As Alex, Marty, Gloria and Melman try to make their way back home to their beloved New York City Zoo, they must avoid being captured by Animal Control Officer Chantel DuBois. Join in the fun as they find the perfect cover: journeying across Europe with a travelling circus - Madagascar style.
Q. How did the Zoosters feel when they got on the circus train? A. Chuffed! The Zoosters and their circus friends will have you howling with laughter when you read this totally-bonkers book. As well as jokes, there are animal anagrams, fun-tastic facts and some silly circus songs to make you smile.
Squish crunch gollop - a very hungry, very enormous crocodile can't wait to fill his empty tummy with a fat juicy child. He thinks he's clever, but the other jungle animals might just be able to outwit him.
Whether a beautiful gift for the Dahl fan or a stunning introduction to Roald Dahl's work; this superb hardback is jampacked with complete picture tales, as well as excerpts from longer stories, poetry (some previously unpublished), autobiographical material and letters. It is also filled with outstanding artwork from Quentin Blake, Raymond Briggs, Posy Simmonds, Ralph Steadman, Patrick Benson, Charlotte Voake, Lane Smith and Babette Cole among others.
The Grand High Witch of all the World has gathered together the witches of England for an annual conference at the Hotel Magnificent in Bournemouth. Their agenda is the elimination of all the children in the country and the prospects for their young victims look bleak. But the Grand High Witch and her cronies have reckoned without the spark and ingenuity of a young guest at the hotel and his rather brilliant grandmother.
With filthy hair all over his face and horrid plots growing in his mind, Mr Twit is one of the nastiest people you'll ever meet and Mrs Twit is just as bad and even uglier! But they don't stop at tricking each other: neighbouring children and even the local birds are in danger, and that's where the Muggle-Wumps come in. This family of monkeys has had enough of the Twits' tricks and, with the help of the handsome Roly-Poly bird, they decide it's time for sweet revenge.
Matilda Wormwood is an extraordinary child with thoroughly ordinary and rather unpleasant parents, who are contemptuous of their daughter's prodigious talents. But underestimating Matilda proves to be a huge mistake, as they, along with her vile headmistress Miss Trunchbull, are soon to discover.
George's grandma is a grizzly, grumpy, selfish woman with pale brown teeth and a small puckered-up mouth like a dog's bottom. Four times a day she takes a large spoonful of thick brown medicine, but it doesn't seem to do her any good. She's always just as horrid after she's taken it as she was before. So when George is left alone to look after her one morning, it's just the chance he needs.
Mr Hoppy, a retired bachelor, harbours a secret passion for his neighbour, the lovely Mrs Silver. Unfortunately, she lavishes all her affection on another...Alfie, her pet tortoise. Mr Hoppy's wildly ingenious plot to defeat his rival and win the love of his lady will delight and amaze, involving as it does a cryptic riddle and no fewer than a hundred and forty tortoises, large and small.
Danny, The Champion Of The World ประเภท :
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Children's Fiction ISBN :
4083-91-1 ผู้แต่ง : Dahl, Roald [อ่านประวัติ] เนื้อหาโดยย่อ
Danny lives with his dad in an old gipsy caravan behind a filling-station. Danny's dad is the best - a wonderful mechanic, a brilliant storyteller and a genius at kites. But, as we all learn as we get older, grown-ups can be complicated creatures, and so it is that one day, when he is nine years old, Danny discovers that his dad has a deep, dark secret. It is a secret that is just about to lead them on a dangerous and thrilling adventure.