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  • Tales of Childhood
  • By: Roald Dahl
  • Narrated by: Dan Stevens
  • Length: 3 hrs and 11 mins
  • 4.7 out of 5 stars (188 ratings)

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Boy

By: Roald Dahl
Narrated by: Dan Stevens
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Publisher's Summary

Brought to you by Penguin.

We all have our moments of brilliance and glory, and this was mine.

This edition of Boy, part of The Roald Dahl Classic Collection, is perfect for Dahl fans old and new.

So, enter a world where invention and mischief can be found on every page and where magic might be at the very tips of your fingers . . .

The Roald Dahl Classic Collection reinstates the versions of Dahl’s books that were published before the 2022 Puffin editions, aimed at newly independent young readers.

©2014 Roald Dahl (P)2014 Penguin Audio

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Wonderfully written and narrated

A beautifully written precursor to Going Solo, with the same wit and warmth. Dan Stevens does a marvellous job as always.

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Wonderful

This was a lovely book, I highly reccomend it to all ages especially kids!

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A great telling of a childhood story

a great captivating story, my kids 6 and 9 really enjoyed it! interesting to know the origin of Charlie and the chocolate factory idea!

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Great

Goood book even I liked it great book awesome plot and story’s review made by nine year old mali at 10 o’clock

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this book reveals what it was like in mid 19 hundreds and there is also a element of fun

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This was amazing

This is so amazing and i think everyone should listen or read this book it’s so good

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beautifully narrated classic

beautifully narrated classic. my two girls, 5 and 7 adored it. looking forward to hearing the sequel.

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Great!

great book for young and old, loved it.
well written and well read. highly recommended

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Nice love the original book

The only problem with this book is that it doesn't have a lot of fun

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Amazing Book

Amazing book Great story of his childhood. He always keeps you entertained whenever you listen to his books


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