Roald Dahl Day!

It’s Roald Dahl day! Roald Dahl Day is a holiday which celebrates the birthday of Roald Dahl- probably one of the greatest story tellers of all time. It is celebrated on 13th September, which is his birthday.

Top facts about Roald Dahl

  • Roald Dahl was born in Cardiff in 1916 and died in 1990
  • He wrote 21 books for children – Could you name them all?
  • In the UK alone in 2005, four million paperbacks of Roald Dahl’s titles were sold.
  • His favourite colour was yellow, and he adored spiders!
  • James and the Giant Peach was nearly called James and the Giant Cherry!
  • He used to announce that meals were ready by shouting ‘Nosebags on!’ or ‘Grubs up!’


How you can celebrate Roald Dahl day

  • You could read some of his books like The Twits, Fantastic Mr Fox, Danny the Champion of the world and some many more.
  • Watch some films which are based off his work such as Charlie and the Chocolate factory.
  • Or why not check some of these Roald Dahl themed activities

Passport to Success Activity booklet:

Roald Dhal Activity Booklet