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Boy: Tales of Childhood
Boy Tales of Childhood
Author: Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
"'I am only eight years old,' I told myself. 'No little boy of eight has ever murdered anyone. It's not possible.'" — So thought Roald Dahl in 1924 when his plan to get revenge on the mean and disgusting candy-store owner Mrs. Pratchett seemed to have worked all too well. Writing about this and other boyhood adventur...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780140318906
ISBN-10: 0140318909
Publication Date: 8/5/1986
Pages: 176
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
Rating:
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.
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4.3 stars, based on 49 ratings
Publisher: Penguin USA (Juv)
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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weareallwright avatar reviewed Boy: Tales of Childhood on + 3 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
"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!
reviewed Boy: Tales of Childhood on + 29 more book reviews
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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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reviewed Boy: Tales of Childhood on + 38 more book reviews
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!!
reviewed Boy: Tales of Childhood on + 42 more book reviews
A very enjoyable autobiography of the creative genius behind Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.


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