10 interesting facts about roald dahl

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10 interesting facts about roald dahl

Spotty Powder and other Splendiferous Secrets by Roald Dahl

You can find many interesting splendiferous stories behind Charlie and the Chocolate Factory here. Here are some of them.

Did you know that Roald Dahl was very bad at spelling, so his teacher say that he was like a camel?

Did you know that if Roald Dahl ever had a school there wont be any history teacher, but have chocolate teacher instead?

Did you know that Roald Dahl write many versions of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, but he rewrite it and rewrite it again until it reached its ultimate form like now?

Did you know that in the very first version of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory has so many nasty children, that he has to delete some of them, but he loved them too much and didnt want to erase them from the story?

Did you know that when he was 16, he travelled alone to France and run out of money so he cant back home?


Did you know that his nickname at home was Apple?

I think its enough. You have to find another splendiferous secrets by yourself. I wont tell you anymore....
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Roald Dahl: Lesser Known Facts About His Life

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10 things you didn't know about Roald Dahl

And who would ever want to live in a world like that? Celebrate the author with these gloriumptious facts about the master of edgy kids' books. And it was a plane crash near Alexandria, Egypt that actually inspired him to begin writing. Upon recovering from that plane crash, Dahl was reassigned to Washington, D. He was approached by author C. Forester, who was writing a piece for The Saturday Evening Post and looking to interview someone who had been on the frontlines of the war.

Today is Roald Dahl Day - a special day to remember the author who wrote more than 20 children's books, including The Twits, Matilda and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. He died on 23 November Every year, since 13 September - on what would have been his 90th birthday - there's been a special Roald Dahl Day to celebrate his stories and their characters. Here are some fantastic facts about his life. Roald Dahl was incredibly creative and came up with more than new words and character names. He called his language Gobblefunk , and loved to play around with words and invent new ones or meanings.

This is really good for school. We are learing about him and chocolate and it is really useful. I am using it for extra homework!! Great info for everything I am doing a report on Roald Dahl so it was helpful. I am going to high school in September and I have to do homework over the summer I have been on this website all week it is amazing,thanks. Same we are learning about our local famous author and it was Roald Dahl and he lived 20 mins away from me so that was really cool.

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Great for teachers, homeschoolers and parents alike! Instead, Dahl preferred to do all his writing in an old red book in pencil. Including a power drill, chocolate, snooker cues and of course, his HB pencils. These include a huge ball made of old chocolate wrappers, and a piece of hip bone that he had to have removed! As a child, Roald spoke fluent Norwegian and English.

Roald Dahl was born in Llandaff, near Cardiff, on 13 September In , when Roald was just three and a half years old, tragedy struck the Dahl family. In February his older sister Astri, died from an infection following a burst appendix, aged seven, and just weeks later their father, Harald, died of pneumonia. He was so overwhelmed with grief that when he himself went down with pneumonia a month or so afterwards, he did not much care whether he lived or died. In summer he began experiencing debilitating headaches aftereffects of the crash and, deemed unable to fly, was sent home to Britain.

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  1. 1. He was born in September 1916 to Norwegian parents, Harald and Sofie Magdalene Dahl.

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