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1. Fantastic Mr Fox Boggis, Bunce and Bean are the meanest three farmers you could meet. They are determined to get Mr Fox - but he has other ...View full details
16 STORIES The BFG - Read by David Walliams, Billy and the Minpins - Read by Bill Bailey, Boy - Read by Dan Stevens, Charlie and the Chocolate Fac...View full details
Titles in This Set Deception Madness Cruelty Lust Trickery War Fear Innocence Deception Why do we lie? Why do we deceive those we love most? W...View full details
Titles in This Set Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Fantastic Mr Fox James and the Giant Peach The BFG The Twits The Witches Danny the Champion...View full details
Every day THE BOY (none other than the young Roald Dahl, of course!) and his friends visit a sweet-shop to buy delicious gobstoppers and sticky tre...View full details
Titles in Set Matilda Going Solo The Giraffe And The Pelly And Me George's Marvellous Medicine Fantastic Mr Fox The Magic Finger Esio Trot Boy Tal...View full details
A 6 book collection of Roald Dahl's plays adapted by David Wood 1. Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryYou are invited to step inside Willy Wonka's Ma...View full details
Roald Dahl, an immortal timeless classic author that will live through future generations to come, the works produced by Roald Dahl are both memorable and original which makes a lasting impression on readers for both children and adults. Did you know Roald Dahl was a spy, a fighter pilot, a medical inventory before he completed his special and entertaining work in children's books. Often the first author people would think of when kids books are mentioned is Roald Dahl, the beloved stories of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG and Matilda are some of the most memorable books made into animations and movies. You can browse our bestsellers category for more classic and amazing titles.
Roald Dahl produced 19 children’s books in his career, often his stories follow a young child seeking revenge on evil adults and wrongdoers, this style appeared throughout his work. With Roald Dahl’s creative mind and storytelling, he managed to invent more than 500 words and character names, words such as Oompa-Loompa, scrumdiddlyumptious, snozzcumbers and frobscottle. Roald Dahl named his language Gobblefunk. Did you know that Oxford University Press created a unique Roald Dahl Dictionary which featured nearly 8000 words he used in his stories. Much of Roald Dahl’s ideas was inspired by his surroundings growing up, such as the taste-test done in Roald Dahl’s school of chocolate from Cadbury. In 1943, Roald Dahl wrote his first children’s book called the Gremlins. The story was actually inspired by his time working as a pilot, the idea was that Gremlins would cause all sorts of problems within the aeroplanes mechanics. Several decades later, it inspired the director Steven Spielberg to create the popular film Gremlins.
“There followed a burst of literary energy: in 1961 James and the Giant Peach was published in the US, followed by Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Roald then wrote screenplays for the James Bond hit You Only Live Twice and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, as well as adult novels such as Kiss Kiss. Fantastic Mr. Fox was published in 1970, the year before the film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory was released. The rest of the decade saw the publication of many other classics, including Danny the Champion of the World, The Enormous Crocodile, and My Uncle Oswald.” - www.roalddahl.com