Tagged: Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl's Welsh roots

Lleucu Siencyn takes a look at Roald Dahl's Welsh roots, and how Wales wil celebrate the centenary of his birth. Read more

Oxford University Press announces new Dahl titles

Following on from the success of the Roald Dahl Dictionary, Oxford University Press will publish two more books about Dahl’s words in 2019.... Read more

Netflix adapts Dahl's stories for original animated series

Netflix will create an original animated series of Roald Dahl stories including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and The Twits.... Read more

Blake reimagines Matilda for 30th anniversary

Illustrator Quentin Blake has reimagined Roald Dahl’s Matilda as an astrophysicist, a world traveller and chief executive of the British Library for new editions of... Read more

James and the Giant Peach events planned for Roald Dahl Day

Penguin Random House Children’s and The Roald Dahl Story Company are planning a series of events based on James and the Giant Peach for this year’s... Read more

Paddington director 'in talks' for new Wonka film

Warner Bros. is in talks with Paul King, the director of the two "Paddington" films, to take on a new adaptation of “Willy Wonka”, according to Variety magazine.... Read more

Roald Dahl Estate partners with audio player start-up

Roald Dahl Literary Estate is joining forces with a new crowd-funded audio player for children, Yoto. Read more

PRH marks 50 years of publishing 'magical' Quentin Blake

Penguin Random House has celebrated 50 years of publishing Quentin Blake with an event which the illustrator described as the “most rewarding experience” of his... Read more

Roald Dahl Day celebrated with 'pop-up' Lego characters

Roald Dahl Day kicked off on Wednesday (13th September) with the annual global celebration of the author on his birthday with a range of celebrations,... Read more

New Roald Dahl edition to be released in September

Penguin Random House has revealed that the new hardback edition of Roald Dahl’s final children’s book will be released on 7th September. ... Read more

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