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- DescriptionJames's aunts call him names, beat and starve him and make his life a misery. If only his parents hadn't been eaten by an escaped rhiceros, he wouldn't be in this mess. But one day he meets a man who gives him a bag of magic crocodile tongues and so begins the adventure of his dreams.
- Author BiographyRoald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. After school in England he went to work for Shell in Africa. He began to write after a monumental bash on the head , sustained as an RAF pilot in World War II. Roald Dahl died in 1990.
- Author(s)Roald Dahl
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication24/03/2001
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPuffin Books
- Out-of-print date24/09/2008
- Content Noteb&w illustrations
- Weight126 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine10 mm
- Illustrator(s)Quentin Blake
- Format DetailsB-format paperback
- Edition StatementNew edition
- Reading AgeFrom 8 to 99
- Interest Agefrom 7 to 9
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- panangch09 Apr, 2012by
Great kids' books
I bought this, and other Roald Dahl books, for my grandson's schoolwork.These books are well-written and entertaining and an excellent educational resource.
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