Danny the Champion of the World
Published: 1975 by Jonathan Cape
Level: Primary Years (3-5)
It is not until he is nine-years-old that Danny learns of his father’s obsession with poaching, inherited from his own father who had developed a scientific approach to catching pheasants. When Danny’s father breaks his ankle whilst poaching in ghastly Mr Victor Hazell’s woods and is only rescued by Danny in the nick of time......