Revolting Rhymes

Revolting Rhymes

Do you think Cinderella married the prince and lived happily ever after, and that the three little pigs outsmarted the wolf? Think again! Premier storyteller Roald Dahl twists the fate of six favorite fairy tales, in this picture book edition with vi...

Title:Revolting Rhymes
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780142302262
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    Revolting Rhymes Reviews

  • Mariah Roze

    I really enjoyed this book full of short stories! All the short stories were remakes of fairy tales. They were all gruesome and some of them even intertwined. I highly suggest this book for anyone tha...

  • Montzalee Wittmann

    Revolting Rhymes (Paperback) by Roald Dahl is a book I read to my kids and then to my grandkids. This book has given everyone giggles in our house from the very young to the very old. It is the kind o...

  • Elise

    I'm not going to review this, I'm simply going to point out to many of the previous reviewers that the word "slut" is defined as "a dirty, untidy, or slovenly woman". It is only in the past 20 years, ...

  • Quirkyreader

    This was another major laugh riot from Dahl. I kept cracking up when I was reading this at work....

  • Dash fan

    Another of my favourite Dahl books Fairy tales with a gruesome twist. Like poetry that flies off the page.Spent many a day reading this book with delight and laughter. Have introduced it to my cousin ...

  • Manny

    The best poems in this collection are true masterpieces of satire. Here's the start of Cinderella:"I guess you think you know this story.You don't. The real one's much more gory.The phoney one, the on...

  • Matt

    A short compendium of fifteen tales told by one of the great children's storytellers of all time. Dahl uses his wonderful rhyming ability to re-tell some of the better known fairy tales to 'set the re...

  • Ayesha (The Fifth Marauder)

    Leave it to Roald Dahl to grab me by the collar, and drag me out of a reading slump right before exams....

  • Bettie

    Description: Do you think Cinderella married the prince and lived happily ever after, and that the three little pigs outsmarted the wolf? Think again! Premier storyteller Roald Dahl twists the fate of...

  • Anthony Vacca

    Not nearly as revolting as I would have liked, but still nice rhyming takedowns of some popular fairy tales. The best bit is the femme fatale take on Little Red Riding Hood. Never mess with a girl who...