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The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar, and Six More

The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar, and Six More

by Roald Dahl
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More is a collection of seven short stories. In the title story a man gets his wish -- to be able to see through solid surfaces -- and must decide if he should use his power for good or for personal gain. Other memorable characters from this anthology include a boy who can talk to animals, a cunning hitchhiker with an odd talent, and a man who finds a fabulous fortune but loses a golden opportunity.
Ages
11, 12, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Grade Level Equivalent
6.5
Lexile Measure
850L
Guided Reading
NR
Publisher
Tandem Library
Genre
Comedy and Humor, Short Stories

About the Author

Roald Dahl Roald Dahl, one of the greatest story-tellers of all time, started writing after nearly dying in a plane crash in World War II. His first children's novel, James and the Giant Peach , was followed by an unbroken string of hugely successful, best-selling titles.

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