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Boy: Tales of Childhood - Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake
Boy: Tales of Childhood
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This is the remarkable story of Roald Dahl's early years at school and with his family.
This is the remarkable story of Roald Dahl's early years at school and with his family.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141311401 (0141311401)
Publisher: Puffin Books
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
Series: Roald Dahl Autobiography (#1)
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The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it
5.0 Granpa, tell me about when you were little
What a great biographic piece. Dahl is an excellent story teller, and puts that to use: he doesn't waste pages in the minutia, or get scared of leaving swathes of time undressed, but picks the bits he wants to tell about his early life, because they are important, interesting, colorful, defining. It...
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
4.0
A very entertaining collection of memories and stories.This is a fun read, full of interesting childhood memories. Complete with simple illustrations and photographs, this book gives a glimpse into the early life of a very creative writer.Even when recounting unpleasant events, Dahl truly has a way ...
KizunaYueMichaelis
KizunaYueMichaelis rated it
"Boy" is about the biography of one of the best children's book author, Roald Dahl. From the cover to the last page, everything is charming. If the author was not him, the story would have been dark and dramatic. But Roald Dahl made everything humorous. Who else would turn a memory about terrible te...
grapeapril75
grapeapril75 rated it
4.0 Boy: Tales of Childhood
Fantastic book for kids! So imaginative and creative. Easy read that children will find delightful!Roald Dahl is always brilliant! His stories and rhymes are fun and entertaining! Some of my all time favorites!! Such a great way to entertain children and get them interested in reading!
Books etc.
Books etc. rated it
Not so much as re-reading as picking up the parts I've known so well. I'm not sure how many time I've read it, maybe 5?
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