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34,108 people like The Witches on Facebook. Shmoop thinks that way more people like it in real life.
Everything you could ever want to know about Roald Dahl, plus some fun games and tons of pictures.
Roald Dahl's children didn't all have wonderful lives and so he started a foundation to help seriously ill children. Nice guy.
Field trip to England, anyone?
Everything you could ever want to know about our genius illustrator.
Check out the British Broadcasting Corporations page on Dahl. Here you can read a bio and watch interviews with his family members on topics like Dahl's school years.
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At least it stars Anjelica Houston, who kind of looks like Quentin Blake's illustrations of The Grand High Witch (the pretty version, that is).
"I know what children like," he once said. Yes you do, Mr. Dahl.
It's filled with early '90s effects, which may or may not give you nightmares.
In case you have a high tolerance for bad costumes and really creepy cinematic endeavors.
Roald Dahl tells some children how to tell a witch from a normal woman.
Listen to the tale being read aloud in a lovely British accent. That way, you don't have to worry about the spelling. Click "Play Sample" below the image of the book cover to listen to a little bit.
Click on "The Man" and then "Interview with Roald Dahl" to hear the author answer some fascinating questions.
He kind of has a childlike wonder in his eyes, don't you think?
Anjelica Houston as The Grand High Witch. Scary, much?
Like she's conducting an orchestra...of child killers.