Author of one of the most stirring Victorian poems, this man of letters had a foot amputated, later knocked down Oscar Wilde with his crutch, and provided much of the inspiration for the pirate Long John Silver. His beloved daughter may have served as a model for Wendy in "Peter Pan." Name him and his most famous poem.
All entries (one per person) must be clearly written on postcards and mailed to: Book Bag, The Washington Post, Washington, D.C. 20071, and must include complete return address and competition number. The winning entry will be the first correct answer drawn at random. Employees of The Washington Post Company and their families are not eligible to enter. Entries must be received no later than March 10. The winner's name and city of residence will be announced in the March 20 issue. A Washington Post Book World book bag will be sent to the winner.
Answer to Book Bag #457: Napoleon, the Empress of Blandings, Freddy, and Wilbur are all pigs (appearing in, respectively, George Orwell's Animal Farm, several novels and stories of P.G. Wodehouse, Walter R. Brook's Freddy the Pig series, and E.B. White's Charlotte's Web).
Winner: Cynthia Garcia, Fairmont, W.Va.