Blog Category: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

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Ten Tremendous Roald Dahl Facts

13th September 2015

Happy Roald Dahl Day! Here are ten things you may not know about Roald Dahl's stories - from adult fiction to children's best-sellers...

Roald Dahl Day is on its way!

10th September 2015

With days to go until this year's Roald Dahl Day extravaganza, we've got lots of ways for you to get involved...

I Want It Now: September 2015

2nd September 2015

September means back to school for many in the UK - but wherever you live, you'll want to get your hands on our school goodies...

I Want It Now: August 2015

10th August 2015

Whether you're on school holidays or counting down the days to the weekend, we've got a few in- and outdoor games to keep you busy...

International Friendship Day

30th July 2015

Today, 30 July, is the United Nations' International Day of Friendship, so we're celebrating some of the wonderful friendships in Roald Dahl's books

Charlie is teachers' number one

24th July 2015

UK teachers say Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is the book children should read before finishing school, with Matilda at four

Happy Ice Cream Month!

14th July 2015

It's National Ice Cream Month in the USA - surely an opportunity to remember some of our fave Willy Wonka-inspired sweet treats...

The Gremlins and the Battle of Britain

10th July 2015

Rachel White on how Roald Dahl's World War Two experiences helped inspire his first children's story, about the RAF's mythical Gremlins...

I Want It Now: July 2015

9th July 2015

Inspired by the new scratch 'n' sniff edition of The Twits, here are a few other smelly (ish) gift suggestions for the discerning Roald Dahl fan...

Children's Book Week

7th July 2015

Why not re-read some of your fave Roald Dahl stories this Children's Book Week? Here are a few ideas to get you started...