The Witches

The witches hate children with a sizzling red-hot hatred. They have sorcery in their fingers and devilry in their blood. On the outside, they look like ordinary women, wearing gloves to hide their sharp claws and wigs to cover their bald heads. But these hideous crones mean to destroy every last child in the world. Can one boy and his feisty grandmother stop them? Introducing heaps of deliciously frightening characters – most memorably the truly terrible Grand High Witch – Roald Dahl’s most mesmerising and blood-chilling story is a transfixing tale to terrify and bewitch.

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    Great book. A must read.

    26 May 2015

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    A beautiful description about how to identify a witch….. must read this book ..

    13 December 2014

  • This is about witches who want to get rid of children forever.

    9 March 2014

  • The most imaginative and hilarious plot I have ever read

    9 March 2014

  • The pictures was good and the story was well written. I loved this so much.

    8 March 2014

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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!

    Awards

    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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