By Roald Dahl, Illustrated by Quentin Blake
There was something coming up the street on the opposite side. It was something black... Something tall and black... Something very tall and very black and very thin. ***********On View more
Interest Age7-9 years
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6 September 2007
7-9 years (7-9)
Roald Dahl (Author) Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains THE WORLD'S NUMBER ONE STORYTELLER. Quentin Blake (Illustrator) 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.