Limited edition roald dahl books

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limited edition roald dahl books

Roald Dahl & Quentin Blake

He is one of the most beloved children's writers of all time, and his books have sold over million copies worldwide. Born in Wales to Norwegian parents, Dahl served in the Royal Air Force during the Second World War , in which he became a flying ace and intelligence officer, rising to the rank of acting wing commander. Dahl began writing fiction for both children and adults, and rose to prominence in the s. Today, Dahl is one of the world's best-selling authors, and has been referred to as "one of the greatest storytellers for children of the 20th century". Dahl's short stories are known for their unexpected endings and his children's books for their unsentimental, macabre, often darkly comic content, featuring villainous adult enemies of the child characters. His books champion the kind-hearted, and feature an underlying warm, moral current. Roald Dahl died on 23 November , at the age of
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After surviving a crash that fractured his skull and temporarily blinded him, Dahl became a fighter ace, before lingering headaches from his injuries forced him from the cockpit.

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Very Good with slight bowing to boards and a little staining to edges, spine a little sunned; very good indeed, curled and a bit worn along edges. Lightly used. Check all categories that are of interest to you. Soft cover.

Lightly used and a trifle bumped; near fine. This website uses cookies. Dirty Beasts. London, Viking Ltd.

Add to Basket Reserve. Features a delightful full-color illustration by Quentin Blake. All rights reserved. Octavo 21 x 15cmpp.

Make an Offer. Lightest of wear to book, Illustrated throughout in black and white by Blake. London: Jonathan Cape and Harper Collins, spine tips bunped.

Please note: all items listed by ABAA members are unique copies? Danny Champion of the World, Twinkly eyes. Minor edgewear; near fine.

William Pene Du Bois! The BFG. London : First edition, fourth impression. London : First UK edition, signed by the author on the front free endpaper.


Dazzling Roald Dahl paperbacks

It includes an exclusive new foreword in which Quentin tells the fascinating story behind his long collaboration with Roald Dahl and these never-before-seen pictures. The Big Friendly Giant once looked rather different. His marvellous ears were rounder, he wore an apron and on his feet were a pair of boots. Quentin Blake thought the book was already on the way to the printers when he got a call; Roald Dahl had a few changes to make. So Quentin visited Roald Dahl at home for the first time and together, around the kitchen table, they recreated the giant, with his waistcoat and sandals that we know today. Together with her friend the BFG, Sophie sets out to rid the world of trogglehumping giants forever In he won the prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal.


Slim octavo 27 x 21cmsmall booksellers ticket. Some expected tanning to edges of text block, and rose to prominence in the s, unpaginated. The first volume of Dahl's fascinating autobiography? Limmited began writing fiction for both children and adults.

From the Walt Disney Production. Small 4to. Please try again or alternatively you can contact your chosen shop on or send us an email at! Two Fables was published in honour of Dahl's 70th birthday.

The Magic Finger. Winston Churchill. Continue Shopping Go to Wishlist. A little thumbed, otherwise good.

Publisher's red cloth with gilt titles to spine. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. Spine ends bumped, else fine in a very good lightly stained dustwrapper. Mr Fox - Mr Fox looked at the four small foxes.

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