Fantastic Mr. Fox (Paperback)

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A joyous, giddy adventure – quintessential Dahl. Three nasty, rich farmers want to do away with Mr Fox and his family, who live off of their plump poultry. Easier said than done! Dahl's sharp-toothed humour, boundless imagination and love for those who must live by their wits are on delightful display here. One of my all-time favourites.

— Reva

About 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
Product Details
ISBN: 9780141301136
Publisher: Puffin
Publication Date: June 1st, 1998
Pages: 96