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


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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.

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

About the Author

Michael Rosen

Michael Rosen is one of the best-known figures in the children's book world. He is renowned for his work as a poet, performer, broadcaster and scriptwriter. He visits schools with his one-man show to enthuse children with his passion for books and poetry. In 2007 he was appointed Children's Laureate, a role which he held until 2009. While Laureate, he set up The Roald Dahl Funny Prize. He currently lives in London with his wife and children.

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