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Dahl's WorksBooks / Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Danny, the Champion of the World
Fantastic Mr. Fox
James and the Giant Peach
The Magic Finger
Audio Books / Boy - Tales of Childhood read by Andrew Sachs
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory read by Roald Dahl
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator read by James Bolam
Kiss Kiss read by Edward Petherbridge
The Roald Dahl Audio Collection read by Roald Dahl
Poems / "The Crocodile"
"Dick Whittington and His Cat"
"The Emperor's New Clothes""A Little Nut-Tree"
Short Stories / "Lamb to the Slaughter"
"The Boy Who Talked with Animals"
Look at these illustrations and find the names of these characters from R. Dahl’s books.
Then correct your answer on the page:
- How did Dahl become an author? As a result of the injuries he sustained in a plane crash, Dahl was invalided out of the Royal Air Force in the middle of World War II. He was eventually sent to America for the British embassy position of Assistant Air Attaché .He met the famous writer C.S. Forester who wanted to write an article about Dahl's wartime experiences and asked the young pilot to jot down some notes for him. Instead, Dahl wrote out a complete story.
- What was his first published work?"Shot Down Over Libya" was published in the Saturday Evening Post on August 1, 1942 and thus became Dahl's first published work as an author.
- Where did he get his ideas for stories?His inspiration was drown from his own life and his stories to his children .
- What tips did Dahl give to become a good author?
You should have a lively imagination.
You should be able to write well. By this I mean you should be able to make a scene come alive in the reader's mind. Not everybody has this ability. It is a gift, and you either have it or you don't.
You must have stamina. In other words, you must be able to stick to what you are doing and never give up, for hour after hour, day after day, week after week, and month after month.
- Where did he write?At Gipsy House( Great Missenden) in a small hut in his garden .
- How many languages have his books been translated into?
- Among these books, which are for children, teenagers or adults?34
Choose 2 books and present them to the class (characters, description, plot). (correction on - books- title of the book - synopsis)