Suitable for 8 - 11 years

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Product description

You probably know Roald Dahl as the author of The BFG, The Witches and The Twits. He spent his whole life writing strange and wonderful stories. But what else was totally strange and wonderful? His life! War hero. Fighter pilot. Inventor. Spy. Roald Dahl kept himself pretty busy when he wasn’t pushing ink around a page. Let’s see: he collected secret intelligence during the war. He married a top Hollywood film star. He even invented a new medical device that saved sick children’s lives. Read about his life – and thank your lucky stars he ever found time to write his fantastic books at all!

  • A lively, entertaining romp through Dahl’s life story
  • Hilarious cartoon pictures by illustrator Clive Goddard
  • Andrew Donkin has written several Horribly Famous books
  • Exciting, fact-filled fun to delight Dahl fans old and new

Product Details







Date published

June 2nd, 2016

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  • 192 pages


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Andrew Donkin


  1. Cat
    on 30 September 2018


    Read this book in one night loved it so much it was a real page turner

    5out of 5

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