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Danny the Champion of the World

Narrated by: Peter Serafinowicz
Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
5 out of 5 stars (84 ratings)
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Publisher's Summary

Penguin presents Roald Dahl's classic Danny the Champion of the World, read with real warmth by the actor and comedian Peter Serafinowicz.

Danny thinks his dad is the most marvellous and exciting father any boy ever had - but Danny's dad has a very big secret. This secret leads them both into the strangest adventure of their lives, and a daring plot that makes Danny the champion of the world.

Peter Serafinowicz is an award-winning English actor, writer, voice-artist, comedian, and director. He has appeared in films such as Shaun of the Dead and Couples Retreat. As a voice artist his roles have ranged from Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace to Driver Dan in the CBeebies programme StoryTrain.

©2014 Roald Dahl (P)2014 Penguin Books Limited

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loved it

more more words because dumb Audible says they need them. another word. three more words. last review I leave

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it is a great story by the one and only Roald Dahl

I is a great story and amazing message goes out to all. Another great shot by the one and only. he Is so much like David Walliams.

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I liked the book!

It was the best ever! The champion of the world book i recommend it to all kids!!!

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Thrilling funny story!

My Mum was LOL in the car while we listened to this story. It was exciting and sometimes scary.
What an amazing, sparky Dad!

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Wonderful

My son and I listened to this on a long car trip and we were both enthralled! It's DAHL after all, so we had high expectations but it blew us away. The reader puts on all the voices and reads with the right amount of emotion. The 2 1/2 trip felt like 5mins!

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Fantastic fun

A great read with my Gran on a long drive home. We both loved it!!! Can't wait for the next Roald Dahl.

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beautiful story

A beautiful story, beautifully read. Peter Serafinowicz captures all the joy and excitement of Roald Dahl's story. My children liked the sense of adventure.

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Outstanding!

I never read the book as a kid, so was deeply engrossed in listening to this. I was as eager as the kids to keep listening to it. Beautiful story!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-12-2018

Glad Venturing On It

I am glad venturing on this particular book, it's not often I venture on children's book, it's a surprise find it interesting and engaging.

I would give my thumbs for the author and the narrator as well. The narrator performed so well and find it amazing that he could actually exploring every character in this book, with their own accent. So Lovely!!!

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  • Andrew
  • 17-07-2017

brilliant book.

we think this is one of the best books we have read and listened to.

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  • Yuefang
  • 01-08-2016

From Movie To Audio(book)

I had watched the movie Charlie And Chocolate Factory a few years back and I enjoyed it. Then I found another Roald Dahl's work on Audible, I just happily spent my credit on it. Now I downloaded it for my children to introduce them the beauty of audiobook.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-07-2016

A classic!

Listened with my son at his bedtime and we loved it - a heart-warming story.

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  • Rihannk
  • 04-07-2016

excellent reading<br />

love the way he does different voices! Quite outstanding! Made the road trip fun and short and fabulous.

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  • Laura B
  • 01-04-2016

Brilliant!

Classic Roald Dahl.
We loved listening to this all together, and it spared my reading voice!

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  • Nick
  • 03-02-2015

Excellent for all ages.

Brilliant. Narration is perfect. My children lived listening before bed time and now want to read more Dahl books. Highly recommended.

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  • Andy Barton
  • 16-12-2015

Brilliant

My 7 Year & I listened to this in the car over the space of a week or so. I have trouble getting him out of the car he was that enthralled with the story!

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  • Jamie
  • 20-07-2015

Classic for the Kids

A great tale that kept everyone in the car enthralled for a very long journey. Recommended for all ages.

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  • Mrs Ozmen
  • 12-05-2015

😍😍😍😍😍😍

The narrator was very clear, could hear every word! This audio is AMAZEBALLS! Love it love it love it! 😍😍😍 would recommend it 2 anyone! Really impressed

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  • Greg from Bedford
  • 29-01-2019

🥰😍amazing

I love Roald Dahl books they are so funny and I miss this amazing author he was a funny,great man and made reading fun but his spirit lives on.I think Peter Serafinowicz’s reading skills are amazing and made it interactive I have listened to it ten times and have never good bored of the story.For weeks it has helped me to get to sleep and then I wake up and put it on again! Love love love it recommend to everyone of all ages.It will bring a tear to your eye as it is a heart warming story of love and mischief.❣️💞💗💖💕💜🥰❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🖤💕Love it!

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  • Graham Smith
  • 03-01-2019

Heart warming story with a good amount of tension.

Heart warming story with a good amount of tension. With characters rendered in classic Roald Dahl fashion.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-12-2018

Brilliant

An absolutely fantastic book teaches you so many things about the countryside Peter has a wonderful voice

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  • la lollabridge
  • 21-11-2018

This book is brill!

Danny the Champion of the World is great, it's an influence to all young kids and adults to be.
I can't stop listening to it at night! Peter Serafinowicz is a great reader. More reads plz Peter!

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  • dan
  • 21-10-2018

Danny champion of the world

I think 'this book is perfect for 7 onwards. I don't think children under the age of 7 or 6 should listen to this book as there is quite a bit of violence with guns.But overall this audible book is AMAZING!!!!!! 😜😁