Roald Dahl Pack: Ages - Scholastic ShopAs it turns out, Matilda has special powers that come to her aid, and even a very special kindergarten teacher named Miss Honey to help her along the way. When four-year-old James is sent to live with his cruel aunts Sponge and Spiker after his parents are killed by a rhinoceros, he is forced to endure terrible mistreatment—he spends his days doing housework, eating scraps and sleeping on bare floorboards. Lucky for him, he runs into an old man that gifts him some magical crocodile tongues, which James then spills on a dead-looking peach tree. The tree grows a large, magical peach, which James then ends up traveling on with newfound friends—a talking grasshopper, earthworm, spider, centipede, ladybug and more. The story begins with a young girl getting kidnapped by a fearsome giant. Together they face the dangers of the giant world and work together to get mean man-eating giants empoisoned for good.
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Our World Book Day costume recommendations and suggestions for cracking book character outfits for your child. A question quiz with a festive Christmas round for children aged in KS2. Genres include fantasy, historical, mystery, adventure and picture books. This literacy quiz is ideal for end of term school activities, family fun in the holiday, or something for your children to do at your local library. A selection of reading books for Year 2 to challenge and interest pupils aged in KS1 classes in UK primary schools. Authors include Eoin Colfer and Enid Blyton.
C hildren's author Philip Ardagh won the upper age category in last year's Roald Dahl Funny Prize for the first of his Grubtown Tales, and his Eddie Dickens adventures have been translated into 34 languages. He's also written funny stuff for radio including BBC radio's first ever truly interactive drama and is an "irregular regular reviewer" of children's books for the Guardian. This year, he's a judge for the Roald Dahl Funny prize, which has given him "an excuse to immerse [him]self in some wonderfully inventive fiction from some of today's funniest children's writers". When he died, I was working in a library. A child asked me: 'Who will write Roald Dahl books now he's dead? Beard-hating Dahl at his best in this tale of an ever-warring couple: repulsive Mr Twit and his equally repulsive glass-eyed wife. Not forgetting the monkeys.
His books were often rather dark, unsentimental, with unexpected endings.
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1. The Twits
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Next year we will do a proper celebration, my daughter and I. Even my six-year-old knows that B. Unfortunately, none of these books reside in our house. But she needed a book to read NOW— her reading log assignment was calling her name — so I handed her Danny, the Champion of the World with a take it or leave it ultimatum. Reluctantly, she agreed to give the book a try. I started reading Danny, the Champion of the World to her but she quickly seized the book and began reading it out loud. Pleasant memories started to come back.