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A Month Of: Children’s Fiction – My Best Reads – Roald Dahl

My ‘a month of’ best reads of children’s fiction would be incomplete without a mention to the great Roald Dahl. His stories are loved by children and adults alike through the world and many have been made into blockbuster movies. Read as a child, I recently read a couple of Roald Dahl books again and […]

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Roald Dahl The Song for Mike Teavee ‘The most important thing we’ve learned, So far as children are concerned, Them near your television set –Is never, NEVER, NEVER let Or better still, just don’t install The idiotic thing at all. In almost every house we’ve been, We’ve watched the […]

Roald Dahl at 96; J B Priestley at 118

A little wisdom and silliness from these two amazing writers, who have the same birthday. A little bit from Roald Dahl…… – A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men.   – A writer of fiction  lives in fear. Each new day demands new ideas and he can never be sure […]