THE WRITER :
- Roald Dahl Day Celebrates British Writer's 100th Birthday - Text + Audio + Pictures - 13 September 2016
"Roald Dahl is a beloved British writer. He is the author of some of the world’s best-known children’s novels, including “James and the Giant Peach,” “Matilda,” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” On Tuesday, people around the world celebrated what would have been Dahl’s 100th birthday."
- The dark side of Roald Dahl - 13 September 2016
"Roald Dahl was an unpleasant man who wrote macabre books – and yet children around the world adore them.
Perhaps this shouldn’t surprise us, writes Hephzibah Anderson."
Dahl - Interviews
"Roald Dahl talks to Julia Eccleshare about
- the importance of reading (0 min 44)
- childrens' love of laughter and attraction to rudeness (0 min 54)
- his views on the conditioning of children and their relationship with
adults (1 min 2)
- the world he creates for his child characters (0 min 44)"
Official Roald Dahl Website
"This site brings to life classics such as Willie Wonka and the Chocolate
Factory, Mathilda, and James and the Giant Peach.
Teachers will enjoy the lessons and classroom activities available
for download. The activity on Collecting Words lists as examples the
words Dahl collected for beautiful and angry or rude or nasty, and asks
students to collect words for big, rich and funny."
- Roald Dahl short stories bibliography (Wikipedia)
- Roald Dahl - The Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl - TEXTS (delsoluk.com)
- CONTENTS :
SOMEONE LIKE YOU
Lamb to the Slaughter
Man from the South
My Lady Love, My Dove
Dip in the Pool
The Sound Machine
The Great Automatic Grammatizator
EIGHT FURTHER TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED
The Umbrella Man
Vengeance is Mine Inc.
Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life
- The Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre - with a VIDEO
"Visit our great little award-winning Museum, situated in the Buckinghamshire village where Roald Dahl lived and wrote for 36 years.
The Museum, aimed at 6 to 12 year olds, features three interactive galleries..."
Roald DAHL DAY
- Celebrating Roald Dahl Day
"September is Roald Dahl's birth month, and each year we celebrate with a wonderful array of events centred around his birthday on 13th September - the official Roald Dahl Day...."