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Hidden Books Game: What were the 20 books?

Hidden Books Game: What are the 20 books?

 

Our much-loved (and much sworn-at) quiz tested your literary knowledge. And now we're delighted to reveal the answers (and the lucky winners!).

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How well do you know your English kings and queens?

How well do you know your English kings and queens?

 

Think you know the kings and queens of England? We invited David Mitchell, author of Unruly, to test your knowledge of English monarchs.

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How well do you know British mythology?

How well do you know British mythology?

 

From Merlin to the Mabinogion, we invited Sophie Keetch, author of Morgan Is My Name, to test your knowledge of Arthurian legends.

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How well do you know crime fiction?

How well do you know crime fiction?

 

We invited powerhouse author Elly Griffiths to test your knowledge of everything from Nicci French to canine sidekicks.

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How much do you remember about the 1990s?

How much do you remember about the 90s?

 

Set in 1994, Simon James Green's Boy Like Me is a love letter to a decade awash with Crispy Pancakes, Britpop, and Gladiators on Saturday night TV. Think you're up to speed with 90s culture? 

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Hidden Books Game

Can you guess all 20 books in the Hidden Books Game?

 

Guess the book titles in our insanely popular and fiendishly difficult Hidden Books Games.

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Which iconic 1980s soundtrack are you?

Which iconic 80s soundtrack are you?

 

Rachel Dawson's Neon Roses is a lesbian coming-of-age love story with a cracking 80s soundtrack. Which iconic soundtrack most fits your sparkling personality?

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How well do you remember the 1970s?

How well do you remember the 70s?

 

Take our retro quiz inspired by Helen Fisher's Space Hopper – an uplifting, nostalgic novel set in the 1970s.

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How much do you know about how the brain works?

How much do you know about the brain?

 

Test your knowledge of how the human brain works with this fun quiz written by neuroscientist Dr Julia Ravey, author of Braintenance.

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What kind of Hidden Books Game player are you?

What kind of Hidden Books Game player are you?

 

The Hidden Books Game bamboozles thousands of readers every year. But what kind of player are you?

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All aboard for the Murder on the Christmas Express festive quiz!

How much do you know about Christmas?

 

Alexandra Benedict – author of the festive whodunit, Murder on the Christmas Express – has joined us to quiz you on everything from Christmas stories to famous reindeer.

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How good are you at tree-spotting?

How good are you at tree-spotting?

 

Take our quiz by Ros and Nell Bennett, author and illustrator of Tree-spotting: A Simple Guide to Britain's Trees, to test your knowledge.

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How well do you know Roald Dahl?

How well do you know Roald Dahl?

What kind of booklover are you?
 

Test your knowledge of this beloved children's author with this quiz written by Matthew Dennison, author of Teller of the Unexpected: The Life of Roald Dahl.

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How well do you really know history?

How well do you really know history?

 

Play our quiz – can you spot the real history or the fake? – written by Otto English, author of Fake History: Ten Great Lies and How They Shaped.

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25 years of World Book Day

25 years of World Book Day - play the quiz!

 

National Book Tokens is proud to have sponsored World Book Day for 25 years. To celebrate their big birthday, we've created a quiz about World Book Day books past and present.

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How well do you know the Regency era?

How well do you know the Regency era?

 

Take our quiz to find how well you know Georgette Heyer's Regency romance novels. 

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Which Mr. Men or Little Miss character are you?

Which Mr. Men or Little Miss character are you?

 

Are you clumsy or cranky? Do you spend the weekend dancing, or getting into trouble? Discover your inner Mr. Men Little Miss personality.

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What's your book choosing style?

What's your book choosing style?

Quiz: what's your book choosing style?
 

Do you like the comfort of familiar characters, or do you enjoy challenging yourself to read new voices and stories?

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How much do you know about Greek mythology?

How much do you know about Greek mythology?

What kind of booklover are you?
 

Booker Prize-winning author Pat Barker quizzes you on the Trojan War. 

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Play the Book Island Challenge

Play the Book Island Challenge for junior bookworms

 

Help young readers guess which book characters live on the islands in our fun games.

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Are you word perfect?

Are you word perfect? Match the words to their meaning!

What kind of booklover are you?
 

Countdown's Susie Dent has joined us to test your knowledge of the English language.

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How much do you know about the Golden Age of Detective Fiction?

How much do you know about detective fiction?

What kind of booklover are you?
 

Alex Pavesi, the author of Eight Detectives, joins us to quiz you on the Golden Age of Crime – are you an amateur sleuth or a regular Poirot?

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How much do you know about 18th century LGBTQ+ lit?

How much do you know about LGBTQ+ lit?

What kind of booklover are you?
 

Neil Blackmore, the author of The Intoxicating Mr. Lavelle, joins us to teach you a thing or two about 18th century LGBTQ+ literature – and you can test your knowledge in his quiz!

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What kind of booklover are you?

What kind of booklover are you?

What kind of booklover are you?
 

Do you love piles of books around the house? Can't stand cracked spines? Take our quiz to find out what kind of reader you are!

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What's your holiday reading style?

What's your holiday reading style?

10 locations in children's books
 

Take our fun quiz to find out what type of book matches your holiday style, from the relaxed reader to the trend-spotter.

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Find the missing book titles

Help us find the missing book titles

 

Our bookshelves have fallen down and we've lost some of our books titles! Can you help us find the missing words?

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10 locations in children's books

10 locations in children's books – guess them all!

10 locations in children's books
 

From Hogsmead to Treasure Island, take our fun quiz on 10 locations in children's literature.

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Guess the famous book characters

Guess the famous book characters

Guess the famous book characters
 

Jay Gatsby or Ron Weasley? Can you guess the popular characters from their National Book Tokens?

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20 years of World Book Day

20 questions for 20 years of World Book Day

 

Play our quiz feauring 20 questions about 20 World Book Day authors to celebrate 20 years.

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Calling all junior bookworms!

Calling all junior bookworms!

Guess which characters live on the islands in our Book Island Challenges.

Book Island Challenge
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