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Roald Dahl Whoppsy-Whiffling Joke Book

release date: Jan 16, 2018
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Roald Dahl Whoppsy-Whiffling Joke Book
Roald Dahl is known for his humor! This joke book is an ideal companion to his beloved novels. Roald Dahl's Whoppsy-Whiffling Joke Book is a collection of hundreds of great jokes that 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. CONTENT NOTE: The jokes in this book may cause reader to become the embodiment of the crying-laughing emoji. Side effects include but are not limited to stomach pains, tears of joy, falling off chairs, and flailing.

Roald Dahl Address Book

release date: Sep 01, 2006
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Roald Dahl Address Book
With lively, and instantly recognisable illustrations from Quentin Blake, and quotes from the phenomenally successful Roald Dahl classics, there can be no better way to keep track of your friends and family than with the utterly wondercrump Roald Dahl address book. The book is tabbed throughout with two letters per section. Each section is introduced with a quote about the home of a famous Dahl character. Can you guess who lives here: 'As soon as he was inside, he stopped and turned and rolled the great stone back into place so that the entrance to his secret cave was completely hidden from outside.' (Hint: it's a Giant secret cave...!) The layout is designed to be clear and user-friendly, with plenty of space for details, including mobile and email. There are also pages to ensure that you never forget the birthdays of your Glamourly Friends or Whooshey Relations, or the addresses of any of your favourite places to visit - scrumdiddlyumptious shops and propsposterous places alike! The address book will form a fantastic companion volume for the Roald Dahl diary, but also works just as well as a stand-alone product.

Matilda

release date: Oct 13, 2020
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Matilda
Now a musical! Matilda is a sweet, exceptional young girl, but her parents think she's just a nuisance. She expects school to be different but there she has to face Miss Trunchbull, a menacing, kid-hating headmistress. When Matilda is attacked by the Trunchbull she suddenly discovers she has a remarkable power with which to fight back. It'll take a superhuman genius to give Miss Trunchbull what she deserves and Matilda may be just the one to do it! Here is Roald Dahl's original novel of a little girl with extraordinary powers. This much-loved story has recently been made into a wonderful new musical, adapted by Dennis Kelly with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin.

The Roald Dahl Centenary

release date: Sep 01, 2016
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The Roald Dahl Centenary
"The top ten bestselling and best-loved Roald Dahl stories of all time, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, Danny, the Champion of the World, Fantastic Mr Fox, George's Marvellous Medicine, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, The BFG, The Twits and The Witches in beautiful hardback with foiled dust-jackets, and presented in a stunning giftbox."

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 Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar, and Six More

release date: Jan 01, 2000
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The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar, and Six More
An account of how the author came to be a writer and selections from his writer's notebook augment stories juxtaposing fantasy and truth, and peopled with outrageous and courageous characters.

The Soldier (A Roald Dahl Short Story)

release date: Sep 13, 2012
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The Soldier (A Roald Dahl Short Story)
The Soldier is a short, sharp, frightening story from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale. In The Soldier, Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells a chilling story about the dark side of life. Here, a man unable to feel pain slowly loses his bearings and mind . . . The Soldier 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 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's Mischief and Mayhem

release date: Jan 01, 2015
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Roald Dahl's Mischief and Mayhem
"Published in Great Britain by Penguin Books Ltd., 2013."

The Witches

release date: Jan 01, 1983
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The Witches
A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witches' plot to destroy the world's children by turning them into mice.

They Shall Not Grow Old (A Roald Dahl Short Story)

release date: Sep 13, 2012
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They Shall Not Grow Old (A Roald Dahl Short Story)
They Shall Not Grow Old is a short, gripping story of life in wartime from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale. In They Shall Not Grow Old, Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells of a pilot who goes missing for two days and the strange tale he eventually reveals on his return . . . They Shall Not Grow Old 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 Cillian Murphy. 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.
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