Boy: Tales of Childhoodby Roald Dahl illustrated by Quentin Blake
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- Grades: 5 - 7
- Ages: 10 - 13
This wonderfully informative and very funny memoir gives readers an inside look at one of literature's most beloved—and creative—minds.
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In Roald Dahl's case, a richly seasoned—and wildly offbeat—childhood became his amazing inspiration. Raised by Norwegian parents in Wales, he nearly lost his nose in a car accident. He was once a candy tester for Cadbury's. He was caned by a teacher for placing a dead mouse in a jar of gobstoppers. And these wacky happenings were just the beginning…
Discover more about the surprisingly true events that helped shape a young boy into an astonishing storyteller.