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Presents humorous anecdotes from the author's childhood which includes summer vacations in Norway and an English boarding school.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J 921 DAHL (Text) 33892100590745 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 09/17/2019 Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780141326283
  • ISBN: 014241381X (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780142413814 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 176 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
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  • Publisher: New York : Puffin Books, 2009.

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General Note: Reprint. Originally published : Farrar, Straus & Giroux,1984.
Formatted Contents Note: Starting-point: Papa and Mama -- Kindergarten, 1922-3 -- Llandaff Cathedral School, 1923-5 (age 7-9): Bicycle and the sweet-shop -- Great mouse plot -- Mr. Coombes -- Mrs. Pratchett's revenge -- Going to Norway -- Magic Island -- Visit to the doctor -- St. Peter's, 1925-9 (age 9-13): First day -- Writing home -- Matron -- Homesickness -- Drive in the motor-car -- Captain Hardcastle -- Little Ellis and the boil -- Goat's tobacco -- Repton and Shell, 1929-36 (age 13-20): Getting dressed for the big school -- Boazers -- Headmaster -- Chocolates -- Corkers -- Fagging -- Games and photography -- Goodbye school.
Summary, etc.: Presents humorous anecdotes from the author's childhood which includes summer vacations in Norway and an English boarding school.
Subject: Dahl, Roald Childhood and youth
Authors, English 20th century Biography
Great Britain Social life and customs
Dahl, Roald
Dahl, Roald
English authors Biography
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