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Boy : tales of childhood

Author: Roald Dahl
Publisher: London, England : Penguin, Puffin, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents humorous anecdotes from the author's childhood which includes summer vacations in Norway and an English boarding school.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Roald Dahl
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl
ISBN: 0140318909 9780140318906
OCLC Number: 302013319
Notes: Reprint. Originally published New York : Jonathan Cape, 1984.
Description: 176 pages : illustrations
Contents: Starting-point: Papa and Mama --
Kindergarten, 1922-3 --
Llandaff Cathedral School, 1923-5 (age 7-9): Bicycle and the sweet-shop --
Great mouse plot --
Mr. Coombes --
Mrs. Pratchett's revenge --
Going to Norway --
Magic Island --
Visit to the doctor --
St Peter's, 1925-9 (age 9-13): First day --
Writing home --
Matron --
Homesickness --
Drive in the motor-car --
Captain Hardcastle --
Little Ellis and the boil --
Goat's tobacco --
Repton and Shell, 1929-36 (age 13-20): Getting dressed for the big school --
Boazers --
Headmaster --
Chocolates --
Corkers --
Fagging --
Games and photography --
Goodbye school.
Responsibility: Roald Dahl.

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Presents humorous anecdotes from the author's childhood which includes summer vacations in Norway and an English boarding school.

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