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The Witches Audiobook

The Witches

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Publisher's Summary

Penguin presents a brand-new recording of Roald Dahl's classic The Witches, read by Miranda Richardson.

The Witches have a motto: One child a week is 52 a year. Squish them and squiggle them and make them disappear. The Grand High Witch of All the World is the scariest of the lot, but one boy and the grandmother he adores have a plan to get rid of the witches for good.

©2014 Roald Dahl (P)2014 Penguin Books Limited

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    Moeeze 08-03-15
    Moeeze 08-03-15
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    "Perfect Fiction"

    Roald dahl always inspires me with his awesome writings. Its wonderful because i got it for free!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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  • Kerry Lawler
    12/12/14
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    "Really good to listen to"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    I would defiantly recommend this. its perfect to listen to on long journeys, and reminds you of your childhood with Dahl.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Witches?

    When the cook chops off the end of the tail of the young boy who is now a mouse.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    when the boy told his grandma that he was happy that he wouldn't have a long life as a mouse because he didn't want to live without her.


    Any additional comments?

    If you want something to listen to that's nice and easy this is it. I would say that sometimes Miranda voice is hard to understand when she is the high grand witch but besides that its brilliant.

    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
  • victoria stannard
    3/29/16
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    "great"

    Great book!!! I can imagine it happening.
    It is very ,very well written.
    I loved it.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Mark Thompson
    2/7/16
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    "Excellent read out loud to kids"

    Kids loved the grand high vvitch getting her just desserts. We had a lot of fun with triumph over disaster in the nick of time.

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
  • Amazon Customer
    12/3/16
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    "Terrible grand high witch"

    Love this story we decided to listen to on a recent car journey. Had to turn it off in the end due to the incomprehensible shouting voice of the grand high witch.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • courtney stansfield
    7/16/16
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    "Wonderful story for children"
    What did you like most about The Witches?

    I loved this book as a child and when i was ill recently i decided to listen to it again and it was actually very enjoyable
    Very descriptive and exciting


    Have you listened to any of Miranda Richardson’s other performances? How does this one compare?

    the narrator did an excellent job of setting the scene which i imagine would be fantastic for the younger listeners
    she did the different voices very well


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
  • mand
    9/11/15
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    "Awesome !"

    I loved this . Richardson was great , the story is gripping to the very last minute .
    I loved the sound effects ! And the music is sooo cool!😀 highly recommended for all kids

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Sally
    4/15/15
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    "Great!"

    Well story played characters

    Great for kids from 8 to 12 I think

    I think it's one of the best!

    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
  • Amz the Unicorn
    United Kingdom
    1/13/15
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    "Broom of Boredom"
    What would have made The Witches better?

    Petty much anything.


    What could Roald Dahl have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

    ...


    Would you be willing to try another one of Miranda Richardson’s performances?

    Yes, one of my fav actresses.


    If you could play editor, what scene or scenes would you have cut from The Witches?

    Scrap the lot and rewrite.


    1 of 7 people found this review helpful

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