Entries Tagged as 'Roald Dahl'


August 30th, 2016 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER KALI Inspired by the movie that was recently released, my seven-year-old daughter and I read The BFG together. It’s a fun read and many times my daughter laughed out loud. From Roald Dahl, the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The Magic Finger, this novel tells the story of a […]

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The BFG (2016)

August 26th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Movies

Review By JENNIFER KALI We took our seven-year-old to watch this delightful movie about a big friendly vegetarian giant and the entire family enjoyed it. Directed by Steven Spielberg, the live action and CGI cast bring this lovely story to life. The giant’s CGI features are so friendly and loveable. Based on the chapter book […]

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Fantastic Mr. Fox

July 14th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT When mean, crusty farmers become fed up with Mr. Fox’s pilfering of their poultry, they decide to eradicate Mr. Fox and his family. They declare a full-on war against Mr. Fox and declare their intentions to stop at nothing to achieve their goal of annihilating the Fox family. This includes stakeouts […]

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The Magic Finger

November 15th, 2009 · No Comments · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY Ever get so mad at someone that you see red?¬†When that happens to the narrator of Roald Dahl and Quentin Blake’s book The Magic Finger, she points her magic finger and well … things happen. Veg kids will probably relate when the narrator gets angry at her friends and neighbors, the […]

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