Danny. The Champion of the World. Signed by the Author (1975)
Author: Roald Dahl
Book ID: 65479
Danny. The Champion of the World. Illustrated by Jill Bennett. London: Cape, 1975. First Edition. Pp, 206. Orange cloth boards, title in gilt to spine, in pictorial dust jacket. Neat gift inscription to half-title page. A nice bright copy.
Signed without dedication by Roald Dahl on front free endpaper.
One of the most tender depictions of the father-son relationship in literature, Dahl’s classic adventure of resourceful poachers and avaricious landowners is a hymn both to the countryside and the bonds of family.
This copy was signed on October 31st 1975 at the Exeter Children’s Book Fair.