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The Resource More about Boy : Roald Dahl's tales from childhood, Roald Dahl

More about Boy : Roald Dahl's tales from childhood, Roald Dahl

Label
More about Boy : Roald Dahl's tales from childhood
Title
More about Boy
Title remainder
Roald Dahl's tales from childhood
Statement of responsibility
Roald Dahl
Title variation
More about Boy
Title variation remainder
Roald Dahls tales from childhood
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
More About Boy is the expanded story of Roald Dahl's childhood, with his original text augmented by never-before-seen material from behind the scenes, and some of the secrets that were left out. Dahl's adventures and misadventures during his school years are crowded with people as strange and wonderful as any character he created and are as exciting and full of the unexpected as his celebrated fiction. This special keepsake hardcover edition is filled with personal memora
Summary
Humorous anecdotes from the author's childhood describe summer vacations in Norway and life in an English boarding school
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
367769
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 921
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6054.A35
LC item number
Z46 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Roald Dahl's tales from childhood
Label
More about Boy : Roald Dahl's tales from childhood, Roald Dahl
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Puffin Books, 2008
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Starting-point -- Papa and Mama -- More about Mama -- Kindergarten, 1922/3 -- A grand time -- Llandaff Cathedral School, 1923/5 (age 7/9) -- The bicycle and the sweet-shop -- The great mouse plot -- A life without sweets -- Going to Norway -- The magic island -- A visit to the doctor -- The last lap -- St. Peter's, 1925/9 (age 9-13) -- First day -- Writing home -- The matron -- Homesickness -- A drive in the motor-car -- The Maccano chariot -- Captain Hardcastle -- How I became a writer -- Little Ellis and the boil -- Goat's tobacco -- Repton and Shell, 1929/36 (age 13/20) -- Getting dressed for the big school -- Boazers -- Painful punishments -- The headmaster -- Chocolates -- Ten horrid little boys and girls -- Corkers -- Fagging -- That awful cold bath -- Games and photography -- Goodbye school -- P.S -- Excerpt from Going solo -- A Dahl-tastic quiz
Control code
13656985
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First american edition.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780374350550
Lccn
2009016118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn317455624
  • (OCoLC)317455624
Label
More about Boy : Roald Dahl's tales from childhood, Roald Dahl
Publication
Note
Originally published: London : Puffin Books, 2008
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Starting-point -- Papa and Mama -- More about Mama -- Kindergarten, 1922/3 -- A grand time -- Llandaff Cathedral School, 1923/5 (age 7/9) -- The bicycle and the sweet-shop -- The great mouse plot -- A life without sweets -- Going to Norway -- The magic island -- A visit to the doctor -- The last lap -- St. Peter's, 1925/9 (age 9-13) -- First day -- Writing home -- The matron -- Homesickness -- A drive in the motor-car -- The Maccano chariot -- Captain Hardcastle -- How I became a writer -- Little Ellis and the boil -- Goat's tobacco -- Repton and Shell, 1929/36 (age 13/20) -- Getting dressed for the big school -- Boazers -- Painful punishments -- The headmaster -- Chocolates -- Ten horrid little boys and girls -- Corkers -- Fagging -- That awful cold bath -- Games and photography -- Goodbye school -- P.S -- Excerpt from Going solo -- A Dahl-tastic quiz
Control code
13656985
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First american edition.
Extent
229 pages
Isbn
9780374350550
Lccn
2009016118
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn317455624
  • (OCoLC)317455624

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      105 Center St., Winslow, IN, 47598, US
      38.38308 -87.217424

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