Throughout this book, you can delve into stories, poems, memoirs and letters galore all wonderfully illustrated by Quentin Blake as well as other well-known artists, including Raymond Briggs, Babette Cole, Posy Simmonds and Ralph Steadman. This book is the perfect gift for Roald Dahl fans 'Those who don't believe in magic will never find it', Roald Dahl told his readers. Every page of this stunning gift book contains a touch of magic and will delight existing fans as well as those who have yet to discover Dahl's genius.
The Roald Dahl Treasury is a delightful collection by and about the World's Number One Storyteller.
With four exciting sections: Animals; Magic; Family, Friends And Heroes; and, Matters Of Importance, this book introduces some of Roald Dahl's most popular characters, from the Enormous Crocodile to the Twits, from the Witches to the BFG, from James to Matilda.
Publication date: 31/03/2016
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
|Publication date:||31st March 2016|
|Publisher:||Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 9+ readers|
|Other Categories:||Bookshelf Essentials, Roald Dahl 100|
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 &...More About Roald Dahl