'The most original and inventive children's writer of our times' - The Times If you thought you knew the stories of some of the most popular fairy tales, then think again! Roald Dahl's comic and often gory versions will give you quite a surprise. Meet Cinderella, a young woman who wants to marry a nice ordinary man: and Goldilocks, that house-breaker who gobbles up your porridge and then breaks up the Chippendale to...... Here they all are, giving you more than a twist or two in the tales you already know and love.
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Verses featuring mayhem, greed, betrayals and murder, from two gifted collaborators. ("Publishers Weekly") A sophisticated spoof. ("The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books")Book Description:
From master storyteller Roald Dahl come these side-splitting rhymes, in a beautiful black-and-white hardback edition illustrated by Quentin Blake.
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Book Description Puffin, 2001. Book Condition: New. N/A. Ships from the UK. BRAND NEW. Bookseller Inventory # GRP80484038