Well done to everyone who entered this week's competition. Not only were there some great links between fictional characters and news stories, but the Topical Talk team enjoyed making a list of new books to read over the coming weeks - thank you!
smart_theory of Start-Rite Schools in Nigeria, who chose a character from the book Half of a Yellow Sun. This person has excellent analytical skills that smart_theory would help solve problems of war and political conflict, like in Russia and Ukraine.
selfassured_journalist of Manor Park Primary Academy in the United Kingdom, who chose a character from Harry Potter. They explained how this unbiased judge could apply their skills to recent news stories like the coup in Sudan. It was a great use of our keywords too!
Congratulations! You have both won a star!
The news is full of information about problems in the world - and sometimes these are hard to solve!
Your challenge this week is to think about what FICTIONAL character from a book might be able to help if they could escape the pages and come to life.
Your competition entry should say who they are, what book they are from and which problem FROM THE NEWS they might be able to help with.
- Read the other competition entries first so that your idea is original
- Make your entry personal to YOU
- You could structure your entry like this: "The fictional character I have chosen is... from a book called . I think this character could help to solve the problem of... because..."