The Roald Dahl Omnibus
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- First editions:
- Dorset Press, 1986, U.S.A.
"Ever since his stories first appeared, people have been telling and retelling each other Roald Dahl's sometimes shocking and always unpredictable plots. Dahl's stories are a brilliant and bizarre assortment of terrortinted gems, polished by a master and set together to mesmerize the fearless and freeze the marrow of the innocent. Bawdy, funny, touching, and downright outrageous, there's simply no one else like Roald Dahl. This volume collects 28 classic stories selected from Switch B***h, Kiss, Kiss, and Someone Like You perfect bedtime stories for sleepless nights from one of the world's bestloved writers for adults and children."
- "Dip in the Pool"
- "Galloping Foxley"
- "Lamb to the Slaughter"
- Convince that Jury
- A R.A.F.T. Writing Prompt involving identification of important quotes from the story and then writing a persuasive essay in the form of a closing argument from a defense attorney
- Classroom Activities
- Includes a reading jigsaw, ranking features of the perfect murder, and vocabulary matching task
- Online Games
- Online matching, concentration, and flash card games with concepts from the book
- "The Landlady"
- "The Way Up to Heaven"
- "The Wish"
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