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The Twits Kindle Edition
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Mr Twit is a foul and smelly man with bits of cornflake and sardine in his beard.
Mrs Twit is a horrible old hag with a glass eye.
Together they make the nastiest couple you could ever hope not to meet.
Down in their garden, the Twits keep Muggle-Wump the monkey and his family locked in a cage. But not for much longer, because the monkeys are planning to trick the terrible Twits, once and for all . . .
And now you can listen to THE TWITS and other Roald Dahl audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios!
Also look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.
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From the Back Cover
Mr and Mrs Twit are the horridest and stupidest and tricksiest and hairiest and noisiest people! Muggle-Wump the monkey and the Roly-Poly bird decide to teach them a lesson. Listen as Roger Blake reads you the hilariously horrible story of 'The Twits.'--This text refers to the cassette edition.
- ASIN : B002VISNBC
- Publisher : Puffin; 1st edition (6 September 2007)
- Language : English
- File size : 51414 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 115 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: #34,720 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
- Customer Reviews:
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This review is for Puffin's Hardcover edition (ISBN : 978-0141362168).
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The story is simple - and the titular characters, Mr and Mrs Twit, are both monstrously horrible and play nasty practical jokes on each other that get increasingly mean and dangerous. The language is great for reading aloud, and the descriptions delightfully vivid. For a story this short, there is a colourful cast of characters, and they emerge later in the story. I like how Dahl establishes the two leads firmly in our minds before introducing us to the others. The chief of these are the Muggle-Wumps, the Twits’ family of pet monkeys from their days as circus trainers. I would love to read their backstory!
In fact, I think the brilliance of Dahl’s writing is how it manages to present all these characters, even the walk-on ones like the postman, and the unfortunate boys who almost get baked in a pie, fully formed, and how it gets the reader wondering about their backstories.
for his enquiring mind. Wasn't too sure at first if my boy was a bit young for the gruesome tricks at the beginning, since he had a bad dream about snails following the worm spaghetti incident. However, the story takes a heroic turn. My little boy loved the Roly Poly Bird and I'm glad to see he stars in 'the enormous crocodile' too. I have no doubt that it will spark his imagination, and contribute to his growing addiction and excitement for books
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 3 October 2021