Roald-Dahl-was-a-British-novelist,-short-story-writer-and-screenwriter-of-Norwegian-descent,-who-rose-to-prominence-in-the-1940’s-with-works-for-both-children-and-adults,-and-became-one-of-the-world’s-bestselling-authors.

Dahl’s-first-published-work,-inspired-by-a-meeting-with-C.-S.-Forester,-was-Shot-Down-Over-Libya.-Today-the-story-is-published-as-A-Piece-of-Cake.-The-story,-about-his-wartime-adventures,-was-bought-by-the-Saturday-Evening-Post-for-$900,-and-propelled-him-into-a-career-as-a-writer.-Its-title-was-inspired-by-a-highly-inaccurate-and-sensationalized-article-about-the-crash-that-blinded-him,-which-claimed-he-had-been-shot-down-instead-of-simply-having-to-land-because-of-low-fuel.

His-first-children’s-book-was-The-Gremlins,-about-mischievous-little-creatures-that-were-part-of-RAF-folklore.-The-book-was-commissioned-by-Walt-Disney-for-a-film-that-was-never-made,-and-published-in-1943.-Dahl-went-on-to-create-some-of-the-best-loved-children’s-stories-of-the-20th-century,-such-as-Charlie-and-the-Chocolate-Factory,-Matilda-and-James-and-the-Giant-Peach.

He-also-had-a-successful-parallel-career-as-the-writer-of-macabre-adult-short-stories,-usually-with-a-dark-sense-of-humour-and-a-surprise-ending.-Many-were-originally-written-for-American-magazines-such-as-Ladies-Home-Journal,-Harper’s,-Playboy-and-The-New-Yorker,-then-subsequently-collected-by-Dahl-into-anthologies,-gaining-world-wide-acclaim.-Dahl-wrote-more-than-60-short-stories-and-they-have-appeared-in-numerous-collections,-some-only-being-published-in-book-form-after-his-death.-His-stories-also-brought-him-three-Edgar-Awards:-in-1954,-for-the-collection-Someone-Like-You;-in-1959,-for-the-story-“The-Landlady”;-and-in-1980,-for-the-episode-of-Tales-of-the-Unexpected-based-on-“Skin”.

  • Billy and the Minpins

    A-BRAND-NEW-EDITION,-ILLUSTRATED-BY-QUENTIN-BLAKE-FOR-THE-FIRST-TIME.-Pre-order-now-to-complete-your-collection-in-time-for-Roald-Dahl-Day,-September-2017.-Billy’s-mum-says-he-must-never-go-out-through-the-garden-gate-and-explore-the-dark-forest-beyond.-So,-one-day,-that’s-exactly-what-he-does!-There-he-meets-the-Minpins,-tiny-tree-dwelling-people-whose-children-are-the-size-of-matchsticks.-They-live-in-fear-of-the-terrible,-galloping-GRUNCHER.-Will-it-gobble-Billy-too—or-can-he-find-a-way-to-defeat-the-hungry-beast?-From-Matilda-to-Charlie-and-the-Chocolate-Factory-and-The-BFG,-the-collaboration-between-Roald-Dahl-and-Quentin-Blake-has-captured-millions-of-children’s-imaginations-for-nearly-forty-years.-Billy-and-the-Minpins,-this-new-interpretation-of-Roald-Dahl’s-very-last-story-(originally-published-in-1991),-is-just-as-magical

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  • Boy: Tales of Childhood

    In-Boy,-Roald-Dahl-recounts-his-days-as-a-child-growing-up-in-England.-From-his-years-as-a-prankster-at-boarding-school-to-his-envious-position-as-a-chocolate-tester-for-Cadbury’s,-Roald-Dahl’s-boyhood-was-as-full-of-excitement-and-the-unexpected-as-are-his-world-famous,-best-selling-books.-Packed-with-anecdotes—some-funny,-some-painful,-all-interesting—this-is-a-book-that’s-sure-to-please.

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  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    From-the-author-of-The-BFG-and-Matilda!

    Willy-Wonka’s-famous-chocolate-factory-is-opening-at-last!-But-only-five-lucky-children-will-be-allowed-inside.-And-the-winners-are:-Augustus-Gloop,-an-enormously-fat-boy-whose-hobby-is-eating;-Veruca-Salt,-a-spoiled-rotten-brat-whose-parents-are-wrapped-around-her-little-finger;-Violet-Beauregarde,-a-dim-witted-gum-chewer-with-the-fastest-jaws-around;-Mike-Teavee,-a-toy-pistol-toting-gangster-in-training-who-is-obsessed-with-television;-and-Charlie-Bucket,-Our-Hero,-a-boy-who-is-honest-and-kind,-brave-and-true,-and-good-and-ready-for-the-wildest-time-of-his-life!

