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Revolting Rhymes

Written by Roald Dahl

Illustrated by Quentin Blake

Key Stage 1 Poetry Books for Children

LoveReading View on Revolting Rhymes

Roald Dahl takes on the likes of Little Red Riding Hood, Cinderella, Goldilocks and The Three Little Pigs and brings us a brilliant collection of comic and often gory versions of popular fairy tales.  Dahl's Gobblefunk is brought to life with full colour illustrations by Quentin Blake making this a delight for fans young and old.

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Revolting Rhymes Synopsis

I bet you think you know this story. You don't. The real one's much more gory. From Cinderella and Goldilocks to Little Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs, wicked beasts, brazen crooks and a ghastly giant star in these hilarious nursery rhymes with BITE!

Revolting Rhymes is brought wondrously to life in this animation which ingeniously interweaves five of Roald Dahl's most famous rhymes.

Children's author Tom Fletcher reads the winning English rhyme from Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymers competition!

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141374123
Publication date: 1st September 2016
Author: Roald Dahl
Illustrator: Quentin Blake
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 80 pages
Year Groups: Key Stage 1
Topics: Poetry

About Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was born in Wales of Norwegian parents – the child of a second marriage. His father and elder sister died when Roald was just three. His mother was left to raise two stepchildren and her own four children. Roald was her only son. He had an unhappy time at school - at Llandaff Cathedral School, at St Peter’s prep school in Weston-super-Mare and then at Repton in Derbyshire. Dahl’s unhappy time at school was to influence his writing greatly. He once said that what distinguished him from most other children’s writers was &...

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