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    • Matilda

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Kate Winslet
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 391
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 354
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 352

    Matilda Wormwood is an extraordinary genius with really stupid parents. Miss Trunchbull is her terrifying headmistress who thinks all her pupils are rotten little stinkers. But Matilda will show these horrible grown-ups that even though she's only small, she's got some very powerful tricks up her sleeve.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just wonderfull. Enthralled fun. Voices fitted characters beautifully. Just as my imagination would So much fun.

    • By Anonymous User on 12-10-2018

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    • The Twits

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Richard Ayoade
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    Mr Twit is a foul and smelly man with bits of cornflake and sardine in his beard. Mrs Twit is a horrible old hag with a glass eye. They've kept Muggle-Wump monkeys caged in the garden for far too long, and now the monkeys want to take their revenge.... 

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Sound levels were a bit off

    • By Carla on 07-03-2015

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    • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Douglas Hodge
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 112
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 103
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 103

    Charlie Bucket desperately wants to eat more than cabbage soup every day. But even more than that, he longs to see Wonka's enormous chocolate factory! Now Mr Willy Wonka, the most wondrous inventor in the world, has hidden golden tickets inside his delicious creamy chocolate bars. Only five winners can go through those great iron gates; will one of them be Charlie?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The quietest road trip ever with Charlie and chocolate factory playing

    • By Daniel Peacock on 23-06-2018

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    • The BFG

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: David Walliams
    • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 199
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 183
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 185

    The BFG is a nice and jumbly giant. In fact, he is the only big friendly giant in Giant Country. All the other giants are big bonecrunching brutes, and now the BFG and his friend Sophie must stop them guzzling up little human beans - with some help from Her Majester, the Queen.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • David Walliams was perfect

    • By Conie on 16-04-2015

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    • Fantastic Mr Fox

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Chris O'Dowd
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 80
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67

    Mr Fox steals food from the horrible farmers Boggis, Bunce and Bean - one fat, one short, one lean. These three crooks concoct a plan to dig Mr Fox out of his home, but they don't realise how truly fantastic Mr Fox is, or how far he'll go to save his family.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • It's the best audio book in the world

    • By Anna on 17-09-2016

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    • George's Marvellous Medicine

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    George Kranky is eight-years-old and wondering what sort of mischief he might get into. George's Grandma is a grizzly old grouch and George wants to teach her a lesson...And when Grandma's finished drinking George's marvellous medicine, she'll really have something to grumble about.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good Book

    • By Anonymous User on 07-11-2017

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    • The Witches

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Miranda Richardson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 81
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 79

    The Witches have a motto: One child a week is fifty-two 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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to listen to

    • By Dianne on 05-10-2017

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    • Danny the Champion of the World

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Peter Serafinowicz
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 99
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 85

    Danny thinks his dad is the most marvellous and exciting father any boy ever had - but Danny's dad has a very big secret. This secret leads them both into the strangest adventure of their lives, and a daring plot that makes Danny the champion of the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous narration!

    • By Anonymous User on 27-05-2019

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    • Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Douglas Hodge
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 29

    Charlie Bucket and his family are rushing around the Earth at seventeen-thousand miles an hour in a great glass elevator. It belongs to the fantastic Mr Willy Wonka, and the adventure becomes even greater upon discovering they're not the only ones orbiting the Earth at that particular time.... 

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Scattered Storyline

    • By Kindle Customer: Paul Ireland on 08-06-2019

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    • James and the Giant Peach

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 50

    James Henry Trotter's parents have been eaten by a rhinoceros, so now he lives with his two repulsive aunts. One hot day something peculiar happens and an enormous peach grows in their garden. Soon James and the Giant Peach are rolling away from his horrible aunts, towards a most marvellous and wonderful place.... 

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    • Roald Dahl Reads Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Four More Stories

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Roald Dahl
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 34

    Penguin presents the abridged audiobook edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Four More Stories by Roald Dahl, read by Roald Dahl himself. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (Abridged) James and the Giant Peach (Abridged) Fantastic Mr. Fox (Abridged) The Enormous Crocodile (Abridged) The Magic Finger (Abridged).

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • fun

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-09-2018

    Non-member price: $28.09

    • The Magic Finger

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Kate Winslet
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    'Well, that did it. I saw red. And before I was able to stop myself, I did something I never meant to do. I PUT THE MAGIC FINGER ON THEM ALL!'

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • really nice

    • By Amazon Customer on 21-08-2018

    Non-member price: $28.11

    • Boy & Going Solo

    • BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramas
    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Patrick Malahid, full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5

    Two new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations of Roald Dahl's gripping autobiographical stories. These two compelling adaptations, based on Roald Dahl's real-life tales of his of his boyhood and youthful overseas adventures, celebrate his remarkable life and commemorate his genius.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Disappointing

    • By Zoe on 09-04-2018

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    • Going Solo

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 29
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 28

    This is the second part of Roald Dahl's remarkable life story, following on from Boy. When he grew up, Roald Dahl left England for Africa - and a series of dangerous adventures began. From tales of plane crashes to surviving snake bites, this is Roald Dahl's extraordinary life before becoming the world's number one storyteller." 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful

    • By Amanda on 17-02-2018

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    • Boy

    • Tales of Childhood
    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68

    Throughout his young days at school and just afterwards, a number of things happened to Roald Dahl, which made such a tremendous impression he never forgot them. Boy is the remarkable story of Roald Dahl's childhood; tales of exciting and strange things - some funny, some frightening, all true. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved it

    • By Anonymous User on 22-05-2019
    • Tales of Childhood
    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
    • Release date: 11-09-2014
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 79 ratings

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    • Esio Trot

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Quentin Blake
    • Length: 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Mr Hoppy loves Mrs Silver. Mrs Silver loves Alfie the tortoise. Sometimes Mr Hoppy wishes he could become a tortoise. Until one day he finds a way to win Mrs Silver's heart, with the help of a little magic and some cabbage.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Such a treasure to be told by Quentin Blake too!

    • By Veronica on 29-07-2017

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    • The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Hugh Laurie
    • Length: 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 12

    The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me, a classic Roald Dahl story, brought to life in an audiobook reading by House star Hugh Laurie. Billy dreams of turning a weird old wooden house into a wonderful sweet-shop. But a giraffe, a pelly, and a monkey already live inside! Soon they are friends, and when they meet the richest man in England, Billy's scrumptious-galumptious dream just might come true....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing

    • By Anonymous User on 30-11-2018

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    • The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Andrew Scott
    • Length: 7 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 15
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Roald Dahl turns his pen to anything, twisting everyday life into powerful, and sometimes terrifying fantasies. Seven superb stories, full of Roald Dahl's usual magic, mystery and suspense: meet the boy who can talk to animals, the man who can see with his eyes closed, and find out about the treasure, buried deep underground on Thistley Green. 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyment in short.

    • By Amazon Customer on 24-05-2019

    Non-member price: $31.23

    • Billy and the Minpins

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Bill Bailey
    • Length: 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Billy's mum says he must never go out through the garden gate and explore the dark forest beyond. So, one day, that's exactly what he does! There he meets the Minpins, tiny tree-dwelling people whose children are the size of matchsticks. They live in fear of the terrible, galloping Gruncher. Will it gobble Billy too - or can he find a way to defeat the hungry beast? 

    Non-member price: $28.09

    • The Enormous Crocodile

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 20
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 17

    The Enormous Crocodile is a greedy grumptious brute who loves to guzzle up little girls and boys. But the other animals have a scheme to get the better of this foul fiend, once and for all!

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