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BOOK REVIEW: The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl

The Enormous Crocodile by Roald Dahl
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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The story arc of “The Enormous Crocodile” is a familiar one. It’s a variation on a theme seen in “Little Red Riding Hood” and “Three Little Pigs” to name a couple of well-known examples. 261 more words


George's Marvellous Medicine--Roald Dahl


Here’s another interesting book by Roald Dahl. And wildly inappropriate for a kid. I have to keep reminding myself that these are not meant for Daryl’s age group (Being 3 years old.) . 208 more words

Kids Books

Artist Sunday 6: Sir Quentin Blake

Quentin Blake was born in the suburbs of London in 1932 and has drawn ever since he can remember.

I think that the very first book I fully read in English was Roald Dahl’s “The Twits”, illustrated by Quentin Blake.

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Foreign Classics: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Book title: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Writer: Roald Dahl
Illustrator: Quentin Blake
Copyright year: 1964
Publisher: Puffin Books
Language: English
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Children's Literature

The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl

We have the perfect gift for your little Roald Dahl fan! This great scrapbook is a friendly, hardback introduction to Mr Dahl and each of his books, with pictures by Quentin Blake (of course), removable letters, fold-out sections and a spotter’s guide to giants and oompa-loompas.  19 more words

Junior Readers (8-11 Years)

Matilda is a children’s novel by British writer Roald Dahl. It was published in 1988 by Jonathan Cape in London and the illustrations are by…

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As tradition must have it I am back for Sketchmeet at House of Illustration where I also did some volunteering back in the days. When I was doing my “Cartooning Fundamentals” short course at UAL Saint Martins (which is literally next door to it) I was introduced to this place and fell in love since. 281 more words

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