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Reasons Your Next Read Should Be by Roald Dahl

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Reasons Your Next Read Should Be by Roald Dahl

From fantastic foxes to big friendly giants, Roald Dahl's books have been favorites for generations. Today, on his birthday, we celebrate him!
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Imagine a world with a chocolate river and candies of every color, a world where a boy can escape into a huge peach or a world where animals talk and foxes outsmart humans.

If you’ve ever opened one of Roald Dahl’s books, you’ve already experienced such worlds. If not, what are you waiting for?

Prepare to be captivated! Vivid landscape and unique characters punctuate every page of Dahl’s stories, and they help to transport you into a magical universe of the author’s making. Such worlds are impossibly big, or so small that you could fit them into the palm of your hand. Each tale enchants as it entertains and gives you a sense of hope and wonder. Adults and children alike can’t help but identify with his characters and root for them.

Dahl’s stories explore themes of class and injustice, good versus evil and weakness opposed to power. If you’re looking for a tale of two unlikely friends that work together to fight evil, look no further than the “BFG.” Speaking of unlikely friends, you’ll also love the story of a young boy escaping the abuse of his evil aunts with the help of friendly bugs he meets in the garden.

Watch the video to learn more about Roald Dahl’s work—and dive into one of his books!