Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl (1916 - 1990) is one of the most well-known and widely-translated writers in the English language. His books are available in dozens of languages.

Witches absolutely detest children. To a witch, a child smells like dogs' droppings. And now the Grand High Witch is planning to get rid of every child in the country — can anybody stop them? Roald Dahl's The Witches tells the story of a brave young boy and his Norwegian grandmother as they battle the country’s witches.

The Witches is one of Roald Dahl's most popular children's books.

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Roald Dahl's The Twits tells the tale of a pair of horrible twits and the tricks they like to play on each other. Mr and Mrs Twit are the smelliest, 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. 

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Danny, the Champion of the World is a 1975 is one of Roald Dahl's most popular children's books.
The story is about Danny, a young  boy, and his father, William, who live in a gypsy caravan fixing cars for a living and partake in in poaching pheasants, and the plot is centred on the moral dillemna faced by good people who do 'bad things', and ultimately shows that one can bring about change by small actions. The book was filmed in 1989 and has been translated into dozens of languages.

 

 

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