Dahl, Roald The Twits

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The Twits

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The Twits are possibly the nastiest and most digusting of all Roald Dahl's characters.

Frogs in beds; Eyeballs in drinks; Worms in spaghetti

Mr and Mrs Twit are really disgusting. They smell because they never wash, they fight because they play tricks on each other, AND they hate children. But worst of all, they keep monkeys in their back garden. In cages. It's time for the monkeys to get their revenge on these two most revolting creatures . . .

***meet the Muggle-Wump monkeys and the Roly-Poly bird!***

***with a great new cover by Quentin Blake, and a whole exciting section about Roald Dahl and his world***

'A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero' - David Walliams

Roald 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.

Quentin Blake is one of the best-known and best-loved children's illustrators and it's impossible now to think of Roald Dahl's writings without imagining Quentin Blake's illustrations.

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Roald Dahl has such an unusual first name due to fact that his parents spelt his name wrong on the Register of Births. From this non-literary background came one of the masters of children's literature.

The Twits is one of his many successful and highly entertaining books. The Twits are a couple that nobody would like to know. They are hairy, dirty, smelly and generally unpleasant. Roald Dahl's characters are possibly the most horrid people you will ever read about. Mr and Mrs Twit spend their days inventing new ways to be be nasty to each other. Each time Mrs Twit does something bad to Mr Twit, he just invents something worse to do to her. The Twits are not only unpleasant towards each other but they also hate animals. It is because of the Twits' attitude towards animals that we see their really awful side: Mr Twit keeps a family of monkeys that have to spend their days upside down and Mrs Twit likes to make pies with freshly caught birds.

Dahl's story, as is characteristic with all his books, has a happy ending. Only how will the animals beat the Twits? --Jon Smith

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"Do any Dahl books need recommending? . . . The Twits is funny, enjoyable - with a spooky insight to grown-ups" (Tony Ross Big Issue London)

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Book Description Puffin/Penguin Books 0. Softcover. Book Condition: New. The Twits might well be Roald Dahl?s finest portrayal of disgusting protagonists. It is part of Dahl?s books for children and revolves around the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Twit. The book is superbly enhanced and livened up by the addition of illustrations by Quentin Blake. The Twits gives readers an intricate picture of this disgusting couple. Some of their quirks include worms in spaghetti, frogs in beds and eyeballs in drinks. Ugly and nasty to the very core, the couple keeps fighting and playing tricks on each other constantly throughout the book. They are defined by their hatred for children and baths. This makes them horrid, smelly and outright avoidable. Worst of all, Mr. and Mrs. Twit keep monkeys imprisoned and caged in their back garden. The Twits is all about outwitting and overpowering the horrible Twits. The monkeys play a vital role in the scheme of things. The most ugly and smelly individuals across the entire world, the Twits even get hold of innocent birds for their Bird Pies. They even make the Muggle-Wumps, their imprisoned monkeys, stand on their heads throughout the day. The Twits is about a quest for revenge carried out by the Muggle-Wump monkeys. The Muggle-Wump monkeys have a strong desire to take revenge on Mr. and Mrs. Twit due to the prolonged torture and cruelty that they are subjected to on a daily basis. Printed Pages: 0. Bookseller Inventory # 77815

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Book Description Puffin/Penguin Books 0. Softcover. Book Condition: New. The Twits might well be Roald Dahlâs finest portrayal of disgusting protagonists. It is part of Dahlâs books for children and revolves around the lives of Mr. and Mrs. Twit. The book is superbly enhanced and livened up by the addition of illustrations by Quentin Blake. The Twits gives readers an intricate picture of this disgusting couple. Some of their quirks include worms in spaghetti, frogs in beds and eyeballs in drinks. Ugly and nasty to the very core, the couple keeps fighting and playing tricks on each other constantly throughout the book. They are defined by their hatred for children and baths. This makes them horrid, smelly and outright avoidable. Worst of all, Mr. and Mrs. Twit keep monkeys imprisoned and caged in their back garden. The Twits is all about outwitting and overpowering the horrible Twits. The monkeys play a vital role in the scheme of things. The most ugly and smelly individuals across the entire world, the Twits even get hold of innocent birds for their Bird Pies. They even make the Muggle-Wumps, their imprisoned monkeys, stand on their heads throughout the day. The Twits is about a quest for revenge carried out by the Muggle-Wump monkeys. The Muggle-Wump monkeys have a strong desire to take revenge on Mr. and Mrs. Twit due to the prolonged torture and cruelty that they are subjected to on a daily basis. Printed Pages: 0. Bookseller Inventory # 77815

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Book Description PUFFIN UK, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: NEUF. Mr and Mrs Twit are extremely nasty, so the Muggle-Wump monkeys and the Roly-Poly bird hatch an ingenious plan to give them just the ghastly surprise they deserve. - Poids : 300g - Genre : Jeunesse en langue anglaise. Bookseller Inventory # N9780141322759

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