It’s Roald Dahl’s birthday on the 13th of September. I am over at Writing to be Read with a post to celebrate this event. Thank you Kaye Lynne Booth for hosting me.
September 13 is the birthday of Roald Dahl, children’s writer extraordinaire. Of course, Roald Dahl also wrote for adults and I have read and enjoyed a number of his adult stories, including my favourite, Lamb to the Slaughter.
I believe he is best known, however, for his children’s books which are filled with his unusual imagery, imagination and his wacky sense of humour. Roald Dahl is guaranteed to appeal to the most reluctant child reader and his books are a terrific way to get them engaged in a good story which will entertain you as the parent too.
My favourite Roald Dahl book is The Witches, but today, I am going to focus on Michael’s and Gregory’s favourite Roald Dahl books.
Michael’s favourite – James and the Giant Peach
James and the Giant Peach is all about a young English lad who is orphaned at an early age due to…
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