Danny the Champion of the World

Danny the Champion of the World

By Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake (Illustrator)

Turtleback Books, Prebound, 9781417786114, 205pp.

Publication Date: August 16, 2007

Description
For use in schools and libraries only. A motherless boy, who lives in a gypsy caravan behind his father's filling station, records the adventures he shares with his beloved parent.


About the Author
Roald Dahl was born on September 13, 1916, in Llandaff, South Wales. In 1953, he published the best-selling story collection Someone Like You and married actress Patricia Neil. He published the popular book James and the Giant Peach in 1961. In 1964, he released another highly successfuly work, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which was later adapted for two films. Over his decades-long writing career, Dahl wrote 19 children's books. He died on November 23, 1990, in Oxford, England.

Quentin Blake is Children's Laureate of Great Britain, has won the Kate Greenaway Medal, and is the author and/or illustrator of many books. He lives in London, England.