

    • C. 

      History, Maths

  • 13. 
    What is my favourite food?
    • A. 

      Cherry Scones

    • B. 

      Tomato Soup

    • C. 

      Pudding

    • D. 

      Double Chocolate Brownies