D is for Dahl: A gloriumptious A-Z guide to the world of Roald Dahl by Wendy CoolingDid you know that Roald Dahl loved chocolate, but never ate spaghetti? Or that he was a terrible speller? Or that he had four sisters? D is for Dahl is an A to Z collection of facts, trivia, and zany details that bring Roald Dahl and his memorable characters to life.
Filled with Quentin Blakes illustrations plus black and white photos, each spread is exploding with information about the creator of Willie Wonka, James, and Matilda; from his family tree to the exact type of pencil he used to write his stories. Perfect for devoted fans and Dahl newcomers alike, this is a glorimptious guide to the world of Roald Dahl.
Roald Dahl (1916-1990) wrote many beloved and award-winning books for children, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, and The Witches.
46 Roald Dahl Facts
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. Okay, not quite like the ones in his stories, but he was 6 foot 6 inches tall! While you wait for it to be checked and approved why not to add a pre-selected message and a cool badge.
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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.