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The Witches

Written by Roald Dahl

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LoveReading View on The Witches

The Witches was first published in 1983 and is repackaged here for the 30th Anniversary.  As with many of Dahl's works it is wonderfully illustrated throughout by Quentin Blake.  A young boy and his grandmother uncover a plot by The Witches to get rid of every single child on earth.

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The Witches Synopsis

Witches really are a detestable breed. They disguise themselves as lovely ladies, when secretly they want to squish and squelch all the wretched children they despise. Luckily one boy and his grandmother know how to recognize these vile creatures, but can they get rid of them for good?

The Witches Press Reviews

A true genius...Roald Dahl is my hero - David Walliams

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ISBN: 9780141361611
Publication date: 01/09/2016
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Hardback

ISBN: 9780141365473
Publication date: 11/02/2016
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780141365473
Publication date: 07/02/2013
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141365473
Publication date: 7th February 2013
Author: Roald Dahl
Publisher: Puffin Books an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 224 pages
Suitable for: 7+ readers, 9+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Audio Books

About Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was born in Wales of Norwegian parents – the child of a second marriage. His father and elder sister died when Roald was just three. His mother was left to raise two stepchildren and her own four children. Roald was her only son. He had an unhappy time at school - at Llandaff Cathedral School, at St Peter’s prep school in Weston-super-Mare and then at Repton in Derbyshire. Dahl’s unhappy time at school was to influence his writing greatly. He once said that what distinguished him from most other children’s writers was &...

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