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The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More by Roald Dahl

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More


The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More by Roald Dahl

WHAT if you stumbled upon a boy who could talk to animals?WHY is a hitchhiker both a saviour and a threat?HOW can a man see without using his eyes?SEVEN EXTRAORDINARY TALES OF MAGIC, MYSTERY AND SUSPENSE.


'One of the most widely read and influential writers of our generation * The Times * An unforgettable read, don't miss it * Sunday Times *'

About the Author

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was born in Wales of Norwegian parents – the child of a second marriage. His father and elder sister died when Roald was just three. His mother was left to raise two stepchildren and her own four children. Roald was her only son.

He had an unhappy time at school - at Llandaff Cathedral School, at St Peter’s prep school in Weston-super-Mare and then at Repton in Derbyshire.

Dahl’s unhappy time at school was to influence his writing greatly. He once said that what distinguished him from most other children’s writers was “this business of remembering what it was like to be young”. Roald’s childhood and schooldays are the subject of his autobiography Boy.

Since Roald Dahl’s death, his books have more than maintained their popularity. Total sales of the UK editions are around 37 million, with more than 1 million copies sold every year! Sales have grown particularly strongly in America where Dahl books are now achieving the bestselling status that curiously proved elusive during the author’s lifetime.

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Publication date

4th May 2017


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Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd


224 pages


Fantasy & magical realism (Children's / Teenage)
Short stories (Children's / Teenage)



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