Famous People, Famous Lives: Roald Dahl by Emma Fischel
Each title in this series tells the story of a man or woman whose dedication to their chosen cause led to changes that affect all our lives today. Each includes a vivid description of the world in which the famous person lived. This book describes the life of one the world's most famous children's authors. His exciting life is traced from his early visits to Africa, his time as a fighter pilot and his visits to America are all covered. Then, at the age of 45, his first children's book was published, and from that time forward his fame and popularity grew and grew. Even children who don't like reading very much, like his books!