Read Mrs Twit's recipe for bird pie, become a giant expert with the BFG's spotter's guide and discover Willy Wonka's golden ticket. Dive into your favourite Roald Dahl stories, retold through never-before-seen letters, photographs, magic books, recipes, diary entries and newspaper clippings. Discover intriguing facts about the author and what inspired him, and explore the worlds he created, from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory to The Witches , Matilda to The BFG . Don't miss the bonus envelope packed with Dahl-inspired booklet's games and activity sheets to inspire and encourage budding storytellers. So watch out, 'Tremendous things are in store for you! Many wonderful surprises await you!' Special items include an envelope which contains a foil Golden Ticket, a board game, bonus booklets, plus press-out activities including designing your own room in the Chocolate Factory, mixing your own dream, creating your own character and inventing your own marvellous formula.
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Brought up on a diet of Everlasting Gobstoppers and Snozzcumbers, Stella Caldwell has long admired the incredible imagination and writing of Roald Dahl. She studied English Literature at the University of Edinburgh, and worked in book publishing as an editor for several years. She is the author of many other books for children including Dragonworld, Fairy WoMore about Stella Caldwell
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
Quentin Blake Biography
Quentin Blake is a much celebrated English illustrator, author and lecturer. He was born in London in 1932 and is still very active, helping to decorate public spaces including hospitals, galleries and theatres with his drawings. In 2013 he was knighted for services to illustration and became Sir Quentin Blake.
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