The Twits

The Twits

Book rating: 05 Paperback

By (author) Roald Dahl, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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  • Publisher: Puffin Books
  • Format: Paperback | 76 pages
  • Dimensions: 149mm x 214mm x 19mm | 358g
  • Publication date: 16 August 2007
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 014241039X
  • ISBN 13: 9780142410394
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 641

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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.

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Roald 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

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By Rhia Rolle 10 Feb 2011 5

The twits is a book that will bolow you offline.
Mr. and Mrs twit are 2 nasty people. Mr. Twit is
a hairy faced man.They live in a brick house with no
windows.They were circus people and loved to do things upside
down. Mr. Twit likes to have bird pie every wednesday, so every Tuesday he would
put sticky glue on the tree with only braches and twigs and when the bird come that night ready to rest they will be stuck there.Four monkeys are always try to tell the birds not to do there but the monkeys speak african and the birds speak english.One day the meet a roly poly bird that speaks english and african and the roly poly bird tells tthe birds.Mr. Twit trys and trys but he could never grt them so they go and get guns . Whil there gone the birds do something you will have to read the book to find out. I recommend this book who just Know some evil people who they would like to get rid of.