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The Witches

The Witches
  

Real witches dress in ordinary clothes and look very much like ordinary women. They live in ordinary houses and they work in ordinary jobs. So you could be living right next door to a witch and never even know it! Luckily, this story points out the vital clues.

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ISBN 9780224064705
Barcode 9780224064705
Published 2 December 2002 by Random House
Format Hardback, New edition
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Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
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ISBN-13 9780224064705
ISBN-10 0224064703
Stock Out of stock
Status Out of print
Publisher Random House
Imprint Jonathan Cape Ltd
Publication Date 2 December 2002
International Publication Date 7 November 2002
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, New edition
Edition New edition
Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
Category Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
English Literature: Fiction Texts
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 118mm
Height: 179mm
Spine: 18mm
Weight 270g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress Witches, Juvenile fiction
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code Not specified

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Real witches dress in ordinary clothes and look very much like ordinary women. They live in ordinary houses and they work in ordinary jobs. So you could be living right next door to a witch and never even know it! Luckily, this story points out the vital clues.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Roald Dahl at his best School Librarian 20040901

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Author's Bio

Roald Dahl (Author) The son of Norwegian parents, Roald Dahl was born in Wales in 1916 and educated at Repton. He was a fighter pilot for the RAF during World War Two, and it was while writing about his experiences during this time that he started his career as an author. His fabulously popular children's books are read by children all over the world. He died in November 1990.Quentin Blake (Illustrator) Quentin Blake has been drawing ever since he can remember. He taught illustration for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art, of which he is an honorary professor. He has won many prizes, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration, the Eleanor Farjeon Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal, and in 1999 he was appointed the first Children's Laureate. In the 2013 New Year's Honours List he was knighted for services to illustration.

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