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Revolting Rhymes - Roald Dahl

Revolting Rhymes

By: Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

Paperback

Published: 3rd September 2009
For Ages: 6 - 8 years old
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Did you think Cinderella married the prince and lived happily ever after, or that the three little pigs outsmarted the wolf? Think again! Master storyteller Roald Dahl adds his own darkly comic twists to six favorite tales, complete with rambunctious rhymes and hilarious surprise endings.

About the Author

Roald Dahl (1916-90) is the beloved author of classics such as CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and THE WITCHES, both made into movies. His birthday, September 13th, is celebrated around the world as Roald Dahl Day.

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Revolting Rhymes
 
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5.0

Refreshing spin on age old fairy tales

By JP

from Sydney, AU

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  • Deserves Multiple Readings
  • Engaging Characters
  • Well Written

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    Best Uses

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    Comments about Revolting Rhymes:

    As with any Roald Dahl book, this one is well worth reading. It is fun and engaging for both the adult reader or the child.

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    4.0

    Classics with a twist

    By Margab

    from Port Macquarie, AU

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    Pros

    • Deserves Multiple Readings
    • Entertaining For All Ages

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      • Gift
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      Comments about Revolting Rhymes:

      This made a wonderful gift for young readers. All of the stories kept them enterained. The soft cover format made it ideal for reading anywhere.

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      Verses featuring mayhem, greed, betrayals and murder, from two gifted collaborators. ("Publishers Weekly") A sophisticated spoof. ("The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books")

      ISBN: 9780142414828
      ISBN-10: 0142414824
      Audience: Children
      For Ages: 6 - 8 years old
      For Grades: 1 - 3
      Format: Paperback
      Language: English
      Number Of Pages: 46
      Published: 3rd September 2009
      Dimensions (cm): 25.5 x 20.2  x 0.5
      Weight (kg): 0.18