Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Author Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl (1916 - 1990) is the amazing author of Matilda and many, many other classic books for children. Here are just a few of his books that you will definitely want to read:

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964)
Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr. Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in his own way.

Fantastic Mr. Fox (1970)

Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all-out warfare to get rid of the fox and his family.

Danny, the Champion of the World (1975)

A young English boy describes his relationship with his father and the special adventure they share together.

The Witches (1983)

A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witches' plot to destroy the world's children by turning them into mice.

1 comment:

Marcine said...

Oh my, "The Witches". I remember reading this book a long time ago. It's one of the best children's book out there.