The Twits

The Twits

by Roald Dahl
Illustrator Quentin Blake

Penguin Young Readers Group | August 16, 2007 | Trade Paperback

The Twits is rated 4.71428571428571 out of 5 by 7.
How do you outwit a Twit?

Mr. and Mrs. Twit are the smelliest, nastiest, ugliest people in the world. 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. But the Muggle-Wumps have had enough. They don't just want out, they want revenge.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 112 pages, 7.7 × 5.1 × 0.29 in

Published: August 16, 2007

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 014241039X

ISBN - 13: 9780142410394

Found in: Adventure
Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from the best it is one of the Best book ever awesome
Date published: 2015-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Twits I loved the twits it was a super funny I bet I could read this book a million tims and it is a nice.
Date published: 2015-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from THE TWITS The twits is an amusing book as well as mystry but not so much roald dahl is a very amazing author... I love his books
Date published: 2015-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Twits I think that the twits is a funny enjoyable book. I would give this book a 5 star rateing, if you like are 11 or yunger this is a good book for you. ORLA
Date published: 2015-08-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The Twits The twits is a good book.Roald Dahl writes good books but he puts works that shoud not be in there.
Date published: 2015-03-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Twits I read it in one day though I'm not good at english. Mr. Dahl's stories make me smile. Every children should have thought about this kind of punishment in the story. The Twits makes it real : )
Date published: 2014-01-24
Rated out of 5 by from A good lesson about nasty people The Twits by Roald Dahl is a very short novel that can be read in less than one hour. Children will enjoy The Twits much more than adults would because of the descriptions and the characters involved; there are humans, monkeys, and birds. The Twits teaches a good lesson that people with nasty, evil thoughts start to look ugly themselves, and if you do something bad to others, the same bad thing may happen to you. Mr. and Mrs. Twit are old (in their sixties), hideous, and disgusting. Both like to play tricks on each other and do outrageous things. Someone’s out to get revenge… I highly recommend The Twits for children, since they will likely find the story more enjoyable than adults will.
Date published: 2008-09-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Disgusting, dark, grim, and great! The twits are a couple of disgusting, nasty, mean, trick-playing filthy people told in that wonderful over-the-top style Dahl is known for. You can't help but laugh at their antics, and the tale is a delight for children and adults both. Dahl's ability to describe things with a few evocative words never ceases to amaze me - I cringed at his description of the wretched Mr. Twit's beard, and my niece and nephew howled with delight at the way the Twits are eventually given their comeuppance. By no means a serious story, but nonetheless, a worthwhile read!
Date published: 2008-05-05

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The Twits

The Twits

by Roald Dahl
Illustrator Quentin Blake

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 112 pages, 7.7 × 5.1 × 0.29 in

Published: August 16, 2007

Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 014241039X

ISBN - 13: 9780142410394

About the Book

Originally published: London: J. Cape, 1980.

From the Publisher

How do you outwit a Twit?

Mr. and Mrs. Twit are the smelliest, nastiest, ugliest people in the world. 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. But the Muggle-Wumps have had enough. They don't just want out, they want revenge.

About the Author

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 Peach, Matilda, The 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

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12