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More about Boy : Roald Dahl's Tales from Childhood

More about Boy : Roald Dahl's Tales from Childhood

Author: Roald Dahl
$19.99(NZD)  inc GST
Description

Twenty-five years ago in "Boy," the world's favorite storyteller recollected scenes from his youth some funny, some frightening, all true. "More About Boy" is the expanded story of Roald Dahl's childhood, with his original text augmented by never-before-seen material from behind the scenes, and some of the secrets that were left out. Dahl's adventures and misadventures during his school years are crowded with people as strange and wonderful as any character he created and are as exciting and full of the unexpected as his celebrated fiction. This special keepsake hardcover edition is filled with personal memorabilia such as family photos, letters, report cards, plus dozens of illustrations by Quentin Blake, as well as a quiz to test the knowledge of Dahl afficionados of all shapes and sizes."

Reviews

Pages are chock-a-block with photos of young Dahl and his environs, reproductions of relevant regalia; relevant quotes from Dahl's books, and, of course, Quentin Blake's wiry, goofy art. "Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books" Dahl's revealing writing, open and full of wicked humor, is certain to endear the beloved writer known to his family as "Boy" to a new generation. "Publishers Weekly""

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780374350550
  • : Farrar, Straus Giroux Inc
  • : Farrar, Straus Giroux Inc
  • : September 2009
  • : 235mm X 181mm X 17mm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : en
  • : 229
  • : black & white illustrations
  • : Roald Dahl
  • : Quentin Blake