Audio Books by Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl is the author of The Eejits (2016), The GFG: The Guid Freendly Giant (2016), The Enormous Crocodile's Finger Puppet Book (2020), Roald Dahl: Revolting Things to Touch and Feel (2020) and other 494 books.

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The Eejits

release date: Aug 18, 2016
The Eejits
Mr Eejit wis AN EEJIT HE WIS BOARN AN EEJIT AND NOO AT THE GRAUND AULD AGE O SIXTY, HE WIS A BIGGER EEJIT THAN EVER. In The Twits, Roald Dahl’s story about the world’s most revolting couple, Mr Twit was horrible and hairy and his wife Mrs Twit was just plain ugly. Now they are honkin, maukit, bowfin and clarty and Mrs Eejit’s hackitness is revealed in all its manky glory. Read Matthew Fitt’s much loved translation of this children’s classic to find out what sleekit terrible things the Eejits do to each other.

The GFG: The Guid Freendly Giant

release date: Jun 30, 2016
The GFG: The Guid Freendly Giant
To celebrate the Roald Dahl centenary, we''ve translated one of Dahl''s best-loved books into Scots for the very first time. And with the Spielberg movie also coming out this summer, this addition to Dahl Scots will be hugely popular, taking a new look at a hugely popular modern classic. I is the GUID FREENDLY GIANT! I is the GFG. Ae nicht, sophy is wheeched fae her bed in the orphanage by the muckle haund o a giant. Lucky for her, it belangs tae the Guid Freendly Giant. The GFG disna eat wee lassies. He jist eats footsie feechcumbers an drinks fuzzleglog. But there are ither giants that are no sae freendly an that snashter up slaversome human beans for their tea. Read Susan Rennie''s new translation tae find oot if Sophy an her new freend can think on a sleekit ploy tae stap the likes o the Bluidsqueesher, the Girslegorbler, the Slaistermaister, an their hail ugsome clan!

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!

How to Avoid Witches

release date: Sep 01, 2020
How to Avoid Witches
Inspired by Roald Dahl''s spine-tingling story The Witches, we present the ultimate guide to witch-spotting, stuffed with fun activities, stories, jokes and more! **BRAND NEW FEATURE FILM COMING TO CINEMAS IN 2020, STARRING ANNE HATHAWAY, OCTAVIA SPENCER, CHRIS ROCK AND STANLEY TUCCI** Witches are hiding everywhere in plain sight and want to rid the world of smelly children like YOU! ''For all you know, a witch might be living next door to you right now . . .'' It''s tricky to spot them because they look so ORDINARY. They have ORDINARY jobs, live in ORDINARY houses and wear ORDINARY clothes. That''s what makes them so hard to catch . . . This book is the ultimate guide to bringing down witch-kind, packed with activities, extracts from the original story, games and bonus material.

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!

Love from Boy

release date: Jan 01, 2016
Love from Boy
A revealing collection of personal letters written by the iconic author to his mother details his early childhood milestones, travels to Africa, Royal Air Force service, work in Washington D.C., literary achievements, and rise in Hollywood.

Beware the Witches!

release date: Aug 25, 2020
Beware the Witches!
Roald Dahl''s The Witches has filled readers of all ages with both terror and delight since it was first published. This sticker and activity book includes excerpts from the book along with drawing and coloring activities, puzzles, games, and plenty of witch-spotting tips to keep readers safe! Quentin Blake''s classic illustrations and two sheets of fun stickers round out this frighteningly fun activity book.

Penguin Readers Level 4: Going Solo (ELT Graded Reader)

release date: Jul 30, 2020
Penguin Readers Level 4: Going Solo (ELT Graded Reader)
Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series for learners of English as a foreign language. Each title includes carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language learning exercises. The eBook edition does not include access to additional online resources. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, introducing language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework of Reference for language learning (CEFR). Exercises at the back of each Reader help language learners to practise grammar, vocabulary, and key exam skills. Before, during and after-reading questions test readers'' story comprehension and develop vocabulary. Visit the Penguin Readers website Exclusively with the print edition, readers can unlock online resources including a digital book, audio edition, lesson plans and answer keys. Roald Dahl flew planes in the Second World War (1939-1945) when Germany, Italy and Japan fought against Britain and other countries. Going Solo is Dahl''s time with the RAF (Royal Air Force). He writes "I did not need to leave out anything here because every moment was, to me, totally interesting."

