Roald's life story
Who was Roald Dahl?
Roald Dahl was born September 13, 1916 in Llandaff England. He had five siblings and lived with his parents. A few years after he was born, they moved to Radyr, Wales. He began his schooling in Radyr at the Weston-Super-Mare. Ronald was a very troublesome kid who played pranks and made bad decisions. This caused him to be expelled from school and sent to several boarding schools in England. He later wrote a book about this particular experience. It was called Matilda. Although Roald never excelled in school, his mother enrolled him into a college in Cambridge, Roald refused to go. Instead, he went to a worse college called Repton. After his education, he got his first job at Shell Oil. In 1948, he published his first book, Gremlins. This was the start of his writing career. In 1950 he met his future spouse, Patricia Neal. Three years later they got married and had five kids together. Before Roald Dahl became an author, he joined the Air Force. He only had the job for a couple years, until he crashed his biplane in Lybia and almost died. he then quit the Air Force and became an author.
James and The Giant Peach
Roald dahl wrote this book based the death of his father. This book is about a kid named James who lives with his evil mom. His mom is known for owning the biggest peach ever. Until one day, James crawls into the peach and everything turns into magic where there are talking, giant bugs. Suddenly, the peach rolls away into the ocean. Now, the rest of the story is about James' adventure with his new bug friends
This book is about Roald's experience in elementary school. In the book there is a girl named Matilda. However there is an evil school bully who makes fun of Matilda. She later realizes that she has telekinesis powers and messes with the bully and her rude parents.
This book is about a big friendly giant who was isolated from his group of mean giants. He later finds a girl in an orphanage and together they bond. They become great friends and have fun adventures together. What will happen to the BFG?