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Roald Dahl Audio Collection
     

Roald Dahl Audio Collection

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by Roald Dahl
 
With his unmatched powers of wit and imagery, Roald Dahl's stories illustrate the consequences of greed and revenge and the benefits of being honest and forthright, in this 4-tape collection featuring the award-winning titles: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and The Enormous Crocodile.

Author Biography:

Overview

With his unmatched powers of wit and imagery, Roald Dahl's stories illustrate the consequences of greed and revenge and the benefits of being honest and forthright, in this 4-tape collection featuring the award-winning titles: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and The Enormous Crocodile.

Author Biography: Roald Dahl's wonderful and outrageous tales continue to delight children the world over. Some of his most beloved stories include Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and The Witches.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559944991
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
08/28/1991
Edition description:
4 Cassettes
Product dimensions:
3.50(w) x 11.46(h) x 1.25(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author


Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. He spent his childhood in England and, at age eighteen, went to work for the Shell Oil Company in Africa. When World War II broke out, he joined the Royal Air Force and became a fighter pilot. At the age of twenty-six he moved to Washington, D.C., and it was there he began to write. His first short story, which recounted his adventures in the war, was bought by The Saturday Evening Post, and so began a long and illustrious career.
            After establishing himself as a writer for adults, Roald Dahl began writing children’s stories in 1960 while living in England with his family. His first stories were written as entertainment for his own children, to whom many of his books are dedicated.
            Roald Dahl is now considered one of the most beloved storytellers of our time. Although he passed away in 1990, his popularity continues to increase as his fantastic novels, including James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, The BFG, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, delight an ever-growing legion of fans.
Learn more about Roald Dahl on the official Roald Dahl Web site: www.roalddahl.com

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
September 13, 1916
Date of Death:
November 23, 1990
Place of Birth:
Llandaff, Wales, England
Place of Death:
Oxford, England

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The Roald Dahl Audio Collection 2 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
At least, two stories of them,Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and James and the Giant Peach,are abridged.So my son is kind of disappointed not to be able to listen the whole story of his favorite.