Annotations for Boy and Going Solo : Tales of Childhood


Baker & Taylor
The author describes his summer vacations as a child in Norway, life in an English boarding school, adventures as a young man working in East Africa for the Shell Company, and being a fighter pilot in World War II.

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Penguin Putnam
Roald Dahl's personal stories together in one edition!

Where did Roald Dahl get all of his wonderful ideas for stories? From his own life, of course! Boy includes tales of sweetshops and chocolate, mean old ladies, and the Great Mouse Plot. And then Going Solo tells of how, when he grew up, Roald Dahl left England for Africa and later went flying with the Royal Air Force.



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