Katina A Roald Dahl Short Story

Katina  A Roald Dahl Short Story
Author : Roald Dahl
Publisher : Penguin UK
Total Pages :
Release : 2012-09-13
ISBN 10 : 9781405911283
ISBN 13 : 140591128X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Katina A Roald Dahl Short Story Book Description:

Katina is a short, gripping story of life in wartime from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale. In Katina, Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells of a young Greek girl fascinated by the British planes and airbase that have come to her village. Katina is taken from the short story collection Over to You, which includes nine other dramatic and terrifying tales of life as a wartime fighter pilot, and is drawn from Dahl's own experiences during the Second World War. This story is also available as a Penguin digital audio download read by Cillian Murphy. Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults. These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson. Roald Dahl's stories continue to make readers shiver today.

How to Raise a Reader

How to Raise a Reader
Author : Pamela Paul
Publisher : Workman Publishing
Total Pages : 216
Release : 2019-09-03
ISBN 10 : 9781523508525
ISBN 13 : 1523508523
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

How to Raise a Reader Book Description:

An indispensable guide to welcoming children—from babies to teens—to a lifelong love of reading, written by Pamela Paul and Maria Russo, editors of The New York Times Book Review. Do you remember your first visit to where the wild things are? How about curling up for hours on end to discover the secret of the Sorcerer’s Stone? Combining clear, practical advice with inspiration, wisdom, tips, and curated reading lists, How to Raise a Reader shows you how to instill the joy and time-stopping pleasure of reading. Divided into four sections, from baby through teen, and each illustrated by a different artist, this book offers something useful on every page, whether it’s how to develop rituals around reading or build a family library, or ways to engage a reluctant reader. A fifth section, “More Books to Love: By Theme and Reading Level,” is chockful of expert recommendations. Throughout, the authors debunk common myths, assuage parental fears, and deliver invaluable lessons in a positive and easy-to-act-on way.

Only This A Roald Dahl Short Story

Only This  A Roald Dahl Short Story
Author : Roald Dahl
Publisher : Penguin UK
Total Pages :
Release : 2012-09-13
ISBN 10 : 9781405911320
ISBN 13 : 1405911328
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Only This A Roald Dahl Short Story Book Description:

Only This is a short, gripping story of life in wartime from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale. In Only This, Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells of a mother restlessly waiting for her bomber crewman son to return form a raid . . . Only This is taken from the short story collection Over to You, which includes nine other dramatic and terrifying tales of life as a wartime fighter pilot, and is drawn from Dahl's own experiences during the Second World War. This story is also available as a Penguin digital audio download read by Sophie Okonedo. Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults. These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson. Roald Dahl's stories continue to make readers shiver today.

Skin A Roald Dahl Short Story

Skin  A Roald Dahl Short Story
Author : Roald Dahl
Publisher : Penguin UK
Total Pages :
Release : 2012-09-13
ISBN 10 : 9781405911092
ISBN 13 : 1405911093
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Skin A Roald Dahl Short Story Book Description:

Skin is a short, sharp, frightening story from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale In Skin, Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here, a very unusual painting proves to be more valuable than anyone, especially its owner, could ever have predicted . . . Skin is taken from the short story collection Someone Like You, which includes seventeen other devious and shocking stories, featuring the wife who serves a dish that baffles the police; a curious machine that reveals the horrifying truth about plants; the man waiting to be bitten by the venomous snake asleep on his stomach; and others. 'The absolute master of the twist in the tale.' (Observer ) This story is also available as a Penguin digital audio download read by Tamsin Greig. Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults. These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson. Roald Dahl's stories continue to make readers shiver today.

The Sound Machine A Roald Dahl Short Story

The Sound Machine  A Roald Dahl Short Story
Author : Roald Dahl
Publisher : Penguin UK
Total Pages :
Release : 2012-09-13
ISBN 10 : 9781405911139
ISBN 13 : 1405911131
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Sound Machine A Roald Dahl Short Story Book Description:

The Sound Machine is a short, sharp, frightening story from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale. In The Sound Machine, Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here, a curious invention reveals a horrifying truth about plants . . . The Sound Machine is taken from the short story collection Someone Like You, which includes seventeen other devious and shocking stories, featuring the wife who serves a dish that baffles the police; a sculpture comes between a scheming wife and her put-upon husband; the man waiting to be bitten by the venomous snake asleep on his stomach; and others. 'The absolute master of the twist in the tale.' (Observer ) This story is also available as a Penguin digital audio download read by Adrian Scarborough. Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults. These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson. Roald Dahl's stories continue to make readers shiver today.

