New Release Books by Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl is the author of Matilda (2022), Willy Wonka's Everlasting Book of Fun (2022), Never Grow Up (2021), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2021) and other 495 books.

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Matilda

release date: Feb 17, 2022
Matilda
A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero David Walliams Matilda''s parents have called her some terrible things, but the truth is she''s a genius and they''re the stupid ones. Underestimating Matilda proves to be a big mistake as they, along with her spiteful headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, soon find out when Matilda discovers she has a very special power.

Willy Wonka's Everlasting Book of Fun

release date: May 10, 2022
Willy Wonka's Everlasting Book of Fun
How do you make a chocolate milkshake? You give it a fright! Keep boredom at bay with Willy Wonka as your host in Willy Wonka''s Everlasting Book of Fun. Filled with practical jokes, activities, and fun recipes for any occassion, this book is perfect for fans who want to bring the excitement of the Chocolate Factory to life!

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.

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

release date: May 04, 2021
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Willy Wonka''s famous chocolate factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are: Augustus Gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating; Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger; Violet Beauregarde, a dim-witted gum-chewer with the fastest jaws around; Mike Teavee, a toy pistol-toting gangster-in-training who is obsessed with television; and Charlie Bucket, Our Hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true, and good and ready for the wildest time of his life! "Rich in humor, acutely observant, Dahl lets his imagination rip in fairyland." --The New York Times

Roald Dahl Opposites

release date: Jan 25, 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.

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!

Roald Dahl Colors

release date: Jan 25, 2022
Roald Dahl Colors
Learn your colors with Roald Dahl, the World''s No. 1 Storyteller! This deluxe board book is the perfect way to learn about colors. 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 a child''s bookshelf.

Roald Dahl: Twelve Days of Christmas

release date: Oct 14, 2021
Roald Dahl: Twelve Days of Christmas
On the first day of Christmas a chiddler gave to me . . . . . . a simply enormous CROCODILE! Count down the twelve days of Christmas with this gloriumptious twist on the classic festive rhyme. From golden tickets to fantastic friends, this sturdy board book is the perfect way to introduce little learners to their first numbers at Christmas! Look out for more marvellous board books for titchy toddlers- Roald Dahl- Words Roald Dahl- Shapes Roald Dahl- Colours Roald Dahl- ABC Roald Dahl- 123 Roald Dahl- Opposites Roald Dahl- Animal Sounds Roald Dahl- Lift-the-flap Hide and Seek

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!''

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.

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
"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"--

Roald Dahl: Animals

release date: Aug 17, 2021

Roald Dahl: Lift-The-Flap Hide and Seek

release date: Aug 03, 2021

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.

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.

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: Jan 01, 2017
George's Marvelous Medicine
George decides that his grumpy, selfish old grandmother must be a witch and concocts some marvelous medicine to take care of her.

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.

Dirty Beasts

release date: Sep 13, 2016
Dirty Beasts
Dirty Beasts is a collection of hilarious animal rhymes from the World''s NUMBER ONE Storyteller! With amazing full-colour illustrations by Quentin Blake. A collection of (mainly) grisly beasts out for human blood, ranging from Gocky-Wock the crocodile to Sting-A-Ling the scorpion. Described in verse with all Dahl''s usual gusto and illustrated in suitably lurid style by Quentin Blake. ''A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero'' - David Walliams Exciting, bold and instantly recognisable with Quentin Blake''s inimitable artwork. Look out for the whole collection of wondercrump Roald Dahl books!

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.

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.

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?

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!

Cruelty

release date: Aug 25, 2016
Cruelty
PERFECT for fans of Roald Dahl. Think you know Dahl? Think again. There''s still a whole world of Dahl to discover in a newly collected book of his deliciously dark tales for adults . . . ''Cruelty has a human heart . . .'' Even when we mean to be kind we can sometimes be cruel. We each have a streak of nastiness inside us. In these ten tales of cruelty master storyteller Roald Dahl explores how and why it is we make others suffer. Among others, you''ll read the story of two young bullies and the boy they torment, the adulterous wife who uncovers her husband''s secret, the man with a painting tattooed on his back whose value he doesn''t appreciate and the butler and chef who run rings around their obnoxious employer. Roald Dahl reveals even more about the darker side of human nature in seven other centenary editions: Lust, Madness, Deception, Innocence, Trickery, War and Fear.

Lust

release date: Aug 25, 2016
Lust
PERFECT for fans of Roald Dahl. Think you know Dahl? Think again. There''s still a whole world of Dahl to discover in a newly collected book of his deliciously dark tales for adults . . . We fall not in love but in lust . . . Lust, in all its myriad forms, consumes us. What won''t we do to achieve our heart''s desire? In these ten tales of twisted love master storyteller Roald Dahl explores how our darkest impulses reveal who we really are. Here you''ll read a story concerning wife swapping with a sting in its tail, hear of the aphrodisiac that drives men into a frenzy, discover the last act in a tale of jilted first love and discover the naked truth of art, among others. Roald Dahl reveals even more about the darker side of human nature in seven other centenary editions: Cruelty, Madness, Deception, Innocence, Trickery, War and Fear.

Madness

release date: Aug 25, 2016
Madness
PERFECT for fans of Roald Dahl. Think you know Dahl? Think again. There''s still a whole world of Dahl to discover in a newly collected book of his deliciously dark tales for adults . . . ''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. Roald Dahl reveals even more about the darker side of human nature in seven other centenary editions: Cruelty, Lust, Deception, Innocence, Trickery, War and Fear.

Deception

release date: Aug 25, 2016
Deception
THE PERFECT GIFT for fans of Roald Dahl. Think you know Dahl? Think again. There''s still a whole world of Dahl to discover in a newly collected book of his deliciously dark tales for adults . . . ''The cruelest lies are often told in silence . . .'' Why do we lie? Why do we deceive those we love most? What do we fear revealing? In these ten tales of deception master storyteller Roald Dahl explores our tireless efforts to hide the truth about ourselves. Here, among many others, you''ll read about how to get away with the perfect murder, the old man whose wagers end in a most disturbing payment, how revenge is sweeter when it is carried out by someone else and the card sharp so good at cheating he does something surprising with his life. Roald Dahl reveals even more about the darker side of human nature in seven other centenary editions: Lust, Madness, Cruelty, Innocence, Trickery, War and Fear.

The Sleekit Mr Tod

release date: Aug 18, 2016
The Sleekit Mr Tod
Weel, MA DEARIE, WHIT’LL IT BE THIS TIME? A SONSIE fat chookie fae Boggin? A DEUK or a GOOSE fae Boonce? Or a braw BUBBLY JOCK fae BEEK? Mr Tod needs to feed his family, but fermers Boggin, Boonce and Beek are as grippy as ony men ye could meet. And so the scene is set for a muckle battle between the tremendous tods and the scunnersome fermers. Read James Robertson’s braw translation of Roald Dahl’s classic story to find out if the Sleekit Mr Tod is sleekit enough to escape their wrath.
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