"I sat down in assembly one day and started to read this book to my two hundred and forty students, deciding that I would stop when restlessness became too obvious. I went on...and on... and on. In the end I had to stop before the school seized up, and still the children clamoured for more." Gerald Haigh, TES
This is Book 48 in the New Windmills KS3 Series. See all New Windmills KS3 books here.
Roald Dahl Biography
Roald Dahl is one of the world’s greatest children’s book authors. Born in Wales in 1916 to Norwegian parents, he was a mischievous child and was always in trouble at school.
His dark, unsentimental stories are said to have been influenced by several tragedies during his lifetime. When he was just three, his sister and father...