September is Roald Dahl month and we have been learning about this great author.
September is Roald Dahl’s birth month and each year his birthday is celebrated with a wonderful array of events centred around his birthday on 13 September.
Did you know…?
- Roald Dahl wrote 20 books for children, with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory selling the most copies
- His worldwide estimated sales are over 200 million!
- The biggest selling single edition of any of Dahl’s books is the 2007 edition of The Twits
- Roald Dahl shares an illustrator with David Walliams – the wonderful Quentin Blake
- He has actually had Scots editions of his titles published, including Geordie’s Mingin’ Medicine and The Eejits!