Whanganuilibrary.com
Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Dirty beasts / Roald Dahl ; illustrated by Quentin Blake.

By: Dahl, Roald, 1916-1993.
Contributor(s): Blake, Quentin | Fawcett, Rosemary | Blake, Quentin.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Picture Puffins: Publisher: London : Puffin Books, 1984Description: 1 volumes (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0140568239; 9780140568233.Subject(s): Animals -- Juvenile poetry | Children's poetry, English -- Juvenile literature | English poetry -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Humorous poetry. | Children's nonfiction.DDC classification: 821
Contents:
The pig -- The crocodile -- The lion -- The scorpion -- The ant-eater -- The porcupine -- The cow -- The toad and the snail -- The tummy beast.
Summary: A collection of humorous poems about amazing or nasty creatures, including a flying cow, a pig who turns the tables on a farmer, and crocodiles, lions, and anteaters who delight in devouring people.
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due
Childrens Non-Fiction Davis (Central) Library
Children's Non-fiction
Children's Non-fiction 821 DAH 4 Checked out 24/07/2020

Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

A collection of (mainly) grisly beasts out for human blood, ranging from Crocky-Wock the crocodile to Sting-A-Ling the scorpion. Described in verse with all Dahl's usual gusto and illustrated in a suitably wicked style by Quentin Blake. Was that CROCKY-WOCK galumphing up the stairs? Is STING-A-LING hiding in your bed? And what foul fate has PIGGY planned for Farmer Bland? WARNING! This book contains wickedly funny verse, prickly surprises and the most despicable creatures you could ever hope (not) to meet.

The pig -- The crocodile -- The lion -- The scorpion -- The ant-eater -- The porcupine -- The cow -- The toad and the snail -- The tummy beast.

A collection of humorous poems about amazing or nasty creatures, including a flying cow, a pig who turns the tables on a farmer, and crocodiles, lions, and anteaters who delight in devouring people.

11 27 37 89