Tag: top 10 poems by Roald Dahl
The Pig by Roald Dahl

The Pig by Roald Dahl

In England once there lived a bigAnd wonderfully clever pig.To everybody it was plainThat Piggy had a massive brain.He worked out sums inside his head,There was no book he hadn't ...

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I Had A Little Nut-Tree, by Roald Dahl

I Had A Little Nut-Tree, by Roald Dahl

I had a little nut-tree,Nothing would it bear.I searched in all its branches,But not a nut was there.'Oh, little tree,' I begged,'Give me just a few.'The little tree looked down ...

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If You Are Old And Have The Shakes by Roald Dahl

If You Are Old And Have The Shakes by Roald Dahl

'If you are old and have the shakes,If all your bones are full of aches,If you can hardly walk at all,If living drives you up the wall,If you're a grump and full of spite,If ...

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St Ives by Roald Dahl

St Ives by Roald Dahl

As I was going to St IvesI met a man with seven wivesSaid he, 'I think it's much more funThan getting stuck with only one.'

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Television by Roald Dahl

Television by Roald Dahl

The most important thing we've learned,So far as children are concerned,Is never, NEVER, NEVER letThem near your television set --Or better still, just don't installThe idiotic ...

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Hot And Cold by Roald Dahl

Hot And Cold by Roald Dahl

A woman who my mother knowsCame in and took off all her clothes.Said I, not being very old,'By golly gosh, you must be cold!''No, no!' she cried. 'Indeed I'm not!I'm feeling ...

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Cinderella by Roald Dahl

Cinderella by Roald Dahl

I guess you think you know this story.You don't. The real one's much more gory.The phoney one, the one you know,Was cooked up years and years ago,And made to sound all soft and ...

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Dear Friends, We Surely All Agree by Roald Dahl

Dear Friends, We Surely All Agree by Roald Dahl

'Dear friends, we surely all agreeThere's almost nothing worse to seeThan some repulsive little bumWho's always chewing chewing gum.(It's very near as bad as thoseWho sit around ...

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The Three Little Pigs by Roald Dahl

The Three Little Pigs by Roald Dahl

The animal I really dig,Above all others is the pig.Pigs are noble. Pigs are clever,Pigs are courteous. However,Now and then, to break this rule,One meets a pig who is a ...

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I Want It Now by Roald Dahl

I Want It Now by Roald Dahl

Gooses, geesesI want my geese to lay gold eggs for easterAt least a hundred a dayAnd by the wayI want a feastI want a bean feastCream buns and doughnutsAnd fruitcake with no ...

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“Mike Teavee…” by Roald Dahl

“Mike Teavee…” by Roald Dahl

The most important thing we've learned, So far as children are concerned, Is never, NEVER, NEVER let Them near your television set -- Or better still, just don't install The ...

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Pure Imagination by Roald Dahl

Pure Imagination by Roald Dahl

Come with me and you'll beIn a world of pure imaginationTake a look and you'll seeInto your imaginationWe'll begin with a spinTrav'ling in the world of my creationWhat we'll see ...

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Little Red Riding Hood And The Wolf by Roald Dahl

Little Red Riding Hood And The Wolf by Roald Dahl

As soon as Wolf began to feelThat he would like a decent meal,He went and knocked on Grandma's door.When Grandma opened it, she sawThe sharp white teeth, the horrid grin,And ...

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I’Ve Got A Golden Ticket by Roald Dahl

I’Ve Got A Golden Ticket by Roald Dahl

I never thought my life could beAnything but catastropheBut suddenly I begin to seeA bit of good luck for me'Cause I've got a golden ticketI've got a golden twinkle in my eyeI ...

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Oh You Knid, You Are Vile And Vermicious…. by Roald Dahl

Oh You Knid, You Are Vile And Vermicious…. by Roald Dahl

Oh you Knid, you are vile and vermicious!You are slimy and soggy and squishous!But what do we care'Cause you can't get in here,So hop it and don't get ambitious!

