I Want It Now: October 2014

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12:30pm, 17th October
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The Witches

Halloween approaches, so get your spook on with these grobswitchy, ghostly and terrifying Roald Dahl-inspired treats

The Halloween countdown is on - so of course this month we're busily re-reading our favourite scary Roald Dahl story, The Witches.

But there's more than one way to get ready for Fright Night...

Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories
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Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories

 

If you're looking for a really terrifying treat for Halloween, this collection contains fourteen frightening tales picked by Roald Dahl himself. Stories that scared the Master of Macabre? Reader beware...

Authors featured include Edith Wharton, Cynthia Asquith and Robert Aickman, with an introduction by Roald Dahl. As he says: "Spookiness is the real purpose of the ghost story. It should give you the creeps and disturb your thoughts..."

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Grobswitchy Grub - mix up some gruesome treats inspired by Roald Dahl's stories

Grobswitchy Grub

Cook up a storm of gruesome treats inspired by some of Roald Dahl's stories for a ghoulish Halloween feast with this activity set. Mrs Twit's wormy spaghetti, anyone? 

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Roald Dahl's The Witches mug
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The Witches mug


Get yourself a nice warm cup of witches' brew and serve it up in this china mug. Just don't drop that Formula 86 Delayed Action Mouse Maker in...

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Roald Dahl's The Witches mini poster
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The Witches Mini Poster

A mini-poster featuring (arguably) one of Roald Dahl's scariest characters ever - The Grand High Witch - would make a great Halloween decoration. She looks nice here, but don't let that fool you. 

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