Danny has a life any boy would love - his home is a gypsy caravan, he's the youngest master car mechanic around, and his best friend is his dad, who never runs out of wonderful stories to tell. What they don't know is that they're not dealing with just any fox - Mr. And find out about the treasure buried deep underground. Inside, James meets a bunch of oversized friends - Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybug, and more. I teach 1sr grade and worry this might be a little too scary for them. It is Ralph's lucky day when a young guest named Keith arrives with a shiny miniature motorcycle.
For fifty years, this timeless story of the pig named Wilbur and the wise spider named Charlotte who saved him has continued to warm the hearts of readers everywhere. There's nothing they hate so much as children, and they work all kinds of terrifying spells to get rid of them. And George knows just what to put into it. George is alone in the house with Grandma. If so, Danny will truly be the champion of the world. Can they pull it off? Younger children are probably not going to even notice.
The four-plus hours whiz by with whimsy and inspired fun. Grandmamma loves to tell about witches. How exactly does one get freckles? It'll take a superhuman genius to give Miss Trunchbull what she deserves and Matilda may be just the one to do it! I am 8 years old and I loved listening to this book. From his own life, of course! But now, it's Freddy's chance to show everyone how special he is and, best of all, prove it to himself! They don't just want out, they want revenge. A clever mix of fact and fiction, this collection also includes how master storyteller Roald Dahl became a writer. My mom and I listened to it.
This 1953 Newbery Honor Book comes to life in a delightful unabridged recording, read lovingly by the author himself. He is always looking for adventure. The most horrid, grizzly old grunion of a grandma ever. At least now I know who to think or complain to about my dreams. And once a mouse can ride a motorcycle. The peach at the top of the tree begins to grow, and before long it's as big as a house.
For 50 cents, know-it-all Sharon has the answer: a secret family freckle recipe. Did you know that Roald Dahl nearly lost his nose in a car accident? They hate everything - except playing mean jokes on each other, catching innocent birds to put in their Bird Pies, and making their caged monkeys, the Muggle-Wumps, stand on their heads all day. In The One in the Middle is the Green Kangaroo, second-grader Freddy Dissel feels left out. Because it's a very good book and very funny. Join the Midnight Gang as they make their wildest dreams come true! This plot was less complicated and repeated a lot of the same jokes which is okay with most kids. But luckily, Tom's time in the hospital will be anything but boring when he discovers that his fellow patients turn the awful ward into the most wondrous world after lights out.
If not, you don't yet know all there is to know about Roald Dahl. David Walliams is a multi-award winning British comedian, actor and writer, best known for the comedy series Little Britain; but his acting work includes plays, dramas and films. After James Henry Trotter's parents are tragically eaten by a rhinoceros, he goes to live with his two horrible aunts, Spiker and Sponge. And things only get worse when he meets the hospital staff, including the wicked matron of the children's ward. Life there is no fun, until James accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree and strange things start to happen. It was also a little more predictable, but all in all an imaginative read. Matilda is a sweet, exceptional young girl, but her parents think she's just a nuisance.
. Her grandson listens closely to Grandmamma's stories - but nothing can prepare him for the day he comes face-to-face with The Grand High Witch herself! Or that he was once a chocolate candy tester for Cadbury's? This is about real witches. Told with the same irresistible appeal that has made Roald Dahl one of the world's best-loved writers, Going Solo brings you directly into the action and into the mind of this fascinating man. She expects school to be different but there she has to face Miss Trunchbull, a kid-hating terror of a headmistress. But when a terrible accident sees him go from hero to zero, Frank and Gilbert are left with nothing - and in the grips of a wicked crime boss and his henchmen. Working alone they could never catch him; but now fat Boggis, squat Bunce, and skinny Bean have joined forces, and they have Mr.
It's lucky for Sophie that he is. She needs something stronger than her usual medicine to cure her grouchiness. But the Muggle-Wumps have had enough. With a snip of the stem, the peach starts rolling away, and the great adventure begins! In fact, he is the only big friendly giant in Giant Country. He is far too nice and jumbly. Fox and his family surrounded. The narration is wonderfully silly and the story is charming, yet strange-just as any good Rohl Dahle book should be.