Young people know too much these days. That’s what Linda Strachan, Matt Cartney, Cathy MacPhailKirkland Ciccone and Keith Charters found out when they competed in author teams at recent heats of the Kids’ Lit Quiz – the KLQ.


Linda Strachan, award-winning author of Spider, Dead Boy Talking and Don’t Judge Me

There were lots of prizes on the day, but had their been £1 for each time an author said, “How do they know all these things? They weren’t even born when that was published!” the winnings would have be sufficient to keep those authors in coffees/teas for as much as a whole afternoon.


Matt Cartney, author of the Danny Lansing Adventures

Click here to open a new window for the Awfully Big Blog Adventure, where you can read Linda Strachan’s round-up of what the KLQ entails.