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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 299
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 274
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 272

    Penguin presents Roald Dahl's Matilda, read by multi-award-winning actress Kate Winslet. 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
    • 7YR OLD STEP-GRAND DAUGHTER'S 1ST AUDIO BOOK

    • By Katherine on 26-05-2015

    Regular price: $28.11

    • The BFG

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: David Walliams
    • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 164
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 150
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 152

    Penguin presents Roald Dahl's The BFG, read by actor, writer, and Britain's Got Talent judge David Walliams. This audiobook features original music and sound design by Pinewood film studios. 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

    Regular price: $28.11

    • 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 38
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Penguin presents a brand new, downloadable audiobook recording of Roald Dahl's classic George's Marvellous Medicine. 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

    Regular price: $28.11

    • 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 74
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 67
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 67

    Penguin presents a brand new recording of Roald Dahl's classic Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, read by the actor Douglas Hodge, who plays Willy Wonka in the hit musical adaptation of the book. 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.

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

    • By Daniel Peacock on 23-06-2018

    Regular price: $28.11

    • The Twits

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Richard Ayoade
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 34

    Penguin presents a marvellous new recording of Roald Dahl's The Twits, read by IT Crowd star Richard Ayoade. The audiobook features original music. 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

    Regular price: $28.11

    • The Witches

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Miranda Richardson
    • Length: 4 hrs and 28 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 60

    Penguin presents a brand -ew 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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Hard to listen to

    • By Dianne on 05-10-2017

    Regular price: $28.11

    • 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 75
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 67

    Penguin presents Roald Dahl's classic Danny the Champion of the World, read with real warmth by the actor and comedian Peter Serafinowicz. 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
    • loved it

    • By Stefan Jarnason on 25-01-2018

    Regular price: $28.11

    • 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 39
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 35

    Penguin Audiobooks presents Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach, read by Green Wing actor Julian Rhind-Tutt. The audiobooks features original music and '3D' sound design by Pinewood film studios. 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.

    Regular price: $28.11

    • 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 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    Puffin presents the new, unabridged audiobook edition of Roald Dahl's best-selling autobiography Boy, read by Dan Stevens from Downton Abbey. 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
    • amazing book loved it

    • By Alana on 12-03-2018
    • 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 59 ratings

    Regular price: $28.11

    • 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
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 27

    Roald Dahl's wickedly funny novels have turned him into the world's number one storyteller. In this collection five splendiferous stories are brought to life by the author himself: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (abridged), James and the Giant Peach (abridged), Fantastic Mr. Fox (unabridged), The Enormous Crocodile (unabridged) and The Magic Finger (unabridged).

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • fun

    • By Amazon Customer on 10-09-2018

    Regular price: $28.09

    • 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 59
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    Puffin presents a marvellous new celebrity reading of Roald Dahl's Fantastic Mr Fox. The audiobook features original music and 3D sound design by Pinewood film studios. 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

    Regular price: $28.11

    • Going Solo

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 21

    Penguin presents the new, unabridged audiobook edition of Roald Dahl's Going Solo, read by Downton Abbey's Dan Stevens. 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

    Regular price: $28.11

    • 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 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 22

    Penguin Audiobooks presents Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, read by the actor Douglas Hodge, who plays Willy Wonka in the hit musical adaptation of the book. Charlie Bucket and his family are rushing around the Earth at 17,000 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
    • Not Dahl's best work

    • By Alex on 25-06-2018

    Regular price: $28.11

    • 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 12
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Penguin presents Roald Dahl's The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More, read by Andrew Scott. 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 and the man who can see with his eyes closed, and find out about the treasure buried deep underground on Thistley Green.

    Regular price: $31.23

    • Matilda [French Version]

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Christian Gonon
    • Length: 3 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Tous les parents seraient fiers d'avoir une petite fille comme Matilda : mignonne, gentille et surtout dotée de facultés intellectuelles ahurissantes. Imaginez qu'à cinq ans elle a déjà lu tout Dickens, tout Hemingway et attaque Steinbeck ! Hélas pour Matilda, non seulement elle a pour géniteurs les pires crétins méchants que la terre ait portés, mais en plus Mlle Legourdin, la directrice de son école, est un monstre sadique qui hait les enfants.

    Regular price: $22.90

    • The Magic Finger

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Kate Winslet
    • Length: 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    Penguin presents The Magic Finger by Roald Dahl, read by Kate Winslet. '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

    Regular price: $28.11

    • Dirty Beasts

    • By: Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake - illustrator
    • Narrated by: Miriam Margolyes, Stephen Mangan, Tamsin Greig
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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    Penguin presents Dirty Beasts by Roald Dahl, complete and unabridged and raucously read by Miriam Margolyes, Stephen Mangan, and Tamsin Greig. The audiobook contains original music. In Dirty Beasts we meet a ghastly menagerie of wonderfully comic animals that can only have been invented by Roald Dahl.

    Regular price: $26.97

    • 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

    Esio Trot, a classic Roald Dahl story, is brought to life in this audiobook edition by Sir Quentin Blake.

    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

    Regular 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 5
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4

    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

    Regular price: $18.72

    • The Enormous Crocodile

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Stephen Fry
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 17
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 14

    Stephen Fry reads this enhanced audiobook edition of Roald Dahl's The Enormous Crocodile. The audiobook features original music and 3D sound design by Pinewood film studios. 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!

    Regular price: $28.11

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