Books

How Not To Be A Twit and Other Wisdom from Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl (and others)

Never grow up, always down.

Those are the wise words from the world's number one storyteller- Roald Dahl.

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Mr Dahl has given us a lot of wit and wisdom over the years. Whether it's how good thoughts will shine out of your face like sunbeams, or that a little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.

Now, you can keep all of Roald Dahl's wit and wisdom on you at all times in this beautiful book.

With this in your back pocket, you'll always be prepared if you're ever offered snozzcumber feast, or if a certain Mr Wormwood tries to sell you a 'brand new' car.

Filled with Quentin Blake's iconic illustrations, it's the perfect gift for little people growing up, and big people growing down.

Roald Dahl’s 123

Roald Dahl (and others)

*Learn to count with Roald Dahl, the world's NUMBER ONE storyteller!*

Introduce titchy toddlers to the magical world of Dahl with this BRAND NEW board book Roald Dahl's 123, teaching the littlest readers how to count with the help of the Enormous Crocodile and his snappy jaws!

With beautiful, bright, colourful illustrations from Quentin Blake, plus a lift the flap surprise at the end, this is the perfect first baby book for all budding Dahl fans.

Keep an eye out for Roald Dahl's Opposites too!

Roald Dahl’s Opposites

Roald Dahl (and others)

Learn your opposites with Roald Dahl's Opposites, from the world's NUMBER ONE storyteller (and with a little help from the Enormous Crocodile too...)

Busy little hands can lift the flaps to discover the opposites with iconic illustrations of Dahl's much loved characters from the one and only, Quentin Blake.

This sturdy board book is the perfect first baby book to introduce titchy toddlers to the world of Roald Dahl. And keep an eye out for Roald Dahl's 123!

The Enormous Crocodile (Book and CD)

Roald Dahl (and others)

The Enormous Crocodile's stomach is grumbling... but he has a dastardly plan for his lunch...
The foul fiend, the greediest croc in the whole river is hunting through the jungle, the playground and the funfair looking for something juicy and delicious to snap up with his teeth.
His sharp teeth that sparkle like knives in the sun...
He's looking for SOMEONE WHO LOOKS LIKE YOU!
Read along with the greedy grumptious brute with this AMAZING audio CD!

Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach Sticker Activity Book

Roald Dahl

Keeping busy hands active, this is the perfect activity book for all James and the Giant Peach fans!

Travelling and need something to keep fidgety members of the family entertained?

It's raining (again) and you're running out of indoor activities?

Then this is the sticker book for you!

Meet James, his fascinating creepy-crawly friends and their amazing GIANT PEACH in this action-packed sticker activity book!

Use your stickers to explore their unbelievable hideout and head off on a fantastic adventure full of puzzles and activities. Let your imagination run wild!

Roald Dahl's James's Giant Bug Book

Roald Dahl (and others)

Enter the world of James and the Giant Peach, and head off on an incredible insect adventure.

Now you can join James, The Centipede, The Earthworm and the rest of the gang in this bug-packed journey through the world of insects.

Perfect to broaden inquisitive little minds, get your hands marvellously muddy and find out all the wacky and wondrous facts about your favourite creepy-crawlies!

Based on Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, this phizz-whizzing activity book is packed with brilliant bugs and fun activities to try at home, like making your own ant farm and building your very own bug hotel.

What were your children's favourite part of James's Giant Bug Book? Let us know in a review below!

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (colour edition)

Roald Dahl (and others)

Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator in glorious full colour for the very first time!

WHOOSH! Inside the Great Glass Elevator, Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket and his family are cruising a thousand feet above the chocolate factory.
They can see the whole world below them, but they're not alone. The American Space Hotel has just launched. Lurking inside are the Vernicious Knids - the most brutal, vindictive murderous beasts in the universe.
So grab your gizzard! Hold your hats! Only Charlie and Willy Wonka can stop the Knids from destroying everything!

Danny, the Champion of the World (colour edition)

Roald Dahl (and others)

Illustrated for the first time in full colour by Quentin Blake.

Danny lives in a gipsy caravan with his father, the most marvellous and exciting father any boy ever had.
All the land around them belongs to Mr Victor Hazell, a rich snob with a great glistening beery face and tiny piggy eyes. Nobody likes him, not one-little bit.
So one day, Danny and his father concoct a daring plot that will give the old blue-faced baboon Victor Hazell the greatest shock of his life - so long as they don't get caught ...

The Witches (Colour Edition)

Roald Dahl (and others)

THE WITCHES, Roald Dahl's most scary story for children, in a large format, full colour paperback edition.
With Quentin Blake's brilliant line artwork in full colour, THE WITCHES is a must-have for children collecting all of the Roald Dahl in full-colour format including CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, FANTASTIC MR FOX, THE TWITS, GEORGE'S MARVELLOUS MEDICINE, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, ESIO TROT and THE MAGIC FINGER.

Billy and the Minpins & The Magic Finger

Roald Dahl (and others)

Penguin presents a phizz-wizzing treat for the ears with 2 favourite Roald Dahl stories:

Billy and the Minpins by Roald Dahl, read by Bill Bailey

Billy's mum says he must never go out through the garden gate and explore the
dark forest beyond. So, one day, that's exactly what he does! There he meets
the Minpins, tiny tree-dwelling people whose children are the size of
matchsticks. They live in fear of the terrible, galloping GRUNCHER. Will it
gobble Billy too - or can he find a way to defeat the hungry beast?

