All month long, we've been inviting you to submit limericks about your favourite books and authors. From Anne Shirley to Harry Potter and from Mark Twain to Claudia Dey, hundreds of characters and their creators got the limerick treatment. Thanks to everyone who entered!
All the entrants' names were put in a random draw for the two Sony e-Readers we have to give away. The lucky winners are:
Her winning limerick is about the iconic Canadian storyteller, Douglas Coupland.
My world was defined in Gen X
Player One, twenty ten Massey Lect
Gum stealer, God revealer
Bee keeper, coma reaper
Doug Coupland, storyteller, par ex!
Andie's winning limerick is about Stieg Larsson's popular Girl with the Dragon Tattoo series -- which was also a popular limerick subject!
He met a girl with dragon tattoo,
She amazed him with all that she knew.
Mystery and murder
(with him quite the flirter)
and quite the body count before they were through.
Congratulations comagurlie and AndieHSX! We'll be in touch about your Sony e-Readers!
Check out the rest of the entries in our CBC Books Literary Limerick group!
We'll have another great Sony e-Reader contest in May, so stay tuned!