The Witches by ROALD DAHLThe Witches by ROALD DAHL

The Witches

byROALD DAHLIllustratorQUENTIN BLAKE

Paperback | August 16, 2007

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From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG

This is not a fairy tale. This is about real witches.

Grandmamma loves to tell about witches. Real witches are the most dangerous of all living creatures on earth. There's nothing they hate so much as children, and they work all kinds of terrifying spells to get rid of them. 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!
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 ...
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Title:The WitchesFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 7.75 × 5.13 × 0.58 inShipping dimensions:7.75 × 5.13 × 0.58 inPublished:August 16, 2007Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:014241011X

ISBN - 13:9780142410110

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from love my favorite book as a kid! #plumreview
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome I remember reading this book when I was a kid. I couldn't put it down and I read it at least 8 times. I have been looking for this book for years but couldn't remember the title. Imagine my surprise when I remembered it, lol. Anyhow; I would highly recomend this book for all children, teens and even adults. Don't pass it up!!! Roald Dahl rocks!!!
Date published: 2007-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from really cool I think this book is great because its a funny book, the movie is funny too. This is one of my favourite Roald Dahl books. I would recommend this to other children.
Date published: 2006-11-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fantastic Read! Roald Dahl writes a very good book once again, but there are two things, redundant in all his books, that I really dislike. Firstly, the font. Call me crazy but if the book has a good font it seems much better. The font in 'The Witches' is terrible. Secondly, the lack of description. I know he's a children's writer but description never hurt. Anyway, a good read, captivating plot: 80% (that's honours you know).
Date published: 2006-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Best ! I think the witches is an excellent book . I highly recommend it ! If you have the money buy it . Roald Dahl is the best author in the world . Just trust me, I wouldn't lie .
Date published: 2002-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Book! This book is awesome, good for all ages.Roald Dahl is one of my favorite authors!
Date published: 2000-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Wacky Witches Review This book is an excellant read for those who love to escape reality and yet remain assured it is real. 'The Witches' is a wonderful fantasy book, complete with neat drawings and a storyline that is sure to attract readers of all ages. When I began reading, it was slow to start, but as I continued, I didn't want to put it down. I enjoyed putting myself in the place of the hero and the suspense grew as I ventured further into this book. I reccommend 'The Witches' for anyone who has an imagination. and if you don't have one, this book will surely get you one.
Date published: 2000-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Roald Dahl ROCKS!!!!!!!!!!!! This is one of the best books I ever read. Roald Dahl is the best author there is.
Date published: 2000-05-12