This is a beautifullly presented audio-CD tin containing audiobooks of three of Roald Dahl's best-loved stories. Spread over eight CDs, these three sumptuous recordings are complete and unabridged, allowing listeners to enjoy Dahl's work word for word. The stories in this collection have all been skilfully brought to life by James Bolam, Geoffrey Palmer, and Andrew Sachs. The tin also contains empty CD pockets so that listeners can continue to grow and treasure their audiobook collections.The tin contains the following stories: "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" read by James Bolam (Abridged) Charlie Bucket thinks he is the luckiest boy alive when he wins an amazing tour of Willy Wonka's famous chocolate factory. It's a tour of a lifetime that changes his life beyond belief! "The BFG" read by Geoffrey Palmer (Abridged) The BFG is a Big Friendly Giant who spirits Sophie out of bed one night. Together, Sophie and the BFG cook up an ingenious plan to rid the world of child-eating giants forever! "James and the Giant Peach" read Andrew Sachs (Unabridged) James lives a lonely life with his two beastly aunts. Then one day, something very peculiar happens, something magical that will take him on the most amazing journey ...
The son of Norwegian parents, Roald Dahl was born in Wales in 1916 and educated at Repton. He was a fighter pilot for the RAF during World War Two, and it was while writing about his experiences during this time that he started his career as an author.
His fabulously popular children's books are read by children all over the world. Some of his better-known works include James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr Fox, Matilda, The Witches, and The BFG.
He died in November 1990.