On September 13th 2016 it will be 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl, celebrated childrens’ author.
This resource is a fully editable, colourful, informative and interesting 84 slide assembly / lesson PowerPoint on the life and work of Roald Dahl.
This resource includes references to the following:-
- His birthplace and parentage
- His education and schooling
- His career - RAF fighter pilot
- His family
- References and excerpts from his works including ‘The BFG’, ‘Matilda’, ‘Fantastic Mr Fox’,
‘Boy: Dreams of Childhood’, ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’, ‘James and the Giant Peach’, 'Danny
Champion of the World', 'The Gremlins', 'Going Solo'
- His likes and dislikes, interests and hobbies
- His imaginative and fun use of language and wordplay
- Roald Dahl’s Children’s Gallery, Roald Dahl Plass, Roald Dahl Festival at Aylesbury,
‘Dahlicious Dress Up Day,’ Roald Dahl’s ‘Marvellous Children’s Charity.’
- Celebrations and events taking place to mark his centenary
There are hyperlinks to Roald Dahl’s ‘writing hut’, new BFG movie trailer, audio of Roald Dahl giving writing tips and about his writing, Roald Dahl being interviewed by Terry Wogan, Roald’s home at Gipsy Cottage, Great Missenden.
Images requiring attribution are credited within the PowerPoint itself.