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Songbook

release date: Jun 01, 2015
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Songbook
(Vocal Selections). 11 songs penned by Marc Shaiman for the London theatrical release of the musical adaptation of Roald Dahl''s children''s novel of the same name. This collection includes piano/vocal arrangements with the melody in the piano part. Songs: Almost Nearly Perfect * Don''cha Pinch Me Charlie * If Your Mother Were Here * It Must Be Believed to Be Seen * A Letter from Charlie Bucket * A Little Me * More of Him to Love * Pure Imagination * Simply Second Nature * Strike That, Reverse It * When Veruca Says.

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!

Roald Dahl's Mischief and Mayhem

release date: Apr 14, 2015
Roald Dahl's Mischief and Mayhem
Pranks, tricks, mischief, and more in this ideal companion book to Roald Dahl''s beloved novels! Professional tricksters put your cunning to the test. Inside this wicked little book you''ll find step-by-step instructions for making mischief and mayhem as well as outrageous jokes, fiendish quizzes, and a few smelly surprises. Includes extracts from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG, The Witches, and more. Like The Missing Golden Ticket and Other Splendiferous Secrets, this book is a wonderful complement to Roald Dahl novels, with tons of great extras fans will love. It’s the perfect way to complete your Dahl collection!

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: the Magic Finger Activity Book - Ladybird Readers Level 4

release date: Jan 30, 2020
Roald Dahl: the Magic Finger Activity Book - Ladybird Readers Level 4
"I have a Magic Finger. When I get angry . . .things begin to happen!" What will happen when the finger is pointed at the Gregg family? This Activity Book accompanies the Reader. It provides practice of key language structures and vocabulary, while developing a range of skills- singing, spelling and writing, reading, speaking, and listening. Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Recommended for children aged 4+, the eight levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2+) and include language activities that help develop key skills and provide preparation for the Cambridge English- Young Learners (YLE) exams. This Level 4 Activity Book is A2 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Flyers exams. The activities encourage children to practice longer sentences with up to three clauses, more complex past and future tense structures, modal verbs and a wider variety of conjunctions.

Roald Dahl: the Enormous Crocodile Activity Book - Ladybird Readers Level 3

release date: Jan 30, 2020
Roald Dahl: the Enormous Crocodile Activity Book - Ladybird Readers Level 3
In the jungle lives an enormous crocodile with clever ideas. He wants to eat children. Will the animals in the jungle keep the children safe? This Activity Book accompanies the Reader. It provides practice of key language structures and vocabulary, while developing a range of skills- singing, spelling and writing, reading, speaking, and listening. Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Recommended for children aged 4+, the eight levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework (Pre-A1 to A2+) and include language activities that help develop key skills and provide preparation for the Cambridge English- Young Learners (YLE) exams. This Level 3 Activity Book is A1+ in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Movers exams. The activities encourage children to practice longer sentences with up to three clauses, some expression of future meaning, comparisons, contractions and relative clauses.

Roald Dahl: the Magic Finger - Ladybird Readers Level 4

release date: Jan 30, 2020
Roald Dahl: the Magic Finger - Ladybird Readers Level 4
"I have a Magic Finger. When I get angry . . . things begin to happen!" What will happen when the finger is pointed at the Gregg family? Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills. The eight levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. Roald Dahl: The Magic Finger, a Level 4 Reader, is A2 in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Flyers exams. The longer text is made up of sentences with up to three clauses, more past and future tense structures, modal verbs and a wider variety of conjunctions.

