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Can you name the Roald Dahl story by its opening Line?

Quiz Updated Mar 23, 2015

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These two very old people are the father and mother of
It's a funny thing about mothers and fathers
Until he was four years old, James Henry Trotter had a happy life
When I was four months old, my mother died suddenly
The last time we saw Charlie he was riding high above his home town
'Mrs Silver,' he said. 'I do happen to know how to make tortoises grow faster'
Not far from where I live there is a queer old empty wooden house
In fairy-tales, witches always wear silly black hats and black cloaks
The farm next to ours is owned by Mr and Mrs Gregg
Sophie couldn't sleep
Little Billy's Mother was always telling him exactly what he was allowed to do
What a lot of hairy-faced men there are around nowadays
My father, Harald Dahl, was a Norwegian
'I'm going shopping in the village,'
In the biggest, brownest, muddiest river in Africa.
Down in the valley there were three farms

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