Tales of the Unexpected: Popular Penguins

Author: Roald Dahl

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SKU: 9780141037578
Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected is a delightfully dark collection of sixteen stories, each with a startling end. Among the unforgettable characters lurk the homicidal wife and her deadly leg of lamb, a conniving and lecherous wine connoisseur and the one-eyed brain at the mercy of his vengeful spouse. Tales of the Unexpected is an astonishing assortment of twisted treats from the master storyteller.
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Book Cover: The Enormous Crocodile

The Enormous Crocodile is a horrid greedy grumptious brute who loves to guzzle up little boys and girls. But the other animals have had enough of his cunning tricks, so they scheme to get the better of this foul fiend, once and for all!

An unabridged recording read by Stephen Fry

The Enormous Crocodile is a horrid greedy grumptious brute who loves to guzzle up little boys and girls. But the other animals have had enough of his cunning tricks, so they scheme to get the better of...

Published: 02/07/2010
Format: Audio Visual
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Billy dreams of turning a weird old wooden house into a wonderful sweet-shop.
Billy dreams of turning a weird old wooden house into a wonderful sweet-shop.
Published: 21/08/2013
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780141346663
RRP: $14.99
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Goldilocks is a nosey, thieving little louse. Cinderella's slipper is flushed down the loo. Little Red Riding Hood has got a big surprise for the hungry Wolf. Wickedly funny fairy tales with bite!
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Format: Paperback
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Book Cover:  James & the Giant Peach: A Play
Who hasn't wanted to join James as he escaped from his fearful aunts and set 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 children.

Age 9+ 96 pages

Who hasn't wanted to join James as he escaped from his fearful aunts and set off inside the peach on his wonderful adventures?

This dramatization of Roald Dahl's hugely popular book can be staged in school...

Published: 01/09/1982
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140314649
RRP: $16.95
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David Wood has created seven short plays for you to read and perform. With notes on simple staging, props and costumes, these plays can be produced with the minimum of experience and resources.

You'll have a phizzwizardly good time – and your friends won't believe their gogglers!

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

You'll...

Published: 02/12/1993
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9780140363678
RRP: $14.95
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Step into the shoes of the boy in this story, or the grandmother or the Grand High Witch of all the world . . .

Anyone who enjoyed Roald Dahl's The Witches will love these seven short plays. They pick out the key moments in the story and are ideal for acting at school or at home. With useful tips on staging, costumes and props, these plays are easy to perform and lots of fun.

Step into the shoes of the boy in this story, or the grandmother or the Grand High Witch of all the world . . .

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Published: 26/11/2001
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Boy is the story of Roald Dahl's childhood: tales of exciting and strange things - some funny, some frightening, all true.
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ISBN: 9780141352978
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ISBN-13:9780141037578
ISBN-10:0141037571
Publisher:Penguin UK

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10 Jul 2014
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