Statistics for First Lines of Children's Books

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First LineBook% Correct
All children, except one, grow up.Peter Pan - J.M. Barrie
Mr. and Mrs. Dursley, of number four Privet Drive, were proud to say that they were perfectly normal, thank you very much.Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone - J.K. Rowling
Christmas won't be Christmas without any presents, grumbled Jo, lying on the rug.Little Women - Louisa May Alcott
The night Max wore his wolf suit and made mischief of one kind and another his mother called him...Where the Wild Things Are - Maurice Sendak
First of all, let me get something straight: this is a JOURNAL, not a diary.Diary of a Wimpy Kid - Jeff Kinney
In an old house in Paris that was covered with vines lived twelve little girls in two straight lines.Madeline - Ludwig Bemelmans
I am Emily Elizabeth, and I have a dog.Clifford the Big Red Dog - Norman Bridwell
Once there was a tree, and she loved a little boy.The Giving Tree - Shel Silverstein
In the light of the moon, a little egg lay on a leaf.The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Eric Carle
Chug, chug, chug. Puff, puff, puff. Ding-dong, ding-dong.The Little Engine That Could - Watty Piper
If you are interested in stories with happy endings, you would be better off reading some other book.The Bad Beginning - Lemony Snicket
There is no lake at Camp Green Lake.Holes - Louis Sachar
Where's Papa going with that axe?Charlotte's Web - E.B. White
The year that Buttercup was born, the most beautiful woman in the world was a French scullery maid named Annette.The Princess Bride - William Goldman
In the great green room there was a telephone and a red balloon and a picture of - a cow jumping over the moon.Goodnight Moon - Margaret Wise Brown
If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably want to know is where I was born, and what my lousy childhood was like...The Catcher in the Rye - J.D. Salinger
A told B and B told C, I'll meet you at the top of the coconut tree.Chicka Chicka Boom Boom - Bill Martin Jr
Buck did not read the newspapers, or he would have known that trouble was brewing...The Call of the Wild - Jack London
I went to sleep with gum in mouth and now there's gum in my hair...Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day - Judith Viorst

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