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Roald Dahl's Marvellous Joke Book

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Roald Dahl's Marvellous Joke Book is full of jokes, limericks, riddles, Knock knock and Doctor, doctor! Here is a perfect joke book for young children, specially themed around Roald Dahl's best-loved characters such as Charlie, George, The BFG, Matilda, James and many others.Roald Dahl was always full of fun and mischief and loved all kinds of jokes - the sillier the better! From chocolate-covered chickens to grizzly grouchy grandmas to the disgusting Twits this marvellous collection has over 400 jokes, and includes Roald Dahl's very own, extremely silly 'Knock, knock' jokes - guaranteed to keep his fans amused for hours.Illustrations throughout by the inimitable Quentin Blake.Which famous writer goes best with a hot dog? Roll Dahl of course!Listen to Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios! Look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! inspired by the revolting Twits.

About the Author

Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in 1916 in Wales of Norwegian parents. He was educated in England before starting work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa, and began writing after a 'monumental bash on the head' sustained as an RAF fighter pilot during the Second World War. He worked in a tiny hut in the apple orchard of his house in Buckinghamshire until his death in 1990 at the age of 74. Roald Dahl's many books continue to be read by children the world over who delight in the magic of his marvellous storytelling. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and total sales are 100 million worldwide!

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128 pages
Interest Age: From 7 to 9 years


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Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

6th September 2012



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