Roald Dahl Day
Published on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 11:20am
Roald Dahl was born on Sept. 13, 1916 in Llandaff, South Wales and died on Nov. 23, 1990 in Oxford, England. He wrote 19 children's books, including James and the Giant Peach (1961) and the extremely successful Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964). There were two film adaptions of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, in 1971 and 2005. In addition to these titles, he published several other popular titles such as Fantastic Mr. Fox (1970), Witches (1983), and Matilda 1988.
If you have an inkling for more, please try these:
- Magic Finger (1966)
- Charlie and the Glass Elevator (1972)
- Danny, the Champion of the World (1975)
- The Twits (1980)
- George's Marvelous Medicine (1981)
- The BFG (1982)
- Esio Trot (1990)
- Dis for Dahl: A Gloriumptious A-Z Guide to the World of Roald Dahl
- Fantastic Mr. Dahl by Michael Rosen
The celebration of Roald Dahl's creative works can be seen in the following movies on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14:
|James and the Giant Peach
Showing on Friday at 1 p.m.
Showing on Friday at 2:30 p.m.
Showing on Friday at 4 p.m.
|Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Showing on Saturday at 1 p.m.