Revolting Recipes by Roald Dahl


Revolting Recipes by Roald Dahl

From Willy Wonka's Nutty Crunch Surprise to the mound of mysterious spare ribs consumed by Hansel and Gretel in RHYME STEW, food has always been an essential ingredient in Roald Dahl's writing for children. Now there's a unique cook book which Dahl fans will devour. His wife, Felicity Dahl, has created a practical guide to making some of the scrumptious and wonderfully disgusting dishes which appear in Roald Dahl's books. In ROALD DAHL'S REVOLTING RECIPES there's something intriguing for every occasion, from a simple lunch to a birthday feast. Everyone will relish cooking and eating these amazing recipes whether it be Stink Bugs' Eggs, The Enormous Crocodile or Bruce Bogtrotter's sensational chocolate cake! Quentin Blake's wickedly funny illustrations capture Dahl's sense of fun perfectly and Jan Baldwin's photographs offer a tantalizing promise of the treats in store. ROALD DAHL'S REVOLTING RECIPES is a unique book which Dahl fans of all ages will devour. It is the ULTIMATE treat.

About the Author

Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was born in Wales of Norwegian parents – the child of a second marriage. His father and elder sister died when Roald was just three. His mother was left to raise two stepchildren and her own four children. Roald was her only son.

He had an unhappy time at school - at Llandaff Cathedral School, at St Peter’s prep school in Weston-super-Mare and then at Repton in Derbyshire.

Dahl’s unhappy time at school was to influence his writing greatly. He once said that what distinguished him from most other children’s writers was “this business of remembering what it was like to be young”. Roald’s childhood and schooldays are the subject of his autobiography Boy.

Since Roald Dahl’s death, his books have more than maintained their popularity. Total sales of the UK editions are around 37 million, with more than 1 million copies sold every year! Sales have grown particularly strongly in America where Dahl books are now achieving the bestselling status that curiously proved elusive during the author’s lifetime.

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64 pages
Interest Age: From 7


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Publication date

5th September 1996



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