The Definitive Guide to

Boy

Written by Roald Dahl and illustrated by Quentin Blake
Published by Puffin Books
Goodreads Rating - 4.1 / 5.0
$7.99
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8-12
Target Age
176
Pages
Chapter
Book Type

What's Boy About

Publisher Summary

Find out where the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG got all his wonderful story ideas in this autobiographical account of his childhood!

From his own life, of course! As full of excitement and the unexpected as his world-famous, best-selling books, Roald Dahl’s tales of his own childhood are completely fascinating and fiendishly funny. Did you know that Roald Dahl nearly lost his nose in a car accident? Or that he was once a chocolate candy tester for Cadbury’s? Have you heard about his involvement in the Great Mouse Plot of 1924? If not, you don’t yet know all there is to know about Roald Dahl. Sure to captivate and delight you, the boyhood antics of this master storyteller are not to be missed!

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Who Wrote Boy

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
014241381X
ISBN 13:
9780142413814
Publication Date:
January 22, 2009