Synopses & Reviews
Dannys life seems perfect: his home is a gypsy caravan, hes the youngest car mechanic around, and his best friend is his dad, who never runs out of wonderful stories to tell. And when Danny discovers his fathers secret, hes off on the adventure of a lifetime. Heres Roald Dahls famous story about a 9-year-old boy, his dad, and a daring and hilarious pheasant-snatching expedition. Just as important, its the story of the love between a boy and his father who, in Dannys own words, is "the most marvelous and exciting father a boy ever had."
"A funny and subversive plot highly imaginitive." The Telegraph (UK)
Danny's dad had a secret, but now the secret's out and it's going to lead Danny on the adventure of a lifetime.
About the Author
Roald Dahl is, quite simply, one of the best-loved children's book authors of all time. He died in 1990 in Oxford, England, at the age of 74.
Quentin Blake has illustrated most of Roald Dahl's children's books. The Children's Laureate of the United Kingdom, he teaches illustration at the Royal College of Art in London.