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Billy and the Minpins

Authors: Dahl, Roald
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
BISAC/Subject: JUV037000, JUV019000, JUV002040
Grade: 2 - 12
ISBN: 9780593116517, Related ISBNs: 0425290972, 059311342X, 0593116518, 9780425290972, 9780593113424
Classification: Fiction
Number of pages: 128
Audience: Children/juvenile
Synopsis: One of Dahl's beloved stories available for the first time in novel format and newly illustrated by Quentin Blake!

Billy's mum says he must never go out through the garden gate and explore the dark forest beyond. So, one day, he does exactly that! There Billy meets the amazing Minpins, tiny people who live inside the hollow trees. 
But the Minpins are in danger. The terrible, galloping Gruncher stalks the forest, and the Minpins are disappearing in their thousands. Can Billy find a way to destroy the hungry beast, once and for all--or will it gobble him up too? 

Illustrated by Quentin Blake for the first time, Billy and the Minpins is a new interpretation of Roald Dahl's very last story (originally published in 1991) and marks nearly forty years of their magical collaboration.

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