Roald Dahl Day

Celebrating 100 Years Of Roald Dahl

Andy Parker | Posted 31.08.2017 | UK Entertainment
Andy Parker

But why is Dahl so revered? Ultimately, it's obviously down to the genius of the tales themselves. Simple. But it also helps that the iconic wordsmith's books are firmly back in the public eye (not that they ever went away) due to high profile Hollywood interpretations, such as Steven Spielberg's recent BFG.

Why We Still Value Roald Dahl Today

Dr Sarah Wood | Posted 13.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Dr Sarah Wood

Friday 13 September 2013 is Roald Dahl Day. It falls on the anniversary of his birthday; he would have been ninety-eight. Celebrated today as one of the great British children's authors of the twentieth century, his work is remembered fondly as part of that period of life which is playful, carefree and unburdened by adult responsibility.

WIN A Roald Dahl Box Set!

Posted 20.09.2012 | Home

It's Roald Dahl Day today! And as we weren't excited enough already, we've only got a whizzpoppingly good competition as well. We're offering one ...

How Well Do You Know Roald Dahl? (QUIZ)

The Huffington Post UK | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 13.09.2012 | Home

Any Roald Dahl fan will know that reading his books was like entering another world, where snozzcumbers and Oompa-Loompas existed to entertain and thr...

The 5 Greatest Roald Dahl Moments

Sam Parker | Posted 12.11.2012 | Home
Sam Parker

Nothing feels quite so bittersweet as remembering what it felt like to read as a child, when you'd nestle in somewhere safe and let your imagination u...

Alice E. Vincent

Michael Rosen On Writing Dahl's Biography | Alice E. Vincent | Posted 13.09.2012 | Home

Michael Rosen is a legend of both children's literature and poetry. He's also a Roald Dahl fan, and has worked with illustrator Quentin Blake sinc...