Celebrating ROALD DAHL

About Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was a spy, an ace fighter pilot, a chocolate historian and a medical inventor.

He was also the author of Charlie and the Chocolate FactoryMatildaThe BFG, and a treasury of original, evergreen, and beloved children’s books. He remains for many the world’s No. 1 storyteller.

Born in Llandaff, Wales, on 13th September 1916 to Norwegian parents, Harald Dahl and Sofie Magdalene Hesselberg, Dahl was named after Roald Amundsen, the Norwegian who had been the first man to reach the South Pole just four years earlier. A heroic start in life. 

Our Library is celebrating Roald Dahl this September. We have a great collection of  Roald Dahl’s books in the library. 

Which is yours favourite one ? and Why ?

Place your answers in a comment below.

28 thoughts on “Celebrating ROALD DAHL

  1. Roald danl is a absolute book icon, celebrating him I think is a great way of remembering what type of crucial impact he made on the book trade, he is a legend that inspired me into reading books! Also my faviroute book from him is Fantastic Mr Fox!

  2. My favourite Roald Dahl book is The Witches this is because there is an adventure and I like adventure books because it makes my imagination come to life.

  3. MY favourite book is Matilda as it makes you feel a variety of emotions.It also inspires me to study harder so maybe I might get powers like her.

  4. My favorite book is Charlie and the chocolate factory because it’s all about my favorite treat which is chocolate yum yum.I loved watching the movie because there was a happy surprise at the end of the book

  5. My favourite books by Roald Dahl are “The twits” it was quite hilarious.
    The other book which I enjoyed reading was “The enormous crocodile “ because
    I like animals.

  6. my favorite roald dahl book is esio trot i dont like the book i only like the movie it is a very awesome cool film and roald dahl is a very good fiction writer.

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