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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 (405 ratings)
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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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Brilliant!

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

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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

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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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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This book is brill!

Danny the Champion of the World is great, it's an influence to all young kids and adults to be.
I can't stop listening to it at night! Peter Serafinowicz is a great reader. More reads plz Peter!

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Danny champion of the world

I think 'this book is perfect for 7 onwards. I don't think children under the age of 7 or 6 should listen to this book as there is quite a bit of violence with guns.But overall this audible book is AMAZING!!!!!! 😜😁

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  • Rhys
  • Whitchurch, Cardiff, United Kingdom
  • 09-10-18

Best narrated book

This is the most beautifully narrated book, deftly paced and retaining all the wonder of the novel

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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.