Who Was Roald Dahl?

by True Kelley illustrated by Stephen Marchesi
Short Summary
Readers learn about the offbeat life of this brilliant author—including his career as a World War II fighter pilot…and his adventures as a spy!

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Roald Dahl is one of the most famous children's book authors ever. In this biography, children will learn about his stories and his real-life adventures. A flying ace for the British air force, he was married to an Academy Award-winning actress. He also wrote books and screenplays for adults. Entertaining and readable, this biography has 80 black-and-white illustrations.
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About this Series

With straightforward language and illustrations on nearly every page, the Who Was…? series invites kids to explore history by learning about key figures from politics, sports, music, literature, and more. Each book tells the story of a person's life, introduces their major accomplishments, and discusses the historic events that shaped their worlds. The books also include timelines, a bibliography, and suggestions for further research.

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Product Details

    • Grades: 3 - 5
    • Ages: 8 - 11
  • Product Type: Book
  • Page Count: 112 pages
  • Dimensions: 5 1/4" x 7 5/8"
  • Language: English
  • ISBN 13: 978-0-545-64030-5