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‘A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero’ – David Walliams

One child a week is fifty-two a year. Squish them and squiggle them and make them disappear.

BEWARE.

There are witches EVERYWHERE. Witches could be a cashier in a supermarket, a woman driving a fancy car, or even your own teacher.

The only thing a witch cares about is squelching children. She hunts and squelches as many children as she possibly can. At least one a week.

The Grand High Witch hates children most of all and plans to make every single one of YOU disappear.

Only one boy and his grandmother can stop her. But if their plan fails, the Grand High Witch will frizzle them like fritters, and then what will happen?

Soon to be a MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring ANNE HATHAWAY, OCTAVIA SPENCER, STANLEY TUCCI and CHRIS ROCK, coming in October 2020.

Product Details

Catalogue number

6159 in Books and Resources for Schools 2021

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780141365473

Publisher

Puffin

Date published

February 4th, 2016

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740L Lexiles are the global standard in reading assessment. They are unique as they are able to measure a child and a book on the same scale – ensuring the right book gets to the right child at the right time.

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  • 224 pages

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Author/Illustrator

Roald Dahl

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  1. rainbowunicorncupcake123
    on 11 November 2019

    I read this book at school and its really good and funny

  2. Booklover550
    on 12 August 2019

    awesome!

    4out of 5
  3. Shano
    on 5 December 2018

    It scares me when i read it at night but i never want to put the book down because i always want to know what will happen next!!!!!

    5out of 5