Sunday, 13 September 2015

Roald Dahl day

Celebrating one of the greatest Children's authors of all time, on what would have been his 99th birthday.

As a child, I devoured every book of Roald Dahl's that I could get my hands on, and these stories, coupled with Quentin Blake's illustrations, were magical.

Ten Tremendous Roald Dahl Facts

"I have a passion for teaching kids to become readers, to become comfortable with a book, not daunted. Books shouldn't be daunting, they should be funny, exciting and wonderful; and learning to be a reader gives a terrific advantage.”
― Roald Dahl, who was born on this day in 1916

How to draw Mr & Mrs Twit, by Quentin Blake