Roald Dahl
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Roald Dahl

The son of Norwegian parents, Roald Dahl was born in Wales in 1916 and educated at Repton. He was a fighter pilot for the RAF during World War Two, and it was while writing about his experiences during this time that he started his career as an author. His fabulously popular children's books are read by children all over the world. Some of his better-known works include James and the Giant Peach, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr Fox, Matilda, The Witches, and The BFG. He died in November 1990.

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    • Matilda

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Kate Winslet
    • Length: 4 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1,296
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1,058
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1,060

    Matilda Wormwood is an extraordinary genius with really stupid parents.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Highly enjoyable!

    • By samia on 13-11-14

    Regular price: £18.00

    • The BFG

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: David Walliams
    • Length: 4 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 620
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 492
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 493

    The BFG is a nice and jumbly giant. In fact, he is the only big friendly giant in Giant Country.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The best book ever

    • By GRant on 23-02-15

    Regular price: £18.00

    • George's Marvellous Medicine

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Derek Jacobi
    • Length: 1 hr and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 439
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 334

    George Kranky is eight-years-old and wondering what sort of mischief he might get into. George's Grandma is a grizzly old grouch and George wants to teach her a lesson....  

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • fantastic narration

    • By RKDas on 31-10-15

    Regular price: £18.00

    • The Twits

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Richard Ayoade
    • Length: 57 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 450
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 343

    Mr Twit is a foul and smelly man with bits of cornflake and sardine in his beard. Mrs Twit is a horrible old hag with a glass eye. They've kept Muggle-Wump monkeys caged in the garden for far too long, and now the monkeys want to take their revenge....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • VERY expensive for an hour

    • By Tim J. on 04-10-18

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Douglas Hodge
    • Length: 3 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 491
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 398
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 396

    Charlie Bucket desperately wants to eat more than cabbage soup every day. But even more than that, he longs to see Wonka's enormous chocolate factory.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • a truly wonderful book

    • By MR on 10-06-16

    Regular price: £18.00

    • James and the Giant Peach

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Julian Rhind-Tutt
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 310
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 266

    James Henry Trotter's parents have been eaten by a rhinoceros, so now he lives with his two repulsive aunts.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fantastic! - But listen to it through headphones!

    • By Miss Sj Lewis on 18-07-18

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Fantastic Mr Fox

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Chris O'Dowd
    • Length: 1 hr and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 297
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 238
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 235

    Mr Fox steals food from the horrible farmers Boggis, Bunce and Bean - one fat, one short, one lean.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Kids love it. We love it

    • By Mrs L M Robson on 03-04-15

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Roald Dahl Reads Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Four More Stories

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Roald Dahl
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 158
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 120

    Penguin presents the abridged audiobook edition of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Four More Stories by Roald Dahl, read by Roald Dahl himself.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Abridged

    • By Otter on 09-05-17

    Regular price: £17.99

    • Danny the Champion of the World

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Peter Serafinowicz
    • Length: 4 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 486
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 411
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 414

    Danny thinks his dad is the most marvellous and exciting father any boy ever had - but Danny's dad has a very big secret.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent for all ages.

    • By Nick on 03-02-15

    Regular price: £18.00

    • Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator

    • By: Roald Dahl
    • Narrated by: Douglas Hodge
    • Length: 3 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 143
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 124

    Charlie Bucket and his family are rushing around the Earth at seventeen-thousand miles an hour in a great glass elevator.... 

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • nice sequel

    • By Ho-Man Yau on 29-12-16

    Regular price: £18.00

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