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  • Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

    Last-seen-flying-through-the-sky-in-a-giant-elevator-in-Charlie-and-the-Chocolate-Factory,-Charlie-Bucket’s-back-for-another-adventure.-When-the-giant-elevator-picks-up-speed,-Charlie,-Willy-Wonka,-and-the-gang-are-sent-hurtling-through-space-and-time.-Visiting-the-world’’-first-space-hotel,-battling-the-dreaded-Vermicious-Knids,-and-saving-the-world-are-only-a-few-stops-along-this-remarkable,-intergalactic-joyride.

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  • Danny the Champion of the World

    Danny’s-life-seems-perfect:-his-home-is-a-gypsy-caravan,-he’s-the-youngest-car-mechanic-around,-and-his-best-friend-is-his-dad,-who-never-runs-out-of-wonderful-stories-to-tell.-And-when-Danny-discovers-his-father’s-secret,-he’s-off-on-the-adventure-of-a-lifetime.-Here’s-Roald-Dahl’s-famous-story-about-a-9-year-old-boy,-his-dad,-and-a-daring-and-hilarious-pheasant-snatching-expedition.-Just-as-important,-it’s-the-story-of-the-love-between-a-boy-and-his-father-who,-in-Danny’s-own-words,-is-“the-most-marvelous-and-exciting-father-a-boy-ever-had.”

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  • Esio Trot

    Mr.-Hoppy-is-in-love-with-Mrs.-Silver,-but-her-heart-belongs-to-Alfie,-her-pet-tortoise.-Mr.-Hoppy-is-too-shy-to-approach-Mrs.-Silver,-until-one-day-he-comes-up-with-a-brilliant-idea-to-win-her-heart.-If-Mr.-Hoppy’s-plan-works,-Mrs.-Silver-will-certainly-fall-in-love-with-him.-But-it’s-going-to-take-one-hundred-and-forty-tortoises,-an-ancient-spell,-and-a-little-bit-of-magic.

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  • Fantastic Mr. Fox

    Fantastic-Mr.-Fox-is-on-the-run!-The-three-meanest-farmers-around-are-out-to-get-him.-Fat-Boggis,-squat-Bunce,-and-skinny-Bean-have-joined-forces,-and-they-have-Mr.-Fox-and-his-family-surrounded.-What-they-don’t-know-is-that-they’re-not-dealing-with-just-any-fox–Mr.-Fox-would-never-surrender.-But-only-the-most-fantastic-plan-ever-can-save-him-now.

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  • George’s Marvellous Medicine

    George’s-Grandma-is-a-grizzly,-grumpy,-selfish-old-woman-with-pale-brown-teeth-and-a-small-puckered-up-mouth-like-a-dog’s-bottom.-Four-times-a-day-she-takes-a-large-spoonful-of-medicine,-but-it-doesn’t-seem-to-do-her-any-good.-She’s-always-just-as-poisonous-after-she’s-taken-it-as-she-was-before.-When-George-is-left-to-look-after-her-one-morning,-it’s-just-the-chance-he-needs-.-.-.

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  • Going Solo

    From-the-bestselling-author-of-Charlie-and-the-Chocolate-Factory-and-The-BFG-comes-an-autobiographical-account-of-his-exploits-as-a-World-War-II-pilot!

    ‘Going-Solo’-tells-of-how,-when-he-grew-up,-Roald-Dahl-left-England-for-Africa-and-a-series-of-daring-and-dangerous-adventures-began.-From-tales-of-plane-crashes-to-surviving-snake-bites,-read-all-about-Roald-Dahl’s-life-before-becoming-the-world’s-number-one-storyteller.

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  • James and the Giant Peach

    James-Henry-Trotter-lives-with-two-ghastly-hags.-Aunt-Sponge-is-enormously-fat-with-a-face-that-looks-boiled-and-Aunt-Spiker-is-bony-and-screeching.-He’s-very-lonely-until-one-day-something-peculiar-happens.-.-.-At-the-end-of-the-garden-a-peach-starts-to-grow-and-GROW-AND-GROW.-Inside-that-peach-are-seven-very-unusual-insects—all-waiting-to-take-James-on-a-magical-adventure.-But-where-will-they-go-in-their-GIANT-PEACH,-and-what-will-happen-to-the-horrible-aunts-if-they-stand-in-their-way?-There’s-only-one-way-to-find-out-.-.-

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  • Matilda

    Matilda-is-a-little-girl-who-is-far-too-good-to-be-true.-At-age-five-and-a-half-she’s-knocking-off-double-digit-multiplication-problems-and-blitz-reading-Dickens.-Even-more-remarkably,-her-classmates-love-her-even-though-she’s-a-super-nerd-and-the-teacher’s-pet.-But-everything-is-not-perfect-in-Matilda’s-world…

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  • Roald Dahl Collection 16 Books Box Set

