Books tagged: roald dahl

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Of Frogs and Lovers
Price: Free! Words: 2,890. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fairy Tales
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Sid Sharp is a lonely guy whose life is changed forever one froggy morning in this quirky frog prince retelling for all ages.
Reilly the Slug Gets His Comeuppance
Price: Free! Words: 1,920. Language: British English. Published: March 27, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Reilly was a slug. He is no more, though. You see, he got his comeuppance. A short story by The Crazymad Writer.
Two Bold Little Boys
Price: Free! Words: 4,370. Language: British English. Published: March 16, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Once upon a time, there were two bold little boys called George and Fred. They were so bold, so incredibly naughty, they made the lives of everyone they came in to contact with unbearable. Their poor, bedraggled mother did try to tame them, though, to keep her sons on the straight and narrow, but she was at nothing against two little thugs hell-bent on causing the maximum amount of mischief.
I am Not Roald Dahl!
Price: Free! Words: 35,830. Language: British English. Published: March 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Fantasy » General
I am not Roald Dahl, I am not that man, A TREASURY OF CHILDREN'S STORIES. I am not Roald Dahl; it’s not a part of my plan, The poor man is dead, as dead as can be, I am not that man, now where is my tea?
Horrible Horace and the Slug
Price: Free! Words: 9,470. Language: British English. Published: March 12, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
One wonderfully damp and drizzly cold morning, a slug called Reilly wandered away from the confines, the safety of his garden. Sliming his way under the garden gate, he pointed his stalked eyes, one in each direction, along the busy street outside, wondering which way to go. “This is indeed a fine place to begin my travels,” he said to himself.
Ten In One Scopes
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates
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The toy from my childhood days that I loved the most was my Ten In One Scope. These instruments, these scientific instruments (printed upon each box, it stated, ‘scientific instrument, not a toy’) were everything us boys wanted, and then some. The girls in our school had no interest in them, and that suited us boys just fine. Another MAD story, an eBook from the Crazymad Writer.
The Air-Raid Shelters
Price: Free! Words: 2,170. Language: British English. Published: March 10, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Action & Adventure / Pirates, Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
At school, playing inside the air-raid shelters was expressly forbidden, on orders from our headmistress, Sister Alexis. Whilst most of the time we obeyed this rule without question, realising it was there for a good reason, because the air-raid shelters were is a bad state of repair, we sometimes found it impossible to fight the temptation, the urge to go inside and explore...
Hobnail Boots
Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
In school there was a pupil, a boy called Tony. Let me tell you about him… Although baptized Anthony, everyone knew him as Tony. Although he wasn’t a bad child, not really, he was always doing something that he shouldn’t be doing, to divert people’s attention from the bugbear of life – his height – or lack of it. You see, Tony was small.
Thunder and Lighthing
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: British English. Published: March 9, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
A childhood story, from a long time ago, when I lived in Sunbury on Thames. It was as a hot summer’s day, so hot the tar on the road had begun to melt. Seated in a hot, steamy classroom, while our teacher went on and one about why we should understand and get our young heads around algebra, I listened to the sound of thunder rumbling in the distance...
Jumping Down the Stairs
Price: Free! Words: 1,560. Language: British English. Published: March 2, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
For children living nowadays, where every modern convenience, electronic game and gadget is readily available for their entertainment and enjoyment, jumping down the stairs must seem like a rather stupid, reckless and even foolhardy activity, but let me tell you, right here and now, I had some of the best times of my life while jumping down the stairs. A short story in the style of Roald Dahl.