Author(s): Roald Dahl
A book about 'real witches' - the ones that absolutely loathe children and are always plotting to get rid of them. Great Quentin Blake illustrations throughout. Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. His books continue to be bestsellers, despite his death in 1990, and worldwide sales are over 100 million! Quentin Blake is one of the best-known and best-loved children's illustrators and it's impossible now to think of Roald Dahl's writings without imagining Quentin Blake's illustrations.
Winner of Whitbread Book Awards: Children's Book Category 1983.
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 writing after "a monumental bash on the head", sustained as an RAF pilot in World War II.Roald Dahl died in 1990.