The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl, read by Kate Winslet

Every Saturday morning the Greg family goes off to shoot animals and birds. But the girl who lives next door hates hunting.
Now it's made her so angry she's PUT THE MAGIC FINGER ON THEM ALL. And very strange things have begun to happen . . .

Listen to Billy and the Minpins AND The Magic Finger and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Stephen Fry - plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios!

Billy and the Minpins (illustrated by Quentin Blake)

Roald Dahl (and others)

A BRAND-NEW EDITION, ILLUSTRATED BY QUENTIN BLAKE FOR THE FIRST TIME.
Pre-order now to complete your collection in time for Roald Dahl Day, September 2017.

Billy's mum says he must never go out through the garden gate and explore the dark forest beyond. So, one day, that's exactly what he does! There he meets the Minpins, tiny tree-dwelling people whose children are the size of matchsticks. They live in fear of the terrible, galloping GRUNCHER. Will it gobble Billy too - or can he find a way to defeat the hungry beast?

From Matilda to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG, the collaboration between Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake has captured millions of children's imaginations for nearly forty years. Billy and the Minpins, this new interpretation of Roald Dahl's very last story (originally published in 1991), is just as magical.

Danny the Champion of the World

Roald Dahl (and others)

DANNY THE CHAMPION OF THE WORLD by Roald Dahl - brilliantly adapted into a stage play for children to perform in schools.
Could you be Danny, or his dad, or even red-faced Mr Victor Hazell? Danny thinks his dad is the most marvellous and exciting father a boy could wish for. Now you can join in their daring and devilish plots with these fun-to-perform plays adapted by David Wood.

David Wood is very well known in children's theatre (most recently for Goodnight Mister Tom).

Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and worldwide book sales are over 100 million!

The BFG

Roald Dahl

Everybody loves the BFG. Now children can bring him to life!

Children will have a phizzwizardly good time - and their friends won't believe their gogglers!

David Wood has created seven short plays to read and perform. With notes on simple staging, props and costumes, the plays can be produced with the minimum of experience and resources.

Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and worldwide booksales are over 100 million!

The Witches

David Wood (and others)

THE WITCHES by Roald Dahl adapted for school plays. Dare you take on the role of the Grand High Witch?

Children will have a splendiferous time - and their friends won't believe their gogglers!

Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and worldwide booksales are over 100 million!

The Twits

David Wood (and others)

Which one of your classmates is most like horrible Mr Twit by Roald Dahl?

Children will have a splendiferous time - and their friends won't believe their gogglers!

Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and worldwide booksales are over 100 million!

Fantastic Mr Fox

Sally Reid (and others)

FANTASTIC MR FOX by Roald Dahl - a short dramatization by Sally Reid - perfect for schools - of Dahl's immensely popular story for younger readers in which clever Mr Fox outwits the three nasty farmers: Boggis. Bunce and Bean.

An excellent adaptation by Sally Reid, with staging advice on props, lighting and scenery at the end of the book.


Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and worldwide booksales are over 100 million!

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Richard George (and others)

Roald Dahl's much-loved story, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, about how Charlie Bucket wins a ticket to visit Willy Wonka's amazing chocolate factory is turned into a play for children to act. With tips about scenery, props and lighting, the play is easy to stage and there are lots of parts for everyone.

Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, died in 1990 but his books continue to be bestsellers.

Richard George was an elementary school teacher in New York when he wrote this stage adaptation of Roald Dahl's bestselling story - and Roald Dahl himself recommended that it should be published.

James and the Giant Peach

Richard George (and others)

Join James as he escapes from his horrible aunts and sets off inside the peach on his wonderful adventures. This dramatization of Roald Dahl's hugely popular book can be staged in school, acted out at home or simply read together by a group of friends. With suggestions for staging, props and lighting.

Roald Dahl died in 1990 but his books continue to be worldwide bestsellers.

Richard George was an American elementary school teacher when he adapted James and the Giant Peach as a school play. Roald Dahl loved it and wrote an introduction.

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More

Roald Dahl

WHAT if you stumbled upon a boy who could talk to animals?

WHY is a hitchhiker both a saviour and a threat?

HOW can a man see without using his eyes?

SEVEN EXTRAORDINARY TALES OF MAGIC, MYSTERY AND SUSPENSE.

Skin and Other Stories

Roald Dahl

HOW would you dispose of a murder weapon without causing suspicion?

WHERE would you hide a diamond where no one else would think of looking?

WHAT if you discovered the tattoo on your back was worth a million dollars?

ELEVEN TALES FILLED WITH INTRIGUE AND SUSPENSE TO STARTLE AND SPELLBIND YOU.



ROALD DAHL: THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl’s classic – and irreverent – stories are much loved by children and adults alike. He’s responsible for The Twits, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and a host of other wickedly funny children's classics.

Biography

Sitting in a hut at the bottom of his garden, surrounded by odd bits and pieces such as a suitcase (used as a footrest), his own hipbone (which he'd had replaced) and a heavy ball of metal foil (made from years' worth of chocolate wrappers), Roald Dahl wrote some of the world's best-loved stories including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Twits, The Witches, The BFG, Fantastic Mr Fox, James and the Giant Peach and lots more.