Competition: Win a Hamper of Children’s Titles

We have compiled a beautiful hamper of children’s books, which includes some of the biggest names in children’s literature, such as Michael Morpurgo, Anne Fine and Dick King-Smith. The hamper includes:

This is ideal for kids under twelve, and will make a stunning gift. To win this hamper, simply answer the following question in the comments thread before 10am on the 20th of February. The winner will be chosen at random.

Question: Name one famous children’s author, living or not.  

Good luck!

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325 Responses to “Competition: Win a Hamper of Children’s Titles”

  1. Fiona Pullen says:

    Dr Suess

  2. Svetlana says:

    Alan Alexander Milne

  3. Michelle van Jaarsveld says:

    Roald Dahl

  4. Melenie says:

    Dick King Smith
    Roal Dahl

  5. Paul Hanekom says:

    Dick King-Smith

  6. Paula Medronho says:

    I always loved Roald Dahl!

  7. Natasha says:

    Beatrix Potter

  8. reshika singh says:

    Roald Dahl

  9. Shatho Mandevu says:

    Enid Blyton

  10. Reinette Wright says:

    Roald Dahl

  11. Lucinda Katzen says:

    Dick King-Smith

  12. Anne Donaldson says:

    Anne Fine

  13. Tamryn Booysen says:

    Roal Dahl

  14. Stacey says:

    Roald Dahl! One of my literary heroes.

  15. Michelle says:

    Ronald Dahl & Dick King Smith

  16. Jill says:

    Hans Christian Andersen

  17. Patricia Worsley says:

    Marcia Brown

  18. Nadriska says:

    Roald Dhal

  19. Amanda Maswanganye says:

    Hans Christian Andersen

  20. Desiree Sorrill says:

    Roal Dahl

  21. Vanessa Macfarlane says:

    Enid Blyton

  22. Tracy says:

    Roald Dahl

  23. Tracy says:

    Beatrix Potter

  24. Louise de Ru says:

    Hans Christian Andersen

  25. Leigh Brigando says:

    Enid Blyton

  26. Sean Fraser says:

    Gcina Mhlope

  27. Christine Phillips says:

    Enid Blyton

  28. SANDY PHILLIPS says:

    ANNE FINE
    ROAL DAHL

  29. matimu jele says:

    Diane Zahler

  30. Fem Shaik says:

    Roald Dahl

  31. Brian Mason says:

    Christopher Paolini

  32. Casey says:

    Roald Dahl

  33. liezel says:

    Roal dahl

  34. C Paikin says:

    Enid Blyton

  35. Renate says:

    Enid Blyton

  36. Linda says:

    Julia Donaldson

  37. Anisa P says:

    Enid Blyton

  38. carol says:

    has to be C.S. Lewiss – Lion, The Witch and the Wardrope as a child it got me hooked on reading! and now it is bed time stories for my children

  39. farzana says:

    Eric Carle.

  40. Jennifer Callaghan says:

    Enid Blyton

  41. Karien Hurter says:

    Dr. Seuss

  42. Fiona says:

    Roald Dahl, the Brothers Grimm, Dodie Smith

  43. Celeste Gottwald says:

    Enid Blyton

  44. Siya Majola says:

    Mark Twain

  45. Celeste Gottwald says:

    Lewis Caroll

  46. Bianca van Antwerpen says:

    Daisy Meadows

  47. Shaida Shaik says:

    Dr Seuss

  48. Carol Johnson-Newham says:

    C S Lewis

  49. Ronelle beukes says:

    Antoine de Saint Exupery

  50. Elize says:

    Verna Vels, Enid Blyton, Topsy Smith, Grimm

  51. Roselie says:

    Enid Blyton

  52. Kirsten says:

    Dr. Seuss – Theodor Seuss Geisel

  53. Stephen Embleton says:

    Lewis Carroll

  54. M W iehahn says:

    Dick King-Smith

  55. Anne says:

    Dr Seuss (My personal favourite)

