Horribly Famous: Roald Dahl and his Chocolate Factory
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You’ve probably heard of Roald Dahl. He’s dead famous for: writing loads of brilliant books for children, telling terrifying tales of the unexpected, and creating a fantastic chocolate factory. But did you know that Roald was a fighter pilot and spy in World War Two, invented a life-saving medical device, loved playing outrageous practical jokes and nearly lost his nose TWICE? Yup: he didn’t just write great books. He led a horribly interesting life!
- A witty and insightful look at Roald Dahl’s fascinating life
- Written in the style of the popular Horribly Famous books
- Jam-packed with funny facts and laugh-out-loud pictures
- Inspires kids with the true story of a world-famous writer
239 in ROW Primary September 2019
September 7th, 2009
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AR book level: 6.5; Middle years; 5.0 points