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Fantastic Mr Dahl
  • Published: 24 October 2012
  • ISBN: 9780141335209
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208

Fantastic Mr Dahl



Just how did Roald Dahl get into writing? Where did he get his ideas from? What ingredients in his life turned him into the kind of writer he was? Michael Rosen - poet, broadcaster and former Children's Laureate, comes up with some of the answers to these key questions in his lively biography of the world's No.1 storyteller, written specially for children. Full of stories and funny anecdotes from Roald Dahl's school days and family life, Michael Rosen's fascinating observations creates a vivid picture of one of the most famous writers of all time.

  • Published: 24 October 2012
  • ISBN: 9780141335209
  • Imprint: Penguin eBooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 208

About the author

Quentin Blake

Quentin Blake has been drawing ever since he can remember. He taught illustration for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art, of which he is an honorary professor. He has won many prizes, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award for Illustration, the Eleanor Farjeon Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal, and in 1999 he was appointed the first Children’s Laureate. In the 2013 New Year’s Honours List he was knighted for services to illustration.

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