  56. Sumayya says:

    CS Lewis
    Dr Seuss
    Roald Dahl

  57. Coleen Eva says:

    Ann Donegan Johnson

  58. Pat Shoebridge says:

    Dr Seyss

  59. Denise Gordon says:

    ENID BLYTON

  60. ANGIE PHILLIPS says:

    ENID BLYTON

  61. Tammy says:

    Beatrix Potter

  62. Abbi schutte says:

    J.K Rowling

  63. Righardt Schutte says:

    Madonnna

  64. Deborah says:

    Enid Blyton

  65. Carol Brown says:

    Enid Blyton

  66. Lauren Gardner says:

    Enid Blyton

  67. Renee Venter says:

    Enid Blyton

  68. Johann says:

    Roald Dahl

  69. Jerusha Behari says:

    Diana Wynne Jones

  70. Hesma van Tonder says:

    Daisy Meadows

  71. Sandra smith says:

    Dr Suess.

  72. Carl Drimmie says:

    Enid Blyton

  73. Carla says:

    Theodor Seuss Geisel (aka Dr Seuss)

  74. Rowena says:

    C.S Lewis

  75. Helen Paice says:

    Beatrix Potter

  76. Alisa Inder says:

    Michael Bond for The Paddington Bear series.

  77. Claudia says:

    Enid Blyton

  78. Sofiya Pather says:

    Francesca Simon

  79. Tara Lechanteur says:

    J. M. Barrie who wrote Peter Pan

  80. R Risch says:

    Beatrix Potter

  81. Sara says:

    Roald Dahl
    Enid Blyton
    JK Rowling

  82. Nicole Weier says:

    C.s Lewis
    Charles Dickens

  83. Sarah Cohen says:

    Roald Dahl

  84. Dawn Adam says:

    Andy Stanton

  85. Chantal Morton says:

    Enid Blyton

  86. Ryan Oosthuizen says:

    Julia Donaldson – my 6 year old daughter’s favourite!

  87. Sarah Jobling says:

    Eleanor Farjeon – The Glass Slipper

  88. Kaye Cox says:

    Willard Price

  89. Sarah Jobling says:

    Di Stewart

  90. Sarah Jobling says:

    Charles Dickens

  91. Nielen says:

    Enid Blyton

  92. Sarah Jobling says:

    Hans Christian Andersen

  93. Sarah Jobling says:

    JK Rowling

  94. Sarah Jobling says:

    Louisa May Alcott

  95. Sarah Jobling says:

    AA Milne

  96. Sarah Jobling says:

    Mark Twain

  97. Sarah Jobling says:

    James M Barrie

  98. Sarah Jobling says:

    Judy Blume

  99. Paddy Smith says:

    Michelle Paver

  100. Sarah Jobling says:

    Antoine de Saint Exupery

  101. Cherezaan says:

    Roald dahl for the win :)

  102. Frances Smith says:

    Beatrix Potter

  103. Linnet Crow says:

    Enid Blyton

  104. Anandi Ferreira says:

    Roald Dahl

  105. Angela Phillips says:

    Quentin Blake and Roald Dahl

  106. Kim Baiter says:

    Helen Cooper

  107. Lucille Parkins says:

    Enid Blyton

  108. Grant Laret says:

    Enid Blyton

  109. Clifford says:

    Roald Dahl most definitely

  110. Natasha Knipe says:

    Roald Dahl

  111. lauren allott says:

    Munro Leaf

  112. Amanda de Wit says:

    Roald Dahl

  113. casey sukdeo says:

    Cs lewis

  114. Bridget Bentley says:

    Aesop the fable writer (Greek writer from 5th Century BC)

  115. Bridget Bentley says:

    Hans Christian Andersen

  116. Bridget Bentley says:

    Michael Bond (Paddington Bear)

