As you’ve probably heard by now, September 13th is the birthday of the celebrated children’s author Roald Dahl, creator of such impish, irreverent, and unforgettable works of fiction as The Witches, Matilda and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. For schools and libraries around the world, it’s an occasion to acknowledge the enormous influence of Dahl’s books on encouraging an early love of words and reading.
Since it’s been a while since we posted anything in our ‘Comical Diversions’ category, we thought we would remedy that with some Marvellous Medicine in the form of a Roald Dahl-themed quiz, “Which Roald Dahl character are you?” - Click on the link to find out. (Credit: Roald Dahl Literary Estate LLP roalddahl.com)
And why not check out this collection of related links, including games and lesson-planning resources, as well as a handy Roald Dahl dictionary.
Happy Roald Dahl Day – enjoy all the cake!