Boy: and, Going Solo by Roald Dahl

Boy: and, Going Solo by Roald Dahl

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Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. After school in England he went to work for Shell in Africa. He began to write after "a monumental bash on the head", sustained as an RAF pilot in World War II. Roald Dahl died in 1990. This book tells his story.

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"Boy and Going Solo" is the whole of Roald Dahl's extraordinary autobiography in one volume. With a new Quentin Blake cover and a whole new end section of fascinating facts about Roald Dahl. Boy is the story of Roald Dahl's very own boyhood, including tales of sweet-shops and chocolate, mean old ladies and a Great Mouse Plot - the inspiration for some of his most marvellous storybooks in the years to come. "Going Solo" tells of how, when he grew up, Roald Dahl left England for Africa and later went flying with the Royal Air Force, before he became the world's number-one storyteller. Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. After school in England he went to work for Shell in Africa. He began to write after "a monumental bash on the head", sustained as an RAF pilot in World War II. Roald Dahl died in 1990. Quentin Blake is one of the best-known and best-loved children's illustrators and it's impossible now to think of Roald Dahl's writings without imagining Quentin Blake's illustrations.

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SKU GOR001857237
Title Boy: and, Going Solo
Author By (author) Roald Dahl
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 400
ISBN 10 0141322772
ISBN 13 9780141322773
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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"Boy and Going Solo" is the whole of Roald Dahl's extraordinary autobiography in one volume. With a new Quentin Blake cover and a whole new end section of fascinating facts about Roald Dahl. Boy is the story of Roald Dahl's very own boyhood, including tales of sweet-shops and chocolate, mean old ladies and a Great Mouse Plot - the inspiration for some of his most marvellous storybooks in the years to come. "Going Solo" tells of how, when he grew up, Roald Dahl left England for Africa and later went flying with the Royal Air Force, before he became the world's number-one storyteller. Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. After school in England he went to work for Shell in Africa. He began to write after "a monumental bash on the head", sustained as an RAF pilot in World War II. Roald Dahl died in 1990. Quentin Blake is one of the best-known and best-loved children's illustrators and it's impossible now to think of Roald Dahl's writings without imagining Quentin Blake's illustrations.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001857237
Title Boy: and, Going Solo
Author By (author) Roald Dahl
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Penguin Books Ltd
Year Published 2008
Number of Pages 400
ISBN 10 0141322772
ISBN 13 9780141322773
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No