Honey or Trunchbull: what was Roald Dahl really like?
Roald Dahl: the incredible storyteller loved by millions or a belittling bully? Find out what his character was like in this article.Read nowThe man behind Matilda – what Roald Dahl was really like
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From the BFG to talking insects - why does Dahl write about magical creatures?
Materials on chocolate to make Augustus Gloop salivate!
Roald Dahl's 1964 children's novel Charle And The Chocolate Factory is a perennial favourite, and has been the subject of two major film adaptations.Read now ❯A reader's guide to Charlie And The Chocolate Factory
Why has the absence of a Quentin Blake illustration in favour of a more grown up image on a 50th birthday edition of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory caused outrage?Read now ❯We shouldn’t judge Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by its cover
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