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Boy: Tales of Childhood
Boy Tales of Childhood
Author: Roald Dahl
In Boy, Roald Dahl recounts his days as a child growing up in England. From his years as a prankster at boarding school to his envious position as a chocolate tester for Cadbury's, Roald Dahl's boyhood was as full of excitement and the unexpected as are his world-famous, best-selling books. Packed with anecdotes— some funny, some painful, a...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780141303055
ISBN-10: 0141303050
Publication Date: 2/1/1999
Pages: 176
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
Rating:
  • Currently 4.2/5 Stars.
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4.2 stars, based on 38 ratings
Publisher: Puffin Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 0
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weareallwright avatar reviewed Boy: Tales of Childhood on + 3 more book reviews
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"Boy" tells about the early life of it's author - Roald Dahl. It is wonderfully written and entertaining - it will have you laughing out loud!
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I felt this was an excellent book. I enjoyed getting a perspective of the life and times during which Roald Dahl lived. I just wish it was a little longer.
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Roald Dahl's memoir of his early childhood.
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I read this when I was 10, it's a really addicting read!
misspaige avatar reviewed Boy: Tales of Childhood on + 10 more book reviews
A must-read for anyone who loves Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory!!
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A very enjoyable autobiography of the creative genius behind Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
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My son really enjoyed this Roald Dahl book.
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Richard Dahl writes tales of his own childhood; fascinating and funny. He nearly lost his nose in a car accident, was a chocolate candy tester for Cadbury's, was involved in the Great Mouse Plot of 1924, writes of his first day of school, on writing letters home, about homesickness, and other subjects. The book is one full of laughs...


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