Danny the Champion of the World

by Roald Dahl

In Brief

Nine-year-old Danny discovers his father has a secret: he loves poaching pheasants. Together they devise a plan to outwit the mean local landowner, and poach a record-breaking 200 pheasants in one go. All they will need are some sleeping pills, loads of raisins, and a large pram.

Why you should read it

A delightful book that brings the idyll of a childhood in rural England to life. A magical plot that is witty and captivating for adults and children alike.

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