Synopses & Reviews
If you could see with your eyes closed, how would you use your power? Thats what Henry has to decide in "The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar,"one of the seven stories in this extra-ordinary collection. In addition to imaginative and magical tales, this book also contains the true story of how Roald Dahl became a writer, as well as a copy of the very first nonfiction story he wrote for The Saturday Evening Post. Packed with wit and adventure, the collection is a clever mix of fantasy and reality — and a stunning showcase of Dahls prose.
Roald Dahl’s beloved and bestselling novels about chocolate genius Willy Wonka, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELEVATOR, are paired with his magical story collection, THE WONDERFUL STORY OF HENRY SUGAR AND SIX MORE, in this handsome boxed set.
About the Author
Roald Dahl is, quite simply, one of the best-loved childrens book authors of all time. He died in 1990 in Oxford, England, at the age of 74.
Quentin Blake has illustrated most of Roald Dahls childrens books. The Childrens Laureate of the United Kingdom, he teaches illustration at the Royal College of Art in London.