Dahl centenary goes global

Dahl centenary goes global

The Roald Dahl Estate is gearing up to celebrate the children’s author’s centenary next year with a range of publishing, licensing, broadcast and events projects planned. The estate hopes to double the number of children who read his stories worldwide.

Managing director of the estate Luke Kelly said Roald Dahl 100 was a massive project encompassing 60 publishers worldwide and “hundreds, if not thousands” of partners involved in events, licensing, merchandise and broadcast projects.

In terms of publishing, the estate is working with Penguin to relaunch the trade paperback range—with new co...

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