Roald Dahl: the Giraffe, the Pelly and Me - Ladybird Readers Level 3

release date: Jan 30, 2020
Roald Dahl: the Giraffe, the Pelly and Me - Ladybird Readers Level 3
One day, Billy meets the Giraffe, the Pelican, and the Monkey, who wash windows to buy food. Will Billy help the animals? Ladybird Readers is a graded reading series of traditional tales, popular characters, modern stories, and non-fiction, written for young learners of English as a foreign or second language. Beautifully illustrated and carefully written, the series combines the best of Ladybird content with the structured language progression that will help children develop their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills. The eight levels of Readers and Activity Books follow the CEFR framework and include language activities that provide preparation for the Cambridge English: Young Learners (YLE) exams. Roald Dahl: The Giraffe, the Pelly and Me, a Level 3 Reader, is A1+ in the CEFR framework and supports YLE Movers exams. The longer text is made up of sentences with up to three clauses, some expression of future meaning, comparisons, contractions and relative clauses.

Roald Dahl Creative Writing with Fantastic Mr Fox: How to Write a Marvellous Plot

release date: Jan 23, 2020
Roald Dahl Creative Writing with Fantastic Mr Fox: How to Write a Marvellous Plot
Plan brilliant beginnings, magnificent middles and excellent endings with the World''s NUMBER ONE Storyteller! Think up terrific stories with Fantastic Mr Fox and learn how to structure the perfect plot. 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 action scenes, perspective and tense to write an exciting story. 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!

The Complete Adventures of Charlie and Mr Willy Wonka

release date: Feb 17, 2014
The Complete Adventures of Charlie and Mr Willy Wonka
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator together in a single bumper volume with phizz-whizzing new Roald Dahl branding! In CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Mr Willy Wonka opened the gates of his amazing factory to Charlie Bucket, our hero, and four repulsive children. They are Augustus Gloop (greedy), Veruca Salt (spoiled), Violet Beauregard (gum-chewer) and Mike Teavee (TV addict). Next, in CHARLIE AND THE GREAT GLASS ELVEVATOR, Charlie and his family find themselves orbiting the Earth with Mr Willy Wonka. WHOOSH! So grab your gizzard! Hold your hats! Pay attention please. Mr Wonka wouldn''t like to lose any of you at this stage of the proceedings . . . Listen to CHARLIE and other 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! Look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! inspired by the revolting Twits.

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.

Roald Dahl's Story-Sketcher

release date: Aug 14, 2014
Roald Dahl's Story-Sketcher
This doodle book is the perfect way for every young Roald Dahl fan to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. This 128-page doodle book includes activities based many of Roald Dahl’s most famous stories, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and features the iconic artwork of Quentin Blake.

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 Umbrella Man and Other Stories

release date: Jun 20, 2013
The Umbrella Man and Other Stories
Is it really possible to invent a machine that does the job of a writer? What is it about the landlady''s house that makes it so hard for her guests to leave? Does Sir Basil Turton value most his wife or one of his priceless sculptures? These compelling tales are a perfect introduction to the adult writing of a storytelling genius.

The Missing Golden Ticket and Other Splendiferous Secrets

release date: Jun 13, 2013
The Missing Golden Ticket and Other Splendiferous Secrets
Secrets and surprises from Roald Dahl! Feast your eyes on a secret! Between these covers is a long-lost chapter—and the original ending—from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and other delicious never-before-seen tidbits from Mr. Wonka''s factory. Then slip into some tasty tales from Roald Dahl''s life to discover more about the world''s No. 1 storyteller. No Roald Dahl collection is complete without this splendiferous treat!

D is for Dahl

release date: May 30, 2013
D is for Dahl
Did you know that Roald Dahl loved chocolate, but never ate spaghetti? Or that he was a terrible speller? Or that he had four sisters? D Is for Dahl is an A to Z collection of facts, trivia, and zany details that bring Roald Dahl and his memorable characters to life. Filled with Quentin Blake''s illustrations plus black-and-white photos, each spread is exploding with information about the creator of Willy Wonka, James, and Matilda--from his family tree to the exact type of pencil he used to write his stories. Perfect for devoted fans and Dahl newcomers alike, this is a gloriumptious guide to the world of Roald Dahl. From the Trade Paperback edition.

The Mildenhall Treasure

release date: Jan 01, 2020

Skin and Other Stories

release date: May 30, 2013
Skin and Other Stories
How would you get rid of a murder weapon without causing suspicion? Where would you hide a diamond where no one else would think of looking? What if you found out that the tattoo on your back was worth over a million dollars? You will discover that just about anything is possible in a Roald Dahl story, and here are eleven of his very best.

