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Danny the Champion of the World

Narrated by: Peter Serafinowicz
Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
5 out of 5 stars (439 ratings)
Regular price: £18.00
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Summary

Penguin presents Roald Dahl's classic Danny the Champion of the World, read with real warmth by the actor and comedian Peter Serafinowicz.

Danny thinks his dad is the most marvellous and exciting father any boy ever had - but Danny's dad has a very big secret. This secret leads them both into the strangest adventure of their lives, and a daring plot that makes Danny the champion of the world.

Peter Serafinowicz is an award-winning English actor, writer, voice-artist, comedian, and director. He has appeared in films such as Shaun of the Dead and Couples Retreat. As a voice artist his roles have ranged from Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace to Driver Dan in the CBeebies programme StoryTrain.

©2014 Roald Dahl (P)2014 Penguin Books Limited

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Excellent for all ages.

Brilliant. Narration is perfect. My children lived listening before bed time and now want to read more Dahl books. Highly recommended.

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Brilliant!

Classic Roald Dahl.
We loved listening to this all together, and it spared my reading voice!

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Brilliant

My 7 Year & I listened to this in the car over the space of a week or so. I have trouble getting him out of the car he was that enthralled with the story!

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Classic for the Kids

A great tale that kept everyone in the car enthralled for a very long journey. Recommended for all ages.

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😍😍😍😍😍😍

The narrator was very clear, could hear every word! This audio is AMAZEBALLS! Love it love it love it! 😍😍😍 would recommend it 2 anyone! Really impressed

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Fantastic intro to audiobooks

Our very first audio book, loved the book and loved the audiobook just as much.

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Still fab 20years on as an adult with children!

Wonderful story and brilliantly narrated.
Great for long car journeys and keeps the children engaged.

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🥰😍amazing

I love Roald Dahl books they are so funny and I miss this amazing author he was a funny,great man and made reading fun but his spirit lives on.I think Peter Serafinowicz’s reading skills are amazing and made it interactive I have listened to it ten times and have never good bored of the story.For weeks it has helped me to get to sleep and then I wake up and put it on again! Love love love it recommend to everyone of all ages.It will bring a tear to your eye as it is a heart warming story of love and mischief.❣️💞💗💖💕💜🥰❤️🧡💛💚💙💜🖤💕Love it!

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Heart warming story with a good amount of tension.

Heart warming story with a good amount of tension. With characters rendered in classic Roald Dahl fashion.

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Brilliant

An absolutely fantastic book teaches you so many things about the countryside Peter has a wonderful voice

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  • Anonymous User
  • 09-12-18

Glad Venturing On It

I am glad venturing on this particular book, it's not often I venture on children's book, it's a surprise find it interesting and engaging.

I would give my thumbs for the author and the narrator as well. The narrator performed so well and find it amazing that he could actually exploring every character in this book, with their own accent. So Lovely!!!

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  • Andrew
  • 17-07-17

brilliant book.

we think this is one of the best books we have read and listened to.

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  • Yuefang
  • 01-08-16

From Movie To Audio(book)

I had watched the movie Charlie And Chocolate Factory a few years back and I enjoyed it. Then I found another Roald Dahl's work on Audible, I just happily spent my credit on it. Now I downloaded it for my children to introduce them the beauty of audiobook.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 14-07-16

A classic!

Listened with my son at his bedtime and we loved it - a heart-warming story.

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  • Rihannk
  • 04-07-16

excellent reading<br />

love the way he does different voices! Quite outstanding! Made the road trip fun and short and fabulous.