The Magic Finger

Have YOU ever been angry with someone?

What if every time someone upset you, you could zap them with your magic flashing finger? One day, a little girl discovers that she can do just that! She can turn her teacher into a creature with whiskers and a tail. And as for the nasty Greggs family who hunt ducks next door… her magic finger has something very special in store for THEM! Quack!

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    I loved this book so much I must have read it in half an hour!

    14 March 2015

  • I loved this book and I think it was amazing

    8 March 2014

  • loved it

    The first Roald Dahl book I ever read. I loved it, and I’ve read it about 20 times!

    9 March 2013

  • it is about this girl that gets cross with the Gregg family and turns them in to birds and Mr Gregg said get some branches but the children said how are we going to get them and Mr Gregg said with you mouth. then the wild ducks come with the guns and where going to …

    27 May 2012

  • a little girl in the gregg family has a magic finger which is always causing chaos!! very fun and spine tingling book.

    3 March 2011

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    Roald Dahl

    Roald Dahl is probably the best loved children’s author ever, creator of iconic characters like Matilda, Willy Wonka and the BFG!


    Roald Dahl has won many awards for his books including the Whitbread Award for The Witches in 1983, the Smarties Award in 1990 for Esio Trot and the Blue Peter prize for Matilda in 2000. In 2008 the Roald Dahl estate launched an award in his name – the Roald Dahl Funny Prize.

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