Danny the Champion of the World – Roald Dahl 1975 | 1st Edition


  • Author: Roald Dahl
  • Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, NY, 1975
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Condition: Good
  • Size: 8vo
  • Attributes: First Edition, Dust Jacket

First edition, first printing. Binding tight, internally fine, unmarked. Fine in near Fine DJ.

“Danny, the Champion of the World” is a children’s novel by British author Roald Dahl, published in 1975. The story centers on Danny, a young English boy, and his father, William. They live in a Gypsy caravan, fix cars for a living in their mechanic shop, and partake in poaching pheasants.

The plot unfolds as Danny discovers his father’s secret passion for poaching, leading to a series of adventures1. The book is known for its depiction of the strong bond between Danny and his father, and their shared defiance against a wealthy, unpleasant landowner.

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