The Roly-Poly Bird

Description

Then one day, a truly magnificent bird flew down out of the sky and landed on the monkey cage.

Description

Description

'Then one day, a truly magnificent bird flew down out of the sky and landed on the monkey cage.'The Twits

The Roly-Poly Bird is a magnificent bird who usually lives in the African jungle. He first appears in Roald Dahl's 1978 story The Enormous Crocodile, where the horrible Enormous Crocodile threatens to eat him for lunch. He's too swift by half for the Crocodile though, and quickly flies away before later helping foil Croc's secret plans and clever tricks...

He also pays more than a flying visit to help Muggle-Wump the Monkey and his family - as well as the birds that might otherwise end up in Mrs Twit's Bird Pie - in The Twits, published in 1980.

The Roly-Poly Bird has marvellous coloured feathers, likes to travel, and his favourite food is berries, as he tells us in The Enormous Crocodile.

Quote

For most people... flying away on holiday is very expensive, but I can fly anywhere in the world for nothing.

The Roly-Poly Bird 1

Roald Dahl's The Twits

Shop products