The Witches

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Puffin Books, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 206 pages
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Meet a hero, a wise old grandmother, and the most gruesome, grotesque gang of witches imaginable!

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User Review  - Jennifer LeGault - LibraryThing

This is not a fairy-tale. This is about REAL WITCHES. Well, if you don't know how to tell if a witch is real you'd better find out quickly-because there's nothing a witch loathes quite as much as children and she'll wield all kinds of terrifying powers to get rid of them. Read full review

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User Review  - ChazziFrazz - LibraryThing

I wanted something fun to read and chose this. I couldn't stop till I finished it. Mr. Fox is up against the three meanest farmers in the area. They are out to get him for stealing and they won't stop ... Read full review

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About the author (1998)

Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. He spent his childhood in England and, at age eighteen, went to work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa. When World War II broke out, he joined the Royal Air Force and became a fighter pilot. At the age of twenty-six he moved to Washington, D.C., and it was there he began to write. His first short story, which recounted his adventures in the war, was bought by The Saturday Evening Post, and so began a long and illustrious career.

After establishing himself as a writer for adults, Roald Dahl began writing children’s stories in 1960 while living in England with his family. His first stories were written as entertainment for his own children, to whom many of his books are dedicated.

Roald Dahl is now considered one of the most beloved storytellers of our time. Although he passed away in 1990, his popularity continues to increase as his fantastic novels, including James and the Giant PeachMatildaThe BFG, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, delight an ever-growing legion of fans.

Learn more about Roald Dahl on the official Roald Dahl Web site: www.roalddahl.com

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