Roald Dahl

Author of many famous works such as "Matilda".

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Roald Dahl was a famous short story writer born in Wales in 1916. He has written many different works including "James and the Giant Peach", "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory", as well as Fantastic Mr. Fox". As a child, Dahl attended many schools but never went to college. He served as a fighter pilot in the British Royal Air Force during World War ll. He wrote two novels, two autobiographies, nineteen children's books, and many short story collections. He died of leukemia in 1990. He is known for how he relates suspenseful events in a simple tone
Roald Dahl: From Books To Film