Danny the Champion of the World

CD - unabridged
Audio (4 discs)
Product Number: DD8989
Released: Sep 26, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781611762044
Narrator/s: Peter Serafinowicz
Publisher: Penguin Group US
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Can Danny and his father outsmart the villainous Mr. Hazell? Danny has a life any boy would love his home is a gypsy caravan, he's the youngest master car mechanic around, and his best friend is his dad, who never runs out of wonderful stories to tell. But one night Danny discovers a shocking secret that his father has kept hidden for years. Soon Danny finds himself the mastermind behind the most incredible plot ever attempted against nasty Victor Hazell, a wealthy landowner with a bad attitude. Can they pull it off? If so, Danny will truly be the champion of the world.

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Danny the Champion of the World
Product Number: BX00055244
Product Number:DD8989
Product Number:Z100090297

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eAudio
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Author(s): Roald Dahl
Narrator(s): Peter Serafinowicz
Product Number Z100090297
Released: Feb 28, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Listening Library
ISBN: #9781101928547
eBook
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Author(s): Roald Dahl
Product Number EB00386218
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN: #9781101652978

Professional reviews

"Narrator Peter Serafinowicz delivers this lesser-known work by childrenÕs author Roald Dahl. DannyÕs best friend is his dad. They live in a trailer next to their workshop and filling station. When Danny turns 9, his dad reveals an intriguing secret: He comes from a long line of poachers. Serafinowicz evokes the love between father and son as DannyÕs dad passes down his knowledge of auto mechanics and poaching techniques. The enthusiastic tone Serafinowicz gives the father is infectious, and DannyÕs voice is filled with wonder and pride at having such a fun dad. SerafinowiczÕs British accent adds to the ambiance of the English village where the story takes place. In all, Serafinowicz believably renders the emotional ties between father and son. M.F.T. © AudioFile 2013, Portland, Maine"

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