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  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and its sequel, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, along with Roald Dahl's other tales for younger readers, make him a true star of children's literature. Dahl seems to know just how far to go with his oddball fantasies; in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, for... Read more

 


  James and the Giant Peach

When poor James Henry Trotter loses his parents in a horrible rhinoceros accident, he is forced to live with his two wicked aunts, Aunt Sponge and Aunt Spiker. After three years he becomes "the saddest and loneliest boy you could find." Then one day, a wizened old man in a dark-green suit... Read more

 


  The Bfg (Puffin Novels)

Evidently not even Roald Dahl could resist the acronym craze of the early eighties. BFG? Bellowing ferret-faced golfer? Backstabbing fairy godmother? Oh, oh ... Big Friendly Giant! This BFG doesn't seem all that F at first as he creeps down a London street, snatches little Sophie out of her bed, and... Read more

 


  Matilda (Puffin Novels)

The success of the recent movie version should encourage kids to read the hilarious, thought-provoking original novel. Matilda is a genius who not only has to deal with loud, obnoxious, idiot parents who scapegoat her for everything but with "the Trunchbull"! "The Trunchbull" is actually Miss... Read more

 


  Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

Charlie and Willy Wonka are back, this time in a fantastic journey to outer space in their giant glass elevator. Read more

 


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    The Roald Dahl Book Talk - Fifth-graders created this site about Dahl's life and works. Includes interactive quizzes based on Dahl's works and timeline of his life.

    Roald Dahl - Biographical information on Dahl, as well as publication information on his books and short stories.

    The Gremlins - Provides information on Dahl's involvement with the British Secret Service in World War II.

    Dahl, Roald - Features resources for fans, students, teachers, and collectors.

    Roald Dahl's Short Stories - on the Web - Includes biography, nine short stories, and related activities.



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