Innocence

release date: Aug 10, 2017
Innocence
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 . . . What makes us innocent and how do we come to lose it? Featuring the autobiographical stories telling of Roald Dahl''s boyhood and youth as well as four further tales of innocence betrayed, Dahl touches on the joys and horrors of growing up. Among other stories, you''ll read about the wager that destroys a girl''s faith in her father, the landlady who has plans for her unsuspecting young guest and the commuter who is horrified to discover that a fellow passenger once bullied him at school. Featuring extraordinary cover art by Charming Baker, whose paintings echo the dark and twisted world of Dahl''s short stories. Roald Dahl reveals even more about the darker side of human nature in seven other centenary editions: Lust, Madness, Cruelty, Deception, Trickery, War and Fear.

Lamb to the Slaughter-The Wish

release date: Jan 01, 2020

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! With whipple-scrumptious recipes for festive feasting, tricksy pranks to get you on the naughty list, amazing Chrimbo activities and jolly jokes guaranteed to make Santa ho-ho-ho, the world''s favourite storyteller brings you everything you need for a very merry Christmas!

Bitch

release date: Nov 09, 2012
Bitch
"Dahl is too good a storyteller to become predictable." —The Daily Telegraph “Bitch” is the last story in Switch Bitch, a collection of four tales of seduction and suspense told by the grand master of the short story, Roald Dahl. It features Dahl''s notorious hedonist Oswald Hendryks Cornelius (or plain old Uncle Oswald), whose exploits are frequently as extraordinary as they are scandalous. In “Bitch” as well as in the other black comedies of Switch Bitch, Roald Dahl brilliantly captures the ins and outs, highs and lows of sex. 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 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.

Esio Trot

release date: Nov 01, 2012
Esio Trot
Phizzwhizzing new cover look and branding for the World''s NUMBER ONE Storyteller! This is the wonderful and warm-hearted Roald Dahl classic, Esio Trot. Mr Hoppy really loves his neighbour Mrs Silver, and Mrs Silver really loves her tortoise, Alfie. One day Mrs Silver asks Mr Hoppy how to make Alfie grow, and suddenly Mr Hoppy knows the way to win her heart. With the help of a magical spell and some cabbage leaves, can Mr Hoppy be happy at last? "A true genius . . . Roald Dahl is my hero" David Walliams Listen to ESIO TROT and other 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! Look out for new Roald Dahl apps in the App store and Google Play- including the disgusting TWIT OR MISS! inspired by the revolting Twits.

Pig (A Roald Dahl Short Story)

release date: Sep 13, 2012
Pig (A Roald Dahl Short Story)
Pig is a brilliant gem of a short story from Roald Dahl, the master of the sting in the tail. In Pig, Roald Dahl, one of the world''s favourite authors, tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here, a boy who grows into an accomplished cook goes in search of a final, elusive recipe . . . Pig is taken from the short story collection Kiss Kiss, which includes ten other devious and shocking stories, featuring the wife who pawns the mink coat from her lover with unexpected results; the priceless piece of furniture that is the subject of a deceitful bargain; a wronged woman taking revenge on her dead husband, and others. ''Unnerving bedtime stories, subtle, proficient, hair-raising and done to a turn.'' (San Francisco Chronicle ) This story is also available as a Penguin digital audio download read by Stephanie Beacham. 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.

Neck (A Roald Dahl Short Story)

release date: Sep 13, 2012
Neck (A Roald Dahl Short Story)
Neck is a short, sharp, frightening story from Roald Dahl, the master of the shocking tale In Neck, Roald Dahl, one of the world''s favourite authors, tells a sinister story about the darker side of human nature. Here, a sculpture comes between a scheming wife and her put-upon husband . . . Neck is taken from the short story collection Someone Like You, which includes seventeen other devious and shocking stories, featuring the wife who serves a dish that baffles the police; a curious machine that reveals the horrifying truth about plants; the man waiting to be bitten by the venomous snake asleep on his stomach; and others. ''The absolute master of the twist in the tale.'' (Observer) This story is also available as a Penguin digital audio download read by Julian Rhind-Tutt. 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.
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