Roald Dahl's Rotsome & Repulsant Words

Roald Dahl's Rotsome & Repulsant Words

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Illustrated by the razztwizzler Quentin Blake, this is the perfect introduction to the naughtiest words and phrases created by the world's No 1 Storyteller, from the bestselling Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary. It is the perfect introduction to get children making up their own words and learning how language works - having fun and being bold with words starts here.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 64 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 5mm | 70g
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • B/W
  • 0192771973
  • 9780192771971
  • 2,337

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This book 'offers a chance to explore and analyse Dahl's creative use of language, encouraging Dahl lovers of any age to have fun playing with his naughty-sounding words.' * The Guardian * As featured on BBC Breakfast and the BBC Radio 2 Zoe Ball Breakfast Show
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About Susan Rennie

Susan Rennie is the author of the Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary and has also worked on many dictionaries for children and adults. She also writes books in Scots for children and has translated the first Scots edition of Tintin.
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