Songs and Verse
With seven sections containing rhymes about monsters, magical creatures, gruesome children, and ghastly adults, this title covers topics ranging from the strange and scrumptious dishes enjoyed by James' Centipede to George and his marvellous medicine, and from greedy Augustus Glo... read full description below.
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||31 March 2016 by Penguin
||By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
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Phizz-Whizzing new branding for Roald Dahl, the World's No. 1 Storyteller.Exuberant rhymes are an intrinsic part of the appeal of Roald Dahl's books -- and here are some classic and magical moments from the books, together with some previously unpublished treats. There are seven themed sections bursting with monsters, ghastly children, magical creatures, unpleasant adults and a few surprises. Songs and Verse is illustrated by Quentin Blake, as well as leading artists such as Babette Cole, Lauren Child, Chris Riddell and Tony Ross. With a foreword by Quentin Blake.
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||Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)
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.