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The Witches

The Witches

Features the story of detestable breed of Witches. They disguise themselves as lovely ladies, when secretly they want to squish and squelch all the wretched children they despise. Luckily one boy and his grandmother know how to recognize these vile creatures, but can they get rid... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780141365473
Barcode 9780141365473
Published 18 April 2016 by Penguin
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
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ISBN-13 9780141365473
ISBN-10 0141365471
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 18 April 2016
International Publication Date 11 February 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 14mm
Weight 182g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 660897

Description of this Book

A true genius...Roald Dahl is my hero . (David Walliams). Phizz-whizzing new branding for the world's No.1 storyteller, Roald Dahl! Exciting, bold and instantly recognisable with Quentin Blake's inimitable artwork. The Witches by Roald Dahl is the story of a detestable breed of Witches. They disguise themselves as lovely ladies, when secretly they want to squish and squelch all the wretched children they despise. Luckily one boy and his grandmother know how to recognize these vile creatures, but can they get rid of them for good? Now you can listen to The Witches and other Roald Dahl audio books read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Williams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy sound effects from Pine wood 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.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Sitting in a hut at the bottom of his garden, surrounded by odd bits and pieces such as a suitcase (used as a footrest), his own hipbone (which he'd had replaced) and a heavy ball of metal foil (made from years' worth of chocolate wrappers), Roald Dahl wrote some of the world's best-loved stories including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Twits, The Witches, The BFG, Fantastic Mr Fox, James and the Giant Peach and lots more. Quentin Blake is one of Britain's most successful illustrators. He has illustrated nearly three hundred books and he was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. He has won many awards including the Whitbread Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal and taught for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted in the New Year's Honours.

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