Read to Sleep
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Sep 02, 2010
| ISBN 9780142417416
| Middle Grade (8-12)
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Sep 02, 2010 | ISBN 9780142417416 | Middle Grade (8-12)
Roald Dahl’s personal stories together in one edition!
Where did Roald Dahl get all of his wonderful ideas for stories? From his own life, of course! Boy includes tales of sweetshops and chocolate, mean old ladies, and the Great Mouse Plot. And then Going Solo tells of how, when he grew up, Roald Dahl left England for Africa and later went flying with the Royal Air Force.
Roald Dahl (1916–1990) was born in Llandaff, South Wales, and went to Repton School in England. His parents were Norwegian, so holidays were spent in Norway. As he explains in Boy, he turned down the idea of university in favor of a… More about Roald Dahl
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