Roald Dahl's Revolting Recipes by Roald Dahl

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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. Offers simple, step-by-step recipes for dishes mentioned in Roald Dahl's works, including such delicacies as ""Bruce Bogtrotter's Sensational Chocolate Cake"" and ""Stinkbug Eggs.
 

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Published January 1, 1997 by London; Ted Smart; 1997. 61 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Sports & Outdoors, Cooking, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, Education & Reference. Non-fiction

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Hungry? Perhaps a serving of Scrambled Dregs or Hair Toffee to Make Hair Grow on Bald Men will hit the spot. Recipes for these and the additional delicacies mentioned in the late Roald Dahl's

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In Dahl's typically outre outing, the repulsive, misanthropic Mr. and Mrs. Twit become the target of revenge by the Mugglewump monkeys--who have finally had enough.

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As even Dahl's youngest admirers know, the late master writer can slice through the foibles and flaws of human nature with not just uncommon precision but with gleefully wicked, sometimes macabre humor as well.

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Imagine what would happen if a nervous young parson were re-afflicted with a peculiar strain of his childhood dyslexia, so that he unknowingly pronounced backwards only the most significant word in every sentence.

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The masters of wackiness dish up a giant portion of literary and artistic wit in this saga of T the Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company.

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Lane Smith trades stinky cheese for fantastic fruit with his black-and-white illustrations for Roald Dahl's classic 1961 novel, James and the Giant Peach.

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In a sublime bit of casting, comedic actor Idle delivers an inspired rendition of Dahl's classic novel, available for the first time as an unabridged recording (an abridged Caedmon edition, read by Dahl, was released in the 1970s).

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by Quentin Blake, presents the famous story interspersed with Blake's characteristically frenetic line drawings, with clusters of candy sprinkled across the pages.

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Containing the entire text and artwork from Dahl's 1984 autobiography Boy , this reworked and expanded version also incorporates previously unpublished materials from the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre in England, as well as excerpts that have appeared in earlier books.

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The second volume of the beloved British writer's autobiography, after Boy, follows Dahl to his first job, working for an oil conglomerate in Africa, and then into WWII and his career as an RAF pilot.

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This volume collects 11 of the master storyteller's short stories, many of which first appeared in Someone Like You, and also includes "The Surgeon," originally published in Playboy in 1986.

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Too lazy to build its own nest, too lazy to feed its own young''), paternal, factual and confessional (``I had learnt even at that tender age that there are no secrets unless you keep them to yourself, and this was the greatest secret I had ever had to keep in my life so far'').

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Irons joins the parade of British stars offering renditions of Dahl's work and gives a fine presentation of one of the author's most vivid fantasy stories.

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The stories of Cinderella, Goldilocks, The Three Little Pigs and Little Red Riding Hood unspool in "verses featuring mayhem, greed, betrayals and murder, from two gifted collaborators," wrote PW.

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More than 75 selections from the works of a master storyteller are collected in The Roald Dahl Treasury, first published in 1997, and now available in paperback.

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in full color by Quentin Blake, originally published in 1982, the author puts his distinctive satirical spin on six traditional tales including ""Snow White"" (""From now on, Queen, you're Number Two.

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This book contains recipes for delicacies mentioned in Roald Dahl's books, such as ""Wormy Spaghetti"" and ""Stink Bugs' Eggs,"" with graphics PW called ""deliciously playful."" Ages 8-up.

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Sure to stir the stomach, Roald Dahl's Even More Revolting Recipes, with excerpts from Roald Dahl's oeuvre, an introduction by Felicity Dahl and recipes by Lori-Ann Newman, features foods from the author's best-loved books.

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For example, cartoony characters clad in pajamas snooze on a silhouetted photo of ``Eatable Marshmallow Pillows.'' Despite the child-oriented tone, a number of recipes require adult participation by virtue of cursory directions or tricky maneuvers (e.g., ensuring that mixtures boil to specific te...

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