the kids are passing the sweet shop and they see a jar of gobstopers on the floor.There thinking why didn't she clean it all up and open the shop. Thawaits said"Dont you think when expecting to catch hold of a gobstoper but catch hold of a dead rat would be preety frightning
Dahl is scared that he is going to get in trouble and go to jail. He said"i'm going to be wanted by the police".Dahl is thinking in his head i killed Mrs.Pratchett im a murrder.
Dahl is reliefed to see Mrs.Pratchett ok. He is also scared because he thinks police are going to come and handcofe them and take him to jail. Dahl said"im to little to go to jail".