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One child a week is fifty-two a year. Squish them and squiggle them and make them disappear.

THE WITCHES by Roald Dahl is the story of a detestable breed of Witches.
BEWARE.
Real witches dress in ordinary clothes and look like ordinary women. But they are not ordinary. They are always plotting and scheming with murderous, bloodthirsty thoughts - and they hate children.
The Grand High Witch hates children most of all and plans to make every single one of YOU disappear.
Only one boy and his grandmother can stop her, but if their plan fails the Grand High Witch will frizzle them like fritters, and then what . . . ?
Now you can listen to THE WITCHES and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios!
And look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.

Formats & editions

  • Hardback

    9780141361611

    October 31, 2016

    Puffin

    224 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141365473

    April 18, 2016

    Puffin

    224 pages

    RRP $16.99

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  • Paperback

    9780141348377

    August 21, 2013

    Puffin

    4 pages

    RRP $27.99

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    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
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    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Audio Book

    9780141370385

    June 1, 2016

    Puffin

    3 pages

    RRP $27.99

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Charlie And The Chocolate Factory: A Play
The Twits
Billy and the Minpins
George's Marvellous Medicine
Roald Dahl
James And The Giant Peach
Fantastic Mr Fox
The Magic Finger
Charlie And The Great Glass Elevator
Boy
Danny The Champion Of The World
James And The Giant Peach Phizz-Whizzing Sticker Activity Book
Roald Dahl's James's Giant Bug Book
Danny The Champion Of The World (Colour Edition)
The Witches (Colour Edition)
Trickery
Fear
War
Innocence
Roald Dahl Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Sticker Activity Book
Roald Dahl Matilda Sticker Activity Book

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