Roald Dahl Day

Deanwood Library

Roald Dahl Day

D is for Dahl

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: The celebration of Roald Dahl's creative works can be seen in the following movies on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 13 and 14:
DVD james and the giant peachJames and the Giant Peach  
Showing on Friday at 1 p.m.
DVD BFG
The BFG                    
Showing on Friday at 2:30 p.m.
Matilda
 
Matilda                     
Showing on Friday at 4 p.m.
charlie and the chocolate factoryCharlie and the Chocolate Factory
Showing on Saturday at 1 p.m.