Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl

Born on 13th September 1916 in Cardiff, Roald Dahl went on to become one of the world’s most-loved children’s book authors. His stories are known for their underlying warm sentiment, dark sense of humour and unexpected endings.

With over 200 million books sold worldwide Dahl’s stories continue to attract new audiences with a number of them being adapted to blockbuster films, plays and TV series.

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  1. Roald Dahl's Marvellous Joke Book by

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    Roald Dahl was always full of fun and mischief and loved different kinds of jokes - the sillier the better. This title collects Dahl's favourites, based on his much-loved children's novels. Learn More
  2. Esio Trot by Roald Dahl

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    Mr Hoppy really loves his neighbour Mrs Silver, and Mrs Silver really loves her tortoise, Alfie. One day Mrs Silver asks Mr Hoppy how to make Alfie grow, and suddenly Mr Hoppy knows the way to win her heart. With the help of a magical spell and some cabbage leaves, can Mr Hoppy be happy at last? Learn More
  3. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: A Play by Roald Dahl

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    A book about how Charlie Bucket wins a ticket to visit Willy Wonka's amazing chocolate factory is turned into a play for children to act. It features tips about scenery, props and lighting. Learn More
  4. Matilda by Roald Dahl

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    Matilda's parents have called her some terrible things, but the truth is she's a genius and they're the stupid ones. Underestimating Matilda proves to be a big mistake as they, along with her spiteful headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, discover when Matilda uses her very special power to get the better of them. Learn More
  5. Over to You: Ten Stories of Flyers and Flying by Roald Dahl

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    Features stories including: "Death of an Old Man", "An African story", "A Piece of Cake", "Madame Rosette", "Katina", "Yesterday was Beautiful", "They Shall not Grow", "Beware of the Dog", "Only This", and "Someone Like You". Learn More
  6. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl

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    Mr Willy Wonka, the most wondrous inventor in the world, opens his gates of his amazing chocolate factory to five lucky children. Gobstoppers, wriggle sweets and a river of melted chocolate delight await - Charlie needs just one Golden Ticket and these delicious treats could all be his! Learn More
  7. The Twits by Roald Dahl

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    Mr and Mrs Twit are truly revolting. They play horrible tricks on each other. They never wash, they trap birds for Bird Pie and they hate children. So the Muggle-Wump monkeys and the Roly-Poly bird hatch an ingenious plan to give them just the ghastly surprise they deserve. Learn More
  8. The BFG by Roald Dahl

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    Every night, when the world is sleeping, big gruesome giants guzzle up whoppsy-whiffling human beans. And there's only one giant who can stop them - the BFG. He's the kindest giant there is and, with his friend Sophie in his top pocket, he sets out to rid the world of the Bloodbottler, the Fleshlumpeater and all their rotsome friends forever... Learn More
  9. Esio Trot by Roald Dahl

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    Mr Hoppy is in love with Mrs Silver. but Mrs Silver has eyes only for Alfie, her pet tortoise. How can he ever compete with such a rival? He comes up with a plan to win his lady's love, involving some riddles and a whole army of tortoises. By the author of "The BFG", "The Witches" and "Matilda". Learn More
  10. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator by Roald Dahl

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    Charlie Bucket has won Willy Wonka's chocolate factory and is on his way to take possession of it - in none other than a glass elevator! But when the elevator makes a fearful whooshing noise, Charlie and his family find themselves in splendid orbit around the Earth. A daring adventure has begun, with one and only Mr Willy Wonka leading the way. Learn More

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