This book features a collection of Roald Dahl's extraordinary short stories, specially chosen for teenagers by Wendy Cooling. The thirteen stories have been taken from The Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl , published by Michael Joseph.
Roald Dahl, the best-loved of children's writers, was born in Wales of Norwegian parents. With the outbreak of World War II, he became an RAF fighter pilot. Despite his death in 1990, he is still the best selling children's writer of all time.