roald dahl books
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.
In World War II Dahl joined the Royal Air Force and learnt to fly warplanes. He enjoyed a distinguished career in the RAF, being made an acting wing commander and 'flying ace' for shooting down enemy aircraft.
Roald Dahl wasn't just a wonderful writer - he was a wonderfully witty one, too. To celebrate Roald Dahl Day, we've collected
It's Roald Dahl Day today! And as we weren't excited enough already, we've only got a whizzpoppingly good competition as