The Twits

Category: Book
Illustrated By: Blake, Quentin
By (author): Dahl, Roald
Subject:  JUVENILE FICTION / Action & Adventure / General
  JUVENILE FICTION / Age 7-10
  JUVENILE FICTION / Classics
  JUVENILE FICTION / Humorous Stories
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Published: August 2007
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 112
Size: 7.75in x 5.13in x 0.22in
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From The Publisher*How do you outwit a Twit?

Mr. and Mrs. Twit are the smelliest, nastiest, ugliest people in the world. They hate everything-except playing mean jokes on each other, catching innocent birds to put in their Bird Pies, and making their caged monkeys, the Muggle-Wumps, stand on their heads all day. But the Muggle-Wumps have had enough. They don't just want out, they want revenge.
From The Publisher*

Mr. and Mrs. Twit seem to be a ideal couple. They are as foul as each other! But Mr. and Mrs. Twit cannot resist playing tricks upon each other. Mrs. Twit gives Mr. Twit a scare by dropping her glass eye into his mug. He retaliates by putting a frog in her bed. Next, she serves him wormy spaghetti. Ultimately, The Twits meets with a well-deserved ghastly surprise, cunningly hatched by the Muggle-Whump monkeys and the Roly-Poly Bird.

Biographical NoteRoald Dahl (1916-1990) was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. He spent his childhood in England and, at age eighteen, went to work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa. When World War II broke out, he joined the Royal Air Force and became a fighter pilot. At the age of twenty-six he moved to Washington, D.C., and it was there he began to write. His first short story, which recounted his adventures in the war, was bought by The Saturday Evening Post, and so began a long and illustrious career.

After establishing himself as a writer for adults, Roald Dahl began writing children's stories in 1960 while living in England with his family. His first stories were written as entertainment for his own children, to whom many of his books are dedicated.

Roald Dahl is now considered one of the most beloved storytellers of our time. Although he passed away in 1990, his popularity continues to increase as his fantastic novels, including James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, The BFG, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, delight an ever-growing legion of fans.

Learn more about Roald Dahl on the official Roald Dahl Web site: www.roalddahl.com