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The Witches

The Witches
 

The Grand High Witch of all the World has gathered together the witches of England for an annual conference at the Hotel Magnificent in Bournemouth. Their agenda is the elimination of all the children in the country and the prospects for their young victims look bleak.

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ISBN 9780224083874
Barcode 9780224083874
Published 1 December 2010 by Random House
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
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ISBN-13 9780224083874
ISBN-10 0224083872
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Random House
Imprint Jonathan Cape Ltd
Publication Date 1 December 2010
International Publication Date 2 September 2010
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
Category Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 135mm
Height: 184mm
Spine: 26mm
Weight 303g
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 233236

Description of this Book

The Grand High Witch of all the World has gathered together the witches of England for an annual conference at the Hotel Magnificent in Bournemouth. Their agenda is the elimination of all the children in the country and the prospects for their young victims look bleak. But the Grand High Witch and her cronies have reckoned without the spark and ingenuity of a young guest at the hotel and his rather brilliant grandmother...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review How is it it's so real you think it must be true ... and so fantastic you can't begin to guess what will happen next? New Statesman

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Author's Bio

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 is well known as Roald Dahl's principal illustrator but has also written and illustrated a great many picture books of his own, such as Mister Magnolia and Zagazoo. He was appointed the first Children's Laureate in 1999.

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