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Over 100 years after his birth, Roald Dahl's stories continue to inspire children and adults around the world. 

From his creative use of language to his memorable characters, Roald's books have been adapted into musicals, films, plays, TV shows, operas, artworks, and much more.

Whether you're an educator looking to bring that creativity into the classroom, a would-be writer on the look-out for some tips or a reader like Matilda wanting some more book suggestions, there are lots of ways to celebrate Roald Dahl's continuing legacy...

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Children decorate Wonka bars at the Roald Dahl Museum and Story Centre

Roald Dahl's wife Liccy celebrates Roald Dahl Day with children in Newcastle


Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.

Roald Dahl 1

The Minpins

Don’t worry about the bits you can’t understand. Sit back and allow the words to wash around you, like music.

Mrs Phelps 1

Roald Dahl's Matilda