Best Selling Books by Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl is the author of Collected Stories (2006), The Best of Roald Dahl (1990), The World of Roald Dahl (2020), The Roald Dahl Treasury (2017) and other 196 books.

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Collected Stories

release date: Jan 01, 2006
Collected Stories
A definitive compilation of short fiction for adults from the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and other children''s classics blends the macabre with humor and the grotesque in such works as "The Landlady," set in an unusual boardinghouse with two small, permanent clientele; "Pig," a study of vegetarianism; and "Man from the South." 25,000 first printing.

The Best of Roald Dahl

release date: Jan 01, 1990
The Best of Roald Dahl
Stories relate the macabre exploits of an assortment of comical and grotesque characters from all walks of life

The World of Roald Dahl

release date: Sep 03, 2020
The World of Roald Dahl
Welcome to the wondercrump world of all things Roald Dahl, filled with fantastic facts, exciting extras, quirky quizzes and much more! Join Roald Dahl''s best-loved characters for a bumper book of... *Marvellous extra material *Fantastic quizzes *Curious characters *Amazing activities *Funny factfiles *. . . and much more! The perfect companion to the iconic world of Roald Dahl''s stories, fun for young and old!

The Roald Dahl Treasury

release date: Sep 07, 2017
The Roald Dahl Treasury
The Roald Dahl Treasury is a delightful collection by and about the World''s Number One Storyteller. Four exciting sections - ANIMALS; MAGIC; FAMILY, FRIENDS AND HEROES; and MATTERS OF IMPORTANCE - introduce some of Roald Dahl''s most popular characters, from the Enormous Crocodile to the Twits, from the Witches to the BFG, from James to Matilda. Throughout this book, you can delve into stories, poems, memoirs and letters galore all wonderfully illustrated by Quentin Blake as well as other well-known artists, including Raymond Briggs, Babette Cole, Posy Simmonds and Ralph Steadman. This book is the perfect gift for Roald Dahl fans and for all those yet to discover his magic.

Skin and Other Stories

release date: Jan 01, 2002
Skin and Other Stories
Introduces teenagers to the adult short stories of Roald Dahl.

Roald Dahl's Opposites

release date: Jan 25, 2022
Roald Dahl's 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.

Roald Dahl's ABC

release date: Jun 13, 2019
Roald Dahl's ABC
A is for . . . Anteater B is for . . . Books C is for . . . Crocodile D is for . . . Delicious! Learn your letters with the gloriumptious Roald Dahl''s ABC, from the world''s NUMBER ONE storyteller (and with some help from LOTS of Dahl characters too!). Bursting with Quentin Blake''s illustrations, discover the world of Dahl, letter by letter. And keep an eye out for: Roald Dahl''s Colours Roald Dahl''s ABC Roald Dahl''s Opposites

A Roald Dahl Selection

release date: Jan 01, 2000
A Roald Dahl Selection
Edited by George Kulbacki, this collection brings together nine intriguing and astonishing stories by one of the most outstanding storytellers of our time. Stories include Man from the South, Lamb to the Slaughter, The Landlady, The Champion of the World, Galloping Foxley, Mrs Bixby and the Colonel''s Coat, The Ratcatcher and The Hitchhiker

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!

Roald Dahl Scribble Book

release date: Sep 01, 2016
Roald Dahl Scribble Book
Draw your own Chocolate Factory! Design a fantastic home for Mr Fox! Dream some dreams! Write, draw and imagine your way through this fun collection of creative activities, all inspired by the wonderful world of Roald Dahl.

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.

The Twits

release date: Jan 01, 2007
The Twits
The misadventures of two terrible old people who enjoy playing nasty tricks and are finally outwitted by a family of monkeys.

Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected

release date: Jan 01, 1990
Roald Dahl's Tales of the Unexpected
Dahl is a master at introducing readers to a new sense of what lurks beneath the ordinary.

