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Dahl, Roald

Overview
Works: 2,346 works in 10,009 publications in 38 languages and 220,459 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Drama  Biography  Film adaptations  Personal narratives‡vBritish  Fairy tales  Humorous stories  Fantasy fiction  Musical films 
Subject Headings: Authors, English  Novelists, English 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Performer, Scenarist, Creator, Collaborator, Other, Author of introduction, Interviewee, Conceptor, Dedicatee, Correspondent
Classifications: PZ7.D1515, [FIC]
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Publications about Roald Dahl
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Publications by Roald Dahl, published posthumously.
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Charlie and the great glass elevator: the further adventures of Charlie Bucket and Willy Wonka, chocolate-maker extraordinary by Roald Dahl( Book )
560 editions published between 1900 and 2014 in 20 languages and held by 20,458 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 )
328 editions published between 1961 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 11,304 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 )
355 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 30 languages and held by 8,830 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
Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl( Book )
221 editions published between 1576 and 2014 in 19 languages and held by 7,332 libraries worldwide
Three farmers, each one meaner than the other, try all-out warfare to get rid of the fox and his family
The BFG by Roald Dahl( Book )
117 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 7,272 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
Danny, the champion of the world by Roald Dahl( Book )
204 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 6,419 libraries worldwide
A young English boy describes his relationship with his father and the special adventure they share together
The witches by Roald Dahl( Book )
125 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 6,214 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
The twits by Roald Dahl( Book )
103 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,519 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 )
190 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 16 languages and held by 5,430 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 )
140 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 10 languages and held by 5,267 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 )
144 editions published between 1977 and 2013 in 12 languages and held by 4,693 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
Esio Trot by Roald Dahl( Book )
97 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 13 languages and held by 4,090 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 giraffe and the pelly and me by Roald Dahl( Book )
119 editions published between 1964 and 2014 in 15 languages and held by 3,938 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 wonderful story of Henry Sugar, and six more by Roald Dahl( Book )
82 editions published between 1945 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,616 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
Willy Wonka & the chocolate factory by Leslie Bricusse( visu )
34 editions published between 1971 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 2,594 libraries worldwide
Candy manufacturer Willy Wonka has a contest and hides five golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. All five ticket winners get a free tour of the mysterious Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of Wonka candy. Four of the children are nasty brats who are punished by Willie Wonka with various diabolical, but funny, methods. Only Charlie, a likeable child, wins the heart of the manufacturer
The Minpins by Roald Dahl( Book )
40 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,582 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 )
20 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,581 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
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl( Sound Recording )
94 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,468 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
Chitty chitty bang bang by Ken Hughes( visu )
54 editions published between 1968 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 2,364 libraries worldwide
An eccentric professor invents wacky machinery but can't seem to make ends meet. When he invents a revolutionary car, a foreign government becomes interested in it, and resorts to skulduggery to get their hands on it
James and the giant peach by Roald Dahl( visu )
46 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 2,316 libraries worldwide
A wildly imaginative tale about a little boy who journeys to a wondrous city "where dreams come true."
 
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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 Dal
Tal, Roaltŭ 1916-1990
Даль, Роальд
Даль, Роальд, 1916-1990
דאל, רואלד
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 (2,535)
Spanish (225)
French (190)
German (83)
Italian (77)
Dutch (47)
Catalan (45)
Swedish (20)
Basque (17)
Finnish (16)
Slovenian (16)
Japanese (13)
Turkish (13)
Danish (12)
Chinese (9)
Welsh (9)
Galician (9)
Polish (8)
Portuguese (6)
Russian (6)
Hebrew (5)
Korean (5)
Afrikaans (5)
Multiple languages (5)
Indonesian (4)
Persian (4)
Croatian (3)
Czech (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (2)
Romanian (2)
Hindi (2)
Serbian (2)
Thai (2)
Scots (1)
Norwegian (1)
Frisian (1)
Hungarian (1)
Sinhalese (1)
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