Roald Dahl Day

”The small girl smiles. One eyelid flickers. She whips a pistol from her knickers” 

Roald Dahl would be 101 today, so below for ‘Roald Dahl Day’ we have shared some of our favourites.

Alice, Emily and Olivia xxx

Olivia 💁🏼:

Favourite Book: Esio Trot

Childhood Memory: My grandmother giving me my first Roald Dahl book ‘Esio Trot’ which became my favourite.

Favourite Character: Augustus Gloop (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

Terrified of: Oompa Loompas (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)

Favourite Roald Dahl Word: Fluckgungled (getting caught)

Alice 💁🏻:

Favourite Book: George’s Marvellous Medicine

Childhood Memory: Playing a ‘dodgy car salesman’ in an adapted version of Revolting Rhymes at school (still quite confused)

Favourite Character: The Roly-Poly Bird, for his fun blue plumage (The Enormous Crocodile)

Terrified of: Miss Trunchbull and The Chokey (Matilda)

Favourite Roald Dahl Word: Human Bean (The BFG’s word for human beings)

Emily 💁🏼:

Favourite Book: The Twits

Childhood Memory: Alice playing the dodgy car salesman in her school play

Favourite Character: Little Red Riding Hood – when she whips the pistol from her knickers (Revolting Rhymes)

Terrified of: The Grand High Witch (The Witches)

Favourite Roald Dahl Word: Snozzcumber (The BFG)

top left to Right; Roald Dahl & The BFG
George’s Marvellous Medicine

Sketches by Olivia Dueser