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Collected Stories

release date: Jan 01, 2006
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Collected Stories
A definitive compilation of short fiction for adults from the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and other children's classics blends the macabre with humor and the grotesque in such works as "The Landlady," set in an unusual boardinghouse with two small, permanent clientele; "Pig," a study of vegetarianism; and "Man from the South." 25,000 first printing.

The Best of Roald Dahl

release date: Jan 01, 1990
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The Best of Roald Dahl
Stories relate the macabre exploits of an assortment of comical and grotesque characters from all walks of life

The World of Roald Dahl

release date: Sep 03, 2020
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The World of Roald Dahl
Welcome to the wondercrump world of all things Roald Dahl, filled with fantastic facts, exciting extras, quirky quizzes and much more! Join Roald Dahl's best-loved characters for a bumper book of... *Marvellous extra material *Fantastic quizzes *Curious characters *Amazing activities *Funny factfiles *. . . and much more! The perfect companion to the iconic world of Roald Dahl's stories, fun for young and old!

The Roald Dahl Treasury

release date: Mar 03, 2016
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The Roald Dahl Treasury
The Roald Dahl Treasury is a delightful collection by and about the World's Number One Storyteller. Four exciting sections - ANIMALS; MAGIC; FAMILY, FRIENDS AND HEROES; and MATTERS OF IMPORTANCE - introduce some of Roald Dahl's most popular characters, from the Enormous Crocodile to the Twits, from the Witches to the BFG, from James to Matilda. Throughout this book, you can delve into stories, poems, memoirs and letters galore all wonderfully illustrated by Quentin Blake as well as other well-known artists, including Raymond Briggs, Babette Cole, Posy Simmonds and Ralph Steadman. This book is the perfect gift for Roald Dahl fans and for all those yet to discover his magic.

Only This (A Roald Dahl Short Story)

release date: Sep 13, 2012
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Only This (A Roald Dahl Short Story)
Only This is a short, gripping story of life in wartime from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale. In Only This, Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells of a mother restlessly waiting for her bomber crewman son to return form a raid . . . Only This is taken from the short story collection Over to You, which includes nine other dramatic and terrifying tales of life as a wartime fighter pilot, and is drawn from Dahl's own experiences during the Second World War. This story is also available as a Penguin digital audio download read by Sophie Okonedo. Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults. These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson. Roald Dahl's stories continue to make readers shiver today.

The Wish (A Roald Dahl Short Story)

release date: Sep 13, 2012
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The Wish (A Roald Dahl Short Story)
The Wish is a short, sharp, chilling story from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale In The Wish, Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here, an imaginative boy plays a game that quickly gets out of hand . . . The Wish is taken from the short story collection Someone Like You, which includes seventeen other devious and shocking stories, featuring the wife who serves a dish that baffles the police; a curious machine that reveals the horrifying truth about plants; the man waiting to be bitten by the venomous snake asleep on his stomach; and others. 'The absolute master of the twist in the tale.' (Observer ) This story is also available as a Penguin digital audio download read by the sublime Stephen Mangan. Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults. These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson. Roald Dahl's stories continue to make readers shiver today.

Roald Dahl: Words

release date: Jul 09, 2020
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Roald Dahl: Words
From cake and books to bugs and crocodiles! Learn wondercrump and revolting first words with Roald Dahl, in this sturdy board book with flaps - perfect for little hands to hold!

Roald Dahl Opposites

release date: Jan 25, 2022
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Roald Dahl Opposites
Learn your opposites with Roald Dahl, the World's No. 1 Storyteller! This deluxe board book is the perfect way to learn about opposites. Featuring beloved art created by Quentin Blake from Roald Dahl's classic books, this book is perfect for libraries, the youngest classrooms, and baby shower gifts to start your child's bookshelf.

Roald Dahl: Whizzpopping Joke Book

release date: Sep 13, 2016
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Roald Dahl: Whizzpopping Joke Book
This collection of hundreds of great jokes would make even the Trunchbull laugh! Inspired by Roald Dahl's wonderful world, these gigglesome gags are guaranteed to raise a chuckle from human beans young and old.

The Witches

release date: Jan 01, 1985
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The Witches
Grandmamma loves to tell about witches. Real witches are the most dangerous of all living creatures on earth. There's nothing they hate so much as children, and they work all kinds of terrifying spells to get rid of them. Her grandson listens closely to Grandmamma's stories -- but nothing can prepare him for the day he comes face to face with The Grand High Witch herself!
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