After establishing himself as a writer for adults, Dahl began writing children's stories in the early 1960s while living in England with his family. His first stories were written as entertainment for his own children, to whom many of his books are dedicated.
Roald Dahl is now considered one of the most beloved storytellers of our time. Although he passed away in 1990, his popularity continues to increase as his fantastic novels, including James and the Giant Peach, Matilda, The BFG and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, delight an ever-growing legion of fans.
Learn more about Roald Dahl on the official Roald Dahl website: www.roalddahl.com .
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Roald Dahl Facts
|Birthday||September 13, 1916|
|Date of death||November 23, 1990 (age 74)|
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