Fantastic Mr Fox

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Puffin Books, 1988 - Children's stories - 90 pages
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Every night Mr Fox would raid the mouth-watering stores of Farmers Boggis, Bunce and Bean. One day they decide to put an end to his raids by destroying his home, but Mr Fox remains one step ahead and comes up with a wonderful plan. This audio cassette contains the complete and unabridged story.

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It was cool but now I think...wow! he was a thief! .-. Read full review

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User Review  - Anahi - Goodreads

i love roald dahl books because the way he writes them is funny and the way he rhymes and how the characters look like its hilarious. They way he writes the characters dialogue is funny espcially the drunken mouse thats full of lotttttttssss of apple cider it super funny Read full review

Contents

The Three Farmers
8
Mr Fox
15
The Shooting
21
Copyright

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About the author (1988)

Roald (pronounced "Roo-aal") was born in Llandaff, South Wales. He had a relatively uneventful childhood and was educated at Repton School. During World War II he served as a fighter pilot and for a time was stationed in Washington, D.C.. Prompted by an interviewer, he turned an account of one of his war experiences into a short story that was accepted by the Saturday Evening Post, which were eventually collected in Over to You (1946). Dahl's stories are often described as horror tales or fantasies, but neither description does them justice. He has the ability to treat the horrible and ghastly with a light touch, sometimes even with a humorous one. His tales never become merely shocking or gruesome. His purpose is not to shock but to entertain, and much of the entertainment comes from the unusual twists in his plots, rather than from grizzly details. Dahl has also become famous as a writer of children's stories. In some circles, these works have cased great controversy. Critics have charged that Dahl's work is anti-Semitic and degrades women. Nevertheless, his work continues to be read: Charlie and Chocolate Factory (1964) was made into a successful movie, and his books of rhymes for children continue to be very popular.

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