Danny the Champion of the World

Living in a gypsy caravan? Taking on greedy bullies? Having big laughs and adventures? Roald Dahl gives you them all. Danny has the most marvellous and exciting dad in the whole world. Everything is perfect in their little caravan. But Danny’s dad has a deep, dark secret. A very naughty secret which is also very thrilling indeed! Soon Danny will help his dad pull off a daring plan to steal all the plump pheasants of nasty Mr Victor Hazell… Family secrets and forbidden antics: a book that shivers with excitement, but has a heart of gold.

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    I have this book at school and i`m still reading it and so far it`s outstanding!!!!

    2 July 2015

  • This book is amazing! The moral: Never Give Up. Danny hunts phesants with his Dad and the horrible mayor hates it. He is always rude to everyone. Read it and you will enjoy it. If I am honest, I prefer the film to the book!

    14 May 2015

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    I think you should read this book because when you read the first chapter your head will never come up till the end…

    17 March 2015

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    Roald Dahl

    Roald Dahl is probably the best loved children’s author ever, creator of iconic characters like Matilda, Willy Wonka and the BFG!


    Roald Dahl has won many awards for his books including the Whitbread Award for The Witches in 1983, the Smarties Award in 1990 for Esio Trot and the Blue Peter prize for Matilda in 2000. In 2008 the Roald Dahl estate launched an award in his name – the Roald Dahl Funny Prize.

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