Most widely held works about Roald Dahl
Most widely held works by Roald Dahl
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl ( Book )
486 editions published between 1900 and 2011 in 33 languages and held by 5,542 libraries worldwide
Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr. Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in his own way.
James and the giant peach : a children's story by Roald Dahl ( Book )
306 editions published between 1961 and 2011 in 24 languages and held by 5,131 libraries worldwide
A young boy escapes from two wicked aunts and embarks on a series of adventures with six giant insects he meets inside a giant peach.
Matilda by Roald Dahl ( Book )
330 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in 38 languages and held by 4,548 libraries worldwide
Matilda applies her untapped mental powers to rid the school of the evil, child-hating headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, and restore her nice teacher, Miss Honey, to financial security.
The BFG by Roald Dahl ( Book )
171 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 23 languages and held by 4,189 libraries worldwide
Kidsnatched from her orphange by a BFG (Big Friendly Giant), who spends his life blowing happy dreams to children, Sophie concocts with him a plan to save the world from nine other man-gobbling cannybull giants.
Charlie and the great glass elevator by Roald Dahl ( Book )
222 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in 26 languages and held by 4,080 libraries worldwide
Taking up where Charlie and the Chocolate Factory leaves off, Charlie, his family, and Mr. Wonka find themselves launched into space in the great glass elevator.
The witches by Roald Dahl ( Book )
200 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in 26 languages and held by 3,776 libraries worldwide
A young boy and his Norwegian grandmother, who is an expert on witches, together foil a witches' plot to destroy the world's children by turning them into mice.
Danny, the champion of the world by Roald Dahl ( Book )
163 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 21 languages and held by 3,442 libraries worldwide
A young English boy describes his relationship with his father and the special adventure they share together.
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl ( Book )
192 editions published between 1576 and 2010 in 24 languages and held by 3,413 libraries worldwide
Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all-out warfare to get rid of the fox and his family.
The twits by Roald Dahl ( Book )
120 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in 14 languages and held by 3,178 libraries worldwide
The misadventures of two terrible old people who enjoy playing nasty tricks and are finally outwitted by a family of monkeys.
Boy : tales of childhood by Roald Dahl ( Book )
124 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 3,112 libraries worldwide
Presents humorous anecdotes from the author's childhood which includes summer vacations in Norway and an English boarding school.
The magic finger by Roald Dahl ( Book )
121 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 19 languages and held by 2,855 libraries worldwide
Angered by a neighboring family's sport hunting, an eight-year-old girl turns her magic finger on them.
The enormous crocodile by Roald Dahl ( Book )
126 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in 14 languages and held by 2,751 libraries worldwide
The enormous crocodile devises secret plans and a few clever tricks to secure his lunch only to have them foiled by his neighbors.
Going solo by Roald Dahl ( Book )
127 editions published between 1986 and 2010 in 12 languages and held by 2,531 libraries worldwide
Continues his memoir "Boy." Recounts his experiences as a young man working in Africa for Shell Oil through his time as a pilot with the RAF.
Esio Trot by Roald Dahl ( Book )
67 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 2,484 libraries worldwide
Shy Mr. Hoppy devises a plan to win the heart of his true love by teaching her a spell to make her tortoise grow bigger. Mr. Hoppy keeps substituting ever-larger tortoises for Mrs. Silver's pet Alfie, in hopes of convincing her to marry him. Mr. Hoppy is smitten with Mrs. Silver, whose main concern is her tortoise. Mr. Hoppy's love for the flowers he grows on his balcony is exceeded only by his love for Mrs. Silver, the lady who lives in the apartment right below his. But because of Mr. Hoppy's shyness and Mrs. SIlver's preoccupation with her pet tortoise, his love remains unrequited, until he shares four "magic" words with Mrs. Silver.
George's marvelous medicine by Roald Dahl ( Book )
50 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 2,463 libraries worldwide
George decides that his grumpy, selfish old grandmother must be a witch and concocts some marvelous medicine to take care of her.
The wonderful story of Henry Sugar, and six more by Roald Dahl ( Book )
68 editions published between 1945 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 2,456 libraries worldwide
If you could see with your eyes closed, how would you use your power? Thats what Henry has to decide in "The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar,"one of the seven stories in this extra-ordinary collection. In addition to imaginative and magical tales, this book also contains the true story of how Roald Dahl became a writer, as well as a copy of the very first nonfiction story he wrote for The Saturday Evening Post.
Roald Dahl's Revolting rhymes by Roald Dahl ( Book )
106 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 2,061 libraries worldwide
Humorous retellings in verse of six well-known fairy tales featuring surprise endings in place of the traditional happily-ever-after.
The giraffe and the pelly and me by Roald Dahl ( Book )
73 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 17 languages and held by 2,039 libraries worldwide
A small boy with a desire to own a candy shop meets a window-washing team of a giraffe, a pelican, and a monkey and together they go to work for the wealthy Duke of Hampshire, who makes all their dreams come true.
The Minpins by Roald Dahl ( Book )
42 editions published between 1991 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,983 libraries worldwide
Little Billy enters the Forest of Sin and meets the Minpins, matchstick-sized people who live in tree cities besieged by the Smoke-Belching Gruncher whom Billy vows to destroy.
Roald Dahl's revolting recipes by Roald Dahl ( Book )
21 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and Welsh and held by 1,590 libraries worldwide
Recipes for Willy Wonka's Nutty Crunch Suprise, George's Marvelous Medicine Chicken Soup and other dishes featured in Roald Dahl's stories.
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Dahl, Roal 1916-1990
Dāl, Rawāl 1916-1990
Luo'erde, Da'er 1916-1990
Tal, Roaltŭ 1916-1990
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Greek, Modern (13)
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