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Happy World Book Day

5th March 2015

We hope you are having a Fantastic, Marvellous, Champion World Book Day (UK and Ireland)! Here are a few of our favourite bookish quotes

Charlie voted number one

2nd March 2015

World Book Day survey reveals Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is the number one book to read before a child turns 16

Roald Dahl for World Book Day

27th February 2015

Thursday 5 March is World Book Day (UK and Ireland) - we've got costume suggestions for all your Mr Foxes and Miss Trunchbulls...

Ten Memorable Roald Dahl Quotes

31st January 2015

Roald Dahl wrote many quotable lines. But do you know which quote appeared in which story? Here is our unscientific top ten...

Tailored Tortoise Competition

15th January 2015

Help the Roald Dahl Museum create a terrifically tortoisy art exhibition by entering the Volunteens’ Esio Trot Tailored Tortoise Competition.

Roald Dahl on screen

29th December 2014

On New Year's Day, Roald Dahl's Esio Trot comes to BBC One. We take a brief look at some of his other forays into film, on the big and small screens.

We found Sophie

16th December 2014

Newcomer Ruby Barnhill from Cheshire, UK, is cast as Sophie in Steven Spielberg's adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG

Nine Gruesome Gruncious Giants

31st October 2014

With this week's BFG casting news, watch out for these foulsome Giants if you're out and about this Halloween...

Gobblefunk around with words

28th October 2014

With Mark Rylance set to play The BFG in Steven Spielberg's adaptation, here's a crash-course in the Giant language of Gobblefunk

Mark Rylance to play The BFG

27th October 2014

Steven Spielberg's forthcoming adaptation of Roald Dahl's The BFG has found its Big Friendly Giant in Mark Rylance