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Dahl, Roald

Overview
Works: 1,935 works in 10,817 publications in 47 languages and 233,826 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Drama  Film adaptations  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Humorous stories  Fairy tales  Fantasy fiction  Pictorial works 
Subject Headings: Authors, English 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Performer, Scenarist, Creator, Contributor, Other, Interviewee, Author of introduction, Dedicatee, Correspondent, Narrator, Conceptor
Classifications: PZ7.D1515, [FIC]
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Roald Dahl
 
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Most widely held works by Roald Dahl
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl( Book )
320 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 12,641 WorldCat member 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 )
302 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 11,397 WorldCat member 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 )
442 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 42 languages and held by 9,515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five-year old Matilda longs for her parents to be good and loving and understanding, but they are none of these things. They are perfectly horrid to her. Matilda invents a game of punishing them each time they treat her badly and she soon discovers she has supernatural powers
The BFG by Roald Dahl( Book )
231 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 22 languages and held by 8,359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kidsnatched from her orphanage 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
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl( Book )
285 editions published between 1889 and 2014 in 22 languages and held by 7,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all-out to get rid of the fox and his family
Charlie and the great glass elevator : the further adventures of Charlie Bucket and Willy Wonka, chocolate-maker extraordinary by Roald Dahl( Book )
191 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 7,933 WorldCat member 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 )
285 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 26 languages and held by 7,226 WorldCat member 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 )
203 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 6,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young English boy describes his relationship with his father and the special adventure they share together
The twits by Roald Dahl( Book )
163 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 6,278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The misadventures of two terrible old people who enjoy playing nasty tricks and are finally outwitted by a family of monkeys
George's marvelous medicine by Roald Dahl( Book )
218 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in 21 languages and held by 5,912 WorldCat member 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 magic finger by Roald Dahl( Book )
212 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 20 languages and held by 5,871 WorldCat member 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 )
167 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 4,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Enormous Crocodile is a horrid greedy grumptious brute who loves to guzzle up little boys and girls. But the other animals have had enough of his cunning tricks, so they scheme to get the better of this foul fiend, once and for all!
Esio Trot by Roald Dahl( Book )
135 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 4,449 WorldCat member 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
The wonderful story of Henry Sugar, and six more by Roald Dahl( Book )
150 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 4,119 WorldCat member 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
The giraffe and the pelly and me by Roald Dahl( Book )
110 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 4,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company certainly doesn't. They don't need a pail, either, because they have a pelican with a bucket-sized beak. With a monkey to do the washing and Billy as their manager, this business is destined for success. Now they have their big break--a chance to clean all 677 windows of the Hampshire House, owned by the richest man in all of England! That's exciting enough, but along the way there are surprises and adventures beyond their wildest window-washing dreams
Roald Dahl's Revolting rhymes by Roald Dahl( Book )
143 editions published between 1982 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 3,722 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents humorous retellings of six well-known fairy tales featuring surprise endings in place of the traditional happily-ever-after
Roald Dahl's revolting recipes by Roald Dahl( Book )
27 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 2,791 WorldCat member 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
Matilda by Roald Dahl( Recording )
101 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,784 WorldCat member 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 Minpins by Roald Dahl( Book )
63 editions published between 1991 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 2,782 WorldCat member 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
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl( Recording )
110 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,605 WorldCat member 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
 
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Alternative Names
Dahl, Roal 1916-1990
Dahl, Roald
Dāl, Rawāl 1916-1990
Dalʹ, Roalʹd
Dalʹ, Roalʹd 1916-1990
Dal, Ruald
Dāls, Roalds 1916-1990
Luo'erde, Da'er 1916-1990
Roald Dahl
Roald Dal
Tal, Roaltŭ 1916-1990
Даль, Роальд
Даль, Роальд 1916-1990
דאל, רואלד
דאל, רואלד 1916-1990
דל, רואלד 1916-1990
ダール, R
ダール, ロアルド
ロアルド・ダール
达尔罗尔德
Languages
English (2,933)
Spanish (281)
French (256)
German (153)
Dutch (134)
Italian (127)
Catalan (85)
Japanese (45)
Basque (33)
Polish (31)
Chinese (30)
Swedish (28)
Finnish (25)
Slovenian (23)
Galician (19)
Czech (17)
Persian (16)
Danish (16)
Thai (14)
Korean (13)
Welsh (12)
Afrikaans (11)
Scots (9)
Portuguese (9)
Norwegian (8)
Greek, Modern (7)
Russian (6)
Turkish (4)
Romanian (4)
Croatian (3)
Indonesian (3)
Vietnamese (3)
Hebrew (3)
Multiple languages (3)
Arabic (2)
Ukrainian (2)
Hindi (2)
Frisian (2)
Sinhalese (2)
Scottish Gaelic (2)
Serbian (2)
Slovak (2)
Hungarian (2)
Icelandic (1)
Tamil (1)
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