Author: Roald Dahl

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Book:The Witches (Roald Dahl)

The Witches

Roald Dahl

Would you know a real witch if you saw one? They don’t ride on broomsticks. They don’t wear black capes or pointy hats. In fact, they don’t look like witches at all. But one thing is certain: A real witch is the most dangerous of all living creatures. So you’d better learn to know one when you see one!

The young hero of this award-winning story learns that lesson in a hurry when he encouters a whole gruesome gang of them. He’ll need all his wits about him to foil their wicked scheme—a dastardly plot to rid the world of children forever! 

Book:Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Roald Dahl

Willy Wonka’s Famous Chocolate Factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside…and what Augustus Gloop, Veruca Salt, Violet Beauregarde, Mike Teavee, and Charlie Bucket find is even wilder than any of the wild rumors they’ve heard!

Book:James and the Giant Peach

James and the Giant Peach

Roald Dahl, Lane Smith

When James Henry Trotter accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree, strange things start to happen. The peach at the top of the tree begins to grow, and before long it’s as big as a house. Then James discovers a secret entranceway into the fruit, and when he crawls inside, he meets a bunch of marvelous oversized friends — Old Green-Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybug, Miss Spider, and more.

After years of feeling like an outsider in the house of his despicable Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker, James has finally found a place where he belongs. With a snip of the stem, the peach starts rolling away, and the exciting adventure begins!

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