Who was Roald Dahl? / by True Kelley ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi.Material type: TextSeries: Who was-- ?Publication details: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, c2012Description: 102 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cmISBN: 9780448461465 (pbk.); 0448461463 (pbk.); 9780606266505 (Turtleback); 060626650X (Turtleback)Subject(s): Dahl, Roald -- Juvenile literature | Dahl, Roald | Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Novelists, English -- 20th century -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Children's literature -- Authorship -- Juvenile literature | Authors, English -- Biography | Novelists, English -- BiographyDDC classification: 823/.914
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 102).
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.
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.