  117. Bridget Bentley says:

    Frances Hodgson Burnett (The Secret Garden)

  118. Bridget Bentley says:

    Eric Carle (The Very Hungry Caterpillar)

  119. Bridget Bentley says:

    C.S. Lewis (Chronicles of Narnia)

  120. Bridget Bentley says:

    A.A. Milne

  121. Bridget Bentley says:

    Anna Sewell (Black Beauty)

  122. Yogana Reddy says:

    Enid Blyton

  123. Dinesh says:

    Julia Donaldson

  124. William says:

    Ian Fleming

  125. Geneye Starling says:

    Roald Dahl

  126. Ananda says:

    Beatrix Potter

  127. Carol Johnson-Newham says:

    Kenneth Grahame “The Wind in the Willows”:

  128. Brian says:

    Enid Blyton

  129. Tessa Silberbauer says:

    Diana Wynne Jones

  130. Vida Waldeck says:

    Lynn Reid Banks

  131. Pats Sampson says:

    Astrid Lindgren – Pippi Longstocking famous in Sweden anyway!

  132. Nikita McCreanor says:

    Dick King-Smith

  133. Mujeeb Lambarey says:

    Franklin W. Dixon

  134. Gordon Moodley says:

    Roald Dahl

  135. Chantal Christopher says:

    Roald Dahl

  136. Subashini Inderjeeth says:

    Hans Christian Anderson

  137. Jeff Kinney – had most certainly got boys reading now ….

  138. nolene says:

    Enid Blyton.

  139. Nicole Stroebel says:

    Roald Dahl

  140. Rosemary Joynt says:

    Michael Morpurgo

  141. Belinda says:

    CS Lewis

  142. Belinda says:

    Francine Rivers

  143. Michael Hughes says:

    Dr. Suess

  144. Shuia Hamilton says:

    Roger Hargreaves

  145. Rita deCanha says:

    Antoine de Saint-Exupery
    J.K. Rowling
    Louisa May Alcott
    E. B.White

  146. Helen Laurence says:

    Enid Blyton

  147. Miss Schmidt says:

    Astrid Lindgren

  148. Annamarie du Preez says:

    J.M. Barrie

  149. Annamarie du Preez says:

    Paul Biegel

  150. Annamarie du Preez says:

    Verna Vels

  151. Annamarie du Preez says:

    Remy Charlip

  152. Brenda Meiring says:

    Enid Blyton

  153. Salochana Naidoo says:

    Beatrix Potter

  154. Roanne Naidoo says:

    Franklin W Dixon

  155. Tharishia Naidoo says:

    Enid Blyton

  156. Pertunia Mei says:

    Anne Fine

  157. Teresa James says:

    Michael Morpurgo

  158. Sarah dB says:

    Elisabeth Beresford

  159. Sarah dB says:

    Michael Bond

  160. Sheena says:

    Jean de Brunhoff

  161. Amy-May Laridon says:

    Roald Dahl

  162. Moira Grace S says:

    Theodor Seuss Geisel ( better known as dr Seuss)

  163. Malinda says:

    Beatrix Potter

  164. Mariaan says:

    Roald Dahl!

  165. Mariaan says:

    Roald Dahl

  166. Michelle Gross says:

    Enid Blyton!

  167. Catherine Jordan says:

    Dr Seuss

  168. Gabriel says:

    C.S. Lewis

  169. Leanne Nezar says:

    Roald Dahl

  170. Alda Smith says:

    JK Rowling

  171. Jenna Barlow says:

    JK Rowling

  172. Farzanah says:

    Enid Blyton

  173. Samantha Isaacs says:

    Roald Dahl

  174. la'eeqah sylvester says:

    Eric Carle

  175. Maxie du Plessis says:

    roald dahl

  176. Martienette Jansen says:

    E.B. White (Elwyn Brooks White) – Charlotte’s Web

  177. Jay govender says:

    Roald dahl

  178. Jeanette Moote says:

    Beatrix Potter

  179. anusha naidoo says:

    Roald Dahl

  180. Liezl Hefer says:

    Roald Dahl

  181. Jacqui says:

    Diane Zahler

  182. Shakira says:

    Enid Blyton

  183. Hildi says:

    Dr. Seuss

  184. Kim Mari says:

    Dick King- Smith

  185. Natisha Govender says:

    Roald Dahl

  186. larissa says:

    Enid Blyton. My favourite kids author by far!

