This book is an irresistible, hilarious collection of ribald rhymes featuring characters from fairy tales, fables and nursery rhymes including "Dick Whittington and his Cat", "The Emperor's New Clothes" and "Hansel and Gretel". It the perfect treat for Dahl fans tall and small. 'There is no end to the Dahl invention, and this will join all the other cherished favourites. Quentin Blake is his perfect illustrator' - "Books".
Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. After school in England he went to work for Shell in Africa. He began to write after 'a monumental bash on the head', sustained as an RAF pilot in World War II. Roald Dahl died in 1990.