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Boy is the story of Roald Dahl's very own boyhood, including tales of sweet-shops and chocolate, mean old ladies and a Great Mouse Plot – the inspiration for some of his most marvellous storybooks in years to come.

Boy is the story of Roald Dahl's very own boyhood, including tales of sweet-shops and chocolate, mean old ladies and a Great Mouse Plot – the inspiration for some of his most marvellous storybooks in years to come. These tales are full of exciting and strange things – some funny, some frightening; all true.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780143566540

    August 29, 2011

    Penguin Press

    190 pages

    RRP $12.99

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Also by Roald Dahl

The Twits
Matilda
The BFG
George's Marvellous Medicine
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory: A Play
The Witches
Fantastic Mr Fox
James And The Giant Peach
Roald Dahl's Marvellous Joke Book
Danny The Champion Of The World
Boy
Billy and the Minpins
Tales of the Unexpected: Popular Penguins
The Enormous Crocodile (Book And Cd)
Roald Dahl’s Opposites
Roald Dahl’s 1 2 3
Roald Dahl's James and the Giant Peach Sticker Activity Book
Roald Dahl's James's Giant Bug Book
Danny The Champion Of The World (Colour Edition)
The Witches (Colour Edition)
Trickery
Fear
War
Innocence

Recommendations

The Handmaid's Tale
To Kill A Mockingbird
A Gentleman in Moscow
Echo Burning
The Heart's Invisible Furies
The Girl on the Train
The Curious Incident of the Dog In the Night-time
Dragonfly In Amber
The Narrow Road to the Deep North
The Golden Age
Swing Time
The Bear and The Nightingale
Tiger Men
Fifty Shades Darker
Ready Player One
A Long Way from Home
The Travelling Cat Chronicles
The Secret Vineyard
The Light Between Oceans
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