The Witches (Unabridged)
Author(s) & Illustrator(s): Roald Dahl
Edition: Children's Audio Books on CD -- Plot Summary and Book Review
- The main characters of "The Witches" by Roald Dahl are a boy named Charlie and his Norwegian grandma. She knows a lot about witches, and tells Charlie stories about them. While taking a summer vacation at a hotel in England, the boy is trapped in a room full of witches and finds out about their plot to get rid of children, but the Grand High Witch turns him into a mouse. In the end, Charlie manages to foil the witches' evil scheme with the help of his grandma. Quentin Blake's illustrations complements Roald Dahl's style very well. This scary and humorous story appeals to children in 4th grade through 7th grade. The unabridged children's audio book on CD includes 4 CDs and lasts about 4 hours.