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Boy: Tales of Childhood by [Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake]

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A shimmering fabric of his yesterdays, the magic and the hurt ― Observer

Brilliantly coloured, sometimes grotesque and sometimes magical ―
Sunday Times

As frightening and funny as his fiction ―
New York Times Book Review --This text refers to the paperback edition.

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Roald Dahl's account of his childhood is now reissued in our beautiful hardback format, with - for the first time - Quentin Blake's stunning illustrations --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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  • ASIN ‏ : ‎ B00358VHYM
  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Puffin (4 September 2008)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • File size ‏ : ‎ 5901 KB
  • Text-to-Speech ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Screen Reader ‏ : ‎ Supported
  • Enhanced typesetting ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • X-Ray ‏ : ‎ Not Enabled
  • Word Wise ‏ : ‎ Enabled
  • Print length ‏ : ‎ 180 pages
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The son of Norwegian parents, Roald Dahl was born in Wales in 1916 and educated at Repton. He was a fighter pilot for the RAF during World War Two, and it was while writing about his experiences during this time that he started his career as an author.

His fabulously popular children's books are read by children all over the world. Some of his better-known works include James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr Fox, Matilda, The Witches, and The BFG.

He died in November 1990.

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