Roald Dahl's Colours

release date: Jun 13, 2019
Roald Dahl's Colours
Learn your colours with Roald Dahl''s Colours, from the world''s NUMBER ONE storyteller (and with some help from your favourite Dahl friends). Quentin Blake''s iconic illustrations and a GIANT lift-the-flap will help you discover all the colours of the rainbow. This sturdy board book is the perfect introduction for titchy toddlers to the world of Roald Dahl - and is just right for little hands. Also look out for: Roald Dahl''s Opposites Roald Dahl''s ABC Roald Dahl''s 123

Roald Dahl's the Twelve Days of Christmas

release date: Oct 17, 2019
Roald Dahl's the Twelve Days of Christmas
. . . on the third day of Christmas, my true love gave to me . . . Three Naughty Muggle-Wumps, Two Smelly Twits and Matilda in the library! This gloriumptious book is packed full of- - whipple-scrumptious recipes for festive feasting - tricksy pranks guaranteed to get you on the naughty list - amazing chrimbo activities to impress (or prank) your family - jolly jokes that are even better than the ones in the crackers All themed around the most beloved characters from the world''s favourite storyteller!

Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes

release date: Jan 01, 1995
Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes
Presents humorous retellings of six well-known fairy tales featuring surprise endings in place of the traditional happily-ever-after.

Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories

release date: Jan 01, 2012
Roald Dahl's Book of Ghost Stories
Fourteen terrifying ghost stories chosen by the master of the macabre, Roald Dahl. ''Spookiness is the real purpose of the ghost story. It should give you the creeps and disturb your thoughts . . .'' Who better to choose the ultimate in spine-chillers than Roald Dahl, whose own sinister stories have teased and twisted the imagination of millions? Here are fourteen of his favourite ghost stories, including Sheridan Le Fanu''s The Ghost of a Hand, Edith Wharton''s Afterward, Cynthia Asquith''s The Corner Shop and Mary Treadgold''s The Telephone. Roald Dahl, the brilliant and worldwide acclaimed author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, and many more classics for children, also wrote scores of short stories for adults. These delightfully disturbing tales have often been filmed and were most recently the inspiration for the West End play, Roald Dahl''s Twisted Tales by Jeremy Dyson. Roald Dahl''s stories continue to make readers shiver today.

Roald Dahl's Little Library

release date: Sep 17, 2019
Roald Dahl's Little Library
ONE enormous crocodile, TWO little mice, THREE mischievous monkeys . . . With a little help from Roald Dahl and some of his most famous characters your can learn all about: Whizzpopping numbers Splendiferous colours Glorumptious opposites Phizz-whizzing creatures A delightful treat for curious little hands, this little library is perfect for introducing titchy toddlers to new concepts, and to the imaginative world of Roald Dahl.

Roald Dahl's Mischief and Mayhem

release date: Jan 01, 2015
Roald Dahl's Mischief and Mayhem
"Published in Great Britain by Penguin Books Ltd., 2013."

Madness

release date: Aug 25, 2016
Madness
From Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail, a newly collected book of his darkest stories. ''There is a pleasure sure in being mad, which none but madmen know'' Our greatest fear is of losing control - of our lives, but, most of all, of ourselves. In these ten unsettling tales of unexpected madness master storyteller Roald Dahl explores what happens when we let go our sanity. Among other stories, you''ll meet the husband with a jealous fixation on the family cat, the landlady who wants her guests to stay forever, the man whose taste for pork leads him astray and the wife with a pathological fear of being late. Dahl understood our deepest secrets, desires and fears and Madness is one of four books - the rest being Lust, Cruelty and Deception - that explore our hidden selves.

Roald Dahl's Revolting Recipes

release date: Jan 01, 1997
Roald Dahl's Revolting Recipes
Offers simple, step-by-step recipes for dishes mentioned in Roald Dahl''s works, including such delicacies as "Bruce Bogtrotter''s Sensational Chocolate Cake" and "Stinkbug Eggs."