    With-striking-new-artwork-to-celebrate-the-Roald-Dahl-100-celebrations-and-a-keepsake-slipcase-featuring-Quentin-Blake’s-iconic-illustrations,-this-16-book-collection-brings-together-all-the-classic-children’s-novels-from-the-one-and-only-Roald-Dahl.-Matilda,-Going-Solo,-The-Giraffe-And-The-Pelly-And-Me,-George’s-Marvellous-Medicine,-Fantastic-Mr-Fox,-The-Magic-Finger,-Esio-Trot,-Boy-Tales-Of-Childhood,-Charlie-And-The-Great-Glass-Elevator,-The-BFG,-The-Witches,-The-Twits,-Charlie-And-The-Chocolate-Factory,-James-And-The-Giant-Peach,-Danny-The-Champion-Of-The-World,-Billy-And-The-Minpins

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  • Spotty Powder and Other Splendiferous Secrets

    A-treasure-of-Roald-Dahl!-Feast-your-eyes-on-an-original-chapter-from-Charlie-and-the-Chocolate-Factory,-and-tuck-into-some-tasty-tales-from-Roald-Dahl’s-school-days-to-discover-more-about-the-World’s-No.-1-storyteller!-No-Roald-Dahl-collection-is-complete-without-this-splendiferous,-surprising-treat.

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  • The BFG

    Captured-by-a-giant!-The-BFG-is-no-ordinary-bone-crunching-giant.-He-is-far-too-nice-and-jumbly.-It’s-lucky-for-Sophie-that-he-is.-Had-she-been-carried-off-in-the-middle-of-the-night-by-the-Bloodbottler,-the-Fleshlumpeater,-the-Bonecruncher,-or-any-of-the-other-giants-rather-than-the-BFG-she-would-have-soon-become-breakfast.

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  • The Enormous Crocodile

    The-Enormous-Crocodile-is-incredibly-hungry-and-incredibly-greedy.-His-favorite-meal-is-a-plump,-juicy-little-child,-and-he-intends-to-gobble-up-as-many-of-them-as-he-can!-But-when-the-other-animals-in-the-jungle-join-together-to-put-an-end-to-his-nasty-schemes,-the-Enormous-Crocodile-learns-a-lesson-he-won’t-soon-forget.-Dahl’s-wicked-humor-is-as-delightful-as-ever-in-this-new,-larger-edition-of-a-hilarious-favorite.

    Illustrated-by-Quentin-Blake.

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  • The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

    Who-needs-a-ladder-when-you’ve-got-a-giraffe-with-an-extended-neck?

    The-Ladderless-Window-Cleaning-Company-certainly-doesn’t.-They-don’t-need-a-pail,-either,-because-they-have-a-pelican-with-a-bucket-sized-beak.-With-a-monkey-to-do-the-washing-and-Billy-as-their-manager,-this-business-is-destined-for-success.-Now-they-have-their-big-break—a-chance-to-clean-all-677-windows-of-the-Hampshire-House,-owned-by-the-richest-man-in-all-of-England!-That’s-exciting-enough,-but-along-the-way-there-are-surprises-and-adventures-beyond-their-wildest-window-washing-dreams.

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  • The Magic Finger

    What-happens-when-the-hunter-becomes-the-hunted?

    To-the-Gregg-family,-hunting-is-just-plain-fun.-To-the-girl-who-lives-next-door,-it’s-just-plain-horrible.-She-tries-to-be-polite.-She-tries-to-talk-them-out-of-it,-but-the-Greggs-only-laugh-at-her.-Then-one-day-the-Greggs-go-too-far,-and-the-little-girl-turns-her-Magic-Finger-on-them.-When-she’s-very,-very-angry,-the-little-girl’s-Magic-Finger-takes-over.-She-really-can’t-control-it,-and-now-it’s-turned-the-Greggs-into-birds!-Before-they-know-it,-the-Greggs-are-living-in-a-nest,-and-that’s-just-the-beginning-of-their-problems…

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  • The Twits

    How-do-you-outwit-a-Twit?-Mr.-and-Mrs.-Twit-are-the-smelliest,-ugliest-people-in-the-world.-They-hate-everything—-except-playing-mean-jokes-on-each-other,-catching-innocent-birds-to-put-in-their-Bird-Pies,-and-making-their-caged-monkeys,-the-Muggle-Wumps,-stand-on-their-heads-all-day.-But-the-Muggle-Wumps-have-had-enough.-They-don’t-just-want-out,-they-want-revenge.

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  • The Witches

    This-is-not-a-fairy-tale.-This-is-about-real-witches.-Real-witches-don’t-ride-around-on-broomsticks.-They-don’t-even-wear-black-cloaks-and-hats.-They-are-vile,-cunning,-detestable-creatures-who-disguise-themselves-as-nice,-ordinary-ladies.-So-how-can-you-tell-when-you’re-face-to-face-with-one?-Well,-if-you-don’t-know-yet-you’d-better-find-out-quickly-because-there’s-nothing-a-witch-loathes-quite-as-much-as-children-and-she’ll-wield-all-kinds-of-terrifying-powers-to-get-rid-of-them.

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