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Published in 1943 and long unavailable, Dark Horse Books is proud to present this landmark book from the author of such beloved tales as Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda. Digitally restored, this remarkable presentation of Dahl's classic story, lavishly illustrated by the artists of the Walt Disney Studios, will delight readers of all ages!

The Gremlins is the story of Gus, a British World War II fighter pilot, who during the Battle of Britain turned to look out on the wing of his plane only to see an amazing sight: a little man, no more than six inches tall with horns growing from his head, drilling a hole in the plane's wing. Gus was the first man to ever see a Gremlin, and what happened after that would change the war, and the world, forever.

Bought by Walt Disney to be produced as an animated motion picture (and considered to be the first story featuring the mythical airplane-sabotaging creatures known as Gremlins), the project was ultimately shelved and is reprinted here for the first time in over sixty years.

Synopsis:

Digitally restored, this remarkable presentation of Roald Dahl's classic story is lavishly illustrated by the artists of the Walt Disney Studios. The book was first published in 1943 and has been unavailable since that time.

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Synopsis:

Published in 1943 and long unavailable, this landmark book is from the author of such beloved tales as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach" and "Matilda." Digitally restored, this remarkable presentation of Roald Dahl's classic story is lavishly illustrated by the artists of the Walt Disney Studios.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781593074968
Publisher:
Dark Horse Books
Subject:
General
Introduction by:
Maltin, Leonard
Introduction:
Maltin, Leonard
Illustrator:
Artists and Writers Guild
Illustrator:
Inc and the Disney Studios
Author:
Dahl, Roald
Author:
Artists And Writers Guild
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fantasy
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
fiction;fantasy;disney;children
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Reprint ed.
Publication Date:
September 6, 2006
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
56
Dimensions:
11.12x8.68x.45 in. 1.01 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 56 pages Dark Horse Comics - English 9781593074968 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Digitally restored, this remarkable presentation of Roald Dahl's classic story is lavishly illustrated by the artists of the Walt Disney Studios. The book was first published in 1943 and has been unavailable since that time.
"Synopsis" by , CN
"Synopsis" by , Published in 1943 and long unavailable, this landmark book is from the author of such beloved tales as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach" and "Matilda." Digitally restored, this remarkable presentation of Roald Dahl's classic story is lavishly illustrated by the artists of the Walt Disney Studios.
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