Roald Dahl Collection £15.99 @ The Book People

30 December 2009

twits To me, no other books sum up childhood like those written by Roald Dahl.

According to The Book People's website the usual retail price for this classic collection is £85.85 making this a saving of over £69. The books are all paperback and the suggested suitable age is 7-12 year-olds. Although my kids already listen to most of these stories on CD so I wouldn't be put off this deal just because you have younger children in mind; it's also the sort of thing that can be put away to be enjoyed in  years to come.

The books in this collection are:

  • Fantastic Mr Fox
  • The Witches
  • The Twits
  • James and the Giant Peach
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • The BFG
  • The Magic Finger
  • The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
  • Boy Take of Childhood
  • Matilda
  • Danny the Champion of the World
  • George's Marvellous Medicine
  • Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
  • Esio Trot
  • Going Solo

The nightly ritual of the bedtime story is hands down one of my favourite parts of being a parent and as my kids get old enough to concentrate that little bit more, I'm loving rediscovering classics from my own childhood with them. This is a really lovely set and one I can't resist. I'm itching to retrace Danny's footsteps and watch my boys' faces light up as they encounter the Champion of the World for the first time. Priceless.

Depending on where you live (the Highlands and Islands aren't eligible, alas) if you enter the code '204A1H' in the promotions tab  at checkout you' should also get free delivery on your order. It's like Christmas all over again.

Thanks to Ayyaz1234 on HUKD!

TOPICS:   Books


  • Hummy
    This is a great deal, I absolutely adored Roald Dahl books as a child!
  • Heidi S.
    Me too!
  • Emma K.
    Some really excellent books in there. I am really going to enjoy reading these ones with my kids!
  • Mr M.
    Bought a set for my sons birthday recently, he can't put them down, absolutely loves them
  • Leen
    I bought this from the Book People for my daughter and nephew for Christmas. Very happy children. It is a fab set and at that price I am so glad I bought it.

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