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.
Roald Dahl Facts and Worksheets
Bestselling author, fighter pilot, inventor, chocolate expert Discover more about him below. Roald's first language was Norwegian, and he would speak this at home with his sisters - Astri, Alfhild and Else - and parents. Older boys would make younger boys at the school their servants, and Roald became very homesick, writing a letter to his mother every week. She kept all of his letters, wrapped up with green tape, and they would be given back to Roald Dahl when she died in Occasionally, the chocolate company Cadbury would send boxes of new chocolates for pupils to test.
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Roald Dahl – Writing and Book Facts
Roald Dahl 13 September — 23 November was a British writer. He was born in Llandaff, Cardiff , Wales to Norwegian parents. It was after an air-crash and "a monumental bash on the head" that he began to write. The crash was the subject of his first published story, "Shot Down Over Libya". His stories are full of huge, wild ideas and he hoped they would help children to learn to love books.