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Roald Dahl

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Transcript of Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was born on the 13th of September 1916 and died on the 23 of November 1990. (aged 74)

Roald was about 6 feet 6 inches tall.

His favorite color was yellow.





Roald Dahl
Roald started writing his own stories at age 13.

Roald wrote his first published book at age 27.

He started writing after being encouraged by the author C.S. Forrester.

He has said that he is never satisfied with what he has done!

His favorite book that he wrote was The BFG, my favorite too!

He wrote his books in his hut on the lawn of Gipsy House.








Roald Dahl's Life
Children's Books by Roald
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
James and the Giant Peach
The BFG
Matilda
The Witches
The Twits
Danny the Champion of the World
George's Marvelous Medicine
Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
Esio Trot
The Enormous Crocodile
Fantastic Mr. Fox
The Magic Finger
Boy
Going Solo
The Gremlins
Revolting Rhymes
The Minpins
The Vicar of Nibbleswicke







By: Elise Davis
Roald Dahl
He wrote everyday from 10 am - 12 pm, ate lunch, and then wrote again from 3 pm - 5 pm.

He was first married to Patricia Neal, divorced her, and married Felicity (Liccy) Crosland. He had 5 kids within both marriages: Lucy, Tessa, Olivia, Ophelia, and Theo Dahl.

He loved milk chocolate.

Roald could speak English, Norwegian, and Swahili!


Roald's Writing Career
1939
1953
1990
1983
1934
1916
1939: Roald joins the Royal Air Force and learns to fly a fighter plane.
1953: Roald marries Patricia Neil.
1983: Roald Dahl divorces Patricia Neil and marries Felicity Crosland.
1990: Roald Dahl dies on November 23rd 1990 in Oxford England.
1916: Roald Dahl is born on September 13th in Llandaff South Wales.
1934: Graduates from Repton Public School and starts working for Shell Oil Company in London.
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