Who needs a ladder when you’ve got a giraffe with an extended neck?
The Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company certainly doesn’t. They don’t need a pail, either, because they have a pelican with a bucket-sized beak. With a monkey to do the washing and Billy as their manager, this business is destined for success. Now they have their big break—a chance to clean all 677 windows of the Hampshire House, owned by the richest man in all of England! That’s exciting enough, but along the way there are surprises and adventures beyond their wildest window-washing dreams.
Billy’s biggest wish is to turn a weird old wooden house into a wonderful sweet shop. But then he finds a giraffe, a pelly and a monkey living inside – Now they’re the Ladderless Window Cleaning Company! They become best friends, and now that they have a promising job to carrout out, there’s a chance that Billy’s scrumptious, galumptious dream just might come true…
Roald Dahl, is the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more timeless classics for children. Besides keeping millions of readers entertained for years, these delightfully disturbing tales have recently been turned into hit films, helping to continue to make millions of children & adults alike shiver with his unique stories.