I guess you think you know this story.
You don’t. The real one’s much more gory.
The phoney one, the one you know,
Was cooked up years and years ago. . . .
With his famous wicked humor and the cunning of a big bad wolf, master storyteller and satirist Roald Dahl retells his six favorite fairy tales. Get ready for Dahl’s diabolical version of what really happened to Cinderella, Goldilocks, the Three Little Pigs, Jack and the Beanstalk, Snow White, and Little Red Riding Hood.
This book has been selected as a Common Core State Standards Text Exemplar (Grades 4-5, Poetry) in Appendix B.
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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text and artwork from Dahl's 1984 autobiography Boy , this reworked and expanded version also incorporates previously unpublished materials from the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre in England, as well as excerpts that have appeared in earlier books.Aug 17 2009 | Read Full Review of Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes
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.| Read Full Review of Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes
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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...| Read Full Review of Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes
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.| Read Full Review of Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes
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