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Who was Roald Dahl?

Author: True Kelley; Stephen Marchesi
Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, ©2012.
Series: Who was-- ?
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Roald Dahl is one of the most famous children's book authors ever. Now in this Who Was--? biography, children will learn of his real-life adventures. A flying ace for the British Air Force, he was married to an Academy Award-winning actress. He also wrote books and screenplays for adults. Entertaining and readable, this biography has 80 black-and-white illustrations.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Roald Dahl; Roald Dahl; Roald Dahl
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: True Kelley; Stephen Marchesi
ISBN: 9780448461465 0448461463 9781451766844 145176684X
OCLC Number: 779263762
Target Audience: 009-011.
Description: 102 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Contents: Who was Roald Dahl? --
Young Roald --
School days --
Adventures --
The flying hero --
America --
A struggling writer --
Family man --
More ups and downs --
Roald's hut --
The last chapter --
Timeline of Roald Dahl's life --
Timeline of the world --
Some of Roald Dahl's books for children --
Movies made from Roald Dahl's book.
Series Title: Who was-- ?
Responsibility: by True Kelley ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi.

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Roald Dahl is one of the most famous children's book authors ever. Now in this Who Was--? biography, children will learn of his real-life adventures. A flying ace for the British Air Force, he was married to an Academy Award-winning actress. He also wrote books and screenplays for adults. Entertaining and readable, this biography has 80 black-and-white illustrations.

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