Danny the Champion of the World.

First Edition of Roald Dahl's Danny the Champion of the World; Signed by Him

Danny the Champion of the World.

DAHL, Roald.


Item Number: 143039

New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975.

First edition of this work by the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Octavo, original cloth, illustrated by Jill Bennett. Boldly signed by Roald Dahl on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dust jacket. Time magazine listed it as one of the 100 Best Young-Adult Books of All Time.

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. It was adapted into the1989 film starring Jeremy Irons and Robbie Coltrane.

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