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Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl (1916-1990) was born in Llandaff, South Wales, and went to Repton School in England. His parents were Norwegian, so holidays were spent in Norway. As he explains in Boy, he turned down the idea of university in favor of a job that would take him to 'a wonderful faraway place'. In 1933 he joined the Shell Company, which sent him to Mombasa in East Africa. When World War II began in 1939 he became a fighter pilot and in 1942 was made assistant air attaché in Washington, where he started to write short stories. His first major success as...

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Bookshelf
The BFG
Written by Roald Dahl

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Written by Roald Dahl, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Written by Roald Dahl, Illustrated by Joseph Schindelman

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Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
Written by Roald Dahl, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Written by Roald Dahl, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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Danny the Champion of the World
Written by Roald Dahl, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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The Enormous Crocodile
Written by Roald Dahl, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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Fantastic Mr. Fox
Written by Roald Dahl, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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George's Marvelous Medicine
Written by Roald Dahl, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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James and the Giant Peach
Written by Roald Dahl

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James and the Giant Peach
Written by Roald Dahl, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes
Written by Roald Dahl

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The Twits
Written by Roald Dahl, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More
Written by Roald Dahl, Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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