Biblioteca Roald Dahl (Pack 3 ebooks): Matilda, Charlie y la fábrica de chocolate y James y el melocotón gigante [NOOK Book]

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Las tres obras más representativas de Roald Dahl reunidas en un pack exclusivo para los fans de escritor británico:


- MATILDA

- ...

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Biblioteca Roald Dahl (Pack 3 ebooks): Matilda, Charlie y la fábrica de chocolate y James y el melocotón gigante

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Overview


Las tres obras más representativas de Roald Dahl reunidas en un pack exclusivo para los fans de escritor británico:


- MATILDA

- CHARLIE Y LA FÁBRICA DE CHOCOLATE

- JAMES Y EL MELOCOTÓN GIGANTE


Matilda:

Matilda es una lectora empedernida con sólo cinco años. Sensible e inteligente, todos la admiran menos sus mediocres padres, que la consideran una inútil. Además tiene poderes extraños y maravillosos...


Charlie y la fábrica de chocolate:

El señor Wonka, dueño de la magnífica fábrica de chocolate, ha escondido cinco billetes de oro en sus chocolatinas. Quienes los encuentren serán los elegidos para visitar la factoría. Charlie tiene la fortuna de encontrar uno de esos billetes y, a partir de ese momento, su vida cambiará totalmente.


James y el melocotón gigante:

James es un niño huérfano que vive con dos tías muy severas que le hacen la vida imposible. Pero un día, un extraño personaje le regala un cucurucho de bolitas mágicas que hacen crecer sorprendentemente al viejo melocotonero del patio. Montado en un melocotón gigante, James inicia un viaje fascinante por el mundo entero...


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9788420411910
  • Publisher: Penguin Random House Grupo Editorial España
  • Publication date: 12/23/2011
  • Language: Spanish
  • Sold by: RANDOM HOUSE MONDADORI
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 571,228
  • Age range: 7 - 12 Years
  • File size: 19 MB
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Meet the Author

Roald Dahl
Kids and adults alike love Roald Dahl’s deliciously wicked books. Loved for their gleefully evil villains and their often mischievous sensibility, Dahl’s books introduce us to fantastic creatures and bizarre places -- and encourage our imaginations to run wild.

Biography

"I have never met a boy who so persistently writes the exact opposite of what he means," a teacher once wrote in the young Roald Dahl's report card. "He seems incapable of marshaling his thoughts on paper." From such inauspicious beginnings emerged an immensely successful author whom The Evening Standard would one day dub "one of the greatest children's writers of all time."

Dahl may have been an unenthusiastic student, but he loved adventure stories, and when he finished school he went out into the world to have some adventures of his own. He went abroad as a representative of the Shell corporation in Dar-es-Salaam, and then served in World War II as a pilot in the Royal Air Force. After the war, Dahl began his writing career in earnest, publishing two well-received collections of short stories for adults, along with one flop of a novel.

The short stories, full of tension and subtle psychological horror, didn't seem to presage a children's author. Malcolm Bradbury wrote in The New York Times Book Review, "[Dahl's] characters are usually ignoble: he knows the dog beneath the skin, or works hard to find it." Yet this talent for finding, and exposing, the nastier sides of grown-up behavior served him well in writing for children. As Dahl put it, "Writing is all propaganda, in a sense. You can get at greediness and selfishness by making them look ridiculous. The greatest attribute of a human being is kindness, and all the other qualities like bravery and perseverance are secondary to that."

In 1953, Dahl married the actress Patricia Neal; two of his early children's books, James and the Giant Peach (1961) and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964) grew out of the bedtime stories he made up for their children. Elaine Moss, writing in the Times, called the latter "the funniest children's book I have read in years; not just funny but shot through with a zany pathos which touches the young heart." Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was a colossal hit. A film version starring Gene Wilder was released in 1971 (as Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory), while James and the Giant Peach was made into a movie in 1996.

Dahl followed his initial successes with a string of bestsellers, including Danny, the Champion of the World, The Twits, The BFG, The Witches and Matilda. Some adults objected to the books' violence -- unpleasant characters (like James’s Aunts Sponge and Spiker) tend to get bumped off in grotesque and inventive ways -- but Dahl defended his stories as part of a tradition of gruesome fairy tales in which mean people get what they deserve. "These tales are pretty rough, but the violence is confined to a magical time and place," he said, adding that children like violent stories as long as they're "tied to fantasy and humor." By the time of his death in 1990, Dahl's mischievous wit had captivated so many readers that The Times called him "one of the most widely read and influential writers of our generation."

Good To Know

When Dahl was in school, he and his schoolmates occasionally served as new-product testers for the Cadbury chocolate company. Dahl used to dream of working in a chocolate manufacturer's inventing room. He wrote in his autobiography, "I have no doubt at all that, 35 years later, when I was looking for a plot for my second book for children, I remembered those little cardboard boxes and the newly invented chocolates inside them, and I began to write a book called Charlie and the Chocolate Factory."

Dahl's first book for children, The Gremlins (1943), was a story about the mythical creatures that sabotaged British planes. (Dahl claimed for most of his life that he had coined the term "gremlins," but it had been in use by members of the Royal Air Force for years.) Walt Disney planned to use it as the basis for a movie, but the project was scrapped, and only 5,000 copies of the book were ever printed.

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    1. Date of Birth:
      September 13, 1916
    2. Place of Birth:
      Llandaff, Wales, England
    1. Date of Death:
      November 23, 1990
    2. Place of Death:
      Oxford, England

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 18, 2012

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    For starters itz in spanish & no itz not a series itz just 3 of Roald Dahl's books. They're good books but i don't speak spanish just watch the movie

    6 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2012

    1 star

    Do not buy. Unless you speak spainsh.

    3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 8, 2012

    Why French Why French??????

    I love Roald Dahl books but the 1 tiny little glitch is I DON'T KNOW FRENCH so I wouldn't be able to read it and I am NOT buying books in a different languge I can't even READ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I will pay 0$ for these books because I am not getting them.... :( :( :( :( :( :(

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 3, 2012

    Can you tell me

    Can somebody tell me if this is a series of books or not and if i should spend my money on it

    1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 4, 2012

    Cool!

    Looks so fun! I <3 reading!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 6, 2012

    English please nook

    I love roald dahl books and would buy this in a heartbeat nexttime i get a giftcard if it was in english. Please nook why is all of his books only in spanish

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 2, 2012

    Mad

    I want them in english! 0 stars!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 6, 2012

    Un paquete de libros perfecto

    En casa acabamos de leer Charlie y la Fabrica de Chocolate, nos encanto mucho, la traduccion muy buena aunque la persona que lo tradujo tiende a usar mucho el verbo gritar cuando podia ser solo decir.
    El libro fue un viaje muy lindo al cual llevamos a los chicos antes de dormir, lo recomiendo mucho para leer en voz alta.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2012

    Actully,

    French but still sooooo UNFAIR

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 24, 2012

    Not fare!

    Roald dahl is one of my fave writers! SO WHY ARE ALL OF HIS BOOKS IN SPANISH!?!?!?!?!?

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2012

    Good book

    Just pure awesom ness

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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