Fantastic Mr. Fox

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780756982867

Category: Juvenile Fiction

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The delightfully witty and exciting tale of Mr. Fox, a truly fantastic fellow who outwits three rich, mean farmers who are determined to catch him.


Fantastic Mr Fox

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited (UK)

ISBN: 9780141307534

Category: Children's stories

Page: 105

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Boggis, Bunce and Bean are just about the nastiest and meanest three farmers you could meet, and they hate Mr Fox. They are determined to get him. So they lie in wait outside his hole, ready to shoot, starve or dig him out. But clever Mr Fox has other plans. Delightfully illustrated by Quentin Blake.

Fantastic Mr. Fox

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101652985

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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Nobody outfoxes Fantastic Mr. Fox! Someone's been stealing from the three meanest farmers around, and they know the identity of the thief—it's Fantastic Mr. Fox! Working alone they could never catch him; but now fat Boggis, squat Bunce, and skinny Bean have joined forces, and they have Mr. Fox and his family surrounded. What they don't know is that they're not dealing with just any fox—Mr. Fox would rather die than surrender. Only the most fantastic plan can save him now.

Fantastic Mr Fox

Plays for Children

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141930225

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 80

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Fun-to-perform play - perfect for schools - of Roald Dahl's immensely popular story for younger readers in which clever Mr Fox outwits the three nasty farmers: Boggis. Bunce and Bean. This also includes staging advice on props, lighting etc at the end of the book.

The Road to There

Mapmakers and Their Stories

Author: Val Ross

Publisher: Tundra Books

ISBN: 1770490620

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 152

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Winner of the 2004 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian children’s non-fiction Honor Book for the Society of School Librarians International’s Best Book Award – Social Studies, Grades 7-12 Shortlisted for the Children's Literature Roundtable Information Book of the Year 2003 winner of the Mr. Christie’s Book Award Seal Shortlisted for the 2004 Norma Fleck Award for Canadian Children’s Non-fiction Included on VOYA’s ninth annual Nonfiction Honor List Selected for inclusion in CCBC Choices 2004: the best-of-the-year list published by the Cooperative Children’s Book center of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison Named Notable Book by the International Reading Association’s Children’s Book Award in the intermediate nonfiction category Road maps; sailor’s charts; quilts; songlines; gilded parchment covered with jewel-like colors; computer printouts – to guide us through the strange, vast, beautiful, and mysterious frontiers of the world of maps, Val Ross presents the men and women who made them. Here are some of the unexpected stories of history’s great mapmakers: the fraud artists who deliberately distorted maps for political gain, Captain Cook, the slaves on the run who found their way thanks to specially-pieced quilts, the woman who mapped London’s streets, princes, doctors, and warriors. These are the people who helped us chart our way in the world, under the sea, and on to the stars. With reproductions of some of the most important maps in history, this extraordinary book, packed with information, is as fascinating and suspenseful as a novel. From the Hardcover edition.

Fantastic Mr Fox: A Play

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 9780141374284

Category:

Page: 80

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FANTASTIC MR FOX by Roald Dahl - a short dramatization by Sally Reid - perfect for schools - of Dahl's immensely popular story for younger readers in which clever Mr Fox outwits the three nasty farmers: Boggis. Bunce and Bean. An excellent adaptation by Sally Reid, with staging advice on props, lighting and scenery at the end of the book. Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and worldwide booksales are over 100 million!

The Twits

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101653019

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG! Mr. and Mrs. Twit are the smelliest, nastiest, ugliest people in the world. They hate everything—except playing mean jokes on each other, catching innocent birds to put in their Bird Pies, and making their caged monkeys, the Muggle-Wumps, stand on their heads all day. But the Muggle-Wumps have had enough. They don't just want out, they want revenge.

The Witches

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101662972

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 208

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From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG! This is not a fairy tale. This is about real witches. Grandmamma loves to tell about witches. Real witches are the most dangerous of all living creatures on earth. There's nothing they hate so much as children, and they work all kinds of terrifying spells to get rid of them. Her grandson listens closely to Grandmamma's stories—but nothing can prepare him for the day he comes face-to-face with The Grand High Witch herself!

The Magic Finger

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101636319

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 16

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What happens when the hunter becomes the hunted? To the Gregg family, hunting is just plain fun. To the girl who lives next door, it's just plain horrible. She tries to be polite. She tries to talk them out of it, but the Greggs only laugh at her. Then one day the Greggs go too far, and the little girl turns her Magic Finger on them. When she's very, very angry, the little girl's Magic Finger takes over. She really can’t control it, and now it's turned the Greggs into birds! Before they know it, the Greggs are living in a nest, and that's just the beginning of their problems….

