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Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate List

Here is a list of the best Roald Dahl books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

1. Roald Dahl Collection 15 Fantastic Stories Box Set Including Boy, The BFG, Matilda and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2016)

 Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate ListFrom Fantastic Mr Fox to Danny, Champion of the World and The Twits, Roald Dahl created many unforgettable characters in his children’s novels and this collection brings together all 15 stories in a keepsake slipcase….
Author(s): Roald Dahl

2. Roald Dahl Collection – 15 Paperback Book Boxed Set (2013)

 Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate List1. The Witches, 2. The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me, 3. Matilda, 4. The BFG, 5. Going Solo, 6. George’s Marvellous Medicine, 7. Danny the Champion of the World, 8. James and the Giant Peach, 9. The Twits, 10. Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, 11. Boy Tales of Childhood, 12. Fantastic Mr Fox, 13. Esio Trot, 14. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and 15. The Magic Finger…
Author(s): Roald Dahl

3. The Witches (2007)

 Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate ListThis is not a fairy tale. This is about real witches.Grandmamma loves to tell about witches. Real witches are the most dangerous of all living creatures on earth. There’s nothing they hate so much as children, and they work all kinds of terrifying spells to get rid of them. Her grandson listens closely to Grandmamma’s stories—but nothing can prepare him for the day he comes face-to-face with The Grand High Witch herself!…
Author(s): Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

4. George’s Marvelous Medicine (2007)

 Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate ListA taste of her own medicine.George is alone in the house with Grandma. The most horrid, grizzly old grunion of a grandma ever. She needs something stronger than her usual medicine to cure her grouchiness. A special grandma medicine, a remedy for everything. And George knows just what to put into it. Grandma’s in for the surprise of her life—and so is George, when he sees the results of his mixture!…
Author(s): Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

5. Danny the Champion of the World (2007)

 Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate ListDanny has a life any boy would love—his home is a gypsy caravan, he’s the youngest master car mechanic around, and his best friend is his dad, who never runs out of wonderful stories to tell. But one night Danny discovers a shocking secret that his father has kept hidden for years. Soon Danny finds himself the mastermind behind the most incredible plot ever attempted against nasty Victor Hazell, a wealthy landowner with a bad attitude. Can they pull it off? If so, Danny will truly be the champion of the world….
Author(s): Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

6. Roald Dahl Magical Gift Set (4 Books): Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, James and the Giant Peach, Fantastic Mr. Fox, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator (2010)

 Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate ListFour of Roald Dahl’s most beloved bestselling books are together in one box! Charlie and Willy Wonka, Mr. Fox, and even James and his giant peach are available in this beautifully packaged gift set. All of the books are charmingly illustrated by Quentin Blake. This Roald Dahl gift set is the perfect gift for longtime fans and newcomers alike! …
Author(s): Roald Dahl

7. The BFG (2007)

 Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate ListThe BFG is no ordinary bone-crunching giant. He is far too nice and jumbly. It’s lucky for Sophie that he is. Had she been carried off in the middle of the night by the Bloodbottler, or any of the other giants—rather than the BFG—she would have soon become breakfast. When Sophie hears that the giants are flush-bunking off to England to swollomp a few nice little chiddlers, she decides she must stop them once and for all. And the BFG is going to help her!…
Author(s): Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

8. Matilda (2007)

 Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate ListMatilda is a sweet, exceptional young girl, but her parents think she’s just a nuisance. She expects school to be different but there she has to face Miss Trunchbull, a kid-hating terror of a headmistress. When Matilda is attacked by the Trunchbull she suddenly discovers she has a remarkable power with which to fight back. It’ll take a superhuman genius to give Miss Trunchbull what she deserves and Matilda may be just the one to do it!”Matilda will surely go straight to children’s hearts.” —The New York Times Book Review…
Author(s): Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

9. The Twits (2007)

 Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate ListMr. and Mrs. Twit are the smelliest, nastiest, ugliest people in the world. They hate everything—except playing mean jokes on each other, catching innocent birds to put in their Bird Pies, and making their caged monkeys, the Muggle-Wumps, stand on their heads all day. But the Muggle-Wumps have had enough. They don’t just want out, they want revenge….
Author(s): Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

