Matilda's parents have called her some terrible things. The truth is, she's a genius and they're the stupid ones. Matilda is determined to get her own back and soon discovers she has a very special power.
A new edition of the famous Dahl story of Charlie Bucket and his Golden Ticket, and Willy Wonka and his amazing chocolate factory. Great new Quentin Blake cover as well as a whole new exciting end section about Roald Dahl and his world.
Witches really are a detestable breed. They disguise themselves as lovely ladies, when secretly they want to squish and squelch all the wretched children they despise. Luckily one boy and his grandmother know how to recognize these vile creatures, but can they get rid of them for good?
Charlie Bucket has WON Willy Wonka's chocolate factory and is on his way to take possession of it. In a great glass elevator! But when the elevator makes a fearful whooshing noise, Charlie and his family find themselves in splendid orbit around the Earth. A daring adventure has begun, with teh one and only Mr Willy Wonka leading the way.
The Magic Finger is something I've been able to do my whole life. I can't tell you how I do it, because I don't even know myself. But it always happens when I get cross... and suddenly a sort of flash comes out of me, a quick flash, like something electric. It jumps out and touches the person who has made me cross...
NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE BY STEVEN SPIELBERG, starring Oscar-winning actor Mark Rylance as THE BFG! On a dark, silvery moonlit night, Sophie is snatched from her bed by a giant. Luckily it is the Big Friendly Giant, the BFG, who only eats snozzcumbers and glugs frobscottle. But there are other giants in Giant Country: fifty foot brutes who gallop far and wide every night to find human beans to eat. Sophie decides she must stop them once and for all. And the BFG is going to help her! With a new foreword by Lucy Dahl and exclusive fun activities inside, including: BFG Draw-along with Quentin Blake, BFG Quiz and much more! Listen to THE BFG and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Katel Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy sound effects from Pinewood Studios !
Offers an insightful glimpse into the early life of Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors. This title lets us discover his experiences of the English public school system, the idyllic paradise of summer holidays in Norway, the pleasures (and pains) of the sweetshop, and how it is that he avoided being a Boazer.
Young George mixes a medicine to make his nasty grandmother more likeable, and once she drinks it she grows to immense proportions. George's father wants the formula to breed a race of super-size livestock, but George can't duplicate the recipe. His fourth try is a potion that shrinks the drinker to nothing - and greedy Grandma drinks it with expected results!
Offers an account about Roald Dahl of going to football matches with Joss Spivvis, the gardener. This book contains photos, facts and writings about Roald Dahl and his childhood. It is suitable for Dahl fans.
From Aardvark to Zipfizzing, this is THE alphabetical guide to everything you ever needed to know - and a lot that you didn't - about Britain's best-loved, bestselling children's writer, packed with fascinating and completely unnecessary facts about Dahl's life, books and family.
Mr Wonka's inventions are out of this world. He's thought up every kind of sweet imaginable in his amazing chocolate factory, but no one has ever seen inside, or met Mr Wonka.
Charlie Bucket can't believe his luck when he finds a golden ticket and wins the trip of a lifetime around the famous chocolate factory. He still could never have dreamed what surprises were in store.
This collection is divided into four sections: animals; magic; family, friends and foes; and matters of importance. Lots of Dahl's best-loved characters are here, from Willy Wonka to the BFG, the Witches and the Twits. The book also includes poems, memoirs and letters - some previously unpublished.
A treasure trove of Dahl! Amazing facts - some funny, some silly - and an original chapter from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory make this a splendiferous, surprising and delicious treat from the wonderful world of Roald Dahl!
Bursting with fantabulous fun, including story extracts, games, puzzles, ideas to make, colour and draw and crammed with squiffingly-good stickers. Perfect to keep little hands busy!