"Two hours of writing fiction leaves this writer completely drained. For those two hours he has been in a different place with totally different people."
Roald Dahl is a British born novelist, poet, screenwriter and short story writer whose books have sold over 200 million copies worldwide. Roald Dahl served in the British Royal Air Force during WWII as a fighter pilot, eventually rising to the ranks of acting wing commander.
NEW!!! Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Mr Willy Wonka is the most extraordinary chocolate maker in the world.And do you know who Charlie is? Charlie Bucket is the hero. The other children in this book are nasty little beasts, called: Augustus Gloop - a great big greedy nincompoop; Veruca Salt - a spoiled brat; Violet Beauregarde - a repulsive little gum-chewer; Mike Teavee - a boy who only watches television.
Clutching their Golden Tickets, they arrive at Wonka's chocolate factory. But what mysterious secrets will they discover?
Our tour is about to begin. Please don't wander off. Mr Wonka wouldn't like to lose any of you at this stage of the proceedings...
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Roald’s legacy will be the 19 popular children’s books he wrote which to this day remains on the list of best selling books. He has many awards to his name including World Fantasy Award for Life Achievement in 1983, the British Book Awards’ Children’s Author of the Year in 1990,and in 2008 he placed 16th on the list of The 50 Greatest British Writers since 1945”. His kids books are famous for unexpected endings, villainous adult enemies and often darkly content. Roald Dahl was admitted into hospital on November 12, 1990 and passed away of an infection on November 23, 1990 at age 74.
Roald Dahl lives on in his children’s fiction. For popular Roald Dahl read James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, Fantastic Mr. Fox and the BFG.
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