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Danny the Champion of the World

Danny the Champion of the World

Danny lives in a gipsy caravan with his father, the most marvellous and exciting father any boy ever had. All the land around them belongs to Mr Victor Hazell, a rich snob with a great glistening beery face and tiny piggy eyes. Nobody likes him, not one-little bit. So one day, Da... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780141361574
Barcode 9780141361574
Published 31 October 2016 by Penguin
Format Hardback
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Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
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ISBN-13 9780141361574
ISBN-10 0141361573
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher Penguin
Imprint Puffin
Publication Date 31 October 2016
International Publication Date 1 September 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Dahl, Roald
Illustrated by Blake, Quentin
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Classic Fiction (Pub. < 1900)
Number of Pages 224
Dimensions Width: 138mm
Height: 204mm
Spine: 21mm
Weight 289g
Interest Age 7-9 years
Reading Age 7-9 years
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code 694328

Description of this Book

Danny lives in a gipsy caravan with his father, the most marvellous and exciting father any boy ever had. All the land around them belongs to Mr Victor Hazell, a rich snob with a great glistening beery face and tiny piggy eyes. Nobody likes him, not one-little bit. So one day, Danny and his father concoct a daring plot that will give the old blue-faced baboon Victor Hazell the greatest shock of his life - so long as they don't get caught ...

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Sitting in a hut at the bottom of his garden, surrounded by odd bits and pieces such as a suitcase (used as a footrest), his own hipbone (which he'd had replaced) and a heavy ball of metal foil (made from years' worth of chocolate wrappers), Roald Dahl (Author) wrote some of the world's best-loved stories including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Twits, The Witches, The BFG, Fantastic Mr Fox, James and the Giant Peach and lots more. Quentin Blake (Illustrator) is one of Britain's most successful illustrators. He has illustrated nearly three hundred books and he was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. He has won many awards including the Whitbread Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal and taught for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted in the New Year's Honours.

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