Going Solo

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Puffin, Jul 4, 2013 - Authors, English - 209 pages
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When he grew up, Roald Dahl left England for Africa - and a series of dangerous adventures began. From tales of plane crashes to surviving snake bites, read all about Roald Dahl's extraordinary life before he became the world's number-one storyteller. 'A life is made up of a great number of small incidents and a small number of great ones.' Roald Dahl

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User Review  - SarahGraceGrzy - www.librarything.com

3.5 stars. First off, I am once again shocked that this is considered juvenile fiction. I could see this being for the older range of juvenile fiction (15-18), but I would NOT give this to my little ... Read full review

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User Review  - themulhern - LibraryThing

A sequel to Dahl's "Boy". Something of the same tone, but far grimmer, since it is set before and during WWII. Not entirely true, by any means, just like "Boy", but quite as interesting. Dahl was a photography enthusiast, and the book is illustrated with his own photographs. Read full review

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About the author (2013)

Quentin Blake is one of Britain's most successful illustrators. He has illustrated nearly three hundred books and he was Roald Dahl's favourite illustrator. He has won many awards including the Whitbread Award and the Kate Greenaway Medal and taught for over twenty years at the Royal College of Art. In 1999 he became the first ever Children's Laureate and in 2013 he was knighted in the New Year's Honours.

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