  187. Lindsay Schreiber says:

    Beatrix Potter

  188. M Mc Grath says:

    Roald Dahl

  189. Vanessa Moodley says:

    J.K. Rowling – arguably books loved by everyone, but definitely created with children in mind!

  190. Bea Venter says:

    Hans Christian Andersen

  191. Raj Govan says:

    Dick King-Smith

  192. Nadia Sedien says:

    Dr Seuss

  193. Leanne Banks says:

    Enid Blyton

  194. Angela Meadon says:

    Roald Dahl

  195. clare blackbeard says:

    J.K Rowling

  196. Tanya B says:

    Anne Fine

  197. Rhonwen Maslen says:

    JK Rowling- love Harry Potter!

  198. Ruth says:

    Beatrix Potter

  199. Yash says:

    Phillipa Pearce

  200. Beth le Roux says:

    Enid Blyton

  201. Andre Bruton says:

    Enid Blyton – Kids love it when I read to them at night

  202. Yoko says:

    Dr. Seuss

  203. Margo Davies says:

    J.K. Rowling

  204. celeste olivier says:

    Roald Dahl

  205. cupcakemummy says:

    I asked my 3 year old to bring me his favorite book and he replied his mummy’s stories :)
    so I might not be famous but that sure made me feel it.

  206. Sunette M says:

    Beatrix Potter

  207. Melody Kerchhoff says:

    Verna Vels

  208. Carla van Tonder says:

    Michael Ende

  209. Victoria Pollet says:

    Enid Blyton – I loved all her books as child

  210. florence hlatshwayo says:

    Janey Louise Jones

  211. Cristina Dos Santos Walters says:

    Enid Blyton

  212. Lucretia Splinters says:

    Enid Blyton!
    I loved her books as a child :)

  213. Fowzia Jassat says:

    Enid Blyton

  214. Peter Davies says:

    Roadl Dahl

  215. Barry Greenland says:

    A. A. Milne (Alan Alexander Milne)

  216. Peter Davies says:

    Willard Price….his Adventure series got me into reading

  217. Peter Davies says:

    Franklin W Dixon….loved the Hardy Boys series

  218. Gabi Morris :) says:

    Roald Dahl
    Enid Blyton
    Dr Seuss
    Jaqueline Wilson
    Dick King-Smith
    JK Rowling
    AA Milne
    Beatrix Potter

  219. Cathy Badenhorst says:

    Beatrix Potter

  220. Celeste Gottwald says:

    Rudyard Kipling

  221. Raj Govan says:

    Enid Blyton

  222. Tinyiko Mathebula says:

    Shel Silverstein

  223. Kirsten Burisch says:

    Enid Blyton

  224. Megan Arnold says:

    Dick King-Smith

  225. Annora Cloete says:

    Enid Blyton

  226. faima says:

    Enid Blyton

  227. Marie du Plooy says:

    Enid Blyton

  228. Terry Douglas says:

    C S Lewis

  229. kauthar says:

    Enid Blyton, the brothers Grimm,Beatrix Potter and Carolyn Keene

  230. Heleen says:

    Dr Seuss

  231. Kobie says:

    Beatrix Potter

  232. allison hardwich says:

