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Danny The Champion Of The World by Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake Published by Penguin Books on August 16. 2007 Genres: Middle Grade, humor Pages: 224 Format: Paperback Source: Free for Review Buy on Amazon Goodreads Danny has a life any boy would love—his home is a gypsy caravan, he's the youngest master car mechanic around, and his best friend is his dad, who never runs out of wonderful stories to tell. But one night Danny discovers a shocking secret that his father has kept hidden for years. Soon Danny finds himself the mastermind behind the most incredible plot ever attempted against nasty Victor Hazell, a wealthy landowner with a bad attitude. Can they pull it off? If so, Danny will truly be the champion of the world Many times, revisiting childhood loves can be disappointing. You build up a memory in your mind so much that when you actually experience it again, the memory of the experience is better than whatever the experience was. This book has been a treasured memory forever. I had a slight concern that reading this again as an adult would make me sad. I love Roald Dahl and I want to celebrate him but I didn’t want to sour another piece of my childhood. Reading the book again made me remember how much I loved the story. Danny’s relationship with his father reminds me of my own …