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Dirty Beasts
By Roald Dahl

Dirty Beasts

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Dirty Beasts by Roald Dahl

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From pigs to crocodiles and tummy beasts to porcupines, these poems should keep children amused for hours.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780224022934
ISBN-10: 0224022938
Format: Hardback
(288mm x 225mm x 10mm)
Pages: 32
Imprint: Jonathan Cape Ltd
Publisher: Random House Children's Publishers UK
Publish Date: 25-Oct-1984
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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US Kirkus Review » A dozen or so rhymes, this time, about people-eating, people-pricking, -stinging, -soiling creatures: altogether, a glut of dirty beasts - pictured more freakishly than humorously in waxy cartoon-paintings. There's the clever pig that, in a closer approximation to poetic justice than most, puzzles out "What LIFE was really all about" - and fearing the worst, eats Farmer Bland first. There's that dependable hair-raiser, the child-crunching crocodile: "He smears the boys (to make them hot)/ With mustard from the mustard pot./ But mustard doesn't go with girls,/ It tastes all wrong with plaits and curls./ With them, what goes extremely well/ Is butterscotch and caramel." The Scorpion: "He wants to make a/sudden jump/And sting you hard upon your rump." Some variety is supplied by "The Toad and the Snail" wherein the little-boy-narrator goes flying off for a ride on a giant toad - a Magic TOAD who turns first into an ENORMOUS SNAIL, and still fleeing those "most peculiar" French eaters, then becomes a POLY-POLY-BIRD. Formula material - with formula appeal. (Kirkus Reviews)


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Author Biography - Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl (Author) The son of Norwegian parents, Roald Dahl was born in Wales in 1916 and educated at Repton. He was a fighter pilot for the RAF during World War Two, and it was while writing about his experiences during this time that he started his career as an author. His fabulously popular children's books are read by children all over the world. He died in November 1990.Quentin Blake (Illustrator) Quentin Blake has been drawing ever since he can remember. He taught illustration for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art, of which he is an honorary professor. He has won many prizes, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration, the Eleanor Farjeon Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal, and in 1999 he was appointed the first Children's Laureate. In the 2013 New Year's Honours List he was knighted for services to illustration.

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