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Roald DAHL

a British novelist and short story author of Norwegian descent
(1916 - 1990)



CONTENTS :

Activities to print 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' 'The Butler'
Facts 'Danny, the Champion of the World' 'The Crocodile'
Games 'Fantastic Mr Fox' 'The Hitch-hiker'
Lesson plans 'Lamb to the Slaughter' 'The Landlady'
Listening 'Little Red Riding Hood and the Wolf' 'The Three Little Pigs'
Pictures and Posters 'Matilda' 'The Umbrella Man'
Roald Dahl Day 'Poison' 'The Witches'
The writer 'Tales of the Unexpected'  
Videos 'The Big Friendly Giant'  
Webquests    

(Updated on 20/07/2016)

 


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."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

  • 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."

    (BBC)



 

  • Roald 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)"

    (BBC)


  • The 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."

    (roalddahl.com)

 

  • Roald Dahl short stories bibliography (Wikipedia)
  • Roald Dahl - The Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl - TEXTS (delsoluk.com)

    • CONTENTS :

      SOMEONE LIKE YOU
      Taste
      Lamb to the Slaughter
      Man from the South
      The Soldier
      My Lady Love, My Dove
      Dip in the Pool
      Galloping Foxley
      Skin
      Poison
      The Wish
      Neck
      The Sound Machine
      Nunc Dimittis
      The Great Automatic Grammatizator
      Claud's Dog
      The Ratcatcher
      Rummins
      Mr Hoddy
      Mr Feasey

      EIGHT FURTHER TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED

      The Umbrella Man
      Mr Botibol
      Vengeance is Mine Inc.
      The Butler
      Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life
      The Bookseller
      The Hitchhiker
      The Surgeon

  • 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..."

    (roalddahl.com)
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    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...."

      (roalddahl.com)

 

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