Author(s): Michael Rosen
Just how did Roald Dahl get into writing? Where did he get his ideas from? What ingredients in his life turned him into the kind of writer he was? Michael Rosen - poet, broadcaster and former Children's Laureate, comes up with some of the answers to these key questions in his lively biography of the world's Number1 storyteller. Full of stories and funny anecdotes from Roald Dahl's school days and family life, Michael Rosen's fascinating observations creates a vivid picture of one of the most famous writers of all time.
Shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Award: Best Book with Facts 2013.
Fifth Children's Laureate Michael Rosen is one of the best-known figures in the children's book world. He has written numerous award-winning poetry books, non-fiction and picture books.