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The Rowing Song by Roald Dahl

The Rowing Song by Roald Dahl

Round the world and home againThat's the sailor's wayFaster faster, faster fasterThere's no earthly way of knowingWhich direction we are goingThere's no knowing where we're ...

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There’s No Earthly Way Of Knowing by Roald Dahl

There’s No Earthly Way Of Knowing by Roald Dahl

There's no earthly way of knowingWhich direction they are going!There's no knowing where they're rowing,Or which way they river's flowing!Not a speck of light is showing,So the ...

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Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary by Roald Dahl

Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary by Roald Dahl

Mary, Mary, quite contraryHow does your garden grow?'I live with my brat in a high-rise flat,So how in the world would I know.'

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Augustus Gloop! Augustus Gloop by Roald Dahl

Augustus Gloop! Augustus Gloop by Roald Dahl

'Augustus Gloop! Augustus Gloop!The great big greedy nincompoop!How long could we allow this beastTo gorge and guzzle, feed and feastOn everything he wanted to?Great Scott! It ...

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Attention Please! Attention Please! by Roald Dahl

Attention Please! Attention Please! by Roald Dahl

'Attention please! Attention please!Don't dare to talk! Don't dare to sneeze!Don't doze or daydream! Stay awake!Your health, your very life's at stake!Ho–ho, you say, they can't ...

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My Teacher Wasn’T Half As Nice As Yours Seems To Be by Roald Dahl

My Teacher Wasn’T Half As Nice As Yours Seems To Be by Roald Dahl

'My teacher wasn't half as nice as yours seems to be.His name was Mister Unsworth and he taught us history.And when you didn't know a date he'd get you by the earAnd start to ...

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Hey Diddle Diddle by Roald Dahl

Hey Diddle Diddle by Roald Dahl

Hey diddle diddleWe're all on the fiddleAnd never get up until noon.We only take cashWhich we carefully stashAnd we work by the light of the moon.

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The Crocodile by Roald Dahl

The Crocodile by Roald Dahl

'No animal is half as vileAs Crocky-Wock, the crocodile.On Saturdays he likes to crunchSix juicy children for his lunchAnd he especially enjoysJust three of each, three girls, ...

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Veruca Salt, The Little Brute by Roald Dahl

Veruca Salt, The Little Brute by Roald Dahl

'Veruca Salt, the little brute,Has just gone down the garbage chute,(And as we very rightly thoughtThat in a case like this we oughtTo see the thing completely through,We've ...

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Down They Go… by Roald Dahl

Down They Go… by Roald Dahl

Down they go!Hail and snow!Freezes and sneezes and noses will blow!

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Candy Man by Roald Dahl

Candy Man by Roald Dahl

Who can take a sunrise, sprinkle it with dewCover it in chocolate and a miracle or twoThe candy man, the candy man canThe candy man can 'cause he mixes it with loveAnd makes the ...

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Excerpt – by Roald Dahl

Excerpt – by Roald Dahl

'This famous wicked little taleShould never have been put on saleIt is a mystery to meWhy loving parents cannot seeThat this is actually a bookAbout a brazen little ...

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Hot And Cold by Roald Dahl

Hot And Cold by Roald Dahl

A woman who my mother knows Came in and took off all her clothes. Said I, not being very old, 'By golly gosh, you must be cold!' 'No, no!' she cried. 'Indeed I'm not! I'm ...

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The Pig by Roald Dahl

The Pig by Roald Dahl

In England once there lived a big And wonderfully clever pig. To everybody it was plain That Piggy had a massive brain. He worked out sums inside his head, There was no book ...

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Television by Roald Dahl

Television by Roald Dahl

The most important thing we've learned, So far as children are concerned, Is never, NEVER, NEVER let Them near your television set -- Or better still, just don't install The ...

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