Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts

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In Dirty Beasts, meet a ghastly menagerie of wonderfully comic animals that can only have been invented by Roald Dahl. There is the toad that jumps to France - at his own peril; the pig who ponders the meaning of life; the ant-eater who gets the wrong end of the stick and lots more. Snigger, titter and laugh at their antics in this collection of irreverent and absurdly comic verse! In Revolting Rhymes, think again if you thought you knew the stories of some of the most popular fairy tales. Here are six of the best known retold, with more than a twist or two, by the master of the comic and the blood-curdling.

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Roald Dahl was born in 1916 in Wales of Norwegian parents. He began writing after a 'monumental bash on the head', sustained as an RAF pilot during WW2. Roald Dahl is one of the most successful and well-known of all children's writers. He died in 1990 at the age of seventy-four.

Read by Pam Ferris and Geoffrey Palmer. Pam Ferris has appeared in numerous stage and television productions, including Miss Trunchbull in the film of Roald Dahl's Matilda. Geoffrey Palmer has had an impressive stage and screen career. His films include The Madness of King George, Mrs Brown and Tomorrow Never Dies.

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