D is for Dahl. – Cooling , Wendy.

Cooling , Wendy.


Publisher: illustrated by Quentin Blake. Penguin/Viking. London. 2005 (Ist Edition thus)
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Cr8vo, XXVI, 153pp. Hardcover , pictorial d/w in pristine condition protected by clear archival covering, text also in excellent condition. A delicious book to dip into, full of amazing top-secret facts about Dahl, Willy Wonka, The BFG, Charlie Bucket etc. Dahl was born in 1916 in Wales, enlisting in the RAF as a fighter pilot in WWII. His writing began after a serious plane crash with his first book (James and the Giant Peach) published as recently as 1961. He died in 1990 and this A-Z guide of Dahl’s special world is a must for all lovers of this famous storyteller, with Quentin Blake’s classic illustrations as an added feature.