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Roald Dahl's Birthday

Celebrate Roald Dahl's Birthday with these titles from Macmillan Children's Publishing Group.

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The Witches

A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witches' plot to destroy the world's children by turning them into...

"...A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witches' plot to destroy the world's children by turning them into mice..... A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witches' plot to destroy the world's children by turning them into mice.. "An orphan boy...discovers the true nature of witches and then has the misfortune to be transformed into a mouse by The Grand High Witch of All the World...A curious but h..."

By Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake

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The BFG

"Well, first of all, " said the BFG, "human beans is not really believing in giants, is they? Human beans is not thinking we exist." Sophie discovers that...

"..."Well, first of all, " said the BFG, "human beans is not really believing in giants, is they? Human beans is not thinking we exist." Sophie discovers that.... "Well, first of all, " said the BFG, "human beans is not really believing in giants, is they? Human beans is not thinking we exist." Sophie discovers that giants not only exist, but that there are a great many of them who like to guzzle and swallomp nice little chiddlers. But not the Big Friendly Giant. He and Sophie cook up an ingenious ..."

By Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake

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Boy

Tales of Childhood

"'I am only eight years old,' I told myself. 'No little boy of eight has ever murdered anyone. It's not possible.'" So thought Roald Dahl in 1924 when his...

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Roald Dahl's Tales from Childhood

Twenty-five years ago in Boy, the world’s favorite storyteller recollected scenes from his youth—some funny, some frightening, all true. More About Boy is the...

By Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake

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