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Roald Dahl children's classics

Did you know: Roald Dahl was a spy, an ace fighter pilot, a chocolate historian and a medical inventor?

“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.”
― Roald Dahl

  • Danny the Champion of the World

    Danny the Champion of the World

    "A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" - David Walliams Danny lives in a caravan with his father, the most marvellous and exciting father any boy ever had. All the land around them belongs to Mr Victor Hazell, a rich snob with a great glistening beery face and tiny piggy eyes. Nobody likes him, not one-little bit. So one day, Danny and his father concoct a daring plot that will give the old blue-faced baboon Victor Hazell the greatest shock of his life - so long as they don't get caught ... Do you love audio books? Listen to DANNY CHAMPION OF THE WORLD and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices- plus added squelchy sound effects!

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days

    R 197.00

    4 Days Delivery
  • BFG

    BFG

    "Human beans is not really believing in giants, is they? Human beans is not thinking we exist."One dark, silvery moonlit night, Sophie is snatched from her bed by a giant!Luckily it is the Big Friendly Giant (the BFG), who is no ordinary bone-crunching giant, but instead prefers snozzcumbers and frobscottle to children.But there are other giants in Giant Country. And those giants have a plan to gallop far and wide to find some tasty human beans to eat.Can Sophie and the BFG stop them?

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days

    R 197.00

    4 Days Delivery
  • James and the Giant Peach

    James and the Giant Peach

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    "Bigger and bigger grew the peach, bigger and bigger and BIGGER." James Henry Trotter is about to go on the adventure of a lifetime. James lives his awful Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker, two of the meanest people you can imagine. Life isn't much fun at all, until something peculiar happens at the bottom of his garden . . .A peach at the very top of a tree begins to grow . . . and grow . . . and GROW! Inside are seven very unusual insects - all waiting to take James on a magical journey.

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days

    R 225.00

    4 Days Delivery
  • Revolting Rhymes

    Revolting Rhymes

    Phizz-whizzing new edition for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller!I bet you think you know this story.You don't. The real one's much more gory. From Cinderella and Goldilocks to Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs, wicked beasts, brazen crooks and a ghastly giant star in these hilarious nursery rhymes with BITE!

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days

    R 225.00

    4 Days Delivery
  • Boy

    Boy

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller!BOY, Roald Dahl's bestselling autobiography, is full of hilarious anecdotes about his childhood and school days, illustrated by Quentin Blake.As a boy, all sorts of unusual things happened to Roald Dahl. There was the time he and four school friends got their revenge on beastly Mrs Prachett in her sweet shop.There are stories of holidays in fishing boats, African adventures and the days of tasting chocolate for Cadbury's.You'll hear tales of horrible school bullies and the motor-car accident when Roald's nose was nearly sliced clean off . . .Roald Dahl vividly shares his memories; some are funny. Some are painful. Some are unpleasant. All are true.You can listen to all of Roald Dahl's stories on Puffin Audiobooks, read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy sound effects from Pinewood Studios! Also look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake, Quentin Blake ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days

    R 225.00

    4 Days Delivery
  • Dirty Beasts

    Dirty Beasts

    The much-loved Roald Dahl collection of hilarious animal rhymes, updated for a whole new generation of readers with an exciting new interior design and cover look.A collection of (mainly) grisly beasts out for human blood, ranging from Crocky-Wock the crocodile to Stingaling the scorpion. Described in verse with all Dahl's usual gusto and illustrated in suitably lurid style by Quentin Blake.Exciting, bold and instantly recognisable with Quentin Blake's inimitable artwork.

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 5 - 9 Business Days

    R 198.00

  • Esio Trot

    Esio Trot

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller!This is the wonderful and warm-hearted Roald Dahl classic, Esio Trot.Mr Hoppy really loves his neighbour Mrs Silver, and Mrs Silver really loves her tortoise, Alfie. One day Mrs Silver asks Mr Hoppy how to make Alfie grow, and suddenly Mr Hoppy knows the way to win her heart. With the help of a magical spell and some cabbage leaves, can Mr Hoppy be happy at last?'A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero' - David Walliams And now you can listen to ESIO TROT ( with THE GIRAFFE AND THE PELLY AND ME) and other 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! And look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days

    R 225.00

    4 Days Delivery
  • Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

    Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

    Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World's NUMBER ONE Storyteller!WHOOSH! Inside the Great Glass Elevator, Willy Wonka, Charlie Bucket and his family are cruising a thousand feet above the chocolate factory.They can see the whole world below them, but they're not alone. The American Space Hotel has just launched. Lurking inside are the Vernicious Knids - the most brutal, vindictive murderous beasts in the universe.So grab your gizzard! Hold your hats! Only Charlie and Willy Wonka can stop the Knids from destroying everything!Listen to CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELEVATOR and other 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! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days
    4 Days Delivery
  • Billy and the Minpins (illustrated by Quentin Blake)

    Billy and the Minpins (illustrated by Quentin Blake)

    'But...but...who are you?' Little Billy asked.'We are the Minpins,' the tiny man said, 'and we own this wood'.Billy's mum says he must never go out through the garden gate and explore the dark forest beyond. So, one day, that's exactly what he does! There he meets the Minpins, tiny tree-dwelling people whose children are the size of matchsticks. They live in fear of the terrible, galloping GRUNCHER. Will it gobble Billy too - or can he find a way to defeat the hungry beast?