10. Boy: Tales of Childhood (2009)

 Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate ListFrom his own life, of course! As full of excitement and the unexpected as his world-famous, best-selling books, Roald Dahl’s tales of his own childhood are completely fascinating and fiendishly funny. Did you know that Roald Dahl nearly lost his nose in a car accident? Or that he was once a chocolate candy tester for Cadbury’s? Have you heard about his involvement in the Great Mouse Plot of 1924? If not, you don’t yet know all there is to know about Roald Dahl. Sure to captivate and delight you, the boyhood antics of this master storyteller are not to be missed!…
Author(s): Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

11. Roald Dahl 15 Book Box Set (2010)

 Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate ListRoald Dahl’s stories continue to delight, excite, shock, entertain and please generation after generation of children. This 15 book box set includes: The BFG, Matilda, Esio Trot, George’s Marvellous Medicine, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Fantastic Mr Fox, Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator, The Magic Finger, Danny the Champion of the World, The Twits, The Witches, Going Solo, The Giraffe and the Pelly and me, James and the Giant Peach, and Boy Tales of Childhood. Paperbacks. Illustrations by Quentin Blake….
Author(s): Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

12. Fantastic Mr. Fox (2007)

 Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate ListSomeone’s been stealing from the three meanest farmers around, and they know the identity of the thief—it’s Fantastic Mr. Fox! Working alone they could never catch him; but now fat Boggis, squat Bunce, and skinny Bean have joined forces, and they have Mr. Fox and his family surrounded. What they don’t know is that they’re not dealing with just any fox—Mr. Fox would rather die than surrender. Only the most fantastic plan can save him now….
Author(s): Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

13. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2007)

 Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate ListWilly Wonka’s famous chocolate factory is opening at last! But only five lucky children will be allowed inside. And the winners are: Augustus Gloop, an enormously fat boy whose hobby is eating; Veruca Salt, a spoiled-rotten brat whose parents are wrapped around her little finger; Violet Beauregarde, a dim-witted gum-chewer with the fastest jaws around; Mike Teavee, a toy pistol-toting gangster-in-training who is obsessed with television; and Charlie Bucket, Our Hero, a boy who is honest and kind, brave and true, and good and ready for the wildest…
Author(s): Roald Dahl, Quentin Blake

14. The Complete Short Stories: Volume One (2013)

 Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate ListPaperback. Pub Date :2013-09-12 Pages: 624 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd The Complete Short Stories of Roald Dahl in the first of two unsettling and sinister volumes.They are brutal. these stories. and yet you finish reading each one with a smile. or maybe even a hollow laugh. certainly a shiver of gratification. because the conclusion always seems so right Charlie Higson. from his introduction.Roald Dahl is one of the most popular writers of the modern age. effortlessly writing for children and adults alike.In this. the first of two volumes chronologically collecting all his published adult short stories. we see how Dahl…
Author(s): Roald Dahl ( LUO ER DE DA ER )

Best Roald Dahl Books: The Ultimate List

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Love from Boy: Roald Dahl’s Letters to His Mother

Author(s): Donald Sturrock
Publisher: JOHN MURRAY PUBLISHERS, Year: 2017, Size: 8 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2107250

The Roald Dahl Treasury

Author(s): Roald Dahl
Publisher: Penguin UK, Year: 2017, Size: 482 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 2495496

Roald Dahl and Philosophy: A Little Nonsense Now and Then

Author(s): Jacob M. Held, Adam Barkman, Matthew Bokma, Elizabeth Butterfield, Cam Cobb, Timothy M. Dale, Taine Duncan, Joseph J. Foy, Tanya Jeffcoat, John V. Karavitis, Chad Kleist, Greg Littman, Marc Napolitano, Miranda Nell, Ron Novy, Janelle Potzsch, Benjamin Rider
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Year: 2014, Size: 3 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1209132

Storyteller: The Authorized Biography of Roald Dahl

Author(s): Donald Sturrock
Publisher: Simon & Schuster, Year: 2011, Size: 7 Mb, Download: epub
ID: 874598

Roald Dahl: A Life of Imagination (Pull Ahead Books)

Author(s): Jennifer Boothroyd
Publisher: , Year: 2008, Size: 2 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 589753

The Collected Short Stories of Roald Dahl

Author(s): Roald Dahl
Publisher: Everyman’s Library, Year: 2006, Size: 1 Mb, Download: pdf
ID: 1714897

Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really chart-busters according to The New York Times, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Drop a comment if you have any feedback on the list.

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