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Roald Dahl's Rotsome & Repulsant Words

Packed with Roald Dahl's rotsome words to inspire young writers

Author Susan Rennie

Suitable for:  7+ fans of Roald Dahl fiction, especially The Witches, The Twits and Revolting Rhymes

Price:  £5.99

ISBN: 978-0-19-277197-1
Publication date: 07/03/2019
Paperback: 64 pages
Dimensions: 198x129mm

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Cheeky chiddlers will love foxing grown-ups with Roald Dahl's mischievously insulting language. Plus get ready to be goose-gruggled and fluckgungled by the raft of snippets of serious language facts they will learn too. This little book is full of vermicious tips, definitions and examples from the World's No.1 storyteller.


  • a light-hearted look at the naughtiest words and phrases created by the World's No 1 Storyteller Roald Dahl and more
  • a dip-in and dip-out fun and anarchic way for children agd 7-10 to learn about language
  • a selection of the most mischievously rude words, definitions and examples from the bestselling Oxford Roald Dahl Dictionary
  • perfect pocket money price

This page was last updated on 17 November 2019 at 04:30 GMT


  • As featured on BBC Breakfast and the BBC Radio 2 Zoe Ball Breakfast Show -
  • This book 'offers a chance to explore and analyse Dahl's creative use of language, encouraging Dahl lovers of any age to have fun playing with his naughty-sounding words.' - The Guardian
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