The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More
by Roald Dahl
Synopsis from Goodreads: Seven stories of fantasy and fun by the fantastic Roald Dahl.The Boy Who Talked With Animals - in which a stranded sea turtle and a small boy have more in common than meets the eye.
The Hitchhiker - proves that in a pinch a professional pickpocket can be the perfect pal.
The Mildenhall Treasure - a true tale of fortune found and an opportunity lost.
The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar - in which a modern-day Robin Hood brings joy to the hearts of orphans - and fear to the souls of casino owners around the world.
What I think: Roald Dahl is one of my very favorite writers, so it comes as no surprise that I love this book. It's a great read for adults and children. The short story called "The Boy Who Talked to Animals" has a very strong child's point of view and, "The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar" is perfectly written.