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Roald Dahl

Author: Charles J Shields
Publisher: Philadelphia : Chelsea House Publishers, ©2002.
Series: Who wrote that?.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Elementary and junior high school : English
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A description of the personal life and career of the twentieth-century English writer of such successful books as "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory," "James and the Giant Peach," and "Matilda."
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Roald Dahl; Roald Dahl; Roald Dahl
Material Type: Biography, Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles J Shields
ISBN: 079106722X 9780791067222
OCLC Number: 48810861
Description: 104 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Contents: The fighter pilot who could write --
Boy --
"I began to see I could handle fiction" --
Writing for adults --
The challenges of life --
Touching the young heart --
The hut in the garden --
Giggles of mirth.
Series Title: Who wrote that?.
Responsibility: Charles J. Shields.

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The work of Roald Dahl is very popular with children. His books touch on subjects such as the cruelty of adults, feelings of isolation, and the need for love.  Read more...

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"This well-indexed series is an excellent resource for author studies and creative writing classes. Recommended."

 
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