Danny The Champion Of The World

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Danny The Champion Of The World

by Roald Dahl
Illustrator Quentin Blake

Puffin | August 21, 2007 | Trade Paperback

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Can Danny and his father outsmart the villainous Mr. Hazell?

Danny has a life any boy would love—his home is a gypsy caravan, he''s the youngest master car mechanic around, and his best friend is his dad, who never runs out of wonderful stories to tell. But one night Danny discovers a shocking secret that his father has kept hidden for years. Soon Danny finds himself the mastermind behind the most incredible plot ever attempted against nasty Victor Hazell, a wealthy landowner with a bad attitude. Can they pull it off? If so, Danny will truly be the champion of the world.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 224 pages, 7.78 × 5.07 × 0.61 in

Published: August 21, 2007

Publisher: Puffin

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0142410330

ISBN - 13: 9780142410332

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Danny The Champion Of The World

by Roald Dahl
Illustrator Quentin Blake

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 224 pages, 7.78 × 5.07 × 0.61 in

Published: August 21, 2007

Publisher: Puffin

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0142410330

ISBN - 13: 9780142410332

About the Book

anny s dad had a secret, but now the secret s out and it s going to lead Danny on the adventure of a lifetime.

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Can Danny and his father outsmart the villainous Mr. Hazell?

Danny has a life any boy would love—his home is a gypsy caravan, he''s the youngest master car mechanic around, and his best friend is his dad, who never runs out of wonderful stories to tell. But one night Danny discovers a shocking secret that his father has kept hidden for years. Soon Danny finds himself the mastermind behind the most incredible plot ever attempted against nasty Victor Hazell, a wealthy landowner with a bad attitude. Can they pull it off? If so, Danny will truly be the champion of the world.

About the Author

Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. He spent his childhood in England and, at age eighteen, went to work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa. When World War II broke out, he joined the Royal Air Force and became a fighter pilot. At the age of twenty-six he moved to Washington, D.C., and it was there he began to write. His first short story, which recounted his adventures in the war, was bought by The Saturday Evening Post, and so began a long and illustrious career.

After establishing himself as a writer for adults, Roald Dahl began writing children's stories in 1960 while living in England with his family. His first stories were written as entertainment for his own children, to whom many of his books are dedicated.

Roald Dahl is now considered one of the most beloved storytellers of our time. Although he passed away in 1990, his popularity continues to increase as his fantastic novels, including James and the Giant PeachMatildaThe BFG, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, delight an ever-growing legion of fans.

Learn more about Roald Dahl on the official Roald Dahl Web site: www.roalddahl.com

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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