published story, "Shot Down Over Libya".
His stories are full of huge, wild ideas and he hoped they would help children to learn to love books. He is one of the world's most popular children's writers.
Books he wrote[change | change source]
- The Gremlins
- Sometime Never: A Fable for Supermen
- James and the Giant Peach
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
- Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
- Danny the Champion of the World
- The Enormous Crocodile
- The Twits
- George's Marvellous Medicine
- The BFG
- The Witches
- The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
- Esio Trot
- The Vicar of Nibbleswicke
- The Minpins
- Going solo
- Tales Of the Unexpe
- "Roald Dahl (British author) -- Britannica Online Encyclopedia". britannica.com. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/149746/Roald-Dahl. Retrieved 26 July 2010.