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DAHL, Roald : 15 Book Phizz-Whizzing Box Set Collection *NEW*

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15 Book Phizz-Whizzing Box Set Collection

by Roald Dahl

Illustrated by Quentin Blake

ISBN: 9780140926521

FORMAT: Paperback

PAGES: assorted approx 160 per title

CONDITION: *NEW*

EDITION: c

WEIGHT: 3.01kg (packed parcel rate)

Titles included:

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1. Matilda: Matilda's parents have called her some terrible things. The truth is, she's a genius and they're the stupid ones. Find out how she gets the better of them and her spiteful headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, as well as discovering that she has a very special power.

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2. The BFG: Just imagine suddenly knowing you may be eaten for breakfast in the very near future; dropped like a rasher of bacon into a frying pan sizzling with fat. This is exactly what worries Sophie when she is snatched from her bed in the middle of the night by a giant with a stride as long as a tennis court. Luckily for Sophie, the BFG is far more jumbly than his disgusting neighbours and swallomping nice little chiddlers. Sophie is determined to stop all this and so she and the BFG cook up an ingenious plan to rid the world of troggle-humping, bog-thumping giants for ever!

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3. The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me: A bucket, a ladder and a cleaner? How about a pelican, a giraffe and a monkey? Not the usual ingredients, but this is a window cleaning company with a difference. Join Billy as he makes friends with three amazing animals and gets up to some thrilling adventures.

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4. The Magic Finger: The Magic Finger is something I've been able to do all my life. I can't tell you how I do it, because I don't even know myself. But it always happens when I get cross...and suddenly a sort of flash comes out of me, a quick flash like something electric.  It jumps out and touches the person who has made me cross...  

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5. James and the Giant Peach: James's aunts, Spiker and Sponge, are always calling him names. they beat him and starve him and make his life a misery. If only his parents hadn't been eaten by an angry escaped rhinoceros, he wouldn't be in this mess. But one day he meets a mysterious man who gives him a bag of magic crocodile tongues and so begins the adventure of his dreams.

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6. The Twits: Mr and Mrs Twit play some horrible tricks on each other. I bet you have never met two people more revolting. They never wash, they trap birds for Bird Pie and they hate children. Find out what brilliant trick the Roly-Poly Bird and the Muggle-Wump monkeys think up for them.

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7. The Witches: You could be sitting next to a witch and never know it. They look just like ordinary women but they're extremely dangerous to children! Luckily for the boy in this story, his grandmother knows what signs to look for but, even so, things don't go quite as planned.

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8. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: Mr Wonka's inventions are out of this world. He's thought up every kind of sweet imaginable in his amazing chocolate factory, but no one has ever seen inside, or met Mr Wonka! Charlie Bucket can't believe his luck when he finds a golden ticket and wins the trip of a lifetime around the famous chocolate factory. He still could never have dreamed what surprises lie is store!

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9. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator: Charlie has won Willy Wonka's chocolate factory, and is now on his way to take possession of it. With his parents and grandparents - and Mr Wonka - he's travelling by a strange new means of transport: a Great Glass Elevator! But suddenly things start to go wrong. The elevator zooms higher and higher into the sky until it goes into orbit around the Earth. So begins a hilarious and exciting adventure in which Charlie, his family and Mr Wonka - and 3 gallant astronauts they meet - defend themselves against a mob of vicious space monsters.

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10. Boy - Tales of Childhood:  Whatever happened to Roald Dahl in The Great Mouse Plot of 1924?  As full of excitement, humour and the unexpected as the stories he wrote, Roald Dahl’s tales of his own childhood are not to be missed.

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11. Danny the Champion of the World: Danny thinks the world of his father, but imagine his surprise when he finds out he's been breaking the law! Even grown-ups bend the rules sometimes, but Danny knows his father is still good, kind and clever and full of exciting ideas.

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12. George's Marvellous Medicine: George's grandma has some pretty odd views. In fact, she's not a very nice person at all. She thinks caterpillars and slugs are delicious and likes to crunch on beetles best of all. George can do nothing right in Grandma's eyes, so when it's time for her medicine he decides to give her a dose of his own special brew.

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13. Going Solo: Going Solo, the second part of Roald Dahl's compelling and colourful autobiography, which he began in Boy, is a marvellous account Dahl's first job in Africa and his wartime exploits, including his amazing survival from a plane crash in the Libyan desert.

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14. Esio Trot: Have you ever wanted to turn into something else? I bet it wasn't a tortoise! This is the story of a very shy man who's in love with a very kind woman, and of the small tortoise who brings them together.

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15. Fantastic Mr Fox: Boggis, Bunce and Bean are the nastiest three farmers you could ever meet. They hate Mr Fox and plan to shoot, starve or dig him out of his hole. But Mr Fox is much cleverer than they are and he has a cunning plan of his own.

 

 Thanks for your interest.

 

 

 

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