I Love Roald Dahl Books

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    I first read his book James

    and The Giant peach in 6th grade and fell in love with it :) After a while Ive already finished reading most of his books like Matilda, the BFG, the Magic Finger and many more... I wish he was still alive, its been 4 years since I read his books for the first time, Im still a...
    nadinmagdy2000 nadinmagdy2000
    13-15, F
    1 Response Aug 29, 2014

    I Really Love These...

    I read all of Roald Dahl's books as a kid.  My favourite was Danny the Champion of the World but I also have fond memories of Fantastic Mr. Fox and The Twits.   I'm not sure why I liked them so much, but I assume that it's because they're grotesque.  I always...
    Ryuuzaki Ryuuzaki
    22-25, F
    Aug 26, 2009

    It Makes Me Feel Better =)

    I actually thought it was childish and stupid, because I usually read something for adults and..I mean not adults in a meaning that children can't read it! Just like for example "the Poe Shadow", "What Time Devours" and "Blind Faith", it's good...
    NumbNumber NumbNumber
    16-17
    Jul 19, 2009

    Roald Dahl We All Love His Stories For Kids, But Have You Read His Stories For Adults?

    I remember as a teenager picking up a little book which had caught my eye.  It was a collection of short stories of the 'monstrous and macabre' It was entitled "Kiss Kiss" and the author named as Roald Dahl.  I previously thought him to be exclusively a writer for children, so...
    teeny09 teeny09
    36-40, F
    4 Responses Jul 5, 2011

    The Big Friendly Giant, Matilda

    Those were the first "big kid" books I ever read. 
    Mdear Mdear
    18-21, F
    Dec 30, 2011

    My Favourite Books

    We read many books as a child and many of these are forgotten, but Roald Dahl has remained a firm memory in my adult mind. The Twits and the the BFG would have to be my all time Favourites, and the books were only made more exciting when Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda...
    Lisamarie90 Lisamarie90
    22-25, F
    Oct 18, 2012

    Part Of Childhood

    i remember reading these books in middle school as part of english lit,but it wasn't like homework or normal reading,it spoke to the child in all,it was meant so the adult wouldnt get it+as a child it was special because it meant you had someone writing for you,and you aloneit...
    geekoftheweek geekoftheweek
    26-30, F
    1 Response Apr 1, 2011

    The Ones I Remember

    james and the giant peach and danny the champion of the world
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 1, 2009

    Danny, The Champion Of The World

    There are several books that have stayed with me since childhood. Wherever I moved, and I moved a lot, those books got packed and unpacked. One of them is "Danny, the Champion of the World". It's full of heart and adventure and that sweet wackiness that comes from Dahl. I have...
    Fallflower Fallflower
    36-40, F
    2 Responses Dec 30, 2011

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