The Great Automatic Grammatizator and Other Stories Award-winning author/illustrator

by Roald Dahl (author) (UK edition)

Suitable for 12 - 14 years

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Dahl and disturbing. Twist your brain! Did you know that as well as writing children’s books, Roald Dahl was a master of macabre short stories? We’re don’t mean The Witches. These tales really are too freaky for little kids. But you’re old enough to read them now – if you dare! Here are thirteen darkly funny examples of Dahl’s celebrated short stories, with shocking and creepy twists at every turn. Can a machine really do the job of a writer? How would you take revenge on a cruel tabloid journalist? Why does no one ever come out of an eccentric landlady’s house? Scare yourself silly finding out!

  • Thirteen short stories by the legendary Roald Dahl
  • Tense quick reads perfect for reading in instalments
  • Darkly funny thrillers for fans of Horowitz Horror
  • Dahl is revered as an icon of the short story genre

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Catalogue number

443 in ROW Teen Jan 2019







Date published

May 4th, 2017

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  • 272 pages


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