Jessica

Jessica

Cambridge University

Liked Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian. Inspired by Gustave Flaubert's Madame Bovary

Nigel

Nigel

Durham University

Liked Brian Jacques' Redwall series. Inspired by D.B.C. Pierre's Vernon God Little

Zoe

Zoe

Oxford University

Liked J.R.R.Tolkein's Lord of the Rings, inspired by Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber

Sam

Sam

Cambridge University

Liked J.K.Rowling's Harry Potter series, especially Goblet of Fire. Inspired by T.S.Eliot's The Waste Land

James

James

Bristol University

Liked Roald Dahl's Danny, Champion of the World

Annabel

Annabel

Durham University

Liked the Doctor Seuss books

Ettie

Ettie

Oxford University

Liked Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince

Greg

Greg

Edinburgh University

Liked Roald Dahl's George's Marvellous Medicine. Inspired by Franz Kafka's The Trial.

Alexandra

Alexandra

Edinburgh University

Liked Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar. Inspired by John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath

Leo

Leo

Leeds University

Liked Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox

Robbie

Robbie

Oxford University

Liked Tolkein's Lord Of The Rings, inspired by Franz Kafka's The Trial

Cat

Cat

Cambridge University

Liked John Burningham's The Avocado Baby, inspired by John Fowles' The Magus

Clara

Clara

Edinburgh University

Liked Nick Arnold's Horrible Science series. Inspired by Primo Levi's The Periodic Table

Samantha

Samantha

Cambridge University

Liked E. B. White's Charlotte's Web

Yolanda

Yolanda

Imperial College, London

Liked Noughts and Crosses by Malorie Blackman. Inspired by Michael Brooks's The Anarchy of Science

Harry

Harry

Oxford University

Liked J.K.Rowling's Harry Potter series, inspired by Vladimir Nabokov's Laughter in the Dark

Sacha

Sacha

Oxford University

Liked Horrible Histories, especially Terry Deary's The Rotten Romans. Inspired by Malcolm Gladwell's Outliers

Harry

Harry

Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Liked A.A.Milne's Winnie the Pooh. Inspired by A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Steven

Steven

Edinburgh University

Liked Brian Jacques' Redwall series. Inspired by Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

Audrey

Audrey

Oxford University

Liked Roald Dahl's The Witches, inspired by William Golding's Lord of the Flies

Nathan

Nathan

Oxford University

Liked Hugh Lofting's Dr Doolittle series

Donal

Donal

Oxford University

Liked The Indian in the Cupboard by Lynne Reid Banks

Cristina

Cristina

University of Seville

Liked Roald Dahl's Matilda, inspired by Mark Haddon's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Persia

Persia

Exeter University

Liked The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams. Inspired by the play Top Girls by Caryl Churchill

Mackenzie

Mackenzie

University of Essex

Liked Philip Pullman's His Dark Materials

Mia

Mia

London School of Economics

Liked The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, inspired by George Orwell's 1984

Chrissy

Chrissy

Leeds University

Liked The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Graham, inspired by Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird

Natasha

Natasha

Manchester University

Liked Beauty & The Beast

Sarah

Sarah

Cambridge University

Liked The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame. Inspired by Gawain and the Green Knight

Anna

Anna

Exeter University

Liked Alanna, Tamora Pierce. Inspired by Professor Robert Winston's work on the mind.

Marianne

Marianne

Imperial College, London

Liked The Hobbit by J.R.R.Tolkein. Inspired by Aldous Huxley's Brave New World

Caroline

Caroline

Cambridge University

Liked Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

Beatrix

Beatrix

Cambridge University

Liked Just William by Richmal Crompton. Inspired by Robert Macfarlane's Mountains of the Mind

Harriet

Harriet

Oxford University

Liked The Dark is Rising sequence by Susan Cooper. Inspired by Zora Neale Hurston's Their Eyes Were Watching God

Adam

Adam

Durham University

Liked The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame. Inspired by Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War

Marie

Marie

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Liked Jean de La Fontaine'sFables. Inspired by Alice Walker's The Color Purple

Ingrid

Ingrid

Cambridge University

Liked The Roman Mysteries series by Caroline Lawrence. Inspired by Seamus Heaney's translation of Beowulf

Tom

Tom

Oxford University

Liked Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A.Milne. Inspired by Kingsley Amis' Lucky Jim

Phoebe

Phoebe

Bath University

Liked The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle. Inspired by A M.Homes's May we be forgiven

Zofia

Zofia

Oxford University

Liked Peter Pan by J.M>Barrie. Inspired by Orlando Figes' Natasha's Dance

Brian

Brian

Manchester University

Liked My Family and Other Animals by Gerald Durrell. Inspired by Franz Kafka's Die Verwandlung

Mat

Mat

Oxford University

Liked His Dark Materials by Philip Pullman. Inspired by George Orwell's Animal Farm

Jess

Jess

Westminster University

Liked Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. Inspired by Maya Angleou's I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

Ami

Ami

Cambridge University

Liked The Land of Green Ginger by Noel Langley. Inspired by Arundhati Roy's The God of Small Things

Josephine

Josephine

Oxford University

Liked Matilda by Roald Dahl. Inspired by Manuel Puig's Kiss of the Spider Woman

Sam

Sam

Oxford University

Liked The Witches by Roald Dahl. Inspired by Iain Bank's The Crow Road

Adam

Adam

Birmingham University

Liked The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame.

Amy

Amy

Oxford University

Liked The Silver Sword by Ian Serraillier.