Boy: Tales of Childhood

Author(s): Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

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BOY, Roald Dahl's bestselling autobiography, is full of hilarious anecdotes about his childhood and school days, illustrated by Quentin Blake.
As a boy, all sorts of unusual things happened to Roald Dahl. There was the time he and four school friends got their revenge on beastly Mrs Prachett in her sweet shop.
There are stories of holidays in fishing boats, African adventures and the days of tasting chocolate for Cadbury's.
You'll hear tales of horrible school bullies and the motor-car accident when Roald's nose was nearly sliced clean off . . .
Roald Dahl vividly shares his memories; some are funny. Some are painful. Some are unpleasant. All are true.


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Roald Dahl vividly shares his memories; some are funny. Some are painful. Some are unpleasant. All are true.

Roald Dahl was a spy, ace fighter pilot, chocolate historian and medical inventor. He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and many more brilliant stories. He remains the world's number one storyteller.


Quentin Blake has illustrated more than three hundred books and was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. In 1980 he won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted for services to illustration.

General Fields

  • : 9780141365534
  • : Penguin Books, Limited
  • : Puffin
  • : February 2016
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 16mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
  • : Paperback
  • : 516
  • : Quentin Blake
  • : English
  • : Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
  • : 254
  • : Black and white photos and line drawings