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Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes (1982)

by Roald Dahl

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Humorous retellings in verse of six well-known fairy tales featuring surprise endings in place of the traditional happily-ever-after.

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I don't remember a lot about this one, beyond the fact that I definitely read it as a kid.
  Tara_Calaby | Jun 22, 2020 |
A bit revolting, but overall quite humorous and clever. ( )
  book_lady15 | Apr 3, 2020 |
Hilarious. ( )
  ElentarriLT | Mar 24, 2020 |
I really enjoyed this book of poetry, I loved Dahl when I was growing up. My favorite book by him was The Witches. In this book, Dahl puts a poetic twist on the classic tales that everyone has grown up on. Cinderella, Jack and the Bean Stalk, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs are just some of the stories in this collection. In this collection, he puts a gory twist on the classic tales, and while I don't think it's suitable for children I enjoyed reading them. I don't think I would have this in my school library because of the language that's used in it in some stories. ( )
  ShannaYoung | Oct 24, 2019 |
Poetry lesson ( )
  KaylynContreras | Oct 7, 2019 |
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Penguin Australia

2 editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.

Editions: 0141501758, 0141326832

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