*A very special edition, celebrating everyone''s favourite young genius! Includes tips and activities for creating your very own story, and incredible pull-out illustrations of Matilda all grown-up*br>br>''A true genius - Roald Dahl is my hero'' - David Walliams br>br>br>These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: you are not alone.br>br>Matilda is a brilliant child with a magical mind.br>br>But her parents have decided she''s just a nuisance who wastes too much time on reading and stories. br>br>And her headmistress Miss Trunchball is a terrible bully, who thinks children are rotten and awful and should be locked up.br>br>Now it''s time for Matilda to find the power to change her story, and show them just how extraordinary children can be . . .br>br>This very special version of Matilda includes writing tips to tell your OWN story, and pull-out-and-keep grown up Matilda illustrations to inspire you to think big, big, BIG!>
This is a ressiue of the existing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to tie in with the Warner Bros film.Charlie Bucket thinks he's the luckiest boy alive when he unwraps one of Willy Wonka's Whipple- Scrumptious Fudgemallow Delights to find the last golden ticket. Ages 7+ years.
"One child a week is fifty-two a year. Squish them and squiggle them and make them disappear."br>br>This is a story about REAL WITCHES.br>br>Real witches dress in ordinary clothes, have ordinary jobs and look very much like ordinary people.br>br>But they are not ORDINARY . . .br>br>Most of all, they hate children. Hate them with a red-hot sizzling hatred.br>And The Grand High Witch, leader of all the witches, has a plan to make each and every child disappear.br>br>That is, unless one boy and his grandmother can stop her . . .>
Mr Wonka might be a genius with chocolate, but Charlie and his family don't trust his flying one bit. Especially when the thing he's flying is a glass elevator and it's zooming out of control. But life is never dull with Mr Wonka as he gets them into all kinds of terrible scrapes.
Boggis, Bunce and Bean are just about the nastiest and meanest three farmers you could meet, and they hate Mr Fox. They are determined to get him. They lie in wait outside his hole, each one crouching behind a tree with his gun loaded, ready to shoot, starve or dig him out. Mr Fox has other plans.
"Bigger and bigger grew the peach, bigger and bigger and BIGGER."br>br>br>James Henry Trotter is about to go on the adventure of a lifetime . . .br>br>br>James lives his awful Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker, two of the meanest people you can imagine!br>br>br>Life isn''t much fun at all, until something peculiar happens at the bottom of his garden . . .br>br>br>A peach at the very top of a tree begins to grow . . . and grow . . . and GROW! Inside are seven very unusual insects - all waiting to take James on a magical adventure.br>br>br>But where will this very special GIANT PEACH take James and his new friends? And what will happen to the horrible aunts if they stand in their way?>
Mr and Mrs Twit are extremely nasty, so the Muggle-Wump monkeys and the Roly-Poly bird hatch an ingenious plan to give them just the ghastly surprise they deserve.
A shy man, Mr Hoppy has only the courage for polite conversation with Mrs Silver, as she tends her pet tortoise Alfie, on the balcony below. But, when he learns that her dearest wish is for Alfie to grow bigger, he hatches a plan involving a giant pair of metal claws and 140 tortoises.
Danny's father had looked after him ever since his mother had died when he was just four months old. Danny loved his father, and his father loved him, and that's why Danny was so surprised to discover that his father had a secret that was to lead them both into a wild scheme.
Roald Dahl (Author) br> Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains THE WORLD''S NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER.br>br>Quentin Blake (Illustrator) br> Quentin Blake has illustrated more than three hundred books and was Roald Dahl''s favourite illustrator. In 1980 he won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. In 1999 he became the first ever Children''s Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted for services to illustration.>
The second part of Roald Dahl's remarkable life story. With the outbreak of World War II, Dahl decides to sign up with the Royal Air Force and learn to fly. He recounts the exhilaration of flying, the camaraderie of his fellow pilots and the exotic beauty of his African experience.
*Read it before you see the incredible musical film - hitting cinemas in October*br>br>With a foreword from Emma Thompson aka Miss Trunchball!br>br>br>''A true genius - Roald Dahl is my hero'' - David Walliams br>br>br>These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: you are not alone.br>br>Matilda is a brilliant child with a magical mind.br>br>Her parents have decided she is a waste of space.br>br>And her headmistress Miss Trunchball is a terrible bully, who thinks children are rotten and awful and should be locked up.br>br>But it''s time for Matilda to find the power to change her story, and show them just how extraordinary children can be . . .>
George creates a very special medicine to cure his grandma of her nasty habits.
An omnibus edition with two books of memoirs detailing some of the remarkable things that happened to Roald Dahl as a boy and young man. "I have never been able to get them out of my mind, some are funny, some are painful, some are unpleasant, all are true".
A collection of comic and often gory versions of popular fairy tales. Meet Cinderella, a young woman who wants to marry a nice ordinary man; and Goldilocks, that house-breaker who gobbles up your porridge and then breaks up the Chippendale.
The giraffe with an infinitely expandable neck, the pelican with a magical retractable beak, and the dancing monkey are among Roald Dahl's most popular characters. Together with Billy, a small boy with a dream, they team up to make the most amazing ladderless window-cleaning company ever invented.
ONE enormous crocodile, TWO little mice, THREE mischievous monkeys . . . Learn whizzpopping numbers, splendiferous colours, glorumptious opposites, and meet phizz-whizzing creatures from the world of Roald Dahl. A delightful treat for curious little hands, this little library is perfect for introducing titchy toddlers to new concepts, and to the imaginative world of Roald Dahl.
I nspired by Roald Dahl's spine-tingling story The Witches, we present t he ultimate guide to witch-spotting, stuffed with fun activities, stories, jokes and more! ..BRAND NEW FEATURE FILM COMING TO CINEMAS IN 2020, STARRING ANNE HATHAWAY, OCTAVIA SPENCER, CHRIS ROCK AND STANLEY TUCCI.. Witches are hiding everywhere in plain sight and want to rid the world of smelly children like YOU! 'For all you know, a witch might be living next door to you right now . . .' It's tricky to spot them because they look so ORDINARY. They have ORDINARY jobs, live in ORDINARY houses and wear ORDINARY clothes. That's what makes them so hard to catch . . . This book is the ultimate guide to bringing down witch-kind, packed with activities, extracts from the original story, games and bonus material.
THE WITCHES, Roald Dahl's most scary story for children, in a large format, full colour paperback edition. With Quentin Blake's brilliant line artwork in full colour, THE WITCHES is a must-have for children collecting all of the Roald Dahl in full-colour format including CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, FANTASTIC MR FOX, THE TWITS, GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, ESIO TROT and THE MAGIC FINGER.
Soon to be a MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring ANNE HATHAWAY, OCTAVIA SPENCER, STANLEY TUCCI and CHRIS ROCK, coming in 2020. THE WITCHES by Roald Dahl is the story of a detestable breed of Witches. BEWARE. Real witches dress in ordinary clothes and look like ordinary women. But they are not ordinary. They are always plotting and scheming with murderous, bloodthirsty thoughts - and they hate children. The Grand High Witch hates children most of all and plans to make every single one of YOU disappear. Only one boy and his grandmother can stop her, but if their plan fails the Grand High Witch will frizzle them like fritters, and then what . . . ? Now you can listen to THE WITCHES and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios! And look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.
Here, the stories of how Charlie Bucket wins one of the prized golden tickets enabling him to vist the factory of Willy Wonka - chocolate maker of distinction - and its sequel in which Charlie and his family go into orbit in a great glass elevator, are gathered in a single volume.
What''s that horrible sound? Is it a squelching peach or a fizzing whizzpopper? Press the buttons and listen out for some truly disgusterous noises . . . br>br>With iconic illustrations from Quentin Blake, this sturdy, colourful sound book is the perfect way to introduce the youngest chiddlers to the world of Roald Dahl. br>br>Look out for more marvellous board books for titchy toddlers:br>br>Roald Dahl: Wordsbr>Roald Dahl: Shapesbr>Roald Dahl: Coloursbr>Roald Dahl: ABCbr>Roald Dahl: 123br>Roald Dahl: Oppositesbr>Roald Dahl: Animal Sounds>
This sturdy board book is the perfect introduction to the world of Roald Dahl - and is just right for little hands. Look out for Roald Dahl's ABC too!