The Great Mouse Plot
You had the idea ? so you can be the one to put the mouse in the jar.’
This is a true story.
Every day the boy walks past a sweet shop filled with jars of delicious gobstoppers and sticky treacle toffees. But there is one terrible problem. The shop is owned by Mrs Pratchett, a skinny old hag with filthy finger nails. She is so mean that the boy decides to trick her ? and he’s got the perfect plan?
Did you know that this boy grew up to become the writer Roald Dahl?