US: Roald Dahl classics launch as e-books

Puffin brings several hit children?s novels online, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
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Roald Dahl’s classic kids’ stories have launched as e-books for the first time.

Puffin published the e-books in the US on September 13thh, to mark what would have been the late author Roald Dahl’s 96th birthday. 

All titles are priced at $6.99, except for George’s Marvelous Medicine, which is priced at $7.99. The e-books have been available in the UK for a number of years now. 

Roald Dahl books have reportedly sold over 100 million copies worldwide to date.

The full list of e-books is as follows:

  • James and the Giant Peach
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 
  • Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator 
  • Danny, Champion of the World 
  • George's Marvelous Medicine
  • The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar 
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox 
  • The Twits

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