The human brain is an amazing thing.
Teachers of America: Do your students have enormous imaginations? We're looking for their story ideas!
Download our brand new lesson plans for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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From Miss Trunchbull's newt to Mr Twit's beard to Willy Wonka's Inventing Room, get creative in class with our selection of crafty downloads
Famously, Roald Dahl wrote many of his best-known children's stories, including Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Matilda, in a Writing Hut in his garden. But what other rituals did he rely on during the writing process? If you're looking for creative writing inspiration, follow the links below for tips from various authors and illustrators - as well as Roald Dahl himself.
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