The Hodgeheg

Author: Dick King-Smith

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141389052

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 96

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The Hodgeheg by Dick King-Smith is a much-loved classic! Max, the hedgehog who becomes a hodgeheg, who becomes a hero! Max's family dreams of reaching the Park. But no one has ever found a safe way of crossing the very busy road. Young Max, who is brighter than the average hedgehog, is determined to solve the problem. 'A nicely told, darkly humorous story about how hedgehogs can avoid getting squashed on the road' - Guardian 'A huge favourite' - Observer Dick King-Smith served in the Grenadier Guards during the Second World War, and afterwards spent twenty years as a farmer in Gloucestershire, the country of his birth. Many of his stories are inspired by his farming experiences. He wrote a great number of children's books, including The Sheep-Pig (winner of the Guardian Award and filmed as Babe), Harry's Mad, Noah's Brother, The Queen's Nose, Martin's Mice, Ace, The Cuckoo Child and Harriet's Hare (winner of the Children's Book Award in 1995). In 2009 he was made an OBE for services to children's literature. Dick King-Smith died in 2011 at the age of eighty-eight.

Roald Dahl's Glorious Galumptious Story Collection

Five Corking Stories Including Fantastic Mr Fox & Four Other Stories

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141378468

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 480

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Five fantastic Roald Dahl favourites come together in this very special collection: James and the Giant Peach, Fantastic Mr Fox, The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me, The Magic Finger and Esio Trot. Complete with fun and fascinating extra material offering a sneak peek into the wonderful world of Dahl, this is a collection to treasure forever.

Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101652969

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 176

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From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG! Last seen flying through the sky in a giant elevator in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie Bucket's back for another adventure. When the giant elevator picks up speed, Charlie, Willy Wonka, and the gang are sent hurtling through space and time. Visiting the world’' first space hotel, battling the dreaded Vermicious Knids, and saving the world are only a few stops along this remarkable, intergalactic joyride.

George's Marvelous Medicine

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0425290107

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 112

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This collectable hardcover edition will feature a beautiful cover and deluxe packaging, including color interior text and illustrations! From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda comes the story of a not-so-lovely grandma, a boy, and a magical medicine. George is alone in the house with Grandma. The most horrid, grizzly old grunion of a grandma ever. She needs something stronger than her usual medicine to cure her chronic grouchiness. A special grandma medicine, a remedy for everything. And George knows just what to put into it. Grandma's in for the surprise of her life-and so is George, when he sees the results of his mixture!

Boggis, Bunce and Bean!

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Puffin

ISBN: 9780141327747

Category:

Page: 24

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Can you help Mr Fox and his friends escape from the nastiest crooks in the valley? Packed with fantastic things to make, do, colour and draw, get ready to join forces against beastly Boggis, Bunce and BEAN!

Danny the Champion of the World

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141322675

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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A new edition of the well-loved story of Danny and his father who outwit their greedy, rich neighbour, Mr Victor Hazell. With a great new cover by Quentin Blake as well as a whole new exciting end section about Roald Dahl and his world.

The Making of Fantastic Mr. Fox

An American Empirical Picture by Wes Anderson

Author: Wes Anderson

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 0847833542

Category: Performing Arts

Page: 183

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Discusses the making of the film based on Roald Dahl's novel, providing interviews with the director, cast, and crew, still photographs, production design sketches, and a description of the movie's revival of stop-motion animation.

Fantastic Mr Dahl

Author: Michael Rosen

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 0141335203

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 176

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Just how did Roald Dahl get into writing? Where did he get his ideas from? What ingredients in his life turned him into the kind of writer he was? Michael Rosen - poet, broadcaster and former Children's Laureate, comes up with some of the answers to these key questions in his lively biography of the world's No.1 storyteller, written specially for children. Full of stories and funny anecdotes from Roald Dahl's school days and family life, Michael Rosen's fascinating observations creates a vivid picture of one of the most famous writers of all time.


The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar

Author: Roald Dahl

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101652950

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 240

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Seven superb short stories from the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG! Meet the boy who can talk to animals and the man who can see with his eyes closed. And find out about the treasure buried deep underground. A cleaver mix of fact and fiction, this collection also includes how master storyteller Roald Dahl became a writer. With Roald Dahl, you can never be sure where reality ends and fantasy begins. "All the tales are entrancing inventions." —Publishers Weekly From the Trade Paperback edition.