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Roald Dahl's Rotsome & Repulsant Words

Roald Dahl's Rotsome & Repulsant Words

Cheeky chiddlers will love foxing grown-ups with Roald Dahl's mischievously insulting language. Plus get ready to be goose-gruggled and fluckgungled by the raft of snippets of serious language facts they will learn too. This little book is full of vermicious tips, definitions and... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780192771971
Barcode 9780192771971
Published 21 March 2019 by Oxford University Press (S2)
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Rennie, Susan
Availability Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9780192771971
ISBN-10 0192771973
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Oxford University Press (S2)
Imprint Oxford University Press
Publication Date 21 March 2019
International Publication Date 7 March 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Rennie, Susan
Category Reference
Reference Works
Number of Pages 64
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Spine: 5mm
Weight 70g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
Library of Congress Vocabulary - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Reference & Home Learning
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 428.1
Catalogue Code 969838

Description of this Book

Illustrated by the razztwizzler Quentin Blake, this is the perfect introduction to the naughtiest words and phrases created by the world's No 1 Storyteller, from the bestselling Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary. It is the perfect introduction to get children making up their own words and learning how language works - having fun and being bold with words starts here.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review As featured on BBC Breakfast and the BBC Radio 2 Zoe Ball Breakfast Show `This book 'offers a chance to explore and analyse Dahl's creative use of language, encouraging Dahl lovers of any age to have fun playing with his naughty-sounding words.'' The Guardian
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Susan Rennie is the author of the Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary and has also worked on many dictionaries for children and adults. She also writes books in Scots for children and has translated the first Scots edition of Tintin.

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