Danny, Champion of the World (paperback)
Roald Dahl's book about a motherless boy Danny who lives in a gypsy caravan behind his father's filling station. He works on cars all day and records the adventures he shares with his beloved parent who never runs out of surprises and inventions. One night Danny discovers a shocking secret that his father has kept hidden for years. Soon he finds himself the mastermind behind the most incredible plot ever attempted against nasty Victor Hazell, a wealthy landowner with a bad attitude. Will it work? If so, Danny will truly be the champion of the world. For ages 8-12.