    ERIC CARLE

  233. Tidi Dibotelo says:

    Enid Blyton

  234. Leanne VR says:

    Roald Dahl

  235. Norma Read says:

    Lewis Carroll
    Diana Wynne-Jones
    Monica Edwards

  236. Jan says:

    Enid blighton

  237. Tracy Nel says:

    Dick King-Smith

  238. Shane Ward says:

    Willard Price

  239. Busisiwe Khumalo says:

    CS Lewis :-)

  240. Busisiwe Khumalo says:

    CS Lewis

  241. ali says:

    Roald Dahl

  242. keren zwick says:

    Judy Blume

  243. Alison Stubbs says:

    Enid Blyton

  244. Louise Polders says:

    Enid Blyton

  245. Debbie Welman says:

    Enid Blyton – who can possibly compare.

  246. fatima says:

    Enid Blyton
    J K Rowling

  247. Mike Currin says:

    Enid Blyton

  248. Kaylee Bremner says:

    beatrix potter (0:

  249. Ayesha says:

    Judy Blume

  250. Wendy Foster says:

    Dr Seuss and Hans Christian Andersen

  251. Tanya Bijker says:

    Roald Dahl

  252. Suzanne Kunz says:

    Enid Blyton

  253. Linda Aereboe says:

    Enid Blyton

  254. Enid currin says:

    JK Rowling

  255. Annelise Singh says:

    Dr Seuss – one of my son’s favourites!

  256. Cristina Catalano says:

    Beatrix Potter

  257. Nicky Cooper says:

    HANS CHRISTIAN ANDERSON
    ELIZABETH BERESFORD
    STAN AND JAN BERENSTEIN

  258. Paddy Smith says:

    Why so many dead entries. Surely we can be more creative than this.

  259. Aneesa says:

    Enid Blyton

  260. tiffany says:

    Enid blyton

  261. Delfina De Faria says:

    Enid Blyton

  262. Aneesa says:

    Franklin W Dixon

  263. Hazel Holly says:

    Roald Dahl

  264. Valerie Pole says:

    Johanna Spiri (Heidi)

  265. annemarie says:

    Anne Fine

  266. Paul Coetzer says:

    Enid Blyton

  267. Nastassja Loots says:

    Michael Morpurgo

  268. Lana v Dyk says:

    Keep it local. Verna Vels was my favourite author as a kid!

  269. annemarie says:

    J.K Rowling

  270. Margie Groom says:

    Rick Riordan

  271. Anandie says:

    JM Barrie for Peter Pan

  272. Isabella Meyer says:

    C.S. Lewis

  273. Anje says:

    Madonna

  274. Amorie says:

    Piet Grobler

  275. Amy Groves says:

    Enid Blyton

  276. Gwen says:

    Roald Dahl

  277. Fahmeeda Zalgaonker says:

    Kevin Henkes

  278. casey sukdeo says:

    Roald dahl

  279. Sandy Colloty says:

    Roald Dahl

  280. Pee Es says:

    Roald Dahl

  281. Ashishta Gokhul says:

    <3 Roald Dahl
    Beatrix Potter
    Enid Blyton <3
    My childhood favourites :)

  282. Ashishta Gokhul says:

    <3 Roald Dahl <3

  283. Ashishta Gokhul says:

    <3 Enid Blyton <3

  284. Ashishta Gokhul says:

    <3 Beatrix Potter <3

  285. Tracy says:

    Enid Blyton

  286. Lynn Fordred says:

    A A Milne – Winnie the Pooh rules!

  287. Johann Muller says:

    Beatrix Potter

  288. Lana Faulmann says:

    Dr.Seuss

  289. Louise says:

    Enid Blyton

  290. Rouxle says:

    Francine Pascal! Remember Sweet Valley kids, twins and friends, high school university! :)

  291. Diane Loiuw says:

    Enid Blyton
    Beatrix Potter
    Anne Fine

  292. Loretta says:

    Louisa May Alcott

  293. Marie Atkinson says:

    C.S. Lewis

  294. Nikki Calabrese-McLeod says:

    Enid Blyton