The Witches (Puffin Books)

The Witches (Puffin Books)

by Roald Dahl (Author), Quentin Blake (Author)


A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witches' plot to destroy the world's children by turning them into mice.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
Edition: 01
Publisher: Puffin
Published: 27 Jun 1985

ISBN 10: 0140317309
ISBN 13: 9780140317305
Children’s book age: 9-11 Years
Prizes: Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: Children's Book Category 1983.

Author Bio
Quentin Blake has illustrated more than three hundred books and was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. In 1980 he won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted for services to illustration. Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER.