New Release Books by Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl is the author of Love from Matilda (2022), Roald Dahl Opposites (2022), The Marvelous Matilda Sticker and Activity Book (2022), Never Grow Up (2021) and other 396 books.

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Love from Matilda

release date: Dec 27, 2022
Love from Matilda
Matilda: The Musical is coming to Netflix in an exciting new movie in 2022! Find love everywhere you go with Matilda! This charming title featuring Roald Dahl''s brilliant young heroine is the perfect gift for that special someone. This wonderful book gives you all the ways love can be found, whether it''s found in your favorite books, your friends and family, or even in the most unlikeliest of places. Featuring Quentin Blake''s classic illustrations of our favorite heroine, this book is perfect for fans of Roald Dahl''s Matilda.

Roald Dahl Opposites

release date: Feb 22, 2022
Roald Dahl Opposites
Learn your opposites with Roald Dahl, the World''s No. 1 Storyteller! This deluxe board book is the perfect way to learn about opposites. Featuring beloved art created by Quentin Blake from Roald Dahl''s classic books, this book is perfect for libraries, the youngest classrooms, and baby shower gifts to start your child''s bookshelf.

The Marvelous Matilda Sticker and Activity Book

release date: Oct 18, 2022
The Marvelous Matilda Sticker and Activity Book
Add your own magic to the story of Matilda with this sticker activity book based on Roald Dahl''s beloved classic tale! Readers of all ages have loved Roald Dahl''s Matilda since it was first published in 1988. Matilda—a quietly brilliant five-year-old bookworm—discovers she has amazing magical abilities, and uses them to save her school from the tyranny of its terrible headmistress. This sticker and activity book is filled with drawing and coloring activities, and plenty of puzzles and games to help readers relive Matilda''s wonderful story. Quentin Blake''s classic illustrations and two sheets of fun stickers round out this extraordinary activity book.

Never Grow Up

release date: May 04, 2021
Never Grow Up
An all-new Roald Dahl story that''s perfect for graduation and all of life''s special moments! What would happen if you never had to grow up? You never had to become a grown-up with all of the not-fun things that come with it. No vegetables, no jobs, and definitely no boredom. A largely unexplored format in the world of Dahl, this new picture book about staying young, adventurous, and curious is sure to enchant and engage fans of Roald Dahl, young and old.

The Twits

release date: May 04, 2021
The Twits
From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and The BFG! Mr. and Mrs. Twit are the smelliest, nastiest, ugliest people in the world. They hate everything—except playing mean jokes on each other, catching innocent birds to put in their Bird Pies, and making their caged monkeys, the Muggle-Wumps, stand on their heads all day. But the Muggle-Wumps have had enough. They don''t just want out, they want revenge.

Roald Dahl: Easter EGGstravaganza

release date: Feb 15, 2022
Roald Dahl: Easter EGGstravaganza
The perfect Easter gift for chocolate-lovers of all ages! Easter Eggs are scrumptious! Every chiddler knows that''s true. But have you ever heard That you can eat them all year through...? Discover the delumptious fun to be had with your chocolate eggs in this licky, sticky celebration of Easter! Inspired by the wonderful world of Roald Dahl, this rhyming board book has flaps and shiny eggs inside! Look out for more marvellous board books for Roald Dahl fans- Roald Dahl- On the First Day of Christmas Roald Dahl- My Mum is Magnificent Roald Dahl- My Dad is Fantastic Roald Dahl- Lift-the-flap Hide and Seek

How to Spot a Witch

release date: Aug 25, 2020
How to Spot a Witch
Reimagine Dahl''s beloved classic in this gorgeous, hand-lettered gift book perfect for The Witches fans of all ages! Featuring the best and brightest lines from Roald Dahl''s magical story, this book displays the iconic quotes in creepy, whimsical, and artful calligraphy. Highly illustrated, with quotes and passages from one of Roald Dahl''s most beloved books, this gift book reimagines The Witches, rendering its lines in gorgeous, creepy, and whimsical calligraphy -- making this a must-have for any Dahl collection!

The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl

release date: Sep 30, 2021
The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl
Read Mrs Twit''s recipe for bird pie! Take a look at the Trunchbull''s tips for school discipline. Explore The Witchophile''s Manual and learn how to recognise a witch. Dive into your favourite Roald Dahl story, or maybe you''ll discover a new one in The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl – the perfect book for fans of the world''s number one storyteller. Discover intriguing facts about the author and what inspired him, and explore the worlds he created, from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to The Witches, Matilda to The BFG. This book contains never-before-seen newspaper clippings, letters, spells, diary entries, recipes and more, plus a bonus envelope packed with booklets and activity sheets to inspire budding storytellers. So watch out, ''tremendous things are in store for you! Many wonderful surprises await you!''

Roald Dahl: Animals

release date: Aug 17, 2021

How to Trick a Twit

release date: Jun 03, 2021
How to Trick a Twit
Inspired by Roald Dahl''s prank-filled story of beards and balloons, The Twits, we present the ultimate guide to Twit trickery, stuffed with fun activities, stories, jokes and more! ''Mr Twit was plotting away like mad. He was trying to think up a really NASTY TRICK . . . '' Mr and Mrs Twit love playing tricks. They really are the meanest jokers, and unfortunately they are VERY GOOD at it. But just imagine if you were so good at pranking that you could trick an actual Twit? Wouldn''t that be AMAZING? Well, the book you''re holding can help you do just that. Packed full of fiendish pranks (as well as quizzes, recipes, fun facts and more), THIS is exactly what you need to OUTWIT A TWIT. This book is the ultimate guide to tricking a Twit, packed with activities, extracts from the original story, games and bonus material.

Billy and the Minpins

release date: Sep 03, 2019
Billy and the Minpins
One of Dahl''s beloved stories available for the first time in novel format and newly illustrated by Quentin Blake! Billy''s mum says he must never go out through the garden gate and explore the dark forest beyond. So, one day, he does exactly that! There Billy meets the amazing Minpins, tiny people who live inside the hollow trees. But the Minpins are in danger. The terrible, galloping Gruncher stalks the forest, and the Minpins are disappearing in their thousands. Can Billy find a way to destroy the hungry beast, once and for all--or will it gobble him up too? Illustrated by Quentin Blake for the first time, Billy and the Minpins is a new interpretation of Roald Dahl''s very last story (originally published in 1991) and marks nearly forty years of their magical collaboration.

Matilda's Jokes For Awesome Kids

release date: Aug 22, 2019
Matilda's Jokes For Awesome Kids
What do you get if you add 25 and 917, then subtract 765 and divide the answer by 33? A headache. (Unless you''re Matilda!) Matilda''s Jokes for Clever Kids would even make the Trunchbull laugh! Narrated by Matilda herself, this joke book is stuffed full of gigglesome gags, silly puns, brain-tickling riddles, and the Trunchbull''s favourite insults- guaranteed to raise a chuckle from human beans young and old.

My Mum is Magnificent

release date: Feb 16, 2021
My Mum is Magnificent
A phizz-whizzing celebration of the kindest, bravest, most magnificent mums the world has ever seen!

Dream Big and Other Life Lessons from the Enormous Crocodile

release date: Apr 02, 2019
Dream Big and Other Life Lessons from the Enormous Crocodile
A darkly funny gift book based on Roald Dahl''s beloved story The Enormous Crocodile, featuring art by Quentin Blake. The Enormous Crocodile has been employing "secret plans and clever tricks" for years, hoping to one day score his favorite meal: a juicy little child. And finally, he shares his wit and wisdom with a world hungry for his sage advice. Find out all of our devious villain''s tips and advice in this grim, but humorous gift book perfect for fans of All My Friends Are Dead. And with Quentin Blake''s illustrations, this full-color book will have readers plotting their own clever tricks in no time.

The Enormous Crocodile's Finger Puppet Book

release date: Oct 01, 2020
The Enormous Crocodile's Finger Puppet Book
The Enormous Crocodile is hungry and ready to use cunning plans and clever tricks to snap up a snack. Just be careful that he doesn''t snap up . . . YOU! A finger puppet book that really bites, this is a laugh-out-loud book for adults and chiddlers to read together

Roald Dahl: Revolting Things to Touch and Feel

release date: Oct 01, 2020
Roald Dahl: Revolting Things to Touch and Feel
What does a giant''s foot feel like? How about a rotten egg, or a bumpy crocodile? Find out in this book that''s full of the most REVOLTING things to touch and feel!

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Mad Libs

release date: Aug 28, 2018
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Mad Libs
Fans of the classic children''s novel and Broadway musical will love our Mad Libs! It''s scrumdiddlyumptious! It''s been over 50 years since the original publication of Roald Dahl''s novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, but this beloved classic is more popular than ever. Kids and adults will love interacting with Charlie, Veruca, Augustus, and of course Willy Wonka in a whole new way by filling in the blanks of the 21 stories inside this book. It''s a journey almost as magical as Wonka''s chocolate factory! Almost.

James and the Giant Peach

release date: Apr 10, 2018
James and the Giant Peach
From the World''s No. 1 Storyteller, James and the Giant Peach is a children''s classic that has captured young reader''s imaginations for generations. One of TIME MAGAZINE’s 100 Best Fantasy Books of All Time After James Henry Trotter''s parents are tragically eaten by a rhinoceros, he goes to live with his two horrible aunts, Spiker and Sponge. Life there is no fun, until James accidentally drops some magic crystals by the old peach tree and strange things start to happen. The peach at the top of the tree begins to grow, and before long it''s as big as a house. Inside, James meets a bunch of oversized friends—Grasshopper, Centipede, Ladybug, and more. With a snip of the stem, the peach starts rolling away, and the great adventure begins! This "peachy" scented edition is sure to bring readers along for the ride! Roald Dahl is the author of numerous classic children’s stories including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG, and many more! “James and the Giant Peach remains a favorite among kids and parents alike nearly 60 years after it was first published, thanks to its vivid imagery, vibrant characters and forthright exploration of mature themes like death and hope.” —TIME Magazine

Roald Dahl Whoppsy-Whiffling Joke Book

release date: Jan 16, 2018
Roald Dahl Whoppsy-Whiffling Joke Book
Roald Dahl is known for his humor! This joke book is an ideal companion to his beloved novels. Roald Dahl''s Whoppsy-Whiffling Joke Book is a collection of hundreds of great jokes that would make even the Trunchbull laugh! Inspired by Roald Dahl''s wonderful world, these gigglesome gags are guaranteed to raise a chuckle from human beans young and old. CONTENT NOTE: The jokes in this book may cause reader to become the embodiment of the crying-laughing emoji. Side effects include but are not limited to stomach pains, tears of joy, falling off chairs, and flailing.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The New Musical Songbook

release date: Jan 01, 2018
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The New Musical Songbook
(Vocal Selections). 13 piano/vocal arrangements from the Broadway rendition of the Roald Dahl classic. Songs include: I''ve Got a Golden Ticket * If Your Father Were Here * It Must Be Believed to Be Seen * A Letter from Charlie Bucket * More of Him to Love * Pure Imagination * The Queen of Pop * Strike That, Reverse It * The View from Here * What Could Possibly Go Wrong? * When Veruca Says * When Willy Met Oompa * Willy Wonka! Willy Wonka!

The Vicar of Nibbleswicke

release date: Sep 07, 2017
The Vicar of Nibbleswicke
The Reverend Lee is suffering from a rare and acutely embarrassing condition: Back-to-Front Dyslexia. It affects only his speech, and he doesn''t realize he''s doing it, but the parishioners of Nibbleswicke are shocked and confused by his seemingly outrageous comments. At last a cure is found and the mild-mannered vicar can resume normal service. Or at least as normal as is possible for a man who must walk backwards to be sure of talking forwards! A highly comic tale in the best Dahl tradition of craziness, written for the benefit of the Dyslexia Institute.

George's Marvelous Medicine

release date: Sep 05, 2017
George's Marvelous Medicine
This collectable hardcover edition will feature a beautiful cover and deluxe packaging, including color interior text and illustrations! From the bestselling author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda comes the story of a not-so-lovely grandma, a boy, and a magical medicine. George is alone in the house with Grandma. The most horrid, grizzly old grunion of a grandma ever. She needs something stronger than her usual medicine to cure her chronic grouchiness. A special grandma medicine, a remedy for everything. And George knows just what to put into it. Grandma’s in for the surprise of her life–and so is George, when he sees the results of his mixture!

Roald Dahl: Words

release date: Jul 09, 2020
Roald Dahl: Words
From cake and books to bugs and crocodiles! Learn wondercrump and revolting first words with Roald Dahl, in this sturdy board book with flaps - perfect for little hands to hold!

Roald Dahl: Shapes

release date: Jul 09, 2020
Roald Dahl: Shapes
A big round sun, a whirling swirling kite and . . . . . . sharp, pointy teeth! Spot the shapes with Roald Dahl, in this sturdy board book with flaps - perfect for little hands to hold!

War

release date: Aug 10, 2017
War
From Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail, a newly collected book of his darkest stories. In war, are we at our heroic best or our cowardly worst? Featuring the autobiographical stories from Roald Dahl''s time as a fighter pilot in the Second World War as well as seven other tales of conflict and strife, Dahl reveals the human side of our most inhumane activity. Among other stories, you''ll read about the pilot shot down in the Libyan desert, the fighter plane that vanishes inside a mysterious thick white cloud and the soldier who returns from war but has been shockingly changed by his experiences. Roald Dahl reveals even more about the darker side of human nature in seven other centenary editions: Lust, Madness, Cruelty, Deception, Trickery, Innocence and Fear.

Roald Dahl's Scrumdiddlyumptious Story Collection

release date: Nov 03, 2016
Roald Dahl's Scrumdiddlyumptious Story Collection
Six Roald Dahl favourites come together in this very special collection: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, Danny the Champion of the World, George''s Marvellous Medicine, The BFG and The Twits. Complete with fun and fascinating extra material offering a sneak peek into the wonderful world of Dahl, this is a collection to treasure forever.

My Dad Is Fantastic

release date: May 14, 2020
My Dad Is Fantastic
A celebration of the most fantastic dads, who smile with their eyes, tell wondercrump stories and occasionally... whizzpop!

Roald Dahl Creative Writing with the Twits: Remarkable Reasons to Write

release date: Jan 23, 2020
Roald Dahl Creative Writing with the Twits: Remarkable Reasons to Write
Write interviews, play scripts, diary entries and instructions with the World''s NUMBER ONE Storyteller! Get stuck in with The Twits and find your own remarkable reason to write. These super fun activities will help you to: · Improve language and vocabulary skills · Develop the tools you need to write your own stories · Learn how to use persuasive language, entertain your reader and add sparkle to non-fiction. Roald Dahl''s Creative Writing will spark your creativity, build your confidence and inspire you through the wonderful worlds of Roald Dahl''s best loved stories! Filled with top tips and ideas boxes, each book introduces techniques and methods to help you plan and write a phizz-whizzing story of your own!

Boy and Going Solo

release date: Sep 13, 2016
Boy and Going Solo
Boy and Going Solo is the whole of Roald Dahl''s extraordinary autobiography in one volume. Roald Dahl wasn''t always a writer. Once he was just a schoolboy. Have you ever wondered what he was like growing up? In BOY you''ll find out why he and his friends took revenge on the beastly Mrs Pratchett who ran the sweet shop. He remembers what it was like taste-testing chocolate for Cadbury''s and he even reveals how his nose was nearly sliced off. Then in GOING SOLO you''ll read stories of whizzing through the air in a Tiger Moth Plane, encounters with hungry lions, and the terrible crash that led him to storytelling. Roald Dahl tells his story in his own words - and it''s all TRUE. And now you can listen to all of Roald Dahl''s novels for children on Roald Dahl Audiobooks read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy soundeffects from Pinewood Studios! Also look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! and HOUSE OF TWITS inspired by the revolting Twits.

The Witches: the Graphic Novel

release date: Jan 11, 2020
The Witches: the Graphic Novel
Witches are real, and they are very, very dangerous. They wear ordinary clothes and have ordinary jobs, living in ordinary towns all across the world-and there''s nothing they despise more than children. When an eight-year-old boy and his grandmother come face-to-face with the Grand High Witch herself, they may be the only ones who can stop the witches'' latest plot to stamp out every last child in the country! This full-colour graphic novel edition of Roald Dahl''s The Witches, adapted and illustrated by Eisner Award winner Penelope Bagieu, is the first-ever Dahl story to appear in this format.

Songs and Verse

release date: Sep 13, 2016
Songs and Verse
Think of your favourite Roald Dahl moment and surely a song or verse cannot be far away... SONGS AND VERSE has seven sections bursting with rhymes about monsters, magical creatures, gruesome children, ghastly adults as well as a few unusual surprises. From the strange and scrumptious dishes enjoyed by James''s Centipede to George and his marvellous medicine, and from greedy Augustus Gloop to the Giraffe and the Pelly and Me there are many classics here together with some previously unpublished treats. With a foreword and opening illustrations by Quentin Blake, and illustrations throughout from other award-winning artists such as Babette Cole, Lauren Child, Chris Riddell, Alel Scheffler and Tony Ross, you will find a touch of magic on every page.

Roald Dahl's Words of Magical Mischief

release date: Sep 01, 2020
Roald Dahl's Words of Magical Mischief
This little hardback is full of Roald Dahl''s most magical language as well as a raft of snippets of serious language facts for cheeky chiddlers. This little book is full of bewitching tips, definitions and examples from the World''s No.1 storyteller.

Poison. Nuova Ediz.

release date: Jan 01, 2020

Roald Dahl: Whizzpopping Joke Book

release date: Sep 13, 2016
Roald Dahl: Whizzpopping Joke Book
This collection of hundreds of great jokes would make even the Trunchbull laugh! Inspired by Roald Dahl''s wonderful world, these gigglesome gags are guaranteed to raise a chuckle from human beans young and old.

The BFG (Colour Edition)

release date: Sep 13, 2016
The BFG (Colour Edition)
''Human beans is not really believing in giants, is they? Human beans is not thinking we exist.'' On a dark, silvery moonlit night, Sophie is snatched from her bed by a giant. Luckily it is the Big Friendly Giant, the BFG, who only eats snozzcumbers and glugs frobscottle. But there are other giants in Giant Country. Fifty foot brutes who gallop far and wide every night to find human beans to eat. Can Sophie and her friend the BFG stop them?
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