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More about boy : Roald Dahl's tales from childhood

Author: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake; Rowan Clifford
Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Roald Dahl got all of his wonderful ideas for stories from his own life. He told the story of his childhood in Boy. Now More about Boy features behind-the-scenes material, plus some secrets he left out.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Roald Dahl; Roald Dahl; Roald Dahl; Roald Dahl
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roald Dahl; Quentin Blake; Rowan Clifford
ISBN: 9780142414989 0142414980
OCLC Number: 311783360
Notes: Originally published: London : Puffin Books, 2008.
Description: 223 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Starting-point: Papa and Mama --
More about Mama --
Kindergarten, 1922-3 --
A grand time --
Llandaff Cathedral School, 1923-5 (age 7-9): The bicycle and the sweet-shop --
The great mouse plot --
A life without sweets --
Going to Norway --
The magic Island --
A visit to the doctor --
The last lap --
St. Peter's, 1925-9 (age 9-13): First day --
Writing home --
The matron --
Homesickness --
A drive in the motor-car --
The Meccano chariot --
Captain Hardcastle --
How I became a writer --
Little Ellis and the boil --
Goat's tobacco --
Repton and Shell, 1929-36 (age 13-20): Getting dressed for the big school --
Boazers --
Painful punishments --
The headmaster --
Chocolates --
Ten horrid little boys and girls --
Corkers --
Fagging --
That awful cold bath --
Games and photography --
Goodbye school --
P.S.: The voyage out (excerpt from going solo) --
A Dahl-tastic quiz.
Responsibility: Roald Dahl ; [additional illustrations by Quentin Blake and Rowan Clifford].

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Roald Dahl got all of his wonderful ideas for stories from his own life. He told the story of his childhood in Boy. Now More about Boy features behind-the-scenes material, plus some secrets he left out.

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