Fox and his family surrounded. From his own life, of course! She lives on Klickitat Street with her mother, father and big sister, Beezus. The peach at the top of the tree begins to grow, and before long it's as big as a house. After Gilbert is thrown in prison, only Frank can come to his rescue. It's lucky for Sophie that he is.
. Fox would rather die than surrender. He is always looking for adventure. They don't just want out, they want revenge. Danny has a life any boy would love - his home is a gypsy caravan, he's the youngest master car mechanic around, and his best friend is his dad, who never runs out of wonderful stories to tell.
How exactly does one get freckles? With a snip of the stem, the peach starts rolling away, and the great adventure begins! With Roald Dahl, you can never be sure where reality ends and fantasy begins. But when a terrible accident sees him go from hero to zero, Frank and Gilbert are left with nothing - and in the grips of a wicked crime boss and his henchmen. If not, you don't yet know all there is to know about Roald Dahl. But one night Danny discovers a shocking secret that his father has kept hidden for years. Inside, James meets a bunch of oversized friends - Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybug, and more.
Grandmamma loves to tell about witches. Right away, Ralph knows that the motorcycle is special - and made to be ridden by an adventurous mouse. It was also a little more predictable, but all in all an imaginative read. Told with the same irresistible appeal that has made Roald Dahl one of the world's best-loved writers, Going Solo brings you directly into the action and into the mind of this fascinating man. I teach 1sr grade and worry this might be a little too scary for them.
A clever mix of fact and fiction, this collection also includes how master storyteller Roald Dahl became a writer. Twit are the smelliest, nastiest, ugliest people in the world. Only the most fantastic plan can save him now. Can they pull it off? Because it's a very good book and very funny. The four-plus hours whiz by with whimsy and inspired fun. There's nothing they hate so much as children, and they work all kinds of terrifying spells to get rid of them. This 1953 Newbery Honor Book comes to life in a delightful unabridged recording, read lovingly by the author himself.
And things only get worse when he meets the hospital staff, including the wicked matron of the children's ward. Soon Danny finds himself the mastermind behind the most incredible plot ever attempted against nasty Victor Hazell, a wealthy landowner with a bad attitude. She needs something stronger than her usual medicine to cure her grouchiness. Matilda is a sweet, exceptional young girl, but her parents think she's just a nuisance. My mom and I listened to it. But now, it's Freddy's chance to show everyone how special he is and, best of all, prove it to himself! Her grandson listens closely to Grandmamma's stories - but nothing can prepare him for the day he comes face-to-face with The Grand High Witch herself! When Matilda is attacked by the Trunchbull she suddenly discovers she has a remarkable power with which to fight back. As full of excitement and the unexpected as his world-famous, best-selling books, Roald Dahl's tales of his own childhood are completely fascinating and fiendishly funny.
But the Muggle-Wumps have had enough. Or that he was once a chocolate candy tester for Cadbury's? Learn all about his encounters with the enemy, his worldwide travels, the life-threatening injuries he sustained in a plane accident, and the rest of his sometimes bizarre, often unnerving, and always colorful adventures. Real witches are the most dangerous of all living creatures on earth. It'll take a superhuman genius to give Miss Trunchbull what she deserves and Matilda may be just the one to do it! And George knows just what to put into it. This is about real witches.
A special grandma medicine, a remedy for everything. But luckily, Tom's time in the hospital will be anything but boring when he discovers that his fellow patients turn the awful ward into the most wondrous world after lights out. For fifty years, this timeless story of the pig named Wilbur and the wise spider named Charlotte who saved him has continued to warm the hearts of readers everywhere. 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. If so, Danny will truly be the champion of the world.
David Walliams is a multi-award winning British comedian, actor and writer, best known for the comedy series Little Britain; but his acting work includes plays, dramas and films. He is also the author of five hugely successful children's books, including two illustrated by Quentin Blake - Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. In The One in the Middle is the Green Kangaroo, second-grader Freddy Dissel feels left out. And find out about the treasure buried deep underground. In fact, he is the only big friendly giant in Giant Country. After James Henry Trotter's parents are tragically eaten by a rhinoceros, he goes to live with his two horrible aunts, Spiker and Sponge. It is Ralph's lucky day when a young guest named Keith arrives with a shiny miniature motorcycle.