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake, Quentin Blake ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days

    R 221.00

    4 Days Delivery
  • Magic Finger

    Magic Finger

    Every Saturday morning the Greg family goes off to shoot animals and birds. But the girl who lives next door hates hunting. Now it's made her so angry she's PUT THE MAGIC FINGER ON THEM ALL. And very strange things have begun to happen . . .And now you can listen to THE MAGIC FINGER (with THE MINPINS) and other 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! Also look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 5 - 9 Business Days

    R 148.00

  • Witches

    Witches

    'A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero' - David WalliamsOne child a week is fifty-two a year.Squish them and squiggle them and make them disappear.BEWARE. There are witches EVERYWHERE. Witches could be a cashier in a supermarket, a woman driving a fancy car, or even your own teacher. The only thing a witch cares about is squelching children. She hunts and squelches as many children as she possibly can. At least one a week. The Grand High Witch hates children most of all and plans to make every single one of YOU disappear. Only one boy and his grandmother can stop her. But if their plan fails, the Grand High Witch will frizzle them like fritters, and then what will happen? Soon to be a MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring ANNE HATHAWAY, OCTAVIA SPENCER, STANLEY TUCCI and CHRIS ROCK, coming in October 2020.

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days
    4 Days Delivery
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    *A very special version of the book with amazing bonus content! Read the original before you experience the incredible story of Wonka before the Chocolate Factory, coming autumn 2023*Greetings to you, the lucky finder of this Gold Ticket from Mr Willy Wonka! Tremendous things are in store for you!Charlie Bucket's life is about to change forever, thanks to one miraculous moment!Willy Wonka, chocolate maker extraordinaire, has hidden five golden tickets in five ordinary bars of chocolate, and any child who finds one will get the chance to visit his incredible factory.And Charlie has found one . . . But so have . . .Augustus Gloop - a glutton for chocolateVeruca Salt - a spoiled and selfish bratViolet Beauregarde - a repulsive gum-chewerMike Teavee - a television fiendWith a chocolate river, delectable confectionery and mysterious Oompa Loompas, Mr Wonka's factory is the most wondrous place Charlie has ever seen.

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days

    R 197.00

    4 Days Delivery
  • Twits

    Twits

    "To pay Mrs Twit back for the worms in his spaghetti, Mr Twit thought up a really clever, nasty trick . . ."Mr Twit is a foul and smelly man who always has bits of cornflake and sardine in his beard.Mrs Twit is scheming and sly and always thinking of the next horrible trick to play on her husband.The Twits are so ghastly and evil that they even keep Muggle-Wump the monkey and his family captive in their garden.But not for much longer! The monkeys are planning to trick the terrible Twits so that they can escape and put a stop to the frightful pair once and for all!

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days

    R 197.00

    4 Days Delivery
  • Fantastic Mr Fox

    Fantastic Mr Fox

    "On a hill above the valley there was a wood. In the wood there was a huge tree. Under the tree there was a hole. In the hole lived Mr Fox and Mrs Fox and their four Small Foxes. . . "Mr Fox is a very clever fox - every evening he creeps down into the valley and helps himself to food from the nearby farms.Chickens from Farmer Boggis, ducks and geese from Farmer Bunce, and turkeys from Farmer Bean.But now the farmers have had enough, and together they hatch a plan to get rid of Mr Fox for good!But what they don't know is Mr Fox has some help, and a fantastic escape plan of his own...

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days

    R 225.00

    4 Days Delivery
  • Matilda

    Matilda

    "A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" - David Walliams "So Matilda's strong young mind continued to grow, nurtured by the voices of all those authors who had sent their books out into the world like ships on the sea. These books gave Matilda a hopeful and comforting message: You are not alone."Matilda is the world's most famous bookworm, no thanks to her ghastly parents.Her father thinks she's a little scab. Her mother spends all afternoon playing bingo. And her headmistress, Miss Trunchbull? She's the worst of all.She's a big bully, who thinks all her pupils are rotten and locks them in the dreaded Chokey. Despite these beastly grownups trying to push her down, Matilda is an extraordinary girl with a magical mind. And she's had enough. So all the terrible adults had better watch out, because she's going to teach them a lesson they'll never forget!Now you can listen to MATILDA and other 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!

    Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake ESTIMATED DELIVERY:
    Approx 4 Business Days
    4 Days Delivery

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