Roald Dahl titles

A list of all Roald Dahl's books, in order of publication

Roald Dahl with Sophie from The BFG, illustrated by Quentin Blake. Image c. Bremner Orr

During his career, Roald Dahl wrote a wide range of material, from short stories for adults to film screenplays to his well-known children's books.

Here is the full list of all his works, broken down by category and listed in order of publication. In total, there are 39 works listed here that were created by Roald Dahl directly, and an additional seven anthologies and further collected writings inspired by his work.

For more information on the individual works, please visit the specific story pages linked to below.

Books, stories, curated collections, and other published works

  1. The Gremlins (1943)
  2. Over To You (1946)
  3. Some Time Never (1948)
  4. Someone Like You (1953)
  5. Kiss Kiss (1960)
  6. James and the Giant Peach (1961)
  7. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (1964)
  8. The Magic Finger (1966)
  9. Fantastic Mr Fox (1968)
  10. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (1972)
  11. Switch Bitch (1974)
  12. Danny, the Champion of the World (1975)
  13. The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and Six More (1977)
  14. The Enormous Crocodile (1978)
  15. My Uncle Oswald (1979)
  16. The Twits (1980)
  17. George's Marvellous Medicine (1981)
  18. Revolting Rhymes (1982)
  19. The BFG (1982)
  20. Dirty Beasts (1983)
  21. The Witches (1983)
  22. Roald Dahl’s Book of Ghost Stories (1983)
  23. Boy: Tales of Childhood (1984)
  24. The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me (1985)
  25. Two Fables (1985)
  26. Going Solo (1986)
  27. Matilda (1988)
  28. Rhyme Stew (1989)
  29. Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life (1989)
  30. Esio Trot (1990)
  31. The Vicar of Nibbleswicke (1991)
  32. The Minpins (1991)
  33. Roald Dahl's Guide to Railway Safety (1991)
  34. My Year (1991)

Play scripts and film screenplays

  1. The Honeys (stage play, 1955)
  2. You Only Live Twice (film screenplay, 1967)
  3. Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (co-wrote film screenplay, 1968)
  4. The Night Digger (film screenplay, 1971)
  5. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (co-wrote film screenplay, 1971)

Anthologies and collections co-written by Roald Dahl or inspired by his writings

  1. The Roald Dahl Cookbook (1991)
  2. Revolting Recipes (1994)
  3. The Roald Dahl Treasury (1997)
  4. Even More Revolting Recipes (2001)
  5. Songs and Verse (2005)
  6. More About Boy (2008)
  7. Completely Revolting Recipes (2009)