Roald Dahl Books


Roald Dahl Theme - MatildaLike many people around the world, we have enjoyed Roald Dahl's wonderful books (and their spin-off films and stage plays) with our children over the years. We have consquently really enjoyed putting this page full of Roald Dahl activities together! You'll find colouring pages, printables of all sorts, crafts, puzzles and lots more Roald Dahl fun below.

"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

Roald Dahl was one of the world's most popular children's authors, publishing 21 children's books (as well as many adult stories) including the well-loved Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Matilda, The BFG and James and the Giant Peach.

13th September, Roald Dahl's birthday, has been declared "Roald Dahl Day". Make it an excuse to re-read some of your favourite stories, learn a little something about Roald Dahl, have a Roald Dahl party at your school, or try some story-based crafts! We have gathered together a small collection of resources to inspire you.

Roald Dahl Colouring Pages
Here is our brand new collection of colouring pages for your favourite Roald Dahl characters, in...
Roald Dahl Colour by Pattern
Here's something a little different! Why colour by number when you can colour by pattern! These...
Roald Dahl Crafts
"Watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always...
Roald Dahl Printables
Lots NEW! Our Roald Dahl printables - specifically our posters of favourite Roald Dahl characters...
Roald Dahl Puzzles
Of the kids have enjoyed one of Roald Dahl's wonderful stories, why not print out a word search...
Roald Dahl Book Reports
From Matilda's struggles to James' escape on a giant peach Roald Dahl's books give us...
Roald Dahl Character Studies
Describe the actions and characters of some of Roald Dahl's famous characters on our fun...
Roald Dahl Worksheets
All NEW! We've tried to come up with some fun worksheets to accompany your reading of Roald...
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory was written in 1964 - but the story is just enjoyed and loved by...

“"I only write about things that are exciting or funny. Children know I'’m on their side.”"
Roald Dahl

About Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl Biography
Find out a little about Roald Dahl's life:
Roald Dahl Biography

Roald Dahl's Books

How many of Roald Dahl'’s wonderful books for children have you read? Check that you haven't missed any out...

Arranged by year of publication:

  • The Gremlins
  • James and the Giant Peach
  • The Magic Finger
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox
  • Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator
  • Danny, the Champion of the World
  • The Enormous Crocodile
  • The Twits
  • The BFG
  • George’s Marvellous Medicine
  • Revolting Rhymes
  • The Witches
  • Dirty Beasts
  • The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me
  • Matilda
  • Rhyme Stew
  • Esio Trot
  • The Minpins


  • Boy
  • Going Solo

Those who don't believe in magic never find it" Roald Dahl
Those who don't believe in magic never find it" Roald Dahl

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