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Ten Short Stories


This title contains: "The Umbrella Man"; "Dip in the Pool"; "The Butler"; "The Hitchhiker"; "Mr Botibol"; "My Lady Love", "My Dove"; "The Way Up to Heaven"; "Parson's Pleasure"; "The Sound Machine"; and "The Wish".

Roald Dahl who died in 1990 continues to be the most popular author for today's children. Quentin Blake is one of the UK's most celebrated artists, renowned for his collaboration with Roald Dahl. He lives in London.


Penguin Student Editions are complete unabridged texts of Penguin Classics, Modern Classics and some more recent titles, packaged with reading help for the student in the form of:

- accessible yet authoritative introductions
- glossary of cultural references and unfamiliar words
- stimulating activities and discussion points, including activities needed to prepare for essays and examinations
- chapter-by-chapter summaries
- plot and character outlines
- chronology of the historical events of the time
- overview of the ways famous critics have read the books


A student-friendly approach to literature - the way students want to read.

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