"The small girl smiles. One eyelid flickers.
She whips a pistol from her knickers."
Fairytales as you’ve never seen them before! Gruesome and grisly, dastardly and daring, these Revolting Rhymes turn familiar stories topsy-turvy. Maybe Cinderella decides against her prince? Perhaps Jack outwits the giant in an unexpected way? No-one is safe – not Snow-White nor Goldilocks, and the Big Bad Wolf better watch out, because Little Red Riding Hood won’t go down without a fight...
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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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