Neck A Roald Dahl Short Story

Neck  A Roald Dahl Short Story
Author : Roald Dahl
Publisher : Penguin UK
Total Pages :
Release : 2012-09-13
ISBN 10 : 9781405911122
ISBN 13 : 1405911123
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Neck A Roald Dahl Short Story Book Description:

Neck is a short, sharp, frightening story from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale In Neck, Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here, a sculpture comes between a scheming wife and her put-upon husband . . . Neck is taken from the short story collection Someone Like You, which includes seventeen other devious and shocking stories, featuring the wife who serves a dish that baffles the police; a curious machine that reveals the horrifying truth about plants; the man waiting to be bitten by the venomous snake asleep on his stomach; and others. 'The absolute master of the twist in the tale.' (Observer) This story is also available as a Penguin digital audio download read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults. These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson. Roald Dahl's stories continue to make readers shiver today.

Madame Rosette A Roald Dahl Short Story

Madame Rosette  A Roald Dahl Short Story
Author : Roald Dahl
Publisher : Penguin UK
Total Pages :
Release : 2012-09-13
ISBN 10 : 9781405911276
ISBN 13 : 1405911271
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Madame Rosette A Roald Dahl Short Story Book Description:

Madame Rosette is a short, gripping story of life in wartime from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale. In Madame Rosette, Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells of three fighter pilots who go in search of female company and get more than they bargained for - a lot more. Madame Rosette is taken from the short story collection Over to You, which includes nine other dramatic and terrifying tales of life as a wartime fighter pilot, and is drawn from Dahl's own experiences during the Second World War. This story is also available as a Penguin digital audio download read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults. These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson. Roald Dahl's stories continue to make readers shiver today.

The Soldier A Roald Dahl Short Story

The Soldier  A Roald Dahl Short Story
Author : Roald Dahl
Publisher : Penguin UK
Total Pages :
Release : 2012-09-13
ISBN 10 : 9781405911054
ISBN 13 : 1405911050
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Soldier A Roald Dahl Short Story Book Description:

The Soldier is a short, sharp, frightening story from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale. In The Soldier, Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells a chilling story about the dark side of life. Here, a man unable to feel pain slowly loses his bearings and mind . . . The Soldier is taken from the short story collection Someone Like You, which includes seventeen other devious and shocking stories, featuring the wife who serves a dish that baffles the police; a curious machine that reveals the horrifying truth about plants; the man waiting to be bitten by the venomous snake asleep on his stomach; and others. 'The absolute master of the twist in the tale.' (Observer ) This story is also available as a Penguin digital audio download read by Stephen Mangan. Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults. These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson. Roald Dahl's stories continue to make readers shiver today.

A Piece of Cake A Roald Dahl Short Story

A Piece of Cake  A Roald Dahl Short Story
Author : Roald Dahl
Publisher : Penguin UK
Total Pages :
Release : 2012-09-13
ISBN 10 : 9781405911269
ISBN 13 : 1405911263
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

A Piece of Cake A Roald Dahl Short Story Book Description:

A Piece of Cake is a short, gripping story of life in wartime from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale. In A Piece of Cake, Roald Dahl, one of the world's favourite authors, tells the horrific story of a pilot whose plane crashes in the desert. A Piece of Cake is taken from the short story collection Over to You, which includes nine other dramatic and terrifying tales of life as a wartime fighter pilot, and is drawn from Dahl's own experiences during the Second World War. This story is also available as a Penguin digital audio download read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults. These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson. Roald Dahl's stories continue to make readers shiver today.

Selecting and Using Good Books for Struggling Readers

Selecting and Using Good Books for Struggling Readers
Author : Nancy S. Williams
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Education
Total Pages : 167
Release : 2002
ISBN 10 : UCSC:32106016644574
ISBN 13 :
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Selecting and Using Good Books for Struggling Readers Book Description:

Finding the best books for young readers with special needs is easier with the help of this authoritative guide. Recommended titles include picture books, chapter books, short novels, and poetry for children and young adults, each with a description, reading level, and learning activities. It is the ideal book for anyone seeking help in the selection and use of good books to foster literacy development and to promote enthusiasm for and a love of reading.