Danny the Champion of the World

by Roald Dahl

Danny the Champion of the World

Paperback, 205 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $6.99 | purchase

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Danny lives in a converted gypsy caravan with his dad, who runs a gas station and garage — and secretly spends his spare time poaching pheasants from the forest of villainous local landowner Mr. Hazell. When Danny's father is injured by one of Mr. Hazell's man-traps, the two hatch an ingenious plan to wreck the landowner's annual pheasant shooting party by stealing all the pheasants first. Illustrated by Quentin Blake.

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