The Magic Finger

By Roald Dahl

A story about a girl with a magic finger. She lives next door to the Gregg family who like to hunt for fun, and this makes her very angry. She doesn’t think it’s right for people to hunt animals for fun, and when she gets angry, her finger takes control.


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To the Gregg family, hunting is just plain fun. To the girl who lives next door, it’s just plain horrible. She tries to be polite. She tries to talk them out of it, but the Greggs only laugh at her. Then one day the Greggs go too far, and the little girl turns her Magic Finger on them. When she’s very, very angry, the little girl’s Magic Finger takes over. She really can’t control it, and now it’s turned the Greggs into birds! Before they know it, the Greggs are living in a nest, and that’s just the beginning of their problems….

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Weight 1.98 oz
Dimensions 7.75 × 5.13 × .26 in