A 25th anniversary collector's edition of the popular classic by the award-winning late author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory follows the story of an exceptional little girl whose lazy parents dismiss her as a nuisance and who discovers in the wake of a cruel [...]
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.
George's grandma is a grizzly, grumpy, selfish woman with pale brown teeth and a small puckered-up mouth like a dog's bottom. Four times a day she takes a large spoonful of thick brown medicine, but it doesn't seem to do her any good. So when George is left alone to look [...]
The official companion to the motion picture based on the much-loved tale by Roald Dahl. An 'art of' book rather than text or script-heavy - stuffed full of storyboards, sketches, screen shots, behind the scene photos, commentary of how the original story was developed to [...]
When Sophie is snatched from her bed in the middle of the night by a giant four times as tall as the tallest human, she thinks she is about to be breakfast. But luckily for Sophie, her giant is the only nice and jumbly giant in Giant Country, and the pair are soon thinking [...]
Matilda Wormwood is an extraordinary child with thoroughly ordinary and rather unpleasant parents, who are contemptuous of their daughter's prodigious talents. But underestimating Matilda proves to be a huge mistake, as they, along with her vile headmistress Miss [...]
Danny lives with his dad in an old gipsy caravan behind a filling-station. Danny's dad is the best - a wonderful mechanic, a brilliant storyteller and a genius at kites. But grown-ups can be complicated creatures, and so it is that one day, when he is nine years old, Danny [...]
Mr Hoppy, a retired bachelor, harbours a secret passion for his neighbour, the lovely Mrs Silver. Unfortunately, she lavishes all her affection on another... Alfie, her pet tortoise.
A tale in which a giraffe with a magic neck, a pelican with a retractable beak and a very agile monkey form the world's finest Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company, along with their friend Billy, the Duke and Duchess of Hampshire and the Cobra, the cleverest and most [...]
Englisch; Fester Einband
Erschienen: 02.09.2010 / Lieferfrist: 3-5 Wochen (Titel wird speziell besorgt)
With filthy hair all over his face and horrid plots growing in his mind, Mr Twit is one of the nastiest people you'll ever meet and Mrs Twit is just as bad and even uglier! But they don't stop at tricking each other: neighbouring children and even the local birds are in [...]
A tale of a girl and a vegetarian giant with an odd manner of speaking, who together save the country from Fleshlumpeater, Bonecruncher, Gizzardgulper and other hideous giants.
Englisch; Fester Einband
Erschienen: 21.10.1993 / Lieferfrist: 3-5 Wochen (Titel wird speziell besorgt)
Divided into seven sections: there are things to see and do; best behaviour; unlikely creatures; poisonous possibilities; look who's here; all together now; and a few surprises. Each section opens with three pages of illustration. This book offers familiar tales such as [...]
A collection of some of the best-loved stories and characters from the Roald Dahl universe, including some unpublished poetry and letters. There are four themed sections: "Animals"; "Magic"; "Friends and Foes"; and "Matters of Importance".