Someone Like You

release date: Jan 01, 2011
Someone Like You
Fifteen classic tales told by the grand master of the short story, Roald Dahl. In Someone Like You, Roald Dahl''s first collection of his world famous dark and sinister adult stories, a wife serves a dish that baffles the police; a harmless bet suddenly becomes anything but; a curious machine reveals a horrifying truth about plants; and a man lies awake waiting to be bitten by the venomous snake asleep on his stomach. Through vendettas and desperate quests, bitter memories and sordid fantasies, Roald Dahl''s stories portray the strange and unexpected, sending a shiver down the spine. ''One of the most widely read and influential writers of our generation'' The Times Discover all things Dahl at www.roalddahl.com

More About Boy

release date: Sep 15, 2009
More About Boy
Humorous anecdotes from the author''s childhood describe summer vacations in Norway and life in an English boarding school.

Roald Dahl Creative Writing with James and the Giant Peach: How to Write Phenomenal Poetry

release date: Jan 23, 2020
Roald Dahl Creative Writing with James and the Giant Peach: How to Write Phenomenal Poetry
Discover limericks, narrative poems, acrostics and haiku with the World''s NUMBER ONE Storyteller! Float off with James and his insect friends and learn how to use poetic language in stories and poems. 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 write with rhythm and rhyme, and practise performing your very own poems. 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!

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!

Roald Dahl's Marvellous Joke Book

release date: Jan 01, 2012
Roald Dahl's Marvellous Joke Book
From chocolate-covered chickens to grizzly grouchy grandmas and the disgusting Twists, this fantabulous book of fantastically funny jokes will keep you and your friends chuckling for hours. And it''s all for a very good cause - royalties from the sale of this very special book go towards Roald Dahl''s Marvellous Children''s Charity, helping to make seriously ill children''s lives better. Which famous writer goes well with a hot dog? Roll Dahl! What''s green and goes up and down? A Snozzcumber in a lift! What''s a rabbit''s favourite music? Hip-hop!

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!

The Magic Finger

release date: Jan 01, 2009
The Magic Finger
Angered by a neighboring family''s sport hunting, an eight-year-old girl turns her magic finger on them.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

release date: Jan 01, 1988
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
What happens when the five luckiest children in the entire world walk through the doors of Willy Wonka''s famous, mysterious chocolate factory? What happens when, one by one, the children disobey Mr. Wonka''s orders? In Dahl''s most popular story, the nasty are punished and the good are deliciously, sumptuously rewarded. "From the Hardcover edition."

Roald Dahl's Rotsome Words 2020

release date: Sep 03, 2020
Roald Dahl's Rotsome Words 2020
The perfect introduction to the naughtiest words and phrases created by Roald Dahl with redunculous language notes. Find insulting similes and learn a load of poppyrot. Use words in a brilliantly disgusterous way.

Roald Dahl's Even More Revolting Recipes

release date: Jan 01, 2001
Roald Dahl's Even More Revolting Recipes
Offers simple, step-by-step recipes for dishes mentioned in Roald Dahl''s works, including such delicacies as boiled slobbages and grobswitchy cake.

Roald Dahl: Animals

release date: Aug 17, 2021

Roald Dahl's Cookbook

release date: Jan 01, 1996
Roald Dahl's Cookbook
A mixture of anecdotes covering Roald Dahl''s family, his childhood, and his happiness at home, and many of the recipes included have acquired a particular significance over the years. The book includes recipes for all occasions, and contributions from Peter Ustinov, John Le Carre and others.

Matilda

release date: Feb 07, 2013
Matilda
A 25th anniversary collector''s edition of the popular classic by the award-winning late author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory follows the story of an exceptional little girl whose lazy parents dismiss her as a nuisance and who discovers in the wake of a cruel headmistress''s bullying that she has a remarkable power with which to avenge herself.

The Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl

release date: Jan 01, 1991
The Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl
Published to celebrate what would have been Dahl''s 75th birthday and including two stories not previously published in this country.

15 Copy Story Collection

release date: May 01, 2016
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