"Danny the Champion of the World" by Roald Dahl is the much-loved tale of how Danny and his father outwitted the mean Mr Victor Hazell. Danny thinks ...Show synopsis"Danny the Champion of the World" by Roald Dahl is the much-loved tale of how Danny and his father outwitted the mean Mr Victor Hazell. Danny thinks his dad is the most marvellous and exciting father a boy could wish for. Life is happy and peaceful in their gipsy caravan, until one day Danny discovers his dad has been breaking the law. What's more, soon Danny has to join his father as they attempt to pull off a daring and devilish plot against horrible, red-faced Mr Victor Hazell..."A true genius ...Roald Dahl is my hero". David Walliams Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. After school in England he went to work for Shell in Africa. He began to write after "a monumental bash on the head", sustained as an RAF pilot in World War II. Roald Dahl died in 1990. Quentin Blake is one of the best-known and best-loved children's illustrators and it's impossible now to think of Roald Dahl's writings without imagining Quentin Blake's illustrations.Hide synopsis
Danny, the Champion of the World (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers) – Hardcover (1975)
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Hardcover, Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers 1975
ISBN: 0394831039 ISBN-13: 9780394831039
A young English boy describes his relationship with his father and the special adventure they share together.A young English boy describes his relationship with his father and the special adventure they share together.Hide
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This book is actually meant for children, but I couldn't help picking it up to see what the champion of the world would be like. The book captivated me from start to finish, with Danny, a little boy with a wonderful father who raised him single-handedly. The tale brings me lots of joy to remember what it was like with my own father. The plot is clever, bringing lots of unexpected twists and turns. I especially enjoy the part where Mr. Hazell's shiny, silver car is completely ruined before the hunt by groggy pheasants. The story is indeed captured by Dahl well and although many might not consider Danny the champion of the world, he is a champion in his father's eyes.
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