Roald Dahl Diary 2008 by Roald Dahl
  

Synopsis

Roald Dahl Diary 2008 by Roald Dahl

Packed with Quentin Blake's instantly recognisable illustrations and featuring quotations from Roald Dahl's classic bestsellers, the Roald Dahl Diary 2008 is the most magical way to keep your dates in 2008. The diary begins with all the essentials: personal details, year-at-a-glance calendars, notable dates and religious festivals, measurements and conversions, a birthdays section, an address section and space for personal notes. It features a week to a spread in a beautifully clear and user-friendly design, with quotes and full colour illustrations from all your favourite Dahl classics.

About the Author

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was born in Wales of Norwegian parents – the child of a second marriage. His father and elder sister died when Roald was just three. His mother was left to raise two stepchildren and her own four children. Roald was her only son.

He had an unhappy time at school - at Llandaff Cathedral School, at St Peter’s prep school in Weston-super-Mare and then at Repton in Derbyshire.

Dahl’s unhappy time at school was to influence his writing greatly. He once said that what distinguished him from most other children’s writers was “this business of remembering what it was like to be young”. Roald’s childhood and schooldays are the subject of his autobiography Boy.

Since Roald Dahl’s death, his books have more than maintained their popularity. Total sales of the UK editions are around 37 million, with more than 1 million copies sold every year! Sales have grown particularly strongly in America where Dahl books are now achieving the bestselling status that curiously proved elusive during the author’s lifetime.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
128 pages
Interest Age: from 7 to 9

Author

Roald Dahl
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Author's Website

www.roalddahl.com/

Publisher

Jonathan Cape Ltd an imprint of Random House Children's Publishers UK

Publication date

6th September 2007

ISBN

9780224070843


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