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Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes

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ISBN13: 9780140375336
ISBN10: 0140375333
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Six of the best known fairy tales are retold, with some extremely surprising twists, by the master of the comic and the bloodcurdling--Roald Dahl. Includes Cinderella, Jack and the Beanstalk, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood, and The Three Little Pigs. Full color.

About the Author

Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. He spent his childhood in England and, at age eighteen, went to work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa. When World War II broke out, he joined the Royal Air Force and became a fighter pilot. At the age of twenty-six he moved to Washington, D.C., and it was there he began to write. His first short story, which recounted his adventures in the war, was bought by The Saturday Evening Post, and so began a long and illustrious career.

After establishing himself as a writer for adults, Roald Dahl began writing childrens stories in 1960 while living in England with his family. His first stories were written as entertainment for his own children, to whom many of his books are dedicated.

Roald Dahl is now considered one of the most beloved storytellers of our time. Although he passed away in 1990, his popularity continues to increase as his fantastic novels, including James and the Giant PeachMatildaThe BFG, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, delight an ever-growing legion of fans.

Learn more about Roald Dahl on the official Roald Dahl Web site: www.roalddahl.com

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I love it how Roald Dahl transforms the ordinary fairy tales into hilarious stories.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780140375336
ill.:
Blake, Quentin
Author:
Blake, Quentin
Author:
Dahl, Roald
Publisher:
Puffin
Location:
New York, N.Y., U.S.A. :
Subject:
Poetry - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Poetry / Plays
Subject:
Children's poetry
Subject:
Fairy tales
Subject:
Humorous poetry
Subject:
English poetry
Subject:
Narrative poetry
Subject:
Children's poetry, English
Subject:
Poetry : General
Subject:
Westerns
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series Volume:
TM 5-6115-332-24P
Publication Date:
19950201
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from K up to 3
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
7.77x5.03x.17 in. .21 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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