With striking new jackets and a new slipcase, all adorned with Quentin Blake's timeless illustrations, this 15-book collection brings together all of Roald Dahl's classic children's novels. Stories that have shocked, excited, entertained and delighted generations of children.
This great value collection includes Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and Fantastic Mr Fox.
The iconic characters, hilarious settings and unforgettable storylines make this an essential addition to your child's bookshelf.
The Phizz-Whizzing collection is perfect for all Roald Dahl fans out there and for those who are discovering these classic tales for the first time.
Suitable for ages 7+
There are 15 fantastic stories in this collection:
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Nobody has seen Willy Wonka - or inside his amazing chocolate factory - for years. When he announces plans to invite the winners of five Golden Tickets hidden inside the wrappers of chocolate bars to visit his factory, the whole world is after those tickets!
- The BFG
The Big Friendly Giant is unlike other giants. For a start, he doesn't like to eat people and it's not long before he becomes orphan Sophie's very best friend.
Matilda Wormwood is only five years old, but she is a genius. Unfortunately her parents are too stupid to even notice. Worse, her horrible headmistress Miss Trunchbull is a bully who makes life difficult for Matilda's teacher, Miss Honey, and her friends. But what Miss Trunchbull doesn't know is that Matilda has a trick or two up her sleeve...
- Esio Trot
Saying things backwards can make magic happen. Just ask Mr Hoppy and Mrs Silver! Esio Trot is the story of a very shy man and a very kind woman, and a small tortoise called Alfie who brings them together.
- George's Marvellous Medicine
George's nasty old grandma needs teaching a lesson. George decides the best remedy for her grumpiness is a special home-made medicine. But Grandma gets more than she bargained for!
- Going Solo
Going Solo tells of how, when he grew up, Roald Dahl left England for Africa - and a series of daring and dangerous adventures began... Continuing from where he left off at the end of Boy: Tales of Childhood, Going Solo focuses on Roald's adult life before he began his career as a writer.
The unadulterated childhood - sad and funny, macabre and delightful - that inspired Britain's favourite storyteller, Boy speaks of an age which vanished with the coming of the Second World War.
- James and the Giant Peach
James Henry Trotter lives with his two horrid aunts, Spiker and Sponge. He hasn't got a single friend in the whole wide world. That is, not until he meets the Old Green Grasshopper and the rest of the insects aboard a giant, magical peach!
- Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
The Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company has just moved in to the old wooden house not far from where Billy lives. He'd rather have a wonderful sweet-shop, but when he meets the members of the Company - the Giraffe, the Pelican and the Monkey - he can't believe his eyes.
- The Twits
Mr Twit hates his wife. Mrs Twit detests her husband. They like nothing more than playing wicked tricks on one another. Sooner or later, things are going to go too far...
- The Magic Finger
When the girl in this story gets cross, strange things start happening. Above all, she can't bear it when people are cruel to animals. So when her neighbours the Greggs go shooting, her magic finger teaches them a lesson they'll never forget...
- Danny the Champion of the World
Danny lives with his dad in a caravan at the edge of the wood. He thinks his dad is the best father in the world. But Danny doesn't know everything, and even his brilliant dad has secrets...
- Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Willy Wonka has asked Charlie and the rest of the Bucket family to live with him. Now, moments after Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ended, we rejoin the adventure as the Great Glass Elevator blasts into outer space...
- Fantastic Mr Fox
Three horrid farmers - Boggis, Bunce and Bean - hate cunning Mr Fox, who outwits them at every turn. But poor Mr Fox and his friends don't realise how determined the farmers are to get them...
- The Witches
Witches absolutely detest children. To a witch, a child smells like dogs' droppings. And now the Grand High Witch is planning to get rid of every child in England - can anybody stop them?
Author - Roald Dahl:
Roald Dahl was a spy, an ace fighter pilot, a chocolate historian and a medical inventor. He died on 23 November 1990, aged 74.
He was buried in the parish church of St Peter and St Paul in Great Missenden - the Buckinghamshire village where today The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre continues his extraordinary mission to amaze, thrill and inspire generations of children and their parents.
What's in the box:
15 x Books
What's in the box
15 book box set
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