George's Marvelous Medicine

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0425290107

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

View: 681

This collectable hardcover edition will feature a beautiful cover and deluxe packaging, including color interior text and illustrations! From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda comes the story of a not-so-lovely grandma, a boy, and a magical medicine. George is alone in the house with Grandma. The most horrid, grizzly old grunion of a grandma ever. She needs something stronger than her usual medicine to cure her chronic grouchiness. A special grandma medicine, a remedy for everything. And George knows just what to put into it. Grandma's in for the surprise of her life-and so is George, when he sees the results of his mixture!

James and the Giant Peach

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101653000

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 160

View: 1795

From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG! After James Henry Trotter's parents are tragically eaten by a rhinoceros, he goes to live with his two horrible aunts, Spiker and Sponge. Life there is no fun, until James accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree and strange things start to happen. The peach at the top of the tree begins to grow, and before long it's as big as a house. Inside, James meets a bunch of oversized friends—Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybug, and more. With a snip of the stem, the peach starts rolling away, and the great adventure begins! From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101662964

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 80

View: 9713

From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG! The Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company certainly doesn't. They don’t need a pail, either, because they have a pelican with a bucket-sized beak. With a monkey to do the washing and Billy as their manager, this business is destined for success. Now they have their big break—a chance to clean all 677 windows of the Hampshire House, owned by the richest man in all of England! That’s exciting enough, but along the way there are surprises and adventures beyond their wildest window-washing dreams. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Roald Dahl Treasury

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141378433

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 448

View: 5299

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.

Esio Trot

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141347341

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 80

View: 8360

High up in a tall building lives Mr Hoppy all alone. Downstairs lives Mrs Silver. Mr Hoppy loves her. And Mrs Silver loves her tortoise, Alfie. Oh, if only Mr Hoppy could perform some great feat that would make him a hero in her eyes! Then one day his mind goes click and an amazing idea rushes into his head. With the help of a magical spell, some cabbage leaves and one hundred and forty tortoises, can shy Mr Hoppy win Mrs Silver's heart?

Roald Dahl 16 Book Slipcase Collection

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780140926996

Category:

Page: N.A

View: 2418

Contents: Danny the Champion of the World, Fantastic Mr Fox, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory, Charlie & the Great Glass Elevator, The BFG, The Giraffe & the Pelly & Me, The Magic Finger, The Twits, Matilda, The Witches, Boy, Going Solo, Esio Trot, The Enormous Crocodile, James & the Giant Peach and Georges Marvellous Medicine. RRP 94.84

The Twits

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101653019

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

View: 9251

From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG! Mr. and Mrs. Twit are the smelliest, nastiest, ugliest people in the world. They hate everything—except playing mean jokes on each other, catching innocent birds to put in their Bird Pies, and making their caged monkeys, the Muggle-Wumps, stand on their heads all day. But the Muggle-Wumps have had enough. They don't just want out, they want revenge.

The Umbrella Man and Other Stories

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101636289

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 275

View: 4670

Is it really possible to invent a machine that does the job of a writer? What is it about the landlady's house that makes it so hard for her guests to leave? Does Sir Basil Turton value most his wife or one of his priceless sculptures? These compelling tales are a perfect introduction to the adult writing of a storytelling genius.

More About Boy

Tales of Childhood

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141963484

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 240

View: 635

This new rebrand of MORE ABOUT BOY is a favourite book containing a wealth of new photos, facts and writings about Roald Dahl and his childhood, together with the original text and illustrations from his much-loved memoir. With lots of little-known details, this is a must-have for all Dahl fans! 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.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101653671

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

View: 2731

Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are: Augustus Gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating; Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger; Violet Beauregarde, a dim-witted gum-chewer with the fastest jaws around; Mike Teavee, a toy pistol-toting gangster-in-training who is obsessed with television; and Charlie Bucket, Our Hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true, and good and ready for the wildest time of his life!

Malory Towers Collection 1

Author: Enid Blyton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 1444934813

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 560

View: 6561

For new girl Darrell Rivers, there are friends to be made, pranks to be played and fun to be had at Malory Towers in Enid Blyton's best-loved boarding school series. First Term New girl Darrell is two terms behind her classmates and feels out of place and alone. Soon, however, Darrell makes friends as well as enemies as they induct new students, win and lose sporting matches and play tricks on teachers. Second Form There's a thief about! Purses and jewellery are missing in the North Tower. Meanwhile Darrell is caught in the middle when her friend Sally is made head girl instead of Alicia. Will they find the thief and will Alicia and Sally make up? Third Year There are lots of new students, including sophisticated Zerelda from America. This year, not only the girls face challenges - Bill's poor horse, Thunder, suffers from collic. Will Zerelda and Darrell become friends, and will Thunder survive? Between 1946 and 1951, Enid Blyton wrote six novels set at Malory Towers. This collection features the original stories and is unillustrated.

The Witches

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101662972

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

View: 3120

From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG! This is not a fairy tale. This is about real 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!

Sir Charlie Stinky Socks and the Really Big Adventure

Author: Kristina Stephenson

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781405277686

Category:

Page: 32

View: 7222

The best-selling children’s picture book about one brave knight and a whole lot of adventure. Once upon a time, there was a deep, dark forest, where monstrous trees groaned, terrible beasties moaned and wiggly woos waited to tickle your toes. Nobody ever went there until… Sir Charlie Stinkysocks, his good grey mare and his pet cat Envelope decide the time has come for a really big adventure. Sir Charlie packs his best sword and his sandwiches and off he goes, over the hills and far away, until he gets to the deep, dark forest. Sir Charlie doesn’t flinch when he meets the beasties, or the dragon, or the wily witch, but when he comes across the princess, he realises he’s met his match! A swashbuckling, funny and charming adventure from best-selling picture book author/illustrator Kristina Stephenson – an ideal readaloud story to share with your little adventurer.

Boy

Tales of Childhood

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0698161874

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

View: 778

Find out where the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG got all his wonderful story ideas in this autobiographical account of his childhood! From his own life, of course! As full of excitement and the unexpected as his world-famous, best-selling books, Roald Dahl's tales of his own childhood are completely fascinating and fiendishly funny. Did you know that Roald Dahl nearly lost his nose in a car accident? Or that he was once a chocolate candy tester for Cadbury's? Have you heard about his involvement in the Great Mouse Plot of 1924? If not, you don’t yet know all there is to know about Roald Dahl. Sure to captivate and delight you, the boyhood antics of this master storyteller are not to be missed! From the Trade Paperback edition.

Boggis, Bunce and Bean!

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 9780141327747

Category:

Page: 24

View: 1016

Can you help Mr Fox and his friends escape from the nastiest crooks in the valley? Packed with fantastic things to make, do, colour and draw, get ready to join forces against beastly Boggis, Bunce and BEAN!

Little Miss Bossy and the Magic Word

Author: Roger Hargreaves

Publisher: Ladybird Books

ISBN: 9781844229666

Category: Behaviour modification - Fiction

Page: 31

View: 3550

Join the endearing Little Miss Bossy and discover the magic word in a brand new adventure. Collect all 12 Little Miss New Library titles to create a wonderful spine art mural.