Dahl, Roald Dirty Beasts (Picture Puffin)

ISBN 13: 9780140504354

Dirty Beasts (Picture Puffin)

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9780140504354: Dirty Beasts (Picture Puffin)

Unsuspecting humans get their final comeuppance in this collection of poems about mischievous and mysterious animals. In between laughs, both adult and child will see in these rhymes the folly of pretenses and the sheer joy of the ridiculous. Full-color illustrations.

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Book Description:

A stylish black-and-white hardback of Roald Dahl's classic rhymes, featuring the most ghastly menagerie of dirty beasts you could ever hope not to meet.

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

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Dahl, Roald
Published by Puffin (1986)
ISBN 10: 0140504354 ISBN 13: 9780140504354
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(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Puffin, 1986. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140504354

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