More About Boy

More About Boy

Roald Dahl's Tales From Childhood

Book - 2009
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Baker & Taylor
Humorous anecdotes from the author's childhood describe summer vacations in Norway and life in an English boarding school.

McMillan Palgrave

Twenty-five years ago in Boy, the world's favorite storyteller recollected scenes from his youth—some funny, some frightening, all true. More About Boy is the expanded story of Roald Dahl's childhood, with his original text augmented by never-before-seen material from behind the scenes, and some of the secrets that were left out. Dahl's adventures and misadventures during his school years are crowded with people as strange and wonderful as any character he created and are as exciting and full of the unexpected as his celebrated fiction.

This special keepsake hardcover edition is filled with personal memorabilia such as family photos, letters, report cards, plus dozens of illustrations by Quentin Blake, as well as a quiz to test the knowledge of Dahl afficionados of all shapes and sizes.

& Taylor

Stories and secrets about the childhood years and youthful adventures of author Roald Dahl is presented in this illustrated biography with insightful text, personal memorabilia, report cards, letters, and family photos.

Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 2009
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780374350550
Branch Call Number: J B DAHL DAHL
Characteristics: 223 pages
Notes: Originally published: London : Puffin Books, 2008


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Jun 20, 2017

Book is great it is great I love the story's about his childhood but it is awful at the same time you should not get this book it get you disgusted believe me DO NOT GET THIS BOOK I'm serious even if you do get this book don't say I didn't warn you


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