The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl

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  • First edition:
    • Carlton Books, 2016.
  • Illustrated by: Quentin Blake
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HAVE YOU EVER wanted to know what actually happened to James Trotter’s parents when they encountered an angry escaped rhino? Or how to make the Twits’ infamous bird pie? Well now you can find out, with The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl. The book is a brilliant extension to Dahl’s wonderful stories, and gives fascinating insights into the characters and events from Roald Dahl’s writing in a humorous, exciting and downright gloriumptious way. For the very first time, the stories behind the stories are brought to life in this brand new title. Inside, Quentin Blake’s iconic illustrations are combined with previously unpublished reproductions of imagined letters, artefacts and posters, and editing notes from Dahl himself, to bring all of Roald Dahl’s characters alive. Whether you have read all of Roald Dahl’s stories, or are just beginning to enjoy them, this is a great companion book that will help you delve even deeper into Roald Dahl’s worlds.


Czech Covers – Čarokrásnické světy Roalda Dahla

French Covers – Le monde farabuleux de Roald Dahl

Slovakian Covers – Fantastický svet Roalda Dahla

Spanish Covers – Los fantastibulosos mundos de Roald Dahl