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The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More
Author: Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake (Illustrator)
If you could see with your eyes closed, how would you use your power? That’s what Henry has to decide in "The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar,"one of the seven stories in this extra-ordinary collection. In addition to imaginative and magical tales, this book also contains the true story of how Roald Dahl became a writer, as well a...  more »
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PBS Market Price: $8.09 or $4.19+1 credit
ISBN-13: 9780141304700
ISBN-10: 0141304707
Publication Date: 5/1/2000
Pages: 225
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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4.1 stars, based on 29 ratings
Publisher: Puffin Books
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 2
I enjoy Roald Dahl's stories, whether for children or adults. He has a wonderful sense of farce and of how his fellow humans act. These 6 stories are ostensibly for adults but like all of Dahl's books will be enjoyed by a wide range of ages. The closing chapter is a bit of autobiography.
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This book tells about a man who can see with his eyes closed to how roald dahl became a writer. this is an excellent book and it is great for young teens!
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Just like Dahl's children's stories, these short stories "for all ages" reflect a dark side of human nature, in both adults and children.

I found only one story, "The Swan," truly disturbing. The others ranged from mildly interesting to fascinating. Included in this collection is a rather rambling account of how Dahl became an author, despite receiving horrible marks in Composition classes throughout his school career, followed by his first published story, "A Piece of Cake